The RFA Situation Needs Fixing

Mitch Marner

So it's now September and there are way too many restricted free agents unsigned.  The major ones include Mitch Marner (Maple Leafs), Patrik Laine (Jets), Mikko Rantenen (Avalance), Brayden Point (Lightning), Brock Boeser (Canucks), Charlie McAvoy (Bruins), and Zach Werenski (Blue Jackets).  There seem to be two main reasons for why this is dragging out, deadlines and market setting. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Players And Teams Are Waiting For The Market To Be Set One of the major reasons players and GM's are reluctant to complete a deal is that they don't want to be the ones to set the market.  For instance, if Brayden Point signs first, then that sets the market for the guys arguably

Pierre McGuire Demoted By NBC

According to reports, Pierre McGuire has been demoted FINALLY! from NBC's top broadcast crew.  He no longer will be with Doc Emrick and Ed Olczyk for the nationally broadcasted games on NBC and NBCSports.  He will be replaced by former Flyers goalie Brian Boucher.  McGuire is a very polarizing figure to most hockey fans, you either love him or hate him, although I think majority of fans will agree with his recent new assignment.  Here are some of our favorite memes: one fan's take on Pierre: (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); We won't miss you much Pierre...Enjoy the west coast games!

Justin Williams Takes A Break From NHL?

Justin Williams Carolina Hurricanes

Justin Williams, Mr Game 7, announced that he would be taking a break from the NHL: "This is the first time in my life that I've felt unsure of my aspirations with regards to hockey," Williams said in a statement released by the team. "For as long as I can remember, my whole offseason until this point has been hockey and doing what was necessary to prepare for the upcoming season. "Because of my current indecision, and without the type of mental and physical commitment that I'm accustomed to having, I've decided to step away from the game," he added. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); No where in any article we've read does it say anything about him retiring,

Scott Foster … One Year Later

Scott Foster NHL

March 28, 2019 the Blackhawks were playing the Jets and their backup goalie was hurt in the third period.  In came EBUG (Emergency backup goaltender) Soctt Foster.  Accountant by day, Foster was a college goalie from 2002-2006 at Western Michigan and was unexpectedly thrown into the spotlight in Chicago.  He came in and made 7 saves to preserve the victory. A year later this story still is one of the most compelling and unlikely stories in recent memory in the NHL.

Ovechkin, Backstrom get shoutout on Showtime’s Billions

Backstrom Ovechkin Billions

This is just an awesome show and an amazing Hockey reference. https://twitter.com/NHL/status/1107727186478407681?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.nhl.com%2Fnews%2Fwashington-capitals-alex-ovechkin-nicklas-backstrom-referenced-on-billions%2Fc-305904164 (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});