The low season of the NHL is full of intrigue and questions

The Avalanche will soon focus on the offseason, but first they’ll have fun. The Lightning will do that too, but it takes a few days to decompress after losing their bid for a three-peat in a 2-1 defeat in Game 6 at home. The rest of the NHL has already prepared for the off-season, which … Read more

The Flames Snow executive is grateful to share the story of the battle against ALS at the NHL Awards

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis affected his face, speech, and right arm, but here he is with his wife, Kelsie, and their children – Cohen, 10, and Willa, 7, – to present the Norris Trophy and raise the awareness of progressive neuromuscular pathology. Snow slapped his chest with his left arm in appreciation. “ALS is an isolating … Read more

Vezina Trophy finalists debated by

The three finalists of the Vezina Trophy are a skilled group of goalkeepers. Jacob Markstrom he had a career season at the age of 32 and in his second season with the Calgary Flames. He won a personal best of 37 games and led the NHL with nine stoppages. Juuse Saros, in his first season … Read more

AHL Notebook: NHL Perspectives to Look at in the Calder Cup Conference Finals

The Calder Cup playoffs in the American Hockey League have dropped to four teams. The Western Conference final, which begins on Friday, will see regular season champion Chicago (Carolina Hurricanes) face Stockton (Calgary Flames). The Eastern Conference final, which kicks off on Saturday, will see Laval (Montreal Canadiens) face Springfield (St. Louis Blues). Each series … Read more

Mailbag: the possibilities of the flyers for Gaudreau, the options of Canadiens with the number 1 choice

What are the odds Johnny Gaudreau signing in Philadelphia this off-season? – @iwilldanceyou The links between Gaudreau and the Philadelphia Flyers are evident. He was born in Salem, New Jersey, about 40 miles south of Philadelphia, and grew up as a fan of the Flyers, and CEO Chuck Fletcher said adding high-end offensive skills to … Read more