Author Archives: Anthony Scultore

Tale of two hits, what’s wrong with the NHL Department of Player Safety?

Stepan out with broken ribs (SN)

Stepan out with broken ribs (SN)

Yesterday, one NHL player was hit late after making a pass and broke his ribs. Said player will be out indefinitely with no action taken against the offender. Another NHL player was crosschecked to the back of the head and later returned to the game, offending player will have a hearing with the Department of Player Safety. Read more

Jeff Gorton revamping New York Rangers management for the future

Hedberg was let go by the NYR (photo via Aftonbladet)

Hedberg was let go by the NYR (photo via Aftonbladet)

The Rangers are different. Although their roster is still very similar to last season, the organizational structure is being revamped. Since Glen Sather has stepped down, much of the attention has been on what new GM, Jeff Gorton has done with the roster. Aside from signing Jarret Stoll, his hand was forced in trading Cam Talbot and Carl Hagelin. Read more

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