Category Archives: Central Division

Patrick Kane is off the cover of NHL 16! How far will the fallout go?

Previous cover of NHL 16 (EA)

Previous cover of NHL 16 (EA)

Due to the ongoing rape investigation on Patrick Kane, EA Sports has decided to remove Kane from the cover of their latest NHL 16 video game, leaving Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews on the cover alone. This could be the first of many sponsorship losses for Kane, should more details come out of the investigation. Read more

Tarasenko vs Seguin: Who will be the first to 50 goals in a season?

St. Louis Blues Vladimir Tarasenko . UPI/Bill Greenblatt

St. Louis Blues Vladimir Tarasenko . UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Tyler Seguin and Vladimir Tarasenko are two of the brightest stars in the NHL today. Both are faces of their respective franchises, both have game-breaking ability and both will be perennial All-Stars for the remainder of their careers. Read more

No matter how it plays out, this is bad for Patrick Kane and the Blackhawks

Kane (NHL)

Kane (NHL)

Let’s start off like this, I am not exonerating Patrick Kane of the alleged sexual assault charges or convicting him. That is up to law enforcement and the judicial system. This article isn’t meant to take him off the hook or bury him either. This is to simply state the fact that this is very bad no matter what happens. Read more

The Dallas Stars win the Johnny Oduya Sweepstakes

Minnesota Wild v Chicago Blackhawks

Oduya (Photo Courtesy of Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images North America)

The Dallas Stars have been one of the most active teams of this offseason. They shored up their goaltending situation by signing Antti Niemi to a three year deal and made their already dangerous forward corps even better by trading for Patrick Sharp. Now, on July 15, the Stars have made yet another move to improve their team. Read more

Assessing the Stanley Cup hopes of the Canadian NHL Teams

Stanley Cup Champs Blackhawks 2015 (Getty)

Stanley Cup Champs Blackhawks 2015 (Getty)

Another season is in the books and another Stanley Cup has been raised. It’s been 22 years since the 1993 Montreal Canadiens lifted Lord Stanley’s Holy Grail. This year Montreal, Ottawa, Calgary and Vancouver had a shot to go deep in the playoffs, but the Stanley Cup drought continues for Canada. Let’s take a look at the Canadian teams that could win it all next year or possibly in near future. Read more

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