In a shocking move Monday the Flyers relieved their General Manager Ron Hextall of his duties. Hextall took over as the Flyers General Manager in May 2014 replacing Paul Holmgren who is currently the President of the Flyers. The Flyers have not made the 2nd round of the playoffs since 2012.
There is no true reasoning behind the firing of Hextall but it was speculated that he did not want to fi... Read More »
The Flyers dropped to 4-7 on the year after a very disappointing loss to the Islanders 6-1. Flyers Head Coach Dave Hakstol is on the hot seat and may be fired before their road trip to the west coast. But is he really to blame?
First of all, Dave Hakstol is not a good coach by any means. But who is putting the players on the roster who won't produce? Their GM Ron Hextall.... Read More »
The Penguins are 1-1 in their first 2 games of the 2018-2019 season. The Penguins were able to squeak out a win against Washington in a 7-6 goal fest. Saturday the Penguins were absolutely blasted by Montreal 5-1. Matt Murray has allowed 11 goals in 2 games to start the year, but is he to blame?
Yes and no. The Jack Johnson and Olli Maatta pairing is a disgrace. Maatta's soft play has lead to m... Read More »
A few days ago, I predicted the sharks would miss the playoffs in 2019. I felt that Chicago would push up and have a comeback season after a disaster 2018 and that Colorado would have the other spot due to their young guys stepping up and Grubauer taking half the starts with Colorado's current starter Semyon Varlamov.
But as off today, Multiple reports have said that the Ottawa Senators have tr... Read More »
The NHL season starts in 23 days and it's a long way until April so here is my Playoff Prediction for the 2018-2019 Season.
Metropolitan: 1. Capitals 2. Penguins 3. Devils
Atlantic: 1. P-Lightning 2. Maple Leafs 3. Bruins
Wild card 1: Panthers Wild Card 2: Flyers
p* Presidents Trophy Winner
No playoffs for the Blue Jackets? Well, the distraction of Artemi Panarin's contract si... Read More »