Welcome back for another week of the NHL Weekly Roundup. The Detroit Red Wings won a hockey game. I repeat, the Detroit Red Wings won a hockey game! The first win since November 12th, exactly one month ago. Now that I got my usual Red Wings plug out the way, let’s talk about teams that actually matter.
On the morning of Tuesday, December 10th the Dallas Stars announced the firing of head coach Jim Montgomery. The reason given for this mysterious firing was “unprofessional conduct”. No further details were released on the matter. Montgomery is now the third head coach released within the last month, the first being Mike Babcock in Toronto, and the second being Bill Peters in Calgary.
Welcome back into Ice Picks. Tonight we have a very full schedule. All toll there is 12 games on the docket. Here are the games that we think can go off for lots of offense; Tampa Bay at Florida, San Jose at Nashville, Detroit at Winnipeg and finally Toronto visiting Vancouver. The Ice is ready to go, let’s go for a skate and make some Ice Picks! Continue reading →
Week seven of the NHL Weekly Roundup is here with another great week of hockey behind us! With the resignation of former head coach Bill Peters, we saw the Calgary Flames win both of their matchups this week under new coaching. The Bruins continue their points streak going 2-0-1 on the week, but taking a surprising overtime loss to the Chicago Blackhawks. We also saw two skaters tally their 100th career goal during this past week, one being Washington Capitals John Carlson and the other being the Tampa Bay Lightning’s Victor Hedman. Speaking of Carlson, let’s look at our stars of the week!
Phase 1 of the holiday season is complete, hope everyone got together with friends and family for some sort of feast. Phase 2 is, of course, Christmas, let’s see if we can pad our bank roll for some holiday shopping. 10 games on the docket, four have piqued my interest; Minnesota at Florida, Tampa Bay at Nashville, and Washington at San Jose. Throw on Ottawa at Vancouver for good measure. Let’s gear up and make some ice picks!
Week six of the NHL Weekly Roundup is here! Touching on last week’s headlines, the Pittsburgh Penguins are fighting through injuries and keeping up the pace going 2-1 on the week where most of the issues are actually coming from their goalie play. The Edmonton Oilers top two stars are keeping up their pace as discussed last week, Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl put up three and four points respectively this past week.