Welcome in to another edition of Ice Picks. A nice nine-gamer on tap for us tonight. The slate has been trimmed down here to three games, Boston and Tampa are also on my radar but isn’t featured. (We should have some exposure to that game too as they are arguably the best two teams in the East). Teams with the best match-upsare as follows: Vegas at home to the Senators, Calgary home to the Red Wings and the Rangers at the bottom feeders, the New Jersey Devils. Let’s go for a skate and make some Ice Picks.
When the Buffalo Sabres drafted Jack Eichel with the #2 overall pick in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft, Sabres fans knew that they found themselves an incredible talent. Big, skilled, blessed God-given talent, an eye for the ice, strong on his skates, he was deemed “The Saviour” right from the get-go in Western, New York. Here we are, with Eichel entering his fifth NHL season, and his total number of playoff games remains at zero. Not exactly what Sabres fans had envisioned when his name was called and he first donned the uniform at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida. As the 2019/20 NHL season reaches it’s 10 day point, let’s take a close look at Jack Eichel, as one of the players to keep your eye on as the season progresses. Continue reading →
The Chicago Blackhawks decided to make a sound investment in their team’s future, locking up core forward Alex DeBrincat to a three-season extension at 19.2 million which works out to an average annual salary of $6.4 million.
The Colorado Avalanche are set to open the season this Thursday, October 3rd. The Denver Nuggets open the regular season on October 23rd. While the Nuggets open the season on ESPN, the Avalanche do not. As things currently stand, The Avalanche game will not be viewed by the local public unless you are in the Pepsi Center. The beginning of September marked the end of an agreement between the Nuggets and Avalanche local broadcast network ‘Altitude TV’ and the so-called “Big 3” of DIRECTV, DISH Network, and Comcast.
Welcome to the first edition of Five For Thought! Each week, I will give you five things to look for in the week to come. This week is the opening week in the NHL, so there will certainly be some interesting storylines to watch. I hope everyone is excited because the NHL season is upon us!
Everyone likes free money. Sports gambling has swept the nation, and its time to take advantage of this expert mind (I’m 2-0 since I have been keeping record…..humblebrag.) I will be giving out my over of the week, my lock of the week, my underdog of the week, and my future bet. Let’s get rich.