The Colorado Avalanche will have a big spot to fill in their lineup as it was announced Friday that Gabriel Landeskog, their captain, will be out for four to six weeks with an upper-body injury, which will essentially end his regular season.
We have a decent size offering of games to choose from tonight. A couple obvious high profile games lead the way. Pittsburgh is home to the red-hot Washington Capitals, winners of seven straight. The struggling Winnipeg Jets(4-5 in there last nine) host the smooth sailing San Jose Sharks(6-2-1 in there last nine). Our other set of games appears to be more one-sided, but still valuable in terms of fantasy point production. Montreal hosts Detroit and New Jersey visits Calgary. Time to break it down! Continue reading →
Detroit Red Wings defenseman Mike Green will miss the rest of the season due to an ongoing liver virus he’s been trying to fight through. Green has gone through the wars missing the opening nine games this season because of the virus, then missed a month beginning in mid-December because of a foot injury, the virus has resurfaced once again.
A monumental feat was accomplished Tuesday night when Carey Price tied legendary Montreal Canadiens goaltender Jacques Plante for most career wins in a Canadiens sweater, and Price may get the opportunity to pass him as soon as tonight if Price starts for the Canadiens in their game against the San Jose Sharks.
It has been a sad few days in the hockey world as it was announced that Detroit Red Wings great Ted Lindsay passed away Monday at the age of 93. Lindsay won four Stanley Cups with the Red Wings and made a huge impact on and off the ice.
It is time for a gut check if you are the Chicago Blackhawks. They are in the fight of their lives, being EIGHT points out of a spot as of now, it is going to take a lot of hard work and determination. Alright, with that being said, what are the chances the Hawks break into the playoffs? While the Chicago Blackhawks are my team, I have to stop and be realistic here. They took two out of a possible six points on their last road trip in California. I feel as if the team is out of gas, and running out of time to make the playoffs. Here’s why….
Two surprise teams sit atop the top three spots in the Metropolitan Division, the New York Islanders and the Carolina Hurricanes with the Washington Capitals right there at the top with them. The Pittsburgh Penguins are just a single point away from third and the Columbus Blue Jackets are three points away with a game in hand on each of them. The Philadelphia Flyers are now slipping away, they are seven points back from playoff contention. The New York Rangers and New Jersey Devils round out the division and have been out of the playoff picture for a good portion of the season. Let’s go over each team’s situation for the rest of this season and beyond. Continue reading →