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3 Breakout Star Candidates For the 2021-2022 NHL Season

3 Breakout Star Candidates For the 2021-2022 NHL Season

  It’s been a particularly tumultuous offseason for hockey fans. The NHL added its 32nd franchise, the Seattle Kraken, and numerous teams maneuvered to fit under the stagnant salary cap. A new city means new opportunities, and these 3 NHL players are primed for a...

3 NHL Teams That Will Regress This Season

3 NHL Teams That Will Regress This Season

  The upcoming 2021-22 NHL season brings with it a few key changes and the potential for boatloads of excitement. The most obvious change being the debut of a new franchise, the newly minted Seattle Kraken, as well as changes to the divisional format. The...

Who Are The Next NHL Icons?

Who Are The Next NHL Icons?

  Every sport reaches the height of its popularity when it has young superstars dominating the league. The NHL struggled to replace Wayne Gretzky as the face of the league for years until Sidney Crosby and Alexander Ovechkin came along. With those great players...

History of NHL Teams That Came Back From a 0-3 Deficit

History of NHL Teams That Came Back From a 0-3 Deficit

  There is not a more exciting time in all of sports than a playoff hockey series. There is a sense of tension on the ice throughout every game because one strange bounce of the puck can completely change the entire series. While it is rare, a few teams have...

Historic NHL Playoff Series

Historic NHL Playoff Series

2020 and 2021 proved to be unusual seasons for the NHL. Not only did the league need to adapt to COVID-19 and its accompanying restrictions. There have also been many surprises in the playoffs. The young, skilled, tough Avalanche have faced earlier-than-expected...

History of the Stanley Cup

History of the Stanley Cup

There are plenty of championships in the world of sports that matter to the individuals competing for that hardware. Whether it’s a gold medal at the Olympics, the Balon d’Or, or the Superbowl trophy made by Tiffany--any piece of metal designed to denote the ultimate...

How to Get Started With Running

How to Get Started With Running

Running is one of the most popular pastimes. Runners get to stay in shape, burn calories, and experience nature. However, there are some things beginners need to pay attention to.   Use a Running App Beginners should consider using an app like RunKeeper. Carrying...

What The 2021 Hockey Season Could Look Like | Luke Visser

What The 2021 Hockey Season Could Look Like | Luke Visser

Four months into 2021 and things are starting to look slightly like how they used to in 2019. As the world continues to rebound from Covid-19, the regularity of entertainment is returning to pump our veins full of adrenaline and serotonin. Movies, TV, Music, and...

The Best Ice Hockey Drills To Run At Home | Luke Visser

The Best Ice Hockey Drills To Run At Home | Luke Visser

  Ice may not always be available, but it’s still possible to perform many hockey drills off the ice. Many exercises that can help improve puck and stick handling along with skating speed and stamina can be performed at home, in a gym or at another location...

Why Balance Is Key While Playing Hockey In College

Why Balance Is Key While Playing Hockey In College

  Getting the chance to play for a college hockey team can be an exciting experience for many young hockey players, but it’s still important to live a balanced life so that they can grow into better-rounded individuals. Obsessing too much over the sport and...