November 17 2015 02:00PM
In a recent Benning Eye for a Stats Guy post, we saw the Mississauga Steelheads fall to the Erie Otters in a game where the Steelheads top draft prospects, Alex Nylander (PCS pace 26%), Michael McLeod (PCS pace 18%), and Sean Day (11%) were pretty underwhelming. Would they redeem themselves in Benning's second viewing on November 15th versus Sudbury? Find out after the jump.
November 17 2015 12:00PM
In between finding new ways to lose on their road trip from hell, the Canucks are trying their best to have fun off the ice, with some fun behind-the-scenes photos, a very chatty Ben Hutton, and even an MTV doppelgänger:
November 17 2015 10:25AM
Photo Credit: Matt Kartozian/USA TODAY Sports
The Colorado Avalanche are a tire fire, and it isn't just their defensive performance this season.
A budget team in a soft marketplace, the Avalanche have struggled to retain top talent in recent years; losing Paul Stastny to unrestricted free agency and Ryan O'Reilly in a lopsided trade with the Buffalo Sabres following a protracted and contentious series of contract negotiations.
Now Matt Duchene, a top-line point producer and one of the best pure skaters in the game, is the subject of trade speculation. And defenseman Tyson Barrie's name is beginning to come up as well. Barrie is a Victoria-born defenseman and a right-handed shooter, who excels in transition. He's signed through this year and will be a restricted free agent for several seasons thereafter. If Barrie begins to shake loose though, how interested should the Canucks be?
Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
November 16 2015 10:03PM
So, that Canucks loss stings, doesn't it? Well, I'm here to make you feel a bit better; we're going to talk about the kids! No, not the ones that are up and losing, the ones that are down with the Comets and... also losing.
It's been a rough week for the organization, I guess. Utica picked up no points this week, and only one player had more than a single individual point. Here's how it breaks down.
Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
November 16 2015 09:11PM
When these two teams last faced off, the Habs were off to the third best start in NHL history. Ryan Miller and the Canucks ended their good vibes, so you knew that they'd be out for blood this time. Jacob Markstrom, by virtue of being less exhausted and more talented, donned the masked for tonight's grudge match. Let's just say it didn't go the same way.