Tag: National Hockey League

I’m Excited About Hockey?

Being excited or even knowing that the hockey season is starting is something I wouldn’t have done years ago. Our hockey season begins tonight when the Nashville Predators open their 2019-2020 season against the Minnesota Wild. Growing up in the South, the sport of ice hockey wasn’t known that...

Success of Women’s Pro Hockey Needs NHL

I read an article last week where National Hockey League (NHL) Commissioner Gary Bettman said that his league isn’t interested in the women’s game if a viable professional league exists. I think Bettman and the NHL are passing up on a golden opportunity to build the foundation of a...

Friday Flashback: 1993-1994 Florida Panthers

Before the Vegas Golden Knights hit the ice for their first season in the National Hockey League (NHL), the 1993-1994 Florida Panthers had the best start in the NHL.   The Panthers entered the NHL when Blockbuster Video giant Wayne Huizenga was awarded a franchise for Miami in 1992.   In...

If We Could Change The NHL’s Overtime Rules…

My wife and I have become hockey fans over the last few years.  One of the parts of the game that we both dread are the overtime and shootout rules for National Hockey League (NHL) games when they are tied after regulation.  We hate it. The current rules for...

2016-2017 Hockey Champions

It is the middle of June and the ice has finally melted on the 2016-2017 hockey season.  Here is a recap on the champions of each league: National Hockey League (NHL):  Pittsburgh Penguins The Penguins are the first team to repeat as Stanley Cup champions since the Detroit Red...