The Flames can have our old arena

With news breaking that Ken King and the Flames have decided to stop working with the City of Calgary on a new arena, I thought that it would be the neighbourly thing to do to offer them our old one.


Connor McDavid doesn’t care about your hockey team

After taking a summer hiatus, Elliotte Friedman’s 31 Thoughts is back and it is once again a must read for any hockey fan. In this week’s edition, Friedman touches on a couple of McDavid points that I want to dig into a little bit further. 


Rise of the sad sacks

It’s mid-September with training camp just around the corner, a time when optimism abounds in every NHL city in one form or another. That holds especially true for fans of the Toronto Maple Leafs and Edmonton Oilers, and with good reason. Both teams look like they have a chance to be Stanley Cup contenders. Think…


NHL expansion or relocation to Seattle becoming more realistic

It was a decade ago that the SuperSonics limped into their final season in Seattle. After a miserable 2007-08 campaign, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz sold the team and its new prize, Kevin Durant, to a group of businessmen from Oklahoma City, and the Sonics became the Thunder.  Now, after years of speculation and failed proposals, Seattle…


Healthy, Motivated Ethan Bear Keen to Make the Edmonton Oilers

A veteran of a combined 314 regular season and playoff games over parts of five seasons with the WHL’s Seattle Thunderbirds, Bear has seen more than your average 20-year-old. He might be young, but one thing Bear isn’t short on is experience. ICYMI: #Oilers prospect Ethan Bear was named WHL Defenceman of the Year and…


The Gretzky Is Everywhere Instagram Walk

You  may have remembered me telling you about this awesome new exhibition our friends at the Art Gallery of Alberta are putting on. It began at the beginning of summer and is coming to a close at the end of the month. You can find my initial article about the exhibition here, but I’m going to run…