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What Will Tippett Do?

Earlier today the NHL and NHLPA released a detailed report on Phase 2 Return to Play protocol. It focuses on small group workouts. “Based on the current information available, we are now targeting a date in early June for a transition to Phase 2,” the memo said. There will be a maximum of six players…

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Edmonton Oilers 2019-20 player review: Mikko Koskinen

If the playoffs started tomorrow, Mikko Koskinen would have the edge to be the Edmonton Oilers starting goalie. So far this season, Koskinen, 31, has put up respectable numbers splitting time with veteran Mike Smith in a 1a, 1b situation. Despite being the higher-paid of the tandem, it’s Smith who’s actually played more games so…

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Getting to know the Chicago Blackhawks

Thanks to playing in a large television market the NHL wanting to have an even 24 teams competing in the playoffs, the Chicago Blackhawks, who had no realistic aspirations of contending at the time of the pause, have been thrown into the dance.

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Monday Mailbag – Thoughts on the NHL’s 24-team playoff format?

Monday is here again and that means the mailbag is back to answer the questions you’ve always wanted to know about the NHL and life in general. Our panel of experts bloggers dove into the depths of their experience to give you every last juicy nugget of wisdom that their brains could muster and all…