Nations UFA Frenzy Live Chat

Nations Free Agent Frenzy Live Chat Join us at 12pm MST (10am EST) to criticize, mock or applaude all the big additions and/or mistakes NHL GM’s will make today.

Mikhail Grigorenko’s Decline

    Near the start of the 2011-12 season, Mikhail Grigorenko was considered one of the top two talents in the upcoming draft. In fact, some lists had him as a "1B" prospect next to probable first overall pick Nail Yakupov.

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Cam Charron Takes Over Leafs Nation

So just over a year ago, Cam Charron was happily writing about hockey and other stuff on his personal blog. Then we came along with a modest proposal and an even more modest bribe and asked him if we wanted to contribute to our happy little network. Since then, he’s done work for Canucks Army, NHLNumbers, The…

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NHLNumbers Logo Contest Winner

Today the Nation Network would like to announce the winner of the NHLNumbers logo contest – Entry "D" by Gregg Beever. Gregg is a graphic designer and webmaster by trade, but he also publishes a web comic called Inglorious Hipsters, which you should definitely check out. Follow Gregg on twitter here as well.

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NHLNumbers Logo Contest Entries

    Just over a week ago we announced a contest to design a new NHLNumbers logo. And aside from those designers who castigated us for soliciting spec work or something, the response was fairly positive. We received a number of excellent entries which we have been poring over with serious minds and profound thoughts….

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NHLNumbers Logo Contest

    With the launch of the new NHLNumbers blog and the continued development of the site’s resources and functions, we figured it’s time to update the graphics around here. Specifically, we’re looking for a new logo for the site. Now, we could have gone to some pro graphic designer and spent thousands of dollars…

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Asking the Right Questions

    It occured to me recently, after watching Brian Burke bloviate, Jay Feaster deflect and Steve Tambellini ramble during their respective year-end press conferences, that the true issue facing mediocre (or worse) teams is not whether an executive has all the answers – it’s if he has the wherewithal to ask the right questions.

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Top-5 Russians: Edmonton Oilers

By Andrey Osadchenko The Oilers could never really brag about their Russians. It might the cold, it might be the distance between Motherland and Edmonton (which is huge) and it might be something else, but the ugly truth is that none of the Russians ever spent a whole lot of time with the team. Here’s a…