The Rise and Fall of Matt Murray

Matt Murray has passed through waivers and will be assigned to the AHL’s Belleville Senators. It is Now Anton Forsberg and Filip Gustavsson in Ottawa.  Murray started his NHL career at the pinnacle of hockey. He was the first goalie ever to be a repeat Stanley Cup champion while still technically being classified as aContinue reading “The Rise and Fall of Matt Murray”

The Dallas Stars | Deeper Than You Might Think

On the Dallas Stars goalie depth chart sits Braden Holtby, Anton Khudobin, Ben Bishop, and Jake Oettinger. Plus Adam Scheel and Colton Point who have yet to play an NHL game. On paper, that is beyond excellent in terms of depth, and youth potential. Four of those guys not only have NHL experience, but alsoContinue reading “The Dallas Stars | Deeper Than You Might Think”

NHL | Five Goalies To Look Out For

Just like every single other year, we have plenty of goalie movement and some familiar faces wearing unfamiliar colors. Here’s who to look out for this season to see how they do on their new team. Darcy Kuemper  After 4 seasons with the Arizona Coyotes where he really made a name for himself, Darcy KuemperContinue reading “NHL | Five Goalies To Look Out For”

New Goaltenders In The Desert

After Allowing Antti Raanta to walk in free agency and trading Darcy Kuemper to the Colorado avalanche, the Arizona Coyotes will have a challenging season in goal. Carter Hutton and Josef Korenar are who the Coyotes have right now.  Carter Hutton, a 35-year-old who has a stellar track record as a backup goalie, especially withContinue reading “New Goaltenders In The Desert”

Has Home Ice Advantage Been Restored?

As the COVID-19 situation is showing more and more signs of diminishing each week, NHL arenas are welcoming back fans into arenas.  In the first round, The Carolina Hurricanes and the Nashville Predators both had over 12,000 people in their crowds. In this series, the home team won each game until the Hurricanes closed outContinue reading “Has Home Ice Advantage Been Restored?”

Three’s a Crowd: Florida Panthers

The Florida Panthers were the first team to start three different goalies, in two games, each in only one playoff series. Sergei Bobrovsky started Games 1 and 4, Chris Dreidger started Games 2 and 3, and the young Spencer Knight started Games 5 and 6. In the first four games of the Lightning vs PanthersContinue reading “Three’s a Crowd: Florida Panthers”

Vanecek Leaves Game 1 with a Lower Body Injury

In the first period of game 1, Capitals Goaltender Vitek Vanecek suffered a lower body injury while going into the splits. Replacing him is 39 year old Craig Anderson. The former Ottawa Senators goalie played 3 games this regular season. This continues the goalie carousel with Ilya Samsonov out on COVID protocol. It will likelyContinue reading “Vanecek Leaves Game 1 with a Lower Body Injury”