NHL scouting to change dramatically in coming years

With seemingly more and more being written every day about the NHL’s inability to consistently draft well, word has leaked out that teams might finally be changing their approach to how they scout players. However, it is not going to be down the path of the so called “advanced stats”, it will instead focus on a more visual…

Joe Thornton stripped of captaincy in San Jose

News hit today that Joe Thornton was stripped of his captaincy of the San Jose Sharks, and that the team will enter the pre-season with no captains or alternates. “We felt we had to do something after that collapse in the playoffs” explained Sharks coach Todd McLellan, outside of a Burger King. “We knew fans were…

Alabama’s hatred of the Canucks attributed to one man

As many people discovered several days ago thanks to Reddit, the Vancouver Canucks are apparently the most hated team in Alabama, a state noted for the fact it has almost nothing to do with hockey. Theories began forming as people in BC tried to explain why this was the case. The top theories presented were: – Twins…

Flames move to counter Oilers hiring of local blogger

With news that Oilers blogger Tyler Dellow would be joining the Oilers organization, the Flames seemingly made their own local blogger hire in response. “We’re happy to announce that Jeff Jones, also known by his twitter handle @SuckMyBalls14 , will be joining the Flames front office next season. With him Jeff brings years of hockey…

NHL still pretending Stadium Series are a good thing as Sharks set to face off against Kings next year at Levi stadium

Despite all evidence to the contrary, the NHL is still insisting that the Stadium Series is good for hockey. “It’s awesome! It’s bringing back hockey to its roots!” explained an obviously drunk Gary Bettman outside of a Best Western Hotel in Florida. “Who doesn’t love hockey outside, in a stadium, with terrible sight lines, and expensive…