NHL

  • Pittsburgh Penguins Add Depth, David Perron from Edmonton

    Pittsburgh Penguins Add Depth, David Perron from Edmonton

    Jake Dixon, NHL January 6, 2015 at 10:28 pm 0 comments

    The Pittsburgh Penguins are one of the best teams in the league this year in terms of record and player talent.  Pittsburgh has been a dominant force in the Metropolitan division, claiming the first conference title in Metro division history.  However, with the mumps being a big thing going around […]

     
  • Mumps Hits The NHL

    Mumps Hits The NHL

    Jake Dixon, NHL December 11, 2014 at 11:47 am 0 comments

    The National Hockey League has recently been hit with an outbreak of the Mumps. Mumps is a disease that is preventable by vaccine, so it’s been a puzzling epidemic in hockey so far this season. The disease is a respiratory disease that is easily spread from person to person. It […]

     
  • Know the Name- Connor McDavid

    Know the Name- Connor McDavid

    Jake Dixon, NHL November 13, 2014 at 8:08 pm 0 comments

    Despite its lack in popularity in America, hockey has a long-standing history, dating back to the early 1900s. You don’t have to know much about the National Hockey League or its draft to be able to follow the top prospects for each draft, every year. Connor McDavid is a name […]

     
  • Sloppy Slava

    Sloppy Slava

    Jake Dixon, NHL October 22, 2014 at 11:33 pm 0 comments

    Los Angeles Kings forward Slava Voynov was arrested Monday at 3:45 AM on charges of domestic violence. The NHL, unlike the NFL reacted quickly to the arrest, and suspended Voynov indefinitely pending a formal investigation by the league itself. Voynov was arrested by the Redondo police and his bail was […]

     
  • NHL Free Agency– Best Five Left

    NHL Free Agency– Best Five Left

    Jake Dixon, NHL July 20, 2014 at 2:45 pm 0 comments

    1. Michael Del Zotto, Defenseman: Del Zotto is the most intriguing free agent left in this year’s NHL free agency crop, even though his stock has fallen harshly in the last few seasons. He began last season with the Rangers and struggled after being pushed down the depth chart by […]

     
  • NHL Free Agency- More Winners and Losers

    NHL Free Agency- More Winners and Losers

    Jake Dixon, NHL July 7, 2014 at 11:34 pm 0 comments

    Chicago Blackhawks: The Blackhawks began the free agency period in a tough spot. Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane and Marian Hossa eat up a majority of the Blackhawks cap space, and for good reason. But the Blackhawks made a very good move by signing veteran center, Brad Richards. Richards was a […]

     
  • NHL Free Agency Day One– Winners and Losers

    NHL Free Agency Day One– Winners and Losers

    Jake Dixon, NHL July 1, 2014 at 11:06 pm 0 comments

    WINNERS: Buffalo Sabres: Buffalo has already proved on the first day of the NHL free agency, that they will be a very improved team in the 2014-15. They added two top-six forwards in free agency, in Brian Gionta (three years, $4.25 million a year) and Matt Moulson, solid additions to […]

     
  • 2014 NHL Free Agency Preview- Top Five Centers

    2014 NHL Free Agency Preview- Top Five Centers

    Jake Dixon, NHL June 29, 2014 at 7:55 pm 0 comments

    1. Paul Stastny, Center, Colorado Avalanche  Overview: Stastny is the best center available through free agency. Paul, son of former Devil Peter Stastny, is a very good offensive minded player. He scored 25 goals last season for Colorado, but that isn’t his biggest asset. The strongest point of the younger […]

     
  • 2014 NHL Free Agency Preview- Top Three Wingers

    2014 NHL Free Agency Preview- Top Three Wingers

    Jake Dixon, NHL June 27, 2014 at 11:13 pm 0 comments

    1. Thomas Vanek, Winger, Montreal Canadiens Overview: Vanek is a three time 40-goal scorer. Last year, playing between Buffalo, the Islanders and Montreal; Vanek had a career low 27 goals through a full season of hockey. Vanek is the best scoring winger on the market, but lacks a defensive presence […]

     
  • 2014 NHL Draft Outlook– New Jersey Devils

    2014 NHL Draft Outlook– New Jersey Devils

    Jake Dixon, NHL June 18, 2014 at 10:08 am 0 comments

    Today on This Is SportsZone, we’re going to be taking a look at the upcoming NHL draft, and team needs going into it. Since I’m from the Metropolitan area, that’s where I will be starting, specifically my home state, New Jersey. The Devils, (who originally had their first round pick […]