John Carlson: 2018’s Norris Trophy snub

The Capitals finishing first in the Metropolitan Division was something fairly unexpected for most of the NHL. They rode some key figures through the season, all of which had crucial roles in the team’s success. One figure who throughout the league, and even within the Capitals’ fanbase, hasn’t gotten enough love is John Carlson. Carlson, […]

Thank you, Hershey

I have lived in Central Pennsylvania for my entire life, and never once did I think I was going to be a reporter for the Hershey Bears, especially at 19 years old. Growing up, I was a pretty casual hockey fan, but I never really found a true love for the sport until I was […]

Three Phantoms players to watch in the first round

Lehigh Valley has many talented players on their roster heading into the Calder Cup Playoffs this season, where they will face off against the Providence Bruins in the first round for a best-of-5 series. Phil Varone MVP of the AHL is nothing to scoff at; Varone was voted winner of the Les Cunningham Award last […]

The best games of the Flyers – Penguins rivalry

With the Flyers and Penguins meeting again in the playoffs, the Battle of PA is being recharged after a few stale years between the teams. They last met in the first round of 2012, which saw both teams go at each other in six games before the Flyers emerged victorious. Since then, the Flyers and […]

Washington Capitals vs. Columbus Blue Jackets series preview

The regular season is finally over, which means it’s finally time for the two-month journey through the NHL playoffs. After all the dust settled, the Capitals got placed in a first round series against the Columbus Blue Jackets, who finished the season 45-30-7. This series is bound to be a close one – much more […]

A look at the Flyers’ goaltending situation for 2018-19

The Flyers have been looking for that evasive franchise goaltender ever since Ron Hextall last graced the net over twenty years ago. Now it’s Hextall who is in charge of finding a long-term answer in between the pipes. Since Hextall took over the role of general manager in 2014, he has been forced to ride […]

Three things for Bears fans to look forward to next season

With the 2018-19 season coming to a close, the Bears may be feeling a bit of disappointment. Being mathematically eliminated from the playoffs during the 80th anniversary season was not a result that many people wanted. Despite the dark moments during this season, however, the Bears still have a lot to be optimistic about for […]

A look at the Capitals’ potential first round opponents

With only five games remaining in the regular season, it is safe to say, though not yet certain, that the Capitals will make the playoffs. As the number of games left for each team begins to dwindle down, the number of potential first round opponents for each team gets increasingly slim. For Washington, however, there […]

Five best plays from the Flyers | week of 3/18

Lindblom’s first NHL goal It’s always an exciting time for everyone when a player scores their first goal. Lindblom gets a pass right in front of Grubauer and takes a wrist shot for his first NHL goal. Simmonds’ deflection goal Wayne Simmonds nets a great deflection goal while being pushed around in front of the […]