Can Middling Teams Replicate the Success of the Calgary Flames?

In a league where teams’ perceived windows of Stanley Cup victorys are often short and far in between, poor playoff performance and outright failure to make the playoffs can often be the trigger for a rebuild. So, when the Calgary Flames seemed to struggle making headway after their lengthy rebuild, it was looking as though […]

Metropolitan Division: Midseason Update

The NHL season is a long one, and it sometimes helps to take a minute to step back and analyze different teams’ performances on the year. With the halfway point fast approaching, there is no better time to look at all that’s good and all that’s bad for the teams in the Metropolitan Division. Washington […]

GNGHockey’s Top 20 Left Wingers

We have already headlined some of the league’s best offensive talents, and the list was a highly talented one, but that doesn’t cover everything. This time, we’re here to cover the league’s best scoring weapons on the left side of the ice. Here are the NHL’s top 20 left wingers.   20. Kyle Connor, Winnipeg […]

GNGHockey’s Top 20 Right Wingers

On this list of top 20 players, we are counting down some of the most lethal offensive weapons in the entire NHL. From players who can thread the needle to great two-way forwards to unbelievable snipers, here are the top 20 right wingers in the NHL.     20. Jakob Silfverberg, Anaheim Ducks Embed from […]

Players Most Deserving of Their First Stanley Cup

It seems like every championship team has a player or two who had been waiting so long. Players who had enjoyed plenty of success in their distinguished careers except the greatest of them all – raising the Stanley Cup. This year, it was one of the greatest duos ever in Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom […]

GNGHockey’s Top 20 Defensemen

During the NHL offseason, there are numerous lists of top teams, players, and other hockey-related things made by reporters, writers, and fans. We didn’t want to miss the opportunity to hop on the bandwagon, so here is our edition of the top 20 NHL defensemen!   20. Aaron Ekblad, Florida Panthers Embed from Getty Images […]

An Ode to a Good Boy: Jay Beagle’s Journey to Vancouver

On Sunday, July 1, 2018, hearts around the world from Hershey, Pennsylvania to Washington D.C., and back again were broken upon hearing that Jay Beagle, the undrafted and Stanley Cup-winning center previously of the Washington Capitals had signed a 4-year, $12-million deal to become a member of the Vancouver Canucks.  Over the previous 11 seasons […]

Is Mathew Barzal a lock for the Calder Trophy?

This year’s rookie class and Calder Trophy race are much different than the ones we have seen the past few seasons. Unlike past seasons, there is no Connor McDavid or Auston Matthews in this year’s crop of rookies, making this year’s Calder Trophy race extremely unpredictable, with any number of players in play to take […]