There’s an audible “let’s go,” they start moving, and the crowd gets louder, as the players leave the tunnel and skate out on to the ice.
It’s extremely rare for a goalie to score, but when it does happen, it probably means either one of two things; an empty net under near-perfect circumstances, or that the other team screwed up.
The 2017-18 season is taking shape and we’re starting to have a feel of which teams will be playing in May and which teams will be looking at what to do to improve their fortunes next season.
Through just about 25 games, where does each team sit in the GNGH edition of the NHL power rankings?
I’m a Flyers fan above all else, but I can say this with full confidence: if it weren’t for the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim – two players on their team more specifically – I wouldn’t be nearly as big of a hockey fan as I am now.
It was fun while it lasted, I guess.
The Atlanta Thrashers never seemed to be able to find their footing.
Tampa Bay currently has the best line in the NHL, and it’s not really much of a competition.
The most interesting NHL storyline of the 2017-18 season has just become a little more unique.
These players all have high ceilings and may develop into top-tier NHL players, but giving them the time to develop will help their teams in the future.