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 […]

Top 5 Can’t-Miss Games for the 2018-19 Philadelphia Flyers

With the 2018-19 NHL season lurking, it’s time to take a look at some of the can’t-miss games for the Philadelphia Flyers.   Embed from Getty Images Philadelphia Flyers vs. Las Vegas Golden Knights – October 4th, 2018 – T Mobile Arena As if opening night for the Philadelphia Flyers couldn’t get any more high […]

Between the Pipes: Ilya Samsonov

Quality goaltending has been a hallmark of the Washington Capitals’ organization dating back to the days of Olaf Kolzig, Semyon Varlamov, and, more recently, Braden Holtby. With the departure of Philip Grubauer and the subsequent calling-up of AHL goalie Phoenix Copley, the Hershey Bears were suddenly faced with a disparity in net. While Vitek Vanecek […]

Flyers and RFA Robert Hagg agree to a two-year deal

In likely their final move of the offseason, the Flyers announced Wednesday evening that the team had agreed to a two-year/$2.3 million deal with RFA Robert Hagg. The contract will keep the 23-year-old defenseman in Philadelphia through the 2019-20 season with a cap hit of $1.15 million. In his rookie season, the left-handed blueliner played in 70 […]

A Look Ahead After a Stanley Cup Victory

The summer following a Stanley Cup victory is full of many things. Excitement, rising expectations, the thought of a title defense, and of course, celebration. We have already seen all of these things come to fruition as the summer drags along. From all of our favorite Capitals partying with the Cup, to seeing the Vegas […]

Examining the Flyers’ Top 9

With free agency well underway, and the 2018-2019 season inching closer and closer, it’s time to take a look at what the Flyers’ forward corps will likely shape up to be this coming season. In a move that not many people expected, former Flyer James van Riemsdyk decided to take his talents back to Philadelphia, […]

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 […]

To stay or go? – The next big move for Wayne Simmonds

Wayne Simmonds is set to be the most talked about Flyer this upcoming season in regards to his next move. The soon to be 30-year-old right-winger is going into the last year of his contract with Philadelphia, and a big question mark still remains for his future. His report card boasts impressive numbers ever since […]

Capitals bring back Brooks Orpik on a one-year deal

Just a month after being traded and bought out by the Colorado Avalanche, Brooks Orpik returns to the Capitals on a one-year, $1 million deal. Orpik’s return ensures that Washington will return all six defensemen from last season after re-signing John Carlson and Michal Kempny earlier this summer. This time around, however, Orpik will be […]