TXHT Podcast 2018-19 Season Finale

The TXHT podcast is back with Serious Hockey Talk for Serious Hockey Fans!   Part 1:   Michael is joined by Russell Hartman and Aryan Weisenfeld as they talk about the St. Louis Blues, playing with injuries, the 2019 NHL Draft, and some rambling amongst friends.   Part 2:   For our final part of … Continue reading TXHT Podcast 2018-19 Season Finale

Free Agent Frenzy – Capitals Sign Panik, Hathaway and Two Others.

Yesterday was July 1st where it is internationally known as Canada Day, or as us hockey fans know it, Free Agent Frenzy Day. https://twitter.com/TedStarkey/status/1145682899653529600?s=19   Yesterday on the first official day of Free Agency their were many huge signings like Artemi Panarin to the New York Rangers and Sergei Bobrovsky to the Florida Panthers, but … Continue reading Free Agent Frenzy – Capitals Sign Panik, Hathaway and Two Others.

Trade News: Capitals Trade Burakovsky to the Avalanche

Today in NHL news the Washington Capitals have traded forward and Restricted Free Agent (RFA) Andre Burakovsky to the Colorado Avalanche for Colorado's second round pick in 2020, Arizona's third round pick in 2020 (previously acquired by Colorado in the Carl Soderberg trade earlier this week), and minor league forward Scott Kosmachuk. https://twitter.com/Capitals/status/1144683387136991237   For … Continue reading Trade News: Capitals Trade Burakovsky to the Avalanche

2019 Hockey Hall of Fame Inductees

Yesterday the 2019 hockey Hall of Fame class has finally been decided on and announced. This year's class features one of the greatest Canadian women's hockey players, a 2-time time Stanley Cup champion defenseman from Russia, a former Montreal Canadiens great, a Czech player who defected from the other side of the "Iron Curtain", and … Continue reading 2019 Hockey Hall of Fame Inductees

Brooks Orpik Announces Retirement After 15 Seasons

Today Washington  Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik announced his retirement after playing for 15 seasons. https://twitter.com/Capitals/status/1143504415887962112?s=19   Orpik, who was drafted 18th overall in 2000 by the Pittsburgh Penguins, would spend the first 10 seasons of his career with the Penguins before signing with the Capitals on July 1st, 2014 to a five year contract. https://twitter.com/penguins/status/1143547480505589761?s=19Continue reading Brooks Orpik Announces Retirement After 15 Seasons

New Rules Changes introduced for the 2019/2020 NHL Season

After an interesting playoff with many controversial calls that affected so many outcomes of games, The NHL has decided to make a few rule changes for the upcoming season in hopes of making games better for both teams. 3 sets of changes were made, Coaches Challenge, Penalty Review, and Other Changes. Coaches Challenge: EXPANSION OF … Continue reading New Rules Changes introduced for the 2019/2020 NHL Season