Game Recap – 1/23/2019 – Washington Capitals v. Toronto Maple Leafs

Washington Capitals (27-16-6 60pts) v. Toronto Maple Leafs (29-17-2 60pts)   Game Recap: For the majority of the first period it was a major snoozer until the final couple of minutes when the Capitals got a powerplay when Patrick Marleau would be called for hooking. Nicklas Backstrom would net the powerplay goal to give the … Continue reading Game Recap – 1/23/2019 – Washington Capitals v. Toronto Maple Leafs

2019 NHL All Star Teams are Announced

The National Hockey League has announced the 2019 All Star Game rosters. Here is how the rosters are looking for each Division: For the Atlantic Division, they will be captained by Toronto Maple Leafs forward Auston Matthews, who will be joined by his Leafs teammate John Tavares. Also the Tampa Bay Lightning have two representatives … Continue reading 2019 NHL All Star Teams are Announced

Is the contract a Nylander problem or a Leafs front office issue?

I’ve heard the question posed in many circles in the last few months. Many people will point to front office and say “well they signed John Tavares with the contract of William Nylander looming, that tells me this is not a Nylander issue”. I’ve also heard it put the other way, some analysts and GM’s … Continue reading Is the contract a Nylander problem or a Leafs front office issue?

The Matthews Effect

https://twitter.com/JeffVeillette/status/1056339487368904704   As we’ve all come to hear the last few days Leafs star centremen Auston Matthews hurt his shoulder at the beginning of the 2nd period, in what would become a comeback win for Toronto(Video above). The Leafs found out the next day that their star centre would be out 4 weeks, and oh … Continue reading The Matthews Effect

News and Notes: October 12, 2018

  Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls, these are your news and notes for Friday, October 12th, 2018. In NHL action last night there were twelve contests. The Washington Capitals were shutout by the New Jersey Devils. Kyle Palmieri scored twice to drub Washington 6-0 in the home opener for the Devils.For TXHT's coverage for … Continue reading News and Notes: October 12, 2018

News and Notes: October 10th, 2018

  Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls, these are your news and notes for Wednesday, October 10th, 2018... There were six contests in the NHL. Auston Matthews and John Tavares would both score two goals for the second consecutive game to defeat the Dallas Stars 7-4. Matthews and Tavares are the sixth set of teammates … Continue reading News and Notes: October 10th, 2018

NHL and NWHL News and Notes: October 8th, 2018

  These are your News and Notes for Monday, October 8th, 2018:   In the NHL there were three games that happened yesterday... The Carolina Hurricanes defeated the New York Rangers 8-5 at PNC Arena. Carolina overcame four different deficits before Andrei Svechnikov registered his first goal, a game-winner, with 9:16 remaining in the third … Continue reading NHL and NWHL News and Notes: October 8th, 2018