Life is better when you have a cushion. It is easier to take a test when you’ve done well on all of your previous assessments. Traffic is more tolerable on the way to the airport if you give yourself a two-hour window. And, literally, seats are more comfortable. In the NHL, comfort takes the form … Read the whole thing.
January 10, 2017 by Sam Hitchcock
Every GM outside the circle of contenders fantasizes about waking up one morning to find a bundle of effervescent, talented players at his disposal. An NHL front office wants to acquire as much aptitude as possible (by draft, free agency, trade, and overseas) and figure out the details later. But what happens when your wish … Read the whole thing.