It is almost Thanksgiving in the United States, and three members of the conference semifinals from last season are in danger of missing the 2015-16 postseason due to slow starts. But with only a quarter of this season played, it is worth asking how much should be made of each team’s stumble. Anaheim Ducks: This season … Read the whole thing.
November 13, 2015 by Sam Hitchcock
There is a portion of the hockey community that has been grousing since Mike Babcock suggested that the NHL needs bigger nets because scoring is scarce. Even-strength play has been labeled too dull; there is not enough offense the chorus howls. People follow this lament by enumerating how they would modify the game to increase offense. … Read the whole thing.