Columbus Blue Jackets 2016-17 season preview

The Columbus Blue Jackets seem to underachieve expectations every year. They always are supposed to make the playoffs or contend for a spot but come up with a last place finish. They started off 0-8-0 until hiring John Torterella, but they remained a .500 team. When you talk about the Blue Jackets\’ off-season, you\’re notContinue reading “Columbus Blue Jackets 2016-17 season preview”

Colorado Avalanche 2016-17 season preview

The Colorado Avalanche did a solid job in the off-season despite having about all their depth leave. They lost d-men Andrew Bodnarchuk (DAL), Nate Guenin (ANA), Zach Redmond (MTL) and Brandon Gormley (NJD) but re-signed their top defenseman (Tyson Barrie) to a 4 year deal. To replace those d-men, they signed Fedor Tyutin and RyanContinue reading “Colorado Avalanche 2016-17 season preview”

Chicago Blackhawks 2016-17 season preview

The Chicago Blackhawks had to re-sign a big free agent in Andrew Ladd but Ladd was really just a rental player. Ladd then signed a 7 year deal with the New York Islanders. They signed depth player Jordin Tootoo to replace Dale Weise after he signed with the Flyers. They also signed D Brian CampbellContinue reading “Chicago Blackhawks 2016-17 season preview”

Q & A with Islander Eric Boulton

Today I had the pleasure to interview New York Islanders\’ LW Eric Boulton. Boulton, 40, was drafted 234th overall in the 9th round of the 1994 NHL draft by the New York Rangers. While he never played for the Rangers, he\’s played for the Buffalo Sabres, Atlanta Thrashers and New Jersey Devils before signing withContinue reading “Q & A with Islander Eric Boulton”