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”

Carolina Hurricanes 2016-17 season preview

 The Carolina Hurricanes weren\’t a loud team this offseason. They re-signed a bunch of players including Victor Rask (six years). Which will help their team. What won\’t help the team is loss of depth. They lost Nathan Gerbe, (NYR) Brad Malone, (WSH) Riley Nash (BOS) and Chris Terry (MTL). They signed 2 players to replaceContinue reading “Carolina Hurricanes 2016-17 season preview”

Calgary Flames 2016-17 season preview

The Calgary Flames had the leagues\’ worst goal-tending last year. Jonas Hiller, Karri Ramo and Joni Ortio all were terrible last year. That\’s totally changed with all three of them out. On draft day, the Flames finally got a legitimate starting goalie when they traded for Brian Elliot. In free agency, they signed backup ChadContinue reading “Calgary Flames 2016-17 season preview”

Buffalo Sabres 2016-17 season preview

 The Buffalo Sabres saw free agency as their chance to get another star player. Kyle Okposo then signed with the team on a 7 year deal. Unlike most teams, the Sabres\’ depth wasn\’t hurt too much. They did lose goalies Chad Johnson (CGY) and Nathan Lieuwen (COL) but then signed Anders Nilsson to replace JohnsonContinue reading “Buffalo Sabres 2016-17 season preview”

Boston Bruins 2016-17 season preview

 The  Boston Bruins signed one of the biggest free agents available this year when David Backes signed a 5 year deal with the club. Backes could be a dominate 3rd line center or a second line winger playing with David Krejci. The Bruins did lose winger Loui Eriksson to Vancouver but Backes is a solidContinue reading “Boston Bruins 2016-17 season preview”