As we get closer and closer to the highly anticipated NHL Trade Deadline, our team here at We Live For Hockey is going to go through each division, with deadline primers. With many teams in the mix of rumours and some just merely out of the playoff picture, moves are
Forward Martin Havlat announced his retirement from professional hockey on Wednesday.
After 14 seasons in the NHL, he's calling it a career. Havlat has 594 points in 790 career games with the Senators, Blackhawks, Wild, Sharks and the Blues.
His best season was in 08-09, when he had 77 points in 81
The Ottawa Senators made a trade on Tuesday, acquiring forward Tommy Wingels from the San Jose Sharks. This trade is likely to replace highly missed forward Clarke MacArthur.
Tommy Wingels has spent his entire seven-year career in San Jose. On the season he has 5 goals and 3 assists, for eight
With Christmas break being just 3 days ago, a lot of hockey is still to be played. However, compiled the top 3 candidates for most of the NHL awards:
Hart Memorial Trophy - Awarded to the league's most valuable player.
Sidney Crosby - Pittsburgh Penguins
31GP 26G 16A 42PTS +8 12PIM
Connor McDavid -
It'll be a wild one between the 2nd seed Los Angeles Kings and the 3rd seed San Jose Sharks. A Califonia rivalry. The last time these teams met was in 2014. San Jose got out to a 3-0 series lead before the Kings came back and won 4 straight games
As the playoffs get closer and closer, we’re going to take a look at the possible first round matchups. First up, from the incredibly strong Pacific Division, the Anaheim Ducks vs. San Jose Sharks.
These playoff matchups are based as if the playoffs started today. These playoff matchups are based as if the playoffs started today. Two Florida teams are in the Playoffs but no Canadian teams? Woah, thanks Bettman. With less than two weeks to go in the regular season, there are nine playoff spots available. No teams can clinch a playoff spot Wednesday.
Rules that have been released about the upcoming expansion draft:
Teams can only lose one player for each expansion team that's added. So if there's one team, the Flyers could lose one player. If two teams are added, they could lose two. Teams can protect three defensemen, seven forwards and one
Our pick: Anaheim Ducks
The Ducks are a much better team than the Jets. All around, the Ducks are better. Will be a rematch of last year's playoffs. Should be a good, hard hitting contest.
Our pick: New Jersey Devils
The Devils have been a much more solid team than the Blue Jackets
Our pick: Pittsburgh Penguins
Pittsburgh has the advantage over Phily when it comes to offense. Although, the Flyers have been hot as of late, which could give them a chance to win in this one.
Our pick: Carolina Hurricanes
Minnesota got scored on 7 times by the New Jersey Devils. This season has