What do your Vegas Golden Knights look like?

The protected lists are out and now we vaguely know which players the Vegas Golden Knights will have to choose from between now and Wednesday morning. They’ll have three days to mull over their selections and for the other 30 clubs to beg and plead with them to avoid picking players they want to keep….


NHL salary cap set for $75 million for 2017-18 season

With Vegas beginning to assemble its team, and more trades sure to be on their way following that – not to mention free agency a couple of weeks away as well – teams needed to know what the salary cap would be set at next season. According to Sportsnet’s Chris Johnston, the cap has been…


Dear Dad, Happy Father’s Day

There’s an obvious and often too easy approach to writing about you dad – on Father’s Day – and drawing a correlation between the relationship and sports. That’s not to say my mother and mothers everywhere haven’t had a major impact on sports in our lives. In particular my mom’s love of basketball and volleyball…


Breaking down some expansion draft challenges

Heading towards the 2017 Expansion Draft, the big question for the Calgary Flames was “Who’s going to play goal?” Brad Treliving answered that question on Saturday, leaving the “big” dilemma for today’s official unveiling of the protected lists being “They’re not silly enough to protect Troy Brouwer, are they?” No, they’re not. But a lot…


Nation Network 2017 Prospect Profile: #2 – Nico Hischier

From an under-the-radar darkhorse to a 50/50 shot at going first overall, Nico Hischier has had a meteoric rise this season. The word perhaps most commonly used to describe him: electric. Lightning quick, and oozing skill and finesse, Hischier has top line point producer written all over him. The dichotomy between Hischier and Nolan Patrick…