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Maple Leafs Face Hurricanes in Crucial Road Game

By Lukas Hardonk (@LukasHardonk) The Toronto Maple Leafs will continue their battle for a playoff spot tonight as they roll into Carolina for a meeting with the Hurricanes. James Reimer will be in net for the Maple Leafs, while you can expect to see Cam Ward between the pipes for Carolina. Following two consecutive wins heading […]

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Is it Time For The Maple Leafs to Make a Goalie Change?

By Lukas Hardonk (@LukasHardonk) The Toronto Maple Leafs went into Tuesday night’s game against the Florida Panthers on a high and well-refreshed following the National Hockey League’s Christmas break, or so everyone thought. Many factors contributed to the Leafs’ sudden loss to the Panthers, including poor goaltending. The first goal came less than two minutes […]


By Rhys Richards (@RREsq) The Detroit Red Wings began their Christmas week in western Canada on a high note for by beating the young, increasingly confident Edmonton Oilers. Detroit’s strong start quickly turned for the worse, however, as they lost the next two games to the Vancouver Canucks and Calgary Flames. Despite a less than […]

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Maple Leafs Face Islanders, Can Reach 40-Point Plateau

By Lukas Hardonk (@LukasHardonk) Hot off of a crucial 3-2 victory over Northeast Division rival Buffalo, the Toronto Maple Leafs are back at it tonight as they roll into New York to square off against the struggling Islanders. Going into last night’s contest against the Sabres, the Maple Leafs not only sat just one point […]

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Justin Bieber Skates With the Maple Leafs

By Lukas Hardonk (@LukasHardonk) The Toronto Maple Leafs have been watching their season slip away from them lately. A record of 2-4-2 in the month of December doesn’t exactly satisfy Leafs Nation, and what transpired on the ice of the Air Canada Centre this afternoon may not impress the Nation’s male members very much either. […]

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A Tale of two seasons for Windsor Spitfires Defenseman Brandon Devlin

By Todd Cordell (@ToddCordell) It has been an up and down season for Windsor defenseman Brandon Devlin, to say the least. Heading into the season, the 2012 draft eligible defenseman was projected to be a mid-round dfart pick. Devlin was coming off a solid season as a 16-year-old rookie in the Ontario Hockey League with […]

Underrated Nation: Dale Tallon

We at The Hockey Guys are pleased to bring back a very successful weekly series feature called Underrated Nation. Writer, fan and NHL history aficionado Bill Kellett will focus on a different NHL’er every week in our Underrated Nation segment’s, seen only on The Hockey Guys. By Bill Kellett Dale Tallon is best known to […]

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Rangers’ Young Defense Ready To Step Up

By Christopher Decker (@HockeyGuy_Chris) (Photo courtesy of USA Today) There was no question heading in to the season the New York Rangers not only had one of the best youth systems in the league, but one of the best defensive cores (who just so happen to be a major part of that youth) also. When […]

Jakub Voracek finding his place in Philadelphia

By Charlie O’Connor http://twitter.com/thg_charlie   Following Jakub Voracek’s one goal, two assist performance against the Columbus Blue Jackets on November 5th, Philadelphia Flyers coach Peter Laviolette lauded his young forward’s effort. “[Voracek] was close, he was doing the right thing and it was nice to see him get some of those rewards tonight.  He’s talented […]

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Preview: Detroit Red Wings at Edmonton Oilers, December 19, 2011

By Rhys Richards (@RREsq) The Red Wings skate into Rexall Place tonight at 9:30 pm looking to turn an 8-2 thrashing ofLos Angeleson Saturday into a two-game winning streak. On the other side of the rink, Edmonton, currently in twelfth place in the Western Conference, returns back to the friendlier confines of home where they […]