Incompetent defence corps was Tim Murray’s downfall

So Tim Murray is out as general manager of the Buffalo Sabres after the team failed to make the playoffs and, conspicuously, just a day after rumours surfaced that the team’s star centre, Jack Eichel, wasn’t interested in signing a contract extension as long as Dan Bylsma remained head coach (Eichel quickly denied this).

Round 1 predictions: Leafs will fall to Caps

By pretty much any measure, this is the most lop-sided series in the opening round of the NHL playoffs. At one end, you have the President’s Trophy winning Washington Capitals, perhaps the best edition of the team in the Alex Ovechkin era.

Three reasons why the Senators might beat the Bruins

Yesterday, I wrote about how the Ottawa Senators were the only team to open the playoffs as a home underdog, and a big one at that. It makes sense – the Boston Bruins’ underlying numbers are some of the best in the league, and the Senators are the only team to qualify for the playoffs as a negative goal differential team.

NHL picks for March 26, 2017

A light night in the NHL means there aren’t a whole lot of value options available to sports bettors and DFS players, but there’s one game that might be worth a look.

Winnipeg Jets stock chart

As anyone familiar with hockey analytics can tell you, there are countless ways to parse and visualize hockey data nowadays in an effort to learn more about our favourite teams and make predictions about future performance. What’s often missing is a real-money, market approach to seeing who is or isn’t underperforming relative to expectations. Let’s …

Washington Capitals’ stock chart

As anyone familiar with hockey analytics can tell you, there are countless ways to parse and visualize hockey data nowadays in an effort to learn more about our favourite teams and make predictions about future performance. What’s often missing is a real-money, market approach to seeing who is or isn’t underperforming relative to expectations. Let’s …

Vancouver Canucks stock chart

As anyone familiar with hockey analytics can tell you, there are countless ways to parse and visualize hockey data nowadays in an effort to learn more about our favourite teams and make predictions about future performance. What’s often missing is a real-money, market approach to seeing who is or isn’t underperforming relative to expectations. Let’s …

Toronto Maple Leafs stock chart

As anyone familiar with hockey analytics can tell you, there are countless ways to parse and visualize hockey data nowadays in an effort to learn more about our favourite teams and make predictions about future performance. What’s often missing is a real-money, market approach to seeing who is or isn’t underperforming relative to expectations. Let’s …

Tampa Bay Lightning stock chart

As anyone familiar with hockey analytics can tell you, there are countless ways to parse and visualize hockey data nowadays in an effort to learn more about our favourite teams and make predictions about future performance. What’s often missing is a real-money, market approach to seeing who is or isn’t underperforming relative to expectations. Let’s …

San Jose Sharks stock charts

As anyone familiar with hockey analytics can tell you, there are countless ways to parse and visualize hockey data nowadays in an effort to learn more about our favourite teams and make predictions about future performance. What’s often missing is a real-money, market approach to seeing who is or isn’t underperforming relative to expectations. Let’s …

St. Louis Blues stock chart

As anyone familiar with hockey analytics can tell you, there are countless ways to parse and visualize hockey data nowadays in an effort to learn more about our favourite teams and make predictions about future performance. What’s often missing is a real-money, market approach to seeing who is or isn’t underperforming relative to expectations. Let’s …

Pittsburgh Penguins stock chart

As anyone familiar with hockey analytics can tell you, there are countless ways to parse and visualize hockey data nowadays in an effort to learn more about our favourite teams and make predictions about future performance. What’s often missing is a real-money, market approach to seeing who is or isn’t underperforming relative to expectations. Let’s …

Philadelphia Flyers stock chart

As anyone familiar with hockey analytics can tell you, there are countless ways to parse and visualize hockey data nowadays in an effort to learn more about our favourite teams and make predictions about future performance. What’s often missing is a real-money, market approach to seeing who is or isn’t underperforming relative to expectations. Let’s …

New York Rangers stock chart

As anyone familiar with hockey analytics can tell you, there are countless ways to parse and visualize hockey data nowadays in an effort to learn more about our favourite teams and make predictions about future performance. What’s often missing is a real-money, market approach to seeing who is or isn’t underperforming relative to expectations. Let’s …

New York Islanders stock chart

As anyone familiar with hockey analytics can tell you, there are countless ways to parse and visualize hockey data nowadays in an effort to learn more about our favourite teams and make predictions about future performance. What’s often missing is a real-money, market approach to seeing who is or isn’t underperforming relative to expectations. Let’s …

New Jersey Devils stock chart

As anyone familiar with hockey analytics can tell you, there are countless ways to parse and visualize hockey data nowadays in an effort to learn more about our favourite teams and make predictions about future performance. What’s often missing is a real-money, market approach to seeing who is or isn’t underperforming relative to expectations. Let’s …

Nashville Predators stock chart

As anyone familiar with hockey analytics can tell you, there are countless ways to parse and visualize hockey data nowadays in an effort to learn more about our favourite teams and make predictions about future performance. What’s often missing is a real-money, market approach to seeing who is or isn’t underperforming relative to expectations. Let’s …

Montreal Canadiens stock chart

As anyone familiar with hockey analytics can tell you, there are countless ways to parse and visualize hockey data nowadays in an effort to learn more about our favourite teams and make predictions about future performance. What’s often missing is a real-money, market approach to seeing who is or isn’t underperforming relative to expectations. Let’s …

Minnesota Wild stock chart

As anyone familiar with hockey analytics can tell you, there are countless ways to parse and visualize hockey data nowadays in an effort to learn more about our favourite teams and make predictions about future performance. What’s often missing is a real-money, market approach to seeing who is or isn’t underperforming relative to expectations. Let’s …

Los Angeles Kings stock chart

As anyone familiar with hockey analytics can tell you, there are countless ways to parse and visualize hockey data nowadays in an effort to learn more about our favourite teams and make predictions about future performance. What’s often missing is a real-money, market approach to seeing who is or isn’t underperforming relative to expectations. Let’s …

Florida Panthers stock chart

As anyone familiar with hockey analytics can tell you, there are countless ways to parse and visualize hockey data nowadays in an effort to learn more about our favourite teams and make predictions about future performance. What’s often missing is a real-money, market approach to seeing who is or isn’t underperforming relative to expectations. Let’s …

Edmonton Oilers stock chart

As anyone familiar with hockey analytics can tell you, there are countless ways to parse and visualize hockey data nowadays in an effort to learn more about our favourite teams and make predictions about future performance. What’s often missing is a real-money, market approach to seeing who is or isn’t underperforming relative to expectations. Let’s …

Detroit Red Wings stock chart

As anyone familiar with hockey analytics can tell you, there are countless ways to parse and visualize hockey data nowadays in an effort to learn more about our favourite teams and make predictions about future performance. What’s often missing is a real-money, market approach to seeing who is or isn’t underperforming relative to expectations. Let’s …

Dallas Stars stock chart

As anyone familiar with hockey analytics can tell you, there are countless ways to parse and visualize hockey data nowadays in an effort to learn more about our favourite teams and make predictions about future performance. What’s often missing is a real-money, market approach to seeing who is or isn’t underperforming relative to expectations. Let’s …

Columbus Blue Jackets stock chart

As anyone familiar with hockey analytics can tell you, there are countless ways to parse and visualize hockey data nowadays in an effort to learn more about our favourite teams and make predictions about future performance. What’s often missing is a real-money, market approach to seeing who is or isn’t underperforming relative to expectations. Let’s …

Colorado Avalanche stock chart

As anyone familiar with hockey analytics can tell you, there are countless ways to parse and visualize hockey data nowadays in an effort to learn more about our favourite teams and make predictions about future performance. What’s often missing is a real-money, market approach to seeing who is or isn’t underperforming relative to expectations. Let’s …

Chicago Blackhawks stock chart

As anyone familiar with hockey analytics can tell you, there are countless ways to parse and visualize hockey data nowadays in an effort to learn more about our favourite teams and make predictions about future performance. What’s often missing is a real-money, market approach to seeing who is or isn’t underperforming relative to expectations. Let’s …

Carolina Hurricanes stock chart

As anyone familiar with hockey analytics can tell you, there are countless ways to parse and visualize hockey data nowadays in an effort to learn more about our favourite teams and make predictions about future performance. What’s often missing is a real-money, market approach to seeing who is or isn’t underperforming relative to expectations. Let’s …

Calgary Flames stock chart

As anyone familiar with hockey analytics can tell you, there are countless ways to parse and visualize hockey data nowadays in an effort to learn more about our favourite teams and make predictions about future performance. What’s often missing is a real-money, market approach to seeing who is or isn’t underperforming relative to expectations. Let’s …

Buffalo Sabres stock chart

As anyone familiar with hockey analytics can tell you, there are countless ways to parse and visualize hockey data nowadays in an effort to learn more about our favourite teams and make predictions about future performance. What’s often missing is a real-money, market approach to seeing who is or isn’t underperforming relative to expectations. Let’s …

Boston Bruins stock chart

As anyone familiar with hockey analytics can tell you, there are countless ways to parse and visualize hockey data nowadays in an effort to learn more about our favourite teams and make predictions about future performance. What’s often missing is a real-money, market approach to seeing who is or isn’t underperforming relative to expectations. Let’s …

Arizona Coyotes stock chart

As anyone familiar with hockey analytics can tell you, there are countless ways to parse and visualize hockey data nowadays in an effort to learn more about our favourite teams and make predictions about future performance.

Anaheim Ducks stock chart

As anyone familiar with hockey analytics can tell you, there are countless ways to parse and visualize hockey data nowadays in an effort to learn more about our favourite teams and make predictions about future performance.

Golden Knights’ Vegas hangover

Boy, what a celebration it was when the (Las) Vegas Golden Knights unveiled their name and logo in late November. The music, the lights, the confetti. Heck, the club was so high on its new brand identity that it had hats and shirts ready to roll! Don’t let this party end!

Why is Bobby Ryan playing, exactly?

The Ottawa Senators are off to a fantastic start this season, riding exceptional goaltending and timely scoring to a 16-9-2 record, good enough for second place in the Atlantic Division. Even more impressive, they’ve done it despite the deep, deep struggles of former top sniper Bobby Ryan.

Ottawa Senators stock chart

As anyone familiar with hockey analytics can tell you, there are countless ways to parse and visualize hockey data nowadays in an effort to learn more about our favourite teams and make predictions about future performance. What’s often missing is a real-money, market approach to seeing who is or isn’t underperforming relative to expectations. Let’s …

NHL per diem

The National Hockey League’s latest collective bargaining agreement set a new starting point for per diems going forward. And it’s all about the Benjamin.

NHL Constitution

Sometimes you’ll see references to the NHL Constitution in hockey coverage, mostly when commissioner Gary Bettman is meting out NHL justice. If you’ve ever wanted to take a gander at the sections people are referring to, here’s the full NHL Constitution, which was filed a while back in a court case between the league and former Phoenix Coyotes owner Jerry Moyes.