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How Gritty Conquered America

While Flyers front office types were throwing around names for the new mascot, team president Paul Holmgren tossed out a suggestion: “Gritty.” Players the Flyers liked were always described that way, and Holmgren thought it’d be a good name for a mascot.

Morgan Rielly Apologizes To Devils' Keith Kinkaid For Scoring Very Savable Goal

It was a tough night for New Jersey Devils goalie Keith Kinkaid. The backup-turned-starter was on the wrong end of a 6-1 shellacking from an Auston Matthews-less Toronto Maple Leafs.

Elias Pettersson And Brock Boeser Do Their Best Sedin Twins Impression With This Beautiful Goal

The Vancouver Canucks took on the Colorado Avalanche on Friday in a thrilling 7-6 overtime victory. Among the 13 goals scored that night, the one that stood out the most came from Brock Boeser in the second period off of a pass by Swedish rookie standout Elias Pettersson that would make Henrik and Daniel Sedin proud.

Predators Coach Peter Laviolette Rewards His Team By Partially Committing To A Furry Look Predators Coach Peter Laviolette Rewards His Team By Partially Committing To A Furry Look

As a former player himself, Nashville Predators head coach Peter Laviolette knows how tough it can be for a team to go on the road in Western Canada. He used this opportunity to challenge his players: Come away with four points on the two-game road trip. The Preds succeeded by beating the Flames, 5-3, and the Oilers,…

Evgeny Kuznetsov Is A Goddamn Wizard

Considering how long the Stanley Cup celebrations over the summer lasted for the Washington Capitals, it’s a feat in its own right that they’re able to play any hockey at all, let alone win a game or two. Evgeny Kuznetsov in particular has shown that he’s shaken off the championship hangover, leading the team in…

A Seattle NHL team for the 2020–21 season is now a fait accompli. There’s a city council vote next week to move forward on the KeyArena renovation, then a pair of NHL votes, but by December’s board of governor’s meeting, it’ll be official. [Seattle Times]

Islanders Goalie Robin Lehner Writes About His Mental Health Struggles: "I Wanted To Kill Myself" Islanders Goalie Robin Lehner Writes About His Mental Health Struggles: "I Wanted To Kill Myself"

New York Islanders goalie Robin Lehner wrote a candid essay for The Athletic about his years-long addiction to drugs and alcohol, his thoughts of suicide, his time in rehab, and his eventual bipolar diagnosis.

Steve Yzerman Is Leaving Tampa And Hell Yeah Motherfucker He Is Definitely Coming To Detroit Steve Yzerman Is Leaving Tampa And Hell Yeah Motherfucker He Is Definitely Coming To Detroit

Mission accomplished! Mark it the hell down. Steve Yzerman is finally coming back home to Detroit to save the godforsaken Red Wings. At least, that’s the only logical conclusion one can draw from today’s news:

So It's Come To This: An Ottawa Senators Blog So It's Come To This: An Ottawa Senators Blog

It is insane to me that we are only a year removed from the Senators coming within a game of the Stanley Cup Final. It is insane to me that so much has happened between then and now, including this and this but mostly the team’s threats to leave Ottawa and the team’s simmering contract beef with all-world…

NHL Players Are Annoyed At Noted Shit-Talker Jalen Ramsey For Talking Shit NHL Players Are Annoyed At Noted Shit-Talker Jalen Ramsey For Talking Shit

With the NBA season still over a month away from starting, NHL players needed a new source from which to draw their insecurity.

Looks Like Henrik Zetterberg's NHL Career Is Over Looks Like Henrik Zetterberg's NHL Career Is Over

Detroit captain Henrik Zetterberg will turn 38 the week the NHL season starts up, and for the first time in a long time, he will not be in the Red Wings’ lineup. He will not be in the lineup for a long while, and perhaps not ever again. It’ll be a noticeable absence, given that he’s been a mainstay since 2002 and is…

Icy Dead People Icy Dead People

Flyers goalie Alex Lyon will apparently wear a mask commemorating goofy M. Night Shyamalan horror flick The Sixth Sense this upcoming season.

Senators Assistant GM Randy Lee Resigns Due To Ongoing Bus Driver Harassment Case Senators Assistant GM Randy Lee Resigns Due To Ongoing Bus Driver Harassment Case

Ottawa Senators assistant GM Randy Lee was suspended back in June following a May arrest in Buffalo for harassing a 19-year-old hotel shuttle driver during the NHL scouting combine. With that case still pending and his time away from the team now approaching the end of its third month, Lee today officially resigned…

Man Charged With Impersonating Bruins Owner To Get Out Of Paying For Stuff Man Charged With Impersonating Bruins Owner To Get Out Of Paying For Stuff

Jeremy Jacobs is 78 and owns the NHL’s Boston Bruins. Jeffrey Jacobs is 37 and lives in Connecticut and as far as I know does not own any professional hockey teams. They are not the same person—if you’ll notice, they spell and pronounce their first names differently. It was nearly the perfect crime.

Former NHL Goalie Ray Emery Dies In Drowning Incident On Lake Ontario Former NHL Goalie Ray Emery Dies In Drowning Incident On Lake Ontario

Former NHL goalie Ray Emery drowned Sunday morning while swimming at Hamilton Harbour at Lake Ontario, according to multiple reports. Emery reportedly never emerged after diving into the water near a friend’s boat, and a search for a missing swimmer became a recovery operation Sunday afternoon.

The Golden Knights Are Paying Marc-Andre Fleury How Much? The Golden Knights Are Paying Marc-Andre Fleury How Much?

The Vegas Golden Knights announced that they have signed goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury to a very bad contract extension.

Alex Ovechkin Really, Really Loves The Song "My Neck, My Back" Alex Ovechkin Really, Really Loves The Song "My Neck, My Back"

Stanley Cup winner Alex Ovechkin is wringing as much out of the offseason as he can, presumably so he can drink it while shirtless. The Washington Capitals captain took his championship tour to his hometown of Moscow this past weekend. Ovi attended a viewing party for the national team’s World Cup match against…

Phil Kessel: Nice Roommate, Tries Hard, Loves His Goldendoodle Phil Kessel: Nice Roommate, Tries Hard, Loves His Goldendoodle

Penguins winger Phil Kessel is a reticent person, and he likes to keep it that way. Unfortunately for him, his former teammate’s blowing up his spot. New Blues center Tyler Bozak showed up on The Players’ Tribune and explained what it was like to live with Kessel when the two played in Toronto. Phil has a dog, and he…

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