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One day is today and Nazem Kadri is finally a Stanley Cup Champion

“For everyone that thought I was a liability in the playoffs, you can kiss my ass.” —Nazem Kadri, Stanley Cup Champion. This quote will be remembered for a long time after Sunday night’s celebrations in Tampa Bay, and for good reason. But Kadri’s story begins much earlier than his NHL career. Born in London, Ontario,…

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Leafs sign Liljegren up for two more years

The hangovers from the Stanley Cup Final haven’t even had a chance to grab hold of the Avalanche yet and the Leafs are already getting around to announcing some business. 🖊 We’ve signed defenceman Timothy Liljegren to a two-year contract extension. #LeafsForever — Toronto Maple Leafs (@MapleLeafs) June 27, 2022 Liljegren is back and he’s…

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There is value in keeping Jack Campbell

Goalies are weird, unpredictable, and downright chaotic people. I would argue it is near impossible to properly project how a goalie will perform in any given situation. It’s one of the reasons I personally shy away from going too in-depth on analyzing goaltenders, but for the rest of this week, that’s what I’m going to…

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Russian factor set to mix up the 2022 NHL draft board

The “Russian factor” has been a topic of discussion for years in the National Hockey League. Whether it was in the early 90s when the first wave of Soviet players made the jump to the NHL or more recently in the 2010s following the creation of the KHL, a bias against players coming out of…