NHLN Notebook: The OHL-AHL relationship, Detroit's ugly situation, and Dougie Hamilton's confusing usage
November 21 2016 11:24AM
Dylan Strome is stuck in limbo, being too good for the OHL but not good enough for the NHL. The Red Wings, after a hot start to the season, have started to crash, which helps remind us how bad their cap situation moving forward actually is. And Dougie Hamilton keeps coming up in trade rumours, which is bizarre, but not as bizarre as the Flames' reluctance to use him as much as they should.
November 20 2016 09:00AM
If you Google the NWHL, its Wikipedia page comes up with (2015 - ) beside its name. If you Google the NHL, there’s no date beside it. This could mean absolutely nothing, but considering Friday’s events regarding the NWHL, it seems to be an eery reminder that the National Women’s Hockey League seemingly has an expiry date attached to it. While I realize this topic lacks the Oilers, I also think that the downfall of the first professional women’s hockey league that promised to pay its players is a topic that all hockey fans should be concerned about.
Watch The Game Podcast
November 19 2016 01:07PM
Cam welcomes Ian Fleming, the guy behind S.A.V.E. data visualization for goalies, to the show to talk about the best metrics to analyze goaltending in the NHL and who the league's best are despite common perception.
November 19 2016 11:39AM
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The Ottawa Senators have returned to a stable goaltending situation, deciding to go with Craig Anderson and Mike Condon as their netminders in the immediate future. With this in mind, this meant letting go of Andrew Hammond, who has been placed on waivers today. It's a pretty surprising turn of events, but is it one that the Leafs should take advantage of?
November 18 2016 10:02AM
It is still early in the season, but the Winnipeg Jets have already provided some ups and downs for fans. Major injuries have been a big down.
The injuries started early on with Bryan Little falling almost right away, and since then the Jets injury reserve climbed up to a peak of nine regular roster players.
With the injuries came opportunity, and two players have made the most of their opportunity.