Checking in on the NHL

By: Andrew Utz ~Staff Writer~ The NHL has been heating up the ice recently with recordbreakers and crazy deals across the league. First off, the Chicago Blackhawks have turned a mediocre season into one that many consider to be another potential Stanley Cup-winning season. They currently lead the Central division by 5 points. Forward Patrick Kane broke NHL records by registering points across 26 games, elevating the Hawks to 15 wins during the streak. He set a new record for both American and Blackhawk players, and it is the longest point streak by an active NHL player. The overall record … Continue reading Checking in on the NHL

Puck drops on NHL season

By: Andrew Utz ~Staff Writer~ The NHL season has been in swing for three weeks, and surprising trends have already sprung up across the league. The Montreal Canadiens are currently undefeated, knocking off Western Conference leader St. Louis on Tuesday night, winning 3-0. It was St. Louis’ second loss of the season. Locally, the Columbus Blue Jackets are dead last in the entire league, unable to convert a win across the seven games they have played. Their game against the defending champion Chicago Blackhawks had a disappointing 4-1 score line. Then, Columbus dropped its latest game against the Islanders Tuesday … Continue reading Puck drops on NHL season