Double the Funds, Double the Fun for PHF

(Image via Premier Hockey Federation) The battle for a stable women’s pro hockey league in North America just got a bit easier. Last month, the Premier Hockey Federation (PHF) announced that its salary cap will double from $750,000 to $1.5 million, beginning with the 2023-24 season. This is the third straight season in which the... Continue Reading →

Ryan Reynolds: Ottawa Senators Owner?

(Photo via: Justin Tang/The Canadian Press) The Ottawa Senators franchise has experienced a tumultuous past few years. From reaching the Eastern Conference Finals in 2017[1], to a remarkably steep drop-off into the basement of the NHL’s standings, the ongoing rumors of the team being for sale, and the often-controversial actions and eventual death of owner... Continue Reading →

Habs’ Logan Mailloux: A Deserved Second Chance or One Chance Too Many?

(Photo via Ivanoh Demers/Radio-Canada) Lost among several recent, unfortunate stories of sexual misconduct throughout the hockey world, Logan Mailloux signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the Montreal Canadiens earlier this month. The Habs controversially selected Mailloux 31st overall in the 2021 NHL Entry Draft, after Mailloux withdrew his name from the Draft. Mailloux was convicted... Continue Reading →

“O (No) Canada”: Hockey Canada in Crisis Over Poor Handling of Sexual Assault Allegations

            In the last 24 hours, Hockey Canada has lost multiple major sponsors, at least one of which is permanent, ahead of the 2022-2023 season due to continued concerns from the companies regarding the federations handling of recent sexual assault allegations.             In May 2022, it was reported that Hockey Canada, the governing body of... Continue Reading →

Alexandra Mandrycky Marks 6th Woman Promoted to Assistant GM in Historic Year for NHL

(Image via NHL) Last week, the Seattle Kraken promoted Alexandra Mandrycky, the club’s former Director of Hockey Strategy and Research, to the position of Assistant General Manager. Mandrycky highlights a barrier-breaking year in which six women have been promoted to Assistant GM positions across the league. Mandrycky’s roots are in analytics, making her the first... Continue Reading →

Hobey Baker Winner Dryden McKay Accepts 6-Month Ban for Accidental Anti-Doping Violation

[Photo via Mansoor Ahmad/The Reporter] Record-setting Minnesota State goaltender Dryden McKay has accepted a six-month ban from competition for violating an anti-doping rule, according to the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). McKay was recently named the winner of this season’s Hobey Baker Trophy – the Division I men’s hockey equivalent of the Heisman Trophy –... Continue Reading →

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