A couple of Alberta friends, Ryan Russell and Steve Campbell started off with some home-made “how to” hockey videos on Instagram and now have videos going viral weekly. The duo have became popular not because of their helpful tips, but because of how ridiculous they are. They have videos of them skating on concrete, firing slapshots at each other, to taking a beating from LA Kings All-star Drew Doughty. They have also managed to get some other NHL stars in their videos such as Jeff Carter and Jonny Gaudreau. Their hilarious videos get more and more popular each day, and have fans anxiously waiting for more videos. Click here to view some of their must-watch videos.
It is without any doubt that the Pittsburgh Penguins have had one of the leagues top offensive lineup for many years now, winning back to back Stanley Cup’s in 2016 and 2017, but talk has already began of another team overpowering that explosive lineup, the Toronto Maple Leafs. The Leafs may have been seen as a joke of a team over the last decade, but no one is laughing now as the team filled with young super stars is now being compared to the elite veterans over in Pittsburgh. looking onto the 2017-2018 season, the leafs are looking in pretty good shape having 2016 first overall pick Auston Matthews dominate his rookie season, along with players like Marner and Nylander who performed exceptionally well despite their frowned upon small size. In addition to the young guns, their veterans such as JVR, Bozak and Kadri know how to steer these hot shots in the right direction. Lastly, with the signing of Marleau, this Leafs extremely deep offensive lineup is looking to be a team that is an unwanted opponent during the playoffs. But are their young stars experienced enough to take on Crosby, Malkin and the rest of the Penguins? Click here for a comparison analysis.
After 17 seasons, 1088 games and 585 point, Mike Fisher has announced his NHL retirement. The 37-year-old veteran from Peterborough, Ontario ended off his final season in the NHL as a Stanley Cup finalist, making history with the Nashville Predators becoming the first ever 8th place team to sweep the 1st place team in the playoffs. His decision to retire was made mostly due to the lack of time he spends with his family during the hockey season. Click to read more about Fishers retirement.