The New York Rangers win the Jimmy Vesey Sweepstakes

Yesterday, Jimmy Vesey decided to join the Rangers organization over a multitude of other choices. He signed a two-year contract with the club. ESPN reported on the team signing the coveted player (please don’t judge me for using ESPN as a hockey source): Vesey became a free agent at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday. In addition to the…

My Thoughts on the World Cup of Hockey Sweaters

With the World Cup of Hockey coming juuussstttt under a month away (starts on September 17th) I figured it was time to weigh in on the sweaters most of our favorite players will be repping. Here they are if you haven’t seen them already: From NHL.com Ok, so first can we all agree that Team…

Patrick Roy Resigns as Head Coach of the Colorado Avalanche

There’s an “avalanche” of uncertainty coming out of Colorado right now (Get it? Ya I hate me too). Yesterday, Avalanche head coach Patrick Roy shockingly stepped down from his coaching duties. Roy had this to say about his departure: “I have thought long and hard over the course of the summer about how I might improve…

Edmonton Oilers Defenceman Oscar Klefbom Talks Trash About Taylor Hall

At the very beginning of free agency, the hockey world saw a blockbuster trade happen. The Edmonton Oilers sent 2010 first-overall pick Taylor Hall to the New Jersey Devils for defenceman Adam Larsson. It was an awful trade by the Oilers, who are a dumpster fire right now, and the entire hockey world knew it….

Here’s Some NHL Highlights to Help get you to October

Ugh, it’s only mid-July. Hockey has been gone for a little over a month and now that the free agency frenzy is over us NHL fans are kinda just waiting around. Sure the ‘World Cup of Hockey’ is coming is coming in September, but that’s still far away and us fanatics who are lonely have…

I was in a Podcast Last Night Talking NHL Free Agency

Fun fact about me: Not only do I write for ‘Top Cheddar’, I also write for a San Jose Sharks-based website called ‘Pucknology‘. And on ‘Pucknology’ we sometimes do a podcast where we talk about the NHL in general and what’s going on. Last night we talked free agency, not only the moves the Sharks…

NHL Legend Rear Ends Minivan, Then Proceeds to Blow a .249% BAC

NHL Hall of Famer Ray Bourque pleaded guilty (actually not really, just admitted that the prosecutors had enough evidence to convict him if charged) yesterday to an OUI (operating under the influence). Basically the same thing as a DUI or a DWI. I honestly don’t know the difference between any of these because they all…

Compare & Contrast 20-Year-Old People Who Skate: Aaron Ekblad vs. Me

Article and feature image source: h/t NHL.com– Defenseman Aaron Ekblad agreed to an eight-year, $60 million contract extension with the Florida Panthers on Friday, according to ESPN. The contract would have an annual average value of $7.5 million and start with the 2017-18 season.  Ekblad, 20, had 15 goals, 10th among NHL defensemen, and 36…

Blackhawks Out Here Making MINOR Moves

The NHL free agency has officially begun and the Blackhawks have already made some mediocre moves! Well the mediocre moves actually weren’t free agency moves, but I dislike them still. Well actually its a half and half of good moves and bad moves. Yesterday the Hawks re-signed Mashinter and, my personal favorite player, Rozsival. Mashinter…