Here is Toronto Maple Leafs fan and hockey writer Joe Pack, fondly recalling the 2016-17 Ottawa Senators. Joe Pack, known for his winning performances on Marek vs. Wyshynski’s “Game Show Friday” and his three-figure following on Twitter, died on Thursday. The Toronto native had taken his wife and son to the Puck Daddy Hotel in New York where he was to write the eulogy for the Ottawa Senators.
The Nashville Predators made history on Monday night, beating the Anaheim Ducks in Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals and advancing to their first Stanley Cup Final in team history. It’s a momentous occasion for the franchise and for the City of Nashville, but the work isn’t done just yet. With four more wins, the Preds can bring Lord Stanley’s Cup to Tennessee with a parade down Broadway. They learned their opponent on Wednesday night after a thrilling Game 7 between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Ottawa Senators. The Pens won the East for the second straight year, and they’ll continue their Cup defense against the Preds in the Final. Nashville will wait a full week between games, as the 2017
The Islanders will need to add a top-six forward and other forwards to add depth and improve ahead of next season, argues Scott Cullen of TSN in an edition of "Off-Season Game Plan." The Islanders won their final six games of the season, but narrowly missed out on a playoff spot. Cullen believes that the team's top concern this off-season must be to keep John Tavares, who has just one more year remaining on his contract. Andy Graziano, SNY.TV Twitter Hard to argue with Cullen's recap of the Islanders season, although calling Ladd a 'zero' because of assists was a tough take. There was no mention of the back injury suffered in training camp that hindered the forward past the all-star break or