It must be hard for Tony Granato, head coach of the 2018 U.S. Olympic men’s ice hockey team, not to dip into the well at Lake Placid too many times. “I think we have lots of players in our country and in our talent pool that will give us the same kind of excitement we had in Lake Placid.
SAN JOSE — Joel Ward's route to becoming an everyday NHL player was an unconventional one at best. Ward played four years of Canadian university hockey, was in the American League for basically three full years and was nearly 28 years old before everyone realized that he truly belonged. Now 36, Ward
Mark Blinch / National Hockey League / Getty The dawn of the 2017-18 NHL season is upon us, and now is the time to venture our guesses on how things will play out. Today, we take a look at the Atlantic Division, which is poised to be tightly contested. Here's how we reckon things will look at the