Author: Chris Lomon

Timmyheads: Schaller brotherly homage spurred by life-saving donation

By: Chris Lomon

Dave Schaller doesn’t have a swelled head when it comes to his younger brother Tim’s NHL career. He does, however, sport a big head – 3 ½-feet high, to be exact.

3 days ago

Wheeler reflects on his Minnesota roots

By: Chris Lomon

Blake Wheeler has plenty of fond recollections of growing up in Plymouth, Minnesota, the place where the Winnipeg Jets captain first discovered hockey.

5 days ago

My Top 5 | Jason Zucker

By: Chris Lomon

Will everything be coming up roses for Jason Zucker this Valentine’s Day? Probably. The forward has put in a great deal of thought into planning February 14.

5 days ago

Hellebuyck's confidence contagious

By: Chris Lomon

When things get frenetic inside the Winnipeg Jets blueline, Josh Morrissey knows he doesn't have to panic. Not with Helly on the case.

February 8, 2018

Yandle leading by example

By: Chris Lomon

Throughout his rookie NHL season over 11 years ago, to now nearly 800 games into his career, Keith Yandle has received valuable wisdom. The veteran defenceman is passing it along, and it doesn't always take words.

February 6, 2018

My Top 5 | Dan Hamhuis

By: Chris Lomon

Aside from the 1,000 NHL games played milestone he recently reached, veteran defenceman Dan Hamhuis names his top five hockey career moments so far.

February 6, 2018

Boeser only getting better

By: Chris Lomon

Backhand winners. Perfect shots. Late rallies. Dane Jackson saw it all time and again from Brock Boeser. And that was just when the two faced-off in ping-pong.

February 1, 2018

Nash forever grateful for billet family

By: Chris Lomon

In his first full season with Salmon Arm, Riley Nash scored 84 points in 55 games (along with 11 points in 11 playoff games) to finish as the club’s top scorer, with a helping hand from the Hagels.

January 30, 2018

My Top 5 | Plus-minus rating

By: Chris Lomon

When you add up what these players bring to their respective teams, the numbers are pretty impressive.

January 30, 2018

Kerfoot a standout rookie, high school visionary

By: Chris Lomon

Alexander Kerfoot, Super Bowl champion? Well, sort of.

January 25, 2018

Top 5: Shift Work Leaders

By: Chris Lomon

Who jumps over the boards the most so far in 2017-18? This week we take a look at the five players that lead the way when it comes to most total shifts taken.

January 23, 2018

Lewis Hammers Out Solid NHL Career

By: Chris Lomon

After a long, exhausting day helping his father construct cabins, Trevor Lewis, soaked from head to toe, turned to his dad during the car ride home and said, “I want to make it in the NHL because I don’t think I’d be any good at doing this for a living.”

January 23, 2018

Savard Looking For His Next Adventure In Hockey

By: Chris Lomon

Savard's 13-season playing career spanned 807 NHL games with four teams.

January 22, 2018

Flyers cement Lindros' legacy with retirement of No. 88

By: Chris Lomon

Eric Lindros continues to make a difference in the hockey world off the ice, but further cements his legend as a Philadelphia Flyer when his No. 88 is raised to the rafters.

January 18, 2018

On the farm or at the rink, Hendricks knows the value hard work

By: Chris Lomon

It was 22 years ago when Matt Hendricks started a part-time job, one that would shape the way he played hockey at the big-league level.

January 16, 2018

My Top 5 | Jakob Chychrun

By: Chris Lomon

He’s one of hockey’s top young defenceman, a blueliner that can log big minutes and deliver at both ends of the ice. In his second NHL season, Jakob Chychrun looks right at home whenever he takes a shift.

January 16, 2018

Barkov gets due recognition with first All-Star selection

By: Chris Lomon

Just how good is Aleksander (Sasha) Barkov, Florida’s star centreman and recently named All-Star? His teammate, veteran defenceman Keith Yandle, is happy to offer up his take.

January 11, 2018

Schneider the ideal teammate

By: Chris Lomon

It didn’t take Miles Wood long to figure out there were two distinct sides to No. 35 for the New Jersey Devils.

January 9, 2018

My Top 5 | Brady Skjei

By: Chris Lomon

Who made Skjei’s list? Which course would he pick to play on? And what would be on the menu at the clubhouse after 18 holes? Time to tee off with No. 76.

January 9, 2018

The outdoors agree with J.T. Miller

By: Chris Lomon

J.T. Miller’s penchant for coming up big on the outdoor sporting stage isn’t just limited to hockey.

January 8, 2018