Author: Chris Lomon

From Seattle to San Jose, Dillon continues to grow

By: Chris Lomon

Even when the odds seemed stacked against the young Seattle Thunderbirds defenceman, Russ Farwell never once saw an ounce of quit in Brenden Dillon’s eyes or in his game.

20 hours ago

My Top 5 | Playoff Scoring Leaders

By: Chris Lomon

Which five current NHL stars have the golden touch when it comes to putting up the points in the Stanley Cup Playoffs?

2 days ago

Guentzel remains grounded since dominant debut

By: Chris Lomon

Kirk Thompson still remembers the first time he met the “scrawny kid with the blonde, curly hair and the big smile.” And he certainly hasn’t forgotten the first time he faced Jake Guentzel on the ice.

2 days ago

The most exciting empty-netter Blake Comeau has ever seen

By: Chris Lomon

Ahead of his team's 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs debut, Blake Comeau looks back to a 10-game win streak that had him thinking, "This team has a different feel to it."

April 12, 2018

My Top 5 | GWG Leaders

By: Chris Lomon

When the game is on the line and you need someone to step up and score the big one, these players know how to get the job done.

April 10, 2018

Kyle Connor playoff ready on heels of impressive rookie season

By: Chris Lomon

Kyle Connor had a lot to be happy about on Saturday night. But before and after the game and even the day after, the Winnipeg Jets forward’s thoughts, like many hockey players, were someplace else.

April 10, 2018

Taylor Hall makes it look easy

By: Chris Lomon

For a player whose explosive skating skills make him appear to be in perpetual motion, it’s Taylor Hall’s ability to put things on pause that have his teammates speaking volumes.

April 5, 2018

Rask sets the tone for Bruins

By: Chris Lomon

While Tuukka Rask recently flashed his glove hand in a much different manner than his Boston teammates are used to seeing, there’s one newer member of the Bruins that marvels at everything he does.

April 3, 2018

My Top 5 | GAA Leaders

By: Chris Lomon

Check out these five big-time backstoppers (currently active with 30+ starts) who showcase some serious talent when it comes to keeping the puck out of their net.

April 3, 2018

Wide World Of Sports Provides Copp With Big Assist

By: Chris Lomon

What did draining birdies, snagging line drives, and tossing tight spirals do for Andrew Copp’s NHL career? A lot more than he could have ever imagined.

March 29, 2018

Top 5 | 2017-18 shots leaders

By: Chris Lomon

When it comes to loading up and letting it fly, these five stars crank it up and fire away more than any other players in the league.

March 27, 2018

Ryan Hartman's shark tale

By: Chris Lomon

It might not quite rival any of the jump-out-of-your-seat moments from the movie Jaws, but Ryan Hartman does have a decent spine-tingling shark tale to share.

March 27, 2018

Hockey a generational bond for the Moulson family

By: Chris Lomon

The times when Shannon and Matt Moulson shared the same ice have long since passed, but their love of hockey and unwavering support of one another remains as strong as ever.

March 23, 2018

Craftmanship a therapeutic hobby, potential second career for Smith

By: Chris Lomon

What began as a childhood bonding experience with his father has built into something truly special for Ottawa Senators forward Zack Smith.

March 22, 2018

My Top 5 | Cam Atkinson

By: Chris Lomon

Which Hollywood hits made the right wing’s top five list? One of them combines hockey and golf, while another keeps bringing the 28-year-old back for more.

March 20, 2018

Now on Jets' side, teammates appreciating Stastny's repertoire

By: Chris Lomon

A home loss to Nashville was hardly cause for celebration. The play of newly acquired Paul Stastny, however, was one big bright spot.

March 20, 2018

Forsberg, de la Rose, teammates around the track

By: Chris Lomon

Going up against the best hockey players on the planet doesn’t bring out the nerves in Jacob de la Rose. Watching the horse he co-owns with another NHLer compete? That’s an entirely different story.

March 15, 2018

My Top 5 | Austin Watson

By: Chris Lomon

Playing in his third full NHL season, the 26-year-old left wing and proud native of Ann Arbor, Michigan offered up his top ‘Favourite Athletes Of All Time’.

March 13, 2018

Frederik Andersen: Great teammate, better person

By: Chris Lomon

Zach Hyman paused briefly before responding to the question about teammate Frederik Andersen. How he chose to answer it showed just how much respect the centre has for No. 31.

March 13, 2018

Stanley Cups Finals or charity softball tournaments – Kunitz is all in

By: Chris Lomon

As soon as the ball rocketed off the bat, Bob Daniels figured the four-time Stanley Cup winner and Olympic gold medalist patrolling centre field wouldn’t bother trying to track it down. But then Chris Kunitz did what his former collegiate hockey coach had already seen countless times.

March 8, 2018