Author: Chris Lomon

Holtby a humble standout, even from a young age

By: Chris Lomon

He has 225 career NHL wins and 32 career shutouts. Not bad for the “quiet kid from Saskatchewan.”

May 22, 2018

First Kentucky Derby experience a winner for Bjugstad

By: Chris Lomon

What exactly was Nick Bjugstad doing horsing around in Kentucky with five of his Florida teammates?

May 17, 2018

My Top 5 | Postseason shot leaders

By: Chris Lomon

Who are the big shots (on the teams still competing for hockey’s top team trophy) when it comes to taking the most shots in this year’s Stanley Cup Playoffs?

May 15, 2018

'Fast and fearless', Point making waves this postseason

By: Chris Lomon

Brayden Point was determined to make a point when he was added to the Team Orr squad. And did he ever.

May 15, 2018

Coyle, Stepan, recall the teaches that impacted them

By: Chris Lomon

A pair of NHLPA members, Minnesota Wild’s Charlie Coyle and Arizona Coyotes Derek Stepan, were only too happy to hand out top grades during Teacher Appreciation Week.

May 10, 2018

Student of the game? Scheifele has graduated to stardom

By: Chris Lomon

The “student of the game” has graduated to NHL stardom. It was something one of Mark Scheifele’s former coaches saw coming a long time ago.

May 8, 2018

My Top 5 | Blocked Shots

By: Chris Lomon

Who has the best shot-stopping stats so far in the 2017-18 postseason? Hint: Three Washington Capitals made the cut.

May 8, 2018

From WHL to NHL, Engelland has always backed teammates

By: Chris Lomon

While there wasn’t much flash to Deryk Engelland’s game, it was simplicity that made him a success during his Moose Jaw days.

May 3, 2018

My Top 5 | Active Playoff Scoring Defencemen

By: Chris Lomon

Which five current NHL D-men get an A-plus when it comes to contributing the most on the scoresheet in the Stanley Cup Playoffs?

May 1, 2018

Evander Kane credits teammates for easy transition

By: Chris Lomon

Evander Kane wanted to make his first Stanley Cup Playoff game a memorable one. And he certainly did.

May 1, 2018

Rust has a blueprint, and paw print for Stanley Cup success

By: Chris Lomon

Bryan Rust has found an ideal blueprint – and paw print – for Stanley Cup success on and off the ice.

April 26, 2018

My Top 5 | Stanley Cup Playoffs Wins Leaders

By: Chris Lomon

Which five current NHL backstoppers have the know-how to net their respective teams the ‘W’ when it comes to the biggest games?

April 24, 2018

Little hitting all the right chords

By: Chris Lomon

Away from the rink, the Little has been enjoying the time off between series. It’s afforded him the opportunity to indulge in one of his favourite hobbies.

April 24, 2018

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.

April 19, 2018

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?

April 17, 2018

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.

April 17, 2018

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