Posts From Dom Lunardo

Maple Leafs’ Sandin, Robertson, & Liljegren Face Critical Season in 2021-22

The more things change, the more they stay the same, right, Leaf fans? For the fifth consecutive season, the Toronto Maple Leafs found themselves eliminated in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs at the conclusion of the 2020-21 NHL campaign.

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New Jersey Devils “Bulk Up” Ahead of the 2021-22 Campaign

After a disappointing campaign in 2020-21, the New Jersey Devils had an impressive offseason. The Devils were active in free agency, as well as on the trade front as they attempted to retool their roster.

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Los Angeles Kings Prospect Report (Part 3 of 3)

Over the past few weeks, we’ve examined the likes of a wide variety of prospects “in the system” for the Los Angeles Kings. Elite-caliber names such as Gabe Vilardi, Quinton Byfield, Tobias Bjornfot, Arthur Kaliyev, and Brandt Clarke are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to L.A.’s deep and talented prospect pool. 

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Los Angeles Kings Prospect Report (Part 2 of 3)

As the Los Angeles Kings continue to progress through their rebuild, one major position of strength is their deep and talented prospect pool. Last week, we examined the likes of Tyler Madden, Mikey Anderson, Quinton Byfield, and Brandt Clarke. This week, four new high-end youngsters take center stage.

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Los Angeles Kings Prospect Report (Part 1 of 3)

There’s been a changing of the guard in Los Angeles since the hockey club won two Stanley Cups in three seasons from 2012 to 2014. Although star players like Drew Doughty, Anze Kopitar, and Jonathan Quick still remain, the Los Angeles Kings have undergone a massive transformation both on- and off-the-ice with hopes of (once again) building a winner.

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Seattle Kraken Score Big at Expansion Draft with Gourde & Oleksiak

The 2021 National Hockey League Expansion Draft came and went last week as the Seattle Kraken assembled the first draft of their roster. In total, 31 players relocated and the vast majority of them (at least for the time being) can call Seattle, Washington home.

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Colorado Avalanche: Predicting Cale Makar’s Second Contract

Every once in a while, a defenseman comes along and completely knocks your socks off. Cale Makar of the Colorado Avalanche is one of those players.

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New York Islanders Offseason Free Agent Targets

The New York Islanders came to within one win of a berth in last year’s Stanley Cup Final losing out to the Tampa Bay Lightning. Like all 32 National Hockey League franchises, the Islanders will look to bolster their team ahead of next season. One way to accomplish such a feat is through free agency. 

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Anaheim Ducks Season Recap

As they proudly proclaim in The Mighty Ducks trilogy: Quack, Quack, Quack. The Anaheim Ducks are one of a handful of National Hockey League teams currently in a rebuild. Out with the old, and in with the new seems to be the “name of the game” for Ducks general manager Bob Murray. 

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