Posts From Dom Lunardo

NHL Playoff Preview: Montreal Canadiens vs. Toronto Maple Leafs

The Montreal Canadiens and Toronto Maple Leafs: A tale as old as time. After an up-and-down season in La Belle Province, the Canadiens find themselves playoff-bound for the second-consecutive year after a 24-21-11 overall record in the regular season.

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New York Rangers Have Foundational Pieces in Place for Sustained Success

It’s up to you, New York, New York! Although the New York Rangers will miss out on the postseason, there’s plenty of room for optimism surrounding one of the most high-powered teams in the National Hockey League.

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The NHL’s Best Under-the-Radar “Feel-Good” Stories of 2020-21

The 2020-21 National Hockey League campaign has brought with it many pleasant surprises. Which players have elevated their games to whole new heights, and which have flown under the radar? Here are my top-three under-the-radar feel-good stories thus far in 2020-21.

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Caufield, Bernard-Docker Highlight NCAA’s Presence at NHL Level

The college boys have arrived. With the 2020-21 NCAA hockey season and Frozen Four tournament now behind us, NHL general managers are looking into notable prospects and what comes next in their development.

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Toronto Maple Leafs Trade Deadline Targets

With the trade deadline fast approaching, let’s take a closer look and examine two potential trade targets for the Maple Leafs as they look to bolster their lineup with hopes of taking home Lord Stanley’s mug.

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One Issue After Another for the Buffalo Sabres

Buffalo, New York. The Queen City, home to world-class chicken wings, the Buffalo Bills, and Buffalo Sabres hockey team. Barring anything extraordinary, the Sabres are set to miss out on the postseason for the 10th consecutive season.

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Coyotes’ Jakob Chychrun Quickly Becoming the “Top Dog” in the Desert

After being selected in the first round, 16th overall back at the 2016 NHL Entry Draft, it’s certainly taken some time for Arizona Coyotes defenseman Jakob Chychrun to “find his feet” at the National Hockey League level. Well, hockey fans, the wait is officially over.

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Arizona Coyotes’ Conor Garland-One of the NHL’s Most Underrated Talents

Hockey’s not exactly the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Glendale, Arizona, now is it? Located “deep in the heart” of the desert houses one of the most least-talked-about organizations in professional sports-the Arizona Coyotes.

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Assessing the Recent NHL Blockbuster Trade: Dubois, Laine, and Roslovic

The ongoing saga and proverbial dark cloud that was Pierre-Luc Dubois and the Columbus Blue Jackets has finally come to an end. On Saturday morning, the Blue Jackets sent Dubois, along with a third-round draft pick in 2022 to the Winnipeg Jets in exchange for Jack Roslovic and scoring winger Patrik Laine.

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