In the midst of a great playoff race the NHL spoiled the story when they came out an announced that they wouldn’t be participating in the 2018 Olympics launching plenty of criticism.
The NHL’s expansion team made their first big move signing their first player but as the NHL prepares for expansion they might want to focus on the struggling teams in their league.
The NHL made their move this week as they put the decision whether to attend the 2018 Olympic Games up to the NHLPA and the players with one big caveat that might change the minds of some players.
The National Hockey League is one of the most unique leagues in the North American sports landscape.
The NHL season is right around the corner as teams once again prepare for the long haul towards the Stanley Cup. It is one of the toughest roads to a championship as the physical nature of the game claims plenty of casualties. It is not only the team that has the most skill but the team that has the most tenacity that will survive the season and find their way to the Stanley Cup. As important as the skill is in the NHL, more often than not the team with the guys that can grind out wins are the ones that win championships.