The World of Hockey

Stories and features on the game, not necessarily related to the Montreal Canadiens.

Max Pacioretty Signs With Swiss League Team


Max Pacioretty of the Montreal Canadiens is joining the Swiss A League during the NHL lockout, signing with Amrbi Piotta.

AHL to NHL Translations: Save Percentage


In the NHL stats community, plenty has been done to look at how well skaters scoring rates translate from one league to another, especially the most common NHL transition from its AHL farm teams....

2003 NHL Re-Draft: Jeff Carter's Lucky Seven


He's not too many GM's favourite player, but Jeff Carter delivered tremendous value from the time he was drafted until today. He's our seventh overall pick in the 2003 Re-Draft series.

2003 NHL Re-Draft: Seabrook Takes Tough Road To Sixth


The 6th overall pick in 2003 belonged to the San Jose Sharks, who had gone through a terrible season which would change the league's power balance for many years. However, in our NHL Re-Draft, the...

2003 NHL Re-Draft: Eric Staal, Franchise Player, Goes Fifth


Not one player has had a better career since the 2003 NHL Entry Draft than Eric Staal, the franchise centre for the Carolina Hurricanes. So why exactly is he ranked 5th in terms of value in our...

2003 NHL Re-Draft: Neon Dion Goes Fourth


Dion Phaneuf was one of the most hotly discussed players to come from the 2003 NHL Entry Draft class. In our re-draft, he moves up five spots to 4th overall, despite his well-documented defensive...

2003 NHL Re-Draft: Corey Perry Proves His Critics Wrong


In a re-evaluation of the 2003 NHL Draft class, it's become painfully obvious just how wrong Corey Perry's many critics were. The lanky, chippy, talented winger is our 3rd overall selection in the...

2003 NHL Re-Draft: Ryan Getzlaf Leapfrogs Staal For Second


We look back to the 2003 NHL Entry Draft and see where the players rank today compared to back then. With the second overall pick, Ryan Getzlaf hears his name called much earlier than the 19th pick...

UFA Season Part 1: Who Should Bergevin Pursue Among Forwards?


UFA Season Part 1: Who Should Bergevin Pursue Among Forwards?

Los Angeles Kings Win the 2012 Stanley Cup


Hollywood's biggest stars this year were a group of Canadians, Americans, Slovenians and Russians who won hockey's most coveted prize for the first time in franchise history. In the process, they...


2003 NHL Re-Draft: Shea Weber Goes First Overall


With the first pick in the 2003 NHL Re-Draft, defensemen Shea Weber emerges from the pack as the player who delivered the highest accumulated value. But back on draft day, he was an afterthought,...

The 2003 NHL Draft Redone: An Introduction


The 2003 NHL Entry Draft was the deepest Entry Draft of the past generation, and played a large impact on the post-lockout success of several NHL teams. Eyes on the Prize is re-drafting the whole...

What Should We Expect from NHL Goaltenders?


Can we do a better job evaluating goaltenders using save percentage? Here's a new idea to compare goalies to their peers, as well as to standard replacement level.

Your Second Round Laugher: More Bad Playoff Predictions


I went 2-6 in Round 1, so why would you listen to my second round picks? For comedy purposes, of course.

Is it time for Luongo to go?


Is it time for Luongo to go? I say yes.

Fleury of Goals


One of the biggest chasms between traditional hockey coverage and advanced analytics is the art of storytelling. The media has always been trusted with the responsibility of setting the narrative...

April 12 NHL Playoffs Thread


Chat on tonight's games

Happy Holidays from EOTP


Wishing you a safe and happy holiday season.

Double Overtime - The Hockey Fan's Ultimate Hockey Book


A great look at the NHL's 30 teams in Stephen Cole's latest literary effort.

Habs Video and pre All-Star Daily Links


Some pre A;;-Star links and video fun for Montreal Canadiens fans

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