From junior through to the NHL, Mark Giordano has always slipped under the radar. Now 35, and having the best season of his career, he’s finally get his long-overdue recognition. And the Flames have a spot waiting just outside the dressing room for their first Norris Trophy winner.All-Access +
Star center? Check. Deadly wingmen? Check. Solid ‘D’? Check. Elite Russian goalie? Check. But there’s one key difference: this year’s edition is expected to win. Do the Bolts have the spark within to bring the city its first Cup in 15 years?All-Access +
The path to an NHL championship is long and winding, and the Jets have a ways to go. But with Winnipeg on track to fulfill a certain prediction, THN’s trusty correspondent joins the team for a mid-season road swing. Despite only one win, the trip doesn’t disappoint. Through Montreal, Ottawa and Buffalo, the trek features everything from Wheeler’s legendary intensity and Maurice’s famed one-liners to artery-clogging press-box treats and a karma-conscious Uber driver.