Fischler Report: An Interview With Detroit Red Wings Executive VP Jim Devellano
Stan Fischler discusses a variety of Detroit Red Wings-related topics with executive vice president Jim Devellano. Plus, Fischler talks about Jonathan Huberdeau, Miles Wood, early 2023 NHL free agency predictions, K'Andre Miller and so much more.
From the Archives: Finding My Favorite Columnist
When Stan Fischler was growing up as a Leafs fan living Brooklyn, it was a challenge finding Toronto hockey news in New York. He looks back at what it was like finding his favorite writer at a newsstand in his early days of following the sport.
Fischler Report: An Interview with Former NHLPA Head Paul Kelly
Former NHLPA boss Paul Kelly chats with Stan Fischler about the challenges facing the NHL going forward, what Don Fehr's successor must do and much more. Plus, Fischler talks about Patrick Kane, David Quinn, the free agent market and more.
From the Archives: Rocket Richard, a Canadien Forever
If there was a player who could be called "The Babe Ruth Of Hockey" in the post-World War years it was Maurice (The Rocket) Richard of the Montreal Canadiens. But at one point, it almost looked like he was headed to the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Fischler Report: Quite the Climate Change Between Florida and Calgary
Stan Fischler looks at the Panthers/Flames trade, the Seattle Kraken's off-season, Lionel Hitchman, Zdeno Chara, Johnny Gaudreau, Jack Gordon and so much more in this week's edition of the Fischler Report.
From the Archives: Killing the Black Hawks
If ever there was a study in National Hockey League contrasts, a classic "Battle Of The Opposites" took place during the 1946-47 season. Stan Fischler looks at the difference between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Chicago Blackhawks that season.
Fischler Report: Itchy Issues to Think About Before NHL Free Agency
Stan Fischler shares some thoughts on the NHL draft and the start of free agency, the New Jersey Devils, Minnesota Wild, Shane Wright, some big moves in women's hockey and so much more.
From the Archives: Day Tosses Bouquets at Turk and Teeder
Like the New York Rangers of this past season, who handsomely rebounded from a non-playoff year to become an elite NHL team, the 1946-47 Toronto Maple Leafs did likewise. Stan Fischler looks at what that group became.
Bluelines: The Tampa Bay Lightning's Status as a Hockey Dynasty
Stan Fischler shares some thoughts on the upcoming NHL draft, what Tampa Bay's legacy will be, the Hockey Time Machine, John Tortorella, the Maccabiah Games, Jim Pappin and so much more.
From the Archives: Hornets Give Pittsburgh First Calder Cup
Stan Fischler looks back at the time the Pittsburgh Hornets won the AHL's Calder Cup back in 1952, led by coach King Clancy and featuring a host of future NHLers, including Tim Horton.
Fischler Report: Feelings About an Incredible Stanley Cup Final
Stan Fischler looks back at the Stanley Cup final and how the Avalanche won. Plus, Stan discusses the Hart Trophy, Barry Trotz, Andrew Brunette, Artemi Panarin and so much more.
From the Archives: Fine Coaches Pilot Cup Finalists
The Lightning have a long road ahead to win a third-straight Stanley Cup, but Stan Fischler looked back at the first time an NHL team recorded a trifecta.
Fischler Report: What Bettman's State of the League Means
Stan Fischler breaks down the NHL's recent address to the media, the Stanley Cup final so far, the New York Rangers, a big moment coming up in women's hockey, Barry Trotz, the Florida Panthers and so much more.
Bluelines: John Tortorella is the Perfect Coach for Flyers
Stan Fischler looks at John Tortorella's hiring in Philadelphia, what the Lightning need to do better in Game 2, the New York Rangers' upcoming off-season, the life of Jim "Bearcat" Murray, Ryan Miller, Jon Cooper and so much more.
Fischler Report: Lightning vs. Avalanche — Nothing Could be Better!
Stan Fischler gives his thoughts on who will win the Stanley Cup, why the Rangers fell short, the Edmonton Oilers, the NHL's coaching market, the Florida Panthers and so much more.
Bluelines: Why the Lightning Have Won Three in a Row
Stan Fischler looks at why the Tampa Bay Lightning hold a 3-2 series lead, Barry Trotz watch, David Pastrnak, Bruce Cassidy's firing, Ken Holland, Cale Makar and so much more.
Fischler Report: A Playoff Record That Will Never Be Broken
Stan Fischler shares thoughts on the four remaining Stanley Cup playoff teams, Tampa's pursuit at chasing a potentially unbreakable record, Darryl Sutter, Gretzky vs. Messier, Jay Woodcroft, the Coyotes and so much more.