All posts by Ryan Schaap

Self described "leader" of Pucks On Net who can be followed on most social media platforms @schaaptop

Life After Q

Update: The Chicago Blackhawks were able to win a hockey game on Wednesday, December 12th 2018 when they defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins 6-3 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. The also went 1 for 2 on the power play. It is Christmas time, miracles can happen after all! The decision to fire Blackhawks' head ...

Feedback Loop of Failure

The Edmonton Oilers have done this before. They do a lot of the same things over and over again, expecting a different result. https://soundcloud.com/user-922863791/hitchcock-returns-to-coach-mcdavid-the-oilers On this week's podcast, we're all scratching our heads trying to figure out why the Edmonton Oilers would hire a semi-retired Ken Hitchcock to turn things around in the self-proclaimed City ...

Thunderbolts And Lightning (Very Very Frightening)

The Tampa Bay Lightning are probably going to win the Stanley Cup this year. In a season that reminds me of the Washington Capitals a year prior, this is a total under the radar season for the Bolts. All the tell-tale signs are there. Don't say I didn't warn you! Nobody is talking about them ...

King William & The Maple Leaf Holdout

Word came out last week that two teams were very interested in trading for the rights to William Nylander, The Carolina Hurricanes and the Los Angeles Kings. Over twelve teams have expressed interest in Nylander, but the Kings and the Canes are the thirstiest. With Kyle Dubas and the Toronto Maple Leafs needing to make ...

That Pettersson Noise!

On Monday night I took in the Vancouver Canucks vs the Minnesota Wild game at Rogers Arena. It was a fantastic game. The beer was very expensive. The game was exciting and high scoring, which is incredibly rare as there hasn't been an exciting mid-week game vs Minnesota in fifteen years. Rogers Arena was nowhere ...