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Author: Bryce Ferguson

Analyzing the Rookie Phenom Who is Tearing Up the NHL

Reading Time: 2 minutesIn a tweet on February 22nd, NHL Network analyst stated “Quinn Hughes might be the most dynamic defenceman in the NHL with the puck… And he’s a 20-year old rookie.”  This in short shows how remarkable Quinn’s rookie season has been. Calder debates aside, Quinn is having not just a phenomenal, but historical rookie season. He is putting up numbers we haven’t seen from a rookie defenceman in nearly 30 years (27 to be exact – Vladimir Malakhov most recently did it with the Islanders in 1993). But that’s common knowledge at this point. What about...

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Who is the Greatest Goal Scorer in NHL History?

Reading Time: 3 minutesAlex Ovechkin propelled himself into the gifted 700-goal club Saturday, slapping a shot from his iconic spot near the faceoff dot past Devils goaltender Mackenzie Blackwood. Ovechkin got to 700 in a mere 1144 games. That’s 0.612 goals per game, good for sixth all time. When strength of goaltending and durability are considered, the Great Eight has many calling him the greatest goal scorer of all time, including Spittin’ Chiclets host Paul Bissonnette, who tweeted Saturday that Ovie was the “greatest goal scorer of all time. Crazy stuff”. But is he? The 80s and 90s birthed...

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