State of the Federal (Address): The First Lady of Federal Hockey

What’s to come for the future of the Dashers? Find out from their newly-appointed General Manager Diane Short. Continue reading State of the Federal (Address): The First Lady of Federal Hockey

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The Imminent Battle for the Quad Cities

Man, a real shame. It’s a bit old at this point, but the Quad City Mallards – a team that jumped around a few leagues before finding “stability” in the ECHL – folded earlier this season. Making the jump from the fringe International Hockey League, to the Central Hockey League – that I stillĀ forget lasted until the year I graduated High School – that contains … Continue reading The Imminent Battle for the Quad Cities

STATE OF THE FEDERAL: @NorthernFeds Battle Well in Season Opener

  The Federal Hockey League’s “newly added expansion team” showed out on their first-ever franchise game, taking on the Watertown Wolves on the road for the first of five games between the rivals. Fans were eagerly awaiting tonight’s long-anticipated puck drop, and showed up publicly to support their boys. Nobody knew what to expect from a ragtag team of former players/scratches – who fans were … Continue reading STATE OF THE FEDERAL: @NorthernFeds Battle Well in Season Opener

STATE OF THE FEDERAL: They Lost the Nationals…Now What? Doom!

In a shocking twist, the Federal Hockey League – hockey’s answer to Minor League…er, independent league… no, wait, remember that Amarillo all-online Baseball team? Yeah, that -has lost one of the few non-Soskin (Carolina, Port Huron, Danville; ironically the competitive attendance teams!) teams that it had remaining in it’s bittersweet six-team saloon. Cornwall Nationals, indirectly billed as the “new-direction of the FHL” (this means North, … Continue reading STATE OF THE FEDERAL: They Lost the Nationals…Now What? Doom!

The Problem with USA Hockey’s PK Rule Change

Hockey in the United States still sits in an idle place as the fourth most-popular of the four major sports. There’s a myriad of reasons why this could be the case, with most pointing to lack of exciting action, confusing and unfollowable play, and low scoring games that don’t mean anything until the third period. In case you missed it yesterday, @rovitz7 wrote an article … Continue reading The Problem with USA Hockey’s PK Rule Change