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July 2022

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2022 Stanley Cup Recap!

Many have claimed the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs as one of the best postseasons in recent history. The nearly two-month grind featured highlight-reel goals, unforgeable matchups and breakout performances from a wide variety of players. Now that the champions have been crowned, click the link below to see this fantastic montage remembering the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs.

2022 Playoff Montage

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Entry Draft & Free Agency Tool

Whether you are shopping for a new team, or being selected by one, it is important to evaluate the characteristics of each possible destination. Click the link below to learn more about all 32 NHL franchises.

NHL Lifestyle Rankings

Player Spotlight

Dylan Holloway, Edmonton Oilers

This month’s player spotlight is on Calgary, Alberta native, Dylan Holloway. Between 2016 and 2019, Dylan was an Alberta Junior Hockey League star with the Okotoks Oilers. In his final AJHL season, Dylan finished second in league scoring with 40 goals and 88 points in 53 games. The 2019-20 hockey season marked Dylan’s freshman year with the University of Wisconsin Badgers, an...

This month’s player spotlight is on Calgary, Alberta native, Dylan Holloway. Between 2016 and 2019, Dylan was an Alberta Junior Hockey League star with the Okotoks Oilers. In his final AJHL season, Dylan finished second in league scoring with 40 goals and 88 points in 53 games. The 2019-20 hockey season marked Dylan’s freshman year with the University of Wisconsin Badgers, and following a successful campaign, Dylan was selected 14th overall by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft. Most recently, Dylan made his NHL debut in game four of the Western Conference Finals, as he continues to gain pivotal experience at the professional level. Click the link below to watch Dylan’s interview reflecting on his NHL debut.

Show More + Holloway makes NHL debut in Game 4 vs Avalanche

June 2022

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LIV Golf & Dustin Johnson

Former top-ranked golfer, Dustin Johnson will play in the first LIV Golf event in London, England from June 9-11. After previously expressing his loyalty to the PGA, the shocking decision leaves many golf supporters asking how much DJ was paid to join the new tour. Click the link below to learn more about Dustin’s lucrative contract and swift repercussions taken by the tour and his...

Former top-ranked golfer, Dustin Johnson will play in the first LIV Golf event in London, England from June 9-11. After previously expressing his loyalty to the PGA, the shocking decision leaves many golf supporters asking how much DJ was paid to join the new tour. Click the link below to learn more about Dustin’s lucrative contract and swift repercussions taken by the tour and his sponsors.

Show More + LIV Golf Lures DJ With $125M Offer

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NHL Viewership Setting Records

The 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs are proving to be must-see TV! TNT and TBS have the highest ratings since the advent of cable television! Most notably, Monday’s Game 7 between the Rangers and Hurricanes was the most watched first or second round NHL playoff game on cable since the Red Wings and Blackhawks met in 2013. Click the link below to view more viewership statistics.

Playoff Viewership Statistics

Player Spotlight

Ryan Strome, New York Rangers

This month’s player spotlight is on Mississauga, Ontario native, Ryan Strome. While playing for the OHL’s Niagara Ice Dogs, Ryan headed into the 2011 NHL Entry Draft as one of the draft’s most talented prospects. It took just five picks before the skilled young forward was selected by the New York Islanders. Since entering the NHL is 2013, Ryan has amassed over 62...

This month’s player spotlight is on Mississauga, Ontario native, Ryan Strome. While playing for the OHL’s Niagara Ice Dogs, Ryan headed into the 2011 NHL Entry Draft as one of the draft’s most talented prospects. It took just five picks before the skilled young forward was selected by the New York Islanders. Since entering the NHL is 2013, Ryan has amassed over 620 NHL games, splitting time between the Islanders, Oilers and Rangers. Since moving to Broadway in 2018, Ryan has established himself as one of the Rangers’ most important players, helping push the team into the 2022 Eastern Conference Finals. Click the link below as Ryan shares his advice for players seeking to partner with a trusted advisor.

Show More + Ryan Strome Discusses GAVIN

May 2022

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Remembering Mike Bossy

Mike Bossy’s battle with lung cancer ended his life on April 15, 2022.  The many tributes which celebrated his scoring mastery also honoured his professionalism and integrity.  He remains the all-time leader in goals per game in the regular season at 0.762 and an icon that shaped the Islanders dynasty in the 1980s.  Please click the link watch Boss’s story.

The Purest Goal Scorer

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Remembering Guy Lafleur

On April 22, 2022, Guy Lafleur passed away after a series of prolonged health issues. His on-ice accomplishments, which included five Stanley Cup titles, were equalled by his off-ice notoriety for kindness and generosity  – characteristics that symbolised the legend as much as his flowing blond hair. Click the link below to watch a tribute video.

Guy, Guy, Guy!

Player Spotlight

Erik Gudbranson, Calgary Flames

This month’s player spotlight is on Calgary Flames’ defensemen, Erik Gudbranson. Prior to the NHL, the Ottawa native spent three seasons with the OHL’s Kingston Frontenacs. During this time, he earned a silver medal with Team Canada’s World Juniors along with a gold medal at the World Under-17 tournament. In 2010, Erik was selected 3rd overall by the Florida Panth...

This month’s player spotlight is on Calgary Flames’ defensemen, Erik Gudbranson. Prior to the NHL, the Ottawa native spent three seasons with the OHL’s Kingston Frontenacs. During this time, he earned a silver medal with Team Canada’s World Juniors along with a gold medal at the World Under-17 tournament. In 2010, Erik was selected 3rd overall by the Florida Panthers and has since amassed nearly 650 regular season NHL games, over eleven seasons. Most recently, Erik was awarded the Calgary Flames’ Peter Maher “Good Guy” Award, presented to the player who displays the highest level of sincerity, integrity, dedication and respect. Click the link below to see Erik’s presentation.

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