Defenseman Cody Franson (#4) of the Toronto Maple Leafs shoves Left Wing R.J. Umberger (#18) of the Philadelphia Flyers out of the crease allowing teammate Goalie James Reimer (#34) of the Toronto Maple Leafs to glove the puck

Is Franson Coming to Beantown?

Successful draft weekend? Check…if you take into consideration the amount of cap space cleared and the quantity of players drafted. Mega splashes on day one of free agency? Check…Matt Beleskey and Jimmy Haye...
Phoenix Coyotes #89 Mikkel Boedker carries the puck into the offensive zone during the third period of the Coyotes 5-4 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on October 23, 2011 at Honda Center in Anaheim, CA.  (Inside Hockey/Chasen Ikiri)

Missing Chemistry for Success

Any good NHL team can say that you need to have a solid offense, a great defense, and a goaltender that can back you up when things tend to fall apart. Even if one of those categories struggles, the other two c...