Feb 28, 2012, 2:18pm PST
November 25, 2012
Stuck in a never-ending NHL limbo
While the NHL and the NHLPA keep going around and around, fans are wondering if there's a point.
October 21, 2012
Frozen Grounds: The NHL / NHLPA PR War
For NHL fans, this past week was very much up and down emotionally.
October 1, 2012
Frozen Grounds: NHL team rumored for sale
The Edmonton Oilers owner visited Seattle last week to gain some leverage in regards to a new arena in his town, but the New York Islanders may be a team actually on the move.
September 22, 2012
Frozen Grounds: Week One Of The NHL Lockout
The 2012 NHL lockout is at the end of its first week, with preseason games having already been canceled. No progress has been made since it started, and players are already signing with teams in Europe.
September 15, 2012
Frozen Grounds: The NHL Lockout Is Coming
There has been much speculation as to whether or not the NHL will lockout its players, but at this point, it looks like a done deal.
September 6, 2012
Frozen Grounds: Hockey Fans Are A Unique Breed
All sports fans have their quirks, depending on the sport, but hockey fans are a family.
August 24, 2012
Where NHLers Will Go If There's A Long Lockout
Europe isn't just a popular destination for vacations. It's also a popular destination for out-of-work NHLers looking to play during a long lockout.
August 17, 2012
Frozen Grounds: The Current State Of The NHL's Labor Negotiations
The NHL/NHLPA rhetoric is in full swing, but there are some hopeful signs to this labor negotiation.
August 10, 2012
Frozen Grounds: The NHL May Be Heading For A Lockout - Again
Despite losing a season to a lockout eight years ago, the NHL may be heading that way again. There's still time for things to be worked out, however.
August 3, 2012
Frozen Grounds: How Seattle Fits Into The NHL
A number of things will affect Seattle if or when they get an NHL team.
July 20, 2012
Frozen Grounds: A Brief History Of Professional Hockey In Puget Sound
Professional hockey has been in the Puget Sound region for much longer than most people realize. Here's a brief rundown on the team names, leagues, and dates.
July 11, 2012
Frozen Grounds: The Seattle Thunderbirds, The Everett Silvertips, And The NHL
The two hockey teams in Seattle & Everett are not a part of a professional league, but they do help provide players for the NHL - to draft, that is.
July 4, 2012
Frozen Grounds: Where to Get Your NHL News
While the bulk of the teams in the NHL resides on American soil, ESPN's SportsCenter is not a good show to turn to for NHL news. Here are some alternatives.
June 20, 2012
Frozen Grounds: The NHL Offseason
The NHL playoffs may be over, and the Stanley Cup won, but hockey isn't quite ready to close its doors, melt down the ice, and take it's summer break in earnest.
June 13, 2012
Frozen Grounds: The Lesson of the Winnipeg Jets
Sports fans in Seattle may be getting excited at the prospect of getting the Sonics "back". But in truth, they'll never get the actual Sonics franchise back. Just ask hockey fans in Winnipeg.
June 7, 2012
Frozen Grounds: Where the Hockey Players Come From
Many, many more countries than those listed here have hockey programs, but here are where the NHL players come from.
May 30, 2012
Frozen Grounds: The Greatest Trophy in All of Team Sports
It isn't just a conceit of NHL fans. The Stanley Cup really is the greatest trophy in all of team sports. And here's why.
May 24, 2012
Frozen Grounds: The NHL's Topic of the Day
The CBC has announced programming, aimed at women who aren't sports fan, to be broadcasted opposite the Stanley Cup Final games. And the nature of this programming has some hockey fans very upset.
May 17, 2012
Frozen Grounds: An Ongoing Guide to the NHL - The Trophies & Awards
Finalists for the NHL regular season awards have been announced. Here descriptions of some of the awards.
May 10, 2012
Frozen Grounds: Hockey Goalies Really Are Crazy
Goaltending in the NHL is both a premier position and the worst place to play ever.
May 2, 2012
Frozen Grounds: The Nearly-Invisible Defensemen
The defensemen, while a key position in hockey, are often overlooked. Unless they can score goals, of course.
April 26, 2012
Frozen Grounds: About those forwards....
Hockey teams are divvied up into three categories: forwards, defense, and goaltending. Let's start with the forwards.
April 19, 2012
Frozen Grounds: Explaining some NHL terminology
Hockey is actually a pretty simple game, once you get used to it. But there are still some terms that are a bit unusual that aren't so easy to figure out.
April 11, 2012
The History of Hockey In Seattle [VIDEO]
If you're looking for a little supplemental information to Cassie's 'Frozen Grounds' series, you're in the right place.
April 11, 2012
Frozen Grounds: Fighting in the NHL
Fighting in hockey is part of its appeal to some - and also a turnoff to others. However, it's been a part of the game since it started.