Mrazek for Vezina? He should get consideration

The Vezina Trophy is awarded annually to the best goaltender in the NHL. Some of the all time greats to ever play in the NHL have been the recipients of this award; names like Martin Brodeur, Grant Fuhr, Patrick Roy, Dominik Hasek and Tony Esposito. To be an elite NHL goaltender, it takes a strong … Read more

Hockey’s trapezoid rule – Fair or Foul?

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The topic of controversial rules in professional sports continues as we take a look at the National Hockey League. The rule that always seems to be mentioned when I bring up this topic to hockey people is that darn trapezoid behind the goalie. Why is it still there? Let’s look more into it.

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