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Author: Ben Ramos-Salsberg

Boston Bruins Goaltender Tuukka Rask to Take Leave of Absence

BOSTON, MA – MAY 2: Tuukka Rask #40 of the Boston Bruins looks on during the second period of Game Three of the Eastern Conference Second Round during the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at TD Garden on May 2, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images) The Boston Bruins goaltending situation got even more precarious on Friday when it was announced that Tuukka Rask would be taking a leave of absence due to a personal matter. Since the beginning of the season, Rask has battled back-and-forth with Jaroslav Halak in the Boston crease for the starters role...

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Why It Might Be Time for a Change to the Baltimore Ravens Identity

CHARLOTTE, NC – OCTOBER 28: Christian McCaffrey #22 of the Carolina Panthers breaks away from Eric Weddle #32 and Terrell Suggs #55 of the Baltimore Ravens during their game at Bank of America Stadium on October 28, 2018 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Panthers won 36-21. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images) After starting the season 4-2 and riding the league’s best defense in 2018, the Baltimore Ravens have slumped to under .500 for the first time this season. Their defeats came at the hands of the New Orleans Saints, Carolina Panthers, and Pittsburgh Steelers — who as a group,...

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Baltimore Ravens Defensive Tackle Willie Henry Headed to Injured Reserve

BALTIMORE, MD – DECEMBER 23: Baltimore Ravens defensive tackle Willie Henry (69) during the game between the Indianapolis Colts and Baltimore Ravens on December 23, 2017, at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, MD. (Photo by Jeffrey Brown/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) Coming off their 24-23 heartbreaking loss to the New Orleans Saints last Sunday, the Baltimore Ravens got more bad news Tuesday when it was announced Willie Henry will be placed on injured reserve. Henry will likely be replaced by one of Chris Wormley or Zach Sieler. Guard Jermaine Eluemunor was activated from the practice squad following Henry’s injury...

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Four Takeaways From the Baltimore Ravens Loss to the New Orleans Saints

BALTIMORE, MD – OCTOBER 21: Kicker Justin Tucker #9 of the Baltimore Ravens runs off the field after New Orleans Saints wins 24-23 at M&T Bank Stadium on October 21, 2018 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images) The Baltimore Ravens fell to 4-3 on the 2018 season as they dropped their week seven matchup to the New Orleans Saints 24-23. A game that was touted as one of the most exciting of the year lived up to the hype as both teams showcased why one possessed the league’s best offense (New Orleans) and the other (Baltimore), the...

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Arizona Coyotes Christian Dvorak Out Indefinitely

GLENDALE, AZ – NOVEMBER 25: Arizona Coyotes center Christian Dvorak (18) gets into position before a face-off during the NHL hockey game between the Edmonton Oilers and the Arizona Coyotes on November 25, 2016 at Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona.(Photo by Kevin Abele/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) The Arizona Coyotes lost a big part of their young core on Friday when it was announced that Christian Dvorak, having undergone surgery to fix a torn pectoral muscle, will be sidelined indefinitely. The Coyotes are coming off just their second win of the season against the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday night and...

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Anaheim Ducks Start Hot Despite Large Group of Injuries

SAN JOSE, CA – APRIL 16: John Gibson #36 of the Anaheim Ducks defends the net against the San Jose Sharks in Game Three of the Western Conference First Round during the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at SAP Center on April 16, 2018 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Rocky W. Widner/NHL/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** John Gibson Six games into the NHL season the Anaheim Ducks find themselves in first place in the Pacific Division amidst a myriad of injuries. Despite these, they have been playing some of their best October hockey in recent years. The...

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