Why the Anaheim Ducks should rebuild!

As Ducks fans, we know that this team isn’t going to win a cup with this core. They are either too young, too bald or just not good enough. Dare I say mediocre. This Ducks squad is a team in need of a rebuild and a retool. Here are the reasons why they should commitContinue reading “Why the Anaheim Ducks should rebuild!”

Chasin’ the Dream: Chase De Leo

Every child has a dream. For the most part sadly, those dreams are just dreams and nothing much. Every hockey player grew up wanting to play for their hometown team, there’s no denying it. This was no different for Chase De Leo. Living on his family‚Äôs farm, the resident of La Mirada, California has alwaysContinue reading “Chasin’ the Dream: Chase De Leo”

Rating the Ducks Offseason Moves

Anaheim didn’t have a very eventful offseason, their biggest win was drafting highly touted prospect Trevor Zegras, while that was an offseason move, it will not be considered an offseason move. The moves are consisted of signings, trades, and buyouts, not hires. So here is the gradings for a very boring Ducks offseason. Buying OutContinue reading “Rating the Ducks Offseason Moves”

Three BOLD Predictions for the Anaheim Ducks Offseason

In the upcoming offseason, Anaheim has a lot of work to do. Especially in the age department. Buying out Corey Perry, putting Ryan Kesler and Patrick Eaves on LTIR… it’s safe to say Bob Murray has a lot to do if he wants Anaheim to bounce back next season. While rebuilding is the more obviousContinue reading “Three BOLD Predictions for the Anaheim Ducks Offseason”

John Gibson: The Quiet Face of NHL Goaltending

Many people think of Carey Price, Andrei Vasilevsky, or even Pekka Rinne. No disrespect to those netminders but a 25-year-old Pittsburgh, PA native is quietly outperforming all of them on a subpar team. Gibson has been overlooked and underrated for his entire career. Some bad games on national television and everyone writes him off asContinue reading “John Gibson: The Quiet Face of NHL Goaltending”

Why Dak Prescott IS a Franchise QB

To start off with, let’s look at his career record, Dak is 32-16. His worst season of his career was a 9-7 record, the best being 13-3, the year he went 9-7 he was without Ezekiel Elliott for 6 games. Dak Prescott won the ROTY award after leading his team to a 13-3 record, winningContinue reading “Why Dak Prescott IS a Franchise QB”

Canes Stay Hot in Huge Win Against the Predators

The Carolina Hurricanes get their 7th win in the last 8 games and close in on both wild card spots, only 3 points behind the Islanders for the second spot. The Hurricanes took an early lead thanks to a breakaway score from Sebastian Aho 15 and a half minutes into the first period. The goalsContinue reading “Canes Stay Hot in Huge Win Against the Predators”

Penguins Trade Bait

Once again the penguins are looking to be major players during the NHL trade deadline. They have already been linked to big names such as Dougie Hamilton, Michael Ferland, and Wayne Simmonds. Some recent comments to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from GM Jim Rutherford further suggests that the pens will make a big move to putContinue reading “Penguins Trade Bait”

Another Reunion for the Hurricanes

Hurricanes got to see old friend Jeff Skinner Friday in their game vs the Buffalo Sabres. Skinner played his first 8 season’s with the Canes, and is the franchises only rookie of the year winner. His return to Raleigh was spoiled thanks to 2 goals from Center Sebastian Aho, as the Hurricanes won 4-3. ItContinue reading “Another Reunion for the Hurricanes”

Welcome to Tailgate

Welcome to the official Tailgate website! Originally, we started off as a simple Instagram page, but we decided it was time to get a website of our own. We’re extremely excited to bring stories, news, and articles to you. If you want to join as a writer or as an Insatgram affiliate, message @Tailgate.Athletics onContinue reading “Welcome to Tailgate”