Sam Stockton



Pucks in Deep: Don’t Bet Against Holland and the Oilers

On Tuesday morning, the Edmonton Oilers introduced Ken Holland as their new general manager and president of hockey operations. Holland comes to Edmonton having served as Red Wings’ GM since 1997. In Detroit, he captured 10 Central Division crowns, four Presidents’ Trophies and three Stanley Cups. He oversaw the bulk of an incredible 25-year stretch in which the Wings made the postseason every year. 


Pucks in Deep: One-on-One with Ailish Forfar '16

For this week’s Pucks in Deep, we have an exclusive interview with Dartmouth’s own Ailish Forfar ’16. In this interview, we discussed her work at Ryerson, getting an opportunity in the CWHL, her reaction to the league’s folding and life in hockey media. This column is the first of two parts of the interview; see next week’s column for the second half. 


Pucks in Deep: A Wild Start to the NHL Playoffs

There are a few things we have come to expect every year out of the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs: inconsistent officiating and supplemental discipline, upsets and long series with lots of overtime.


Pucks in Deep: Two Leagues, One League, No League

Two weeks ago, with a record-setting television audience watching the game, the Calgary Inferno defeated the Les Canadiennes de Montréal 5-2 to capture the Clarkson Cup as Canadian Women’s Hockey League champions. 

Sam Stockton ’19 reimagines the 2016 National Hockey League Draft according to the Gold-Doan plan.


Pucks in Deep: The Gold-Doan 2016 NHL Re-Draft

In late March, Shane Doan, a longtime Phoenix/Arizona Coyote and among the most universally respected players of the 21st century, reintroduced a radical overhaul to the National Hockey League’s draft lottery system that he has advocated for in the past.


Pucks in Deep: Kyle and Mike

At the helm of the Toronto Maple Leafs — the National Hockey League’s premier franchise in the midst of one of the best seasons in team history, yet struggling since the trade deadline much to the chagrin of the NHL’s most passionate and neurotic fan base — are Kyle Dubas and Mike Babcock.


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