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April 23rd, 2012 at 10:46 PM

With so much of the NHL's recent royalty now sidelined for the season, there's more than a few dejected fans out there right now. The Sharks, Wings, Canucks, and Penguins have all left their sizable followings with an unexpected amount of free...
April 23rd, 2012 at 10:09 PM
Arizona Coyotes

There are numerous cliches you could use to describe what happened to the Coyotes on Saturday night, but let's stick with this one: So close, yet so far away. Many are confident that Phoenix has this all but locked up. They could triumph, but...
April 23rd, 2012 at 9:20 PM
Winnipeg Jets

The Winnipeg Jets (version 2.0) just completed their long awaited dream season, returning to the city after an absence of big league hockey in Winnipeg for the previous 15 years and any reasonable person would have to consider it a success. Of...
April 23rd, 2012 at 7:32 PM
Philadelphia Flyers

In a series full of lost leads, ridiculous amounts of goals, and more than its share of penalty minutes, it didn't seem like the first 30 seconds of any game would mean much come the final horn. Claude Giroux thought otherwise. “Before they...
April 23rd, 2012 at 4:49 PM

Cameron CritchlowDOB: December 18, 1991NHL Rights: N/ADrafted: UndraftedHeight: 5’10″  Weight: 190 lbsPosition: Left WingerCurrent Team: Halifax Mooseheads (QMJHL) ◊◊◊◊ Never known for his offensive ability, Critchlow managed to...
April 23rd, 2012 at 3:20 PM
Injury Report

Clinching the Eastern Conference was the first task at hand. Now, the deep playoff run that the New York Rangers wanted to add to their storybook season is in jeopardy tonight. Heading back to Ottawa's Scotia Bank Place for Game 6 of this turbulent...
April 23rd, 2012 at 3:08 PM

Alex Biega is a 6 feet 3 inch 209 pound defenseman currently playing for the Rochester Americans in the AHL. The Buffalo Sabres selected Biega in the 5th round (147th) of the 2006 NHL Entry Draft. Due to NCAA regulations the Sabres were not able to...
April 23rd, 2012 at 1:13 PM
Montreal Canadiens

The time has come for the National Hockey League to announce the finalists for each individual award, with Adam Henrique, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Gabriel Landeskog already having been named the final three up for the honours of the Calder Trophy,...
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