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April 25th, 2012 at 11:55 PM

Slater Koekkoek THW Close-up: Date of Birth: February 18, 1994Place of Birth: Mountain, OntarioHeight: 6'2"  Weight: 183 lbsShoots: LeftPosition: DefenceNHL Draft Eligibility: 2012   Slater Koekkoek has seen his draft stock rise and fall...
April 25th, 2012 at 5:20 PM

Hockey is officially over for Buffalo's teams as the Rochester Americans lost 3-0 to the Toronto Marlies on Monday. The Marlies went on to win the playoff series 3 games to none! Despite the early first round exit, fans of the Sabres have to be...
April 25th, 2012 at 4:35 PM

  The Tampa Bay Lightning are on the outside looking in for the playoffs this year. However, according to the seemingly ageless Marty St. Louis they were closer to making it this year than their despondent fans may have realized. In an...
April 25th, 2012 at 4:19 PM
Minnesota Wild

There will be no playoff hockey for the Minnesota Wild once again in 2012, but the 2011-12 season has left much to discuss and consider in Hockey Town. GM Chuck Fletcher doesn’t have the easiest job in front of him, and what he feels he needs to...
April 25th, 2012 at 3:19 PM
Detroit Red Wings

If you're like me, every day since their playoff usurping you've spent at least a little time reflecting on what went wrong for the Detroit Red Wings in 2011-12. Encased in a bubble of depression, you've considered the unthinkable reality that...
April 25th, 2012 at 12:52 PM
Florida Panthers

It’s hard to describe.  I’m a Panthers fan first, a hockey fan second.  Through the last 12 years, as Florida has failed to make the postseason, I’ve watched nearly every single playoff overtime hockey game I can.  There’s simply...
April 25th, 2012 at 9:06 AM
International Hockey

Back and forth they go. We win one, you win one. We win two, you win two. And back and forth they go. The first six games of the Gagarin Cup finals between Dynamo Moscow and Avangard have been decided by a total of eight goals, with five one...
April 25th, 2012 at 7:52 AM
New Jersey Devils

Thanks to Travis Zajac the New Jersey Devils live to see another day and another game,  a Game 7, on Thursday in Florida after the Undead Devils won 3-2 in overtime of Game 6 at the Prudential Center on Tuesday night. Zajac scored the winner 5:39...
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