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June 2nd, 2012 at 4:09 PM
New Jersey Devils

Following their Game 1 overtime loss to the Los Angeles Kings, the New Jersey Devils and their fans have a lot of reasons to be optimistic despite the fact that the Kings have become NHL road warriors -- winning all nine of their games away from...
June 2nd, 2012 at 3:03 PM
Los Angeles Kings

No, he’s not the hard-hitting captain that has been disrupting teams during the playoffs.  No, he’s not the young American goalie leading the league in GAA and save percentage.  And no, he’s not even that power forward that is always related...
June 2nd, 2012 at 11:09 AM
CHL

Max Iafrate THW Close-Up: Date of birth: 28 March 1994 Hometown: Livonia, MI Ht: 6' 2"  Wt: 220 Shoots: Right Position: Defense NHL Entry Draft Eligibility: 1st time eligible 2012 *Click Here for “Notes Up Front” and the “Legend”...
June 2nd, 2012 at 10:52 AM
Edmonton Oilers

Prospects, scouts and General Managers are in Toronto this week for the annual NHL combine, where teams get a look at the physical state of the draft eligible players, and time to interview with them. With most of the attention centered around the...
June 2nd, 2012 at 10:30 AM
Toronto Maple Leafs

It's no secret being a fan of the Maple Leafs isn't easy. The team has seen only mild success at any time over the last 45 years. Historically, management has made some serious hockey errors that has kept the team from returning to its past...
June 2nd, 2012 at 10:13 AM
International Hockey

Over the years since the NHL has become a more international league, the Stanley Cup has traveled with victorious individuals to several different European countries.  Up until this year's finals, it has been won by 28 Swedish players, 22...
June 2nd, 2012 at 7:30 AM
Philadelphia Flyers

A Philadelphia Flyers fan seems to find himself in a similar situation each June: the Orange and Black have been eliminated from the playoffs. Still resilient with pride, the fan dons his always-shrinking Simon Gagne jersey and meets up with a...