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June 3rd, 2012 at 11:22 PM
Los Angeles Kings

The 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs haven’t been very dramatic and the primary reason has been the utter dominance of the LA. Kings. Typically, Stanley Cup winners face a great deal of adversity on their way towards hoisting the Cup, but the Kings...
June 3rd, 2012 at 5:56 PM
Colorado Avalanche

With just four forwards (Paul Stastny, Gabriel Landeskog, Milan Hejduk, Chuck Kobasew) under contract for next season, Avalanche GM Greg Sherman will have a busy couple months this offseason. At first glance, it may appear that the Avalanche - the...
June 3rd, 2012 at 4:51 PM
Hockey History

The Caps have had some great wingers in their time. Some are Hall of Famers, some are team record setters while others are current superstars. In compiling and grading this list I weighed heavily the amount of time spent with the team as well as...
June 3rd, 2012 at 4:45 PM
News

Despite the strides the NHL has made in the “non-traditional” markets throughout the southern and western United States, there always seems to be a wrench thrown into the system. Last night on Facebook, local NBC 13 News (Birmingham, Alabama)...
June 3rd, 2012 at 9:34 AM
Free Agents

Great things come to those who wait. This is true for Blues management and fans alike, as Russian prospect and 2010 first-round draft choice Vladimir Tarasenko has a signed a three-year entry-level deal with the St. Louis Blues.  Terms of...
June 3rd, 2012 at 2:06 AM
Edmonton Oilers

The decision on what to do with the number one pick in the upcoming National Hockey League Entry Draft may be an interesting one for the Edmonton Oilers.  The Oilers hold the first pick in the draft.   The question is should they pick the...
June 3rd, 2012 at 12:22 AM
Philadelphia Flyers

After falling in the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the second year in a row, the Flyers are going to have some work to do. The team has 9 players with expiring contracts, this includes guys like Ian Laperriere and Blair Betts who will...