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June 5th, 2012 at 10:46 PM
Hockey History

Goaltender has been the weakest position for the Capitals over the course of their existence.  The team has generated Hall of Fame forwards and defenceman. Lamentably, no netminder of superior quality has been drafted by the organization nor...
June 5th, 2012 at 7:19 PM
Boston Bruins

In the midst of the media storm surrounding Tim Thomas’ decision to sit out the 2012-13 National Hockey League campaign, I can’t help but think of Tuukka Rask. It may not be the ideal way to step into his new role as the potential starting...
June 5th, 2012 at 5:48 PM
Carolina Hurricanes

The Carolina Hurricanes made a multitude of changes to their hockey operations department on Tuesday afternoon as the team prepares for the 2012-13 season. Here’s a quick run down of the moves that took place: -Former player Ron Francis, who...
June 5th, 2012 at 4:28 PM
Columbus Blue Jackets

Fans in the Buckeye State's Capital City have a lot to look forward to next season with the home town Blue Jackets and Nationwide Arena hosting the NHL All-Star Game.  However, the lack-luster performance from the team last season has many...
June 5th, 2012 at 12:25 PM
Buffalo Sabres

By the time the Buffalo Sabres 2011-2012 season ended, fans would be hard pressed to find anyone who thought Ryan Miller had a good season. He played better at the end of the season going 15-4-4 after February 16th with a 2.12 GAA and a .923 save...
June 5th, 2012 at 11:21 AM
Hockey History

When the New York Rangers and 1940 are put together, there is a certain stigma that is attached to it. The feeling is not unlike that of the Boston Red Sox and 1918, or the Chicago Cubs and 1908. For the Rangers, 1940 was the year that they won...
June 5th, 2012 at 8:25 AM
Boston Bruins

  Tim Thomas has *officially* announced his decision to take-off the 2012-13 NHL season. Cue the outrage. I feel like I’ve been taking crazy pills. No, scratch that. I’ve been taking crazy pills for quite some time. I just...
June 5th, 2012 at 7:36 AM
Los Angeles Kings

As the Los Angeles Kings and New Jersey Devils prepared themselves for Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Finals, many fans had decisions to make in regards to the game.  Amongst those decisions were:  what superstitions must be followed, how to plan other...
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