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Bright Lights, Brad Richards

When Brad Richards was acquired by the New York Rangers, his performance was expected to inspire.  His duty was that of a savior. Settling in New York, Richards has adjusted […]

by · September 24, 2012 · 1 comment · New York Rangers, Player Profiles
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What Contract? P.K. Subban Focuses on Underprivileged Youth

While many of the National Hockey League’s young stars spent the summer working on new contracts, P.K. Subban had his mind on something more important. The Montreal Canadiens’ star teamed up with Hyundai Auto Canada and became a program ambassador for a new initiative called Hyundai Hockey Helpers.

by · September 17, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Montreal Canadiens, Player Profiles, Trades Contracts and Transactions
New Jersey Devils Prospect Profile: Defenseman Damon Severson

New Jersey Devils Prospect Profile: Defenseman Damon Severson

WHL defenseman Damon Severson was one of two New Jersey Devils prospects signed to an entry-level contract on Thursday. The Saskatchewan native was drafted by the Devils in the second […]


Reece Scarlett New Jersey Devils Prospect Profile

On Thursday, the New Jersey Devils signed one of their prospects, defenseman Reece Scarlett, to an entry-level contract. Scarlett has attended two rookie camps with the Devils and will be […]

by · September 7, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · New Jersey Devils, Player Profiles, Prospects
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International Spotlight: Filip Ćurković

English poet Robert Browning (1812-1889) once wrote, “Ambition is not what man does… but what man would do.”  Even though Browning died nearly 100 years before Filip Ćurković was born, he […]

by · September 1, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, National Juniors, Player Profiles
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Why the Oilers’ Jordan Eberle Is Underpaid and Underrated

When the Edmonton Oilers signed Jordan Eberle to a six-year, $36 million contract extension, few were surprised that the 22-year-old was given a long-term deal. The same can not be […]

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Artem Anisimov: From Blueshirt to Blue Jacket

It was December 8, 2011.  The Rangers were 15-6-3, coming off a loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs that halted a five-game win streak.  The Lightning, 12-14-2, were desperate for […]

by · August 31, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Columbus Blue Jackets, Player Profiles
Windsor's Ho-Sang looking to post rookie of the year numbers (Aaron Bell/OHL Images)

Three Cities in Three Days: OHL Breakout Candidates

The Ontario Hockey League season is upon us and with the NHL Lockout looming ever so likely, hockey fans should begin to familiarize themselves with this equally entertaining hockey league . Over the past week, I have traveled the rural and city roads of Southwestern Ontario attending the training camps of the Sarnia Sting, London Knights and Windsor Spitfires.

by · August 31, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, National Juniors, OHL, Player Profiles, Prospects
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Why the Rangers’ Chris Kreider Will Win the Calder Trophy

The last 12 months of hockey for Chris Kreider were a whirlwind. At this time one year ago, Kreider was sitting in a classroom, and preparing for his junior season […]

by · August 29, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · New York Rangers, Player Profiles, Previews and Predictions
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Can Ryan Murray Make An Immediate Impact in Columbus?

Ryan Murray has a lot of support and talent on his side. But can he take it all and translate it into an immediate impact in Columbus?

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Dispatches From Planet Hockey: The Ilya, Ilya, Ilya! Edition

by Jas Faulkner, contributing editor Terrestrial Date Oh Eight Two Two Twelve, Six-Fourtyone -6 GMT  A couple of years ago, an editor decided we were all going to drop what […]

by · August 22, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Elsewhere on the Web, Humor, Philadelphia Flyers, Player Profiles
Top prospect Sean Monahan enters draft year red hot (Aaron Bell/CHL Images)

Preliminary Rankings for the 2013 NHL Entry Draft

  Year after year, intelligent hockey minds search the globe for the next generation of hockey stars ready to fulfill their childhood dreams of playing in the National Hockey League. […]