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Jordin Tootoo: The Resurrection

Resurrection: The act of bringing back to practice, notice, or use; revival. Jordin Tootoo is back to practice, he is back to being noticed, and back to being a really useful guy […]

by · March 3, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Nashville Predators, Player Profiles
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Henrik Lundqvist: 30 of His Best Moments

Today is Henrik Lundqvist’s 30th birthday. It’s hard to believe that the kid who arrived in New York as a 23-year old in 2005 has now hit the big 3-0. […]

by · March 2, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · New York Rangers, Player Profiles, Top 10 Lists
Rangers Gain Strength, Insurance for New York’s Playoff Fight

Rangers Gain Strength, Insurance for New York’s Playoff Fight

Coach John Tortorella knows his game, and knows how to win. Speculations on the newest addition to the New York Rangers has many hockey pundits and fans wondering if Torts […]

by · March 2, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Humor, New York Rangers, Player Profiles, Trades Contracts and Transactions
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Cody Hodgson Impresses His First Game In Buffalo

There were plenty of heroes in Wednesday’s win by the Buffalo Sabres in their 2-0 win over the Anaheim Ducks. Ryan Miller in particular had a sparkling display with 43 […]

by · March 1, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Buffalo Sabres, Player Profiles
Canadiens Legend Jean Beliveau Hospitalized

Canadiens Legend Jean Beliveau Hospitalized

The Montreal Canadiens announced on Tuesday that Hall of Fame centreman and long-time captain Jean Beliveau suffered a stroke early this week and has been hospitalized, undergoing “active investigations and treatment”. […]

Jacob Trouba – The Next Ones: 2012 NHL Draft Prospect Profile

Jacob Trouba – The Next Ones: 2012 NHL Draft Prospect Profile

Jacob Trouba THW Close-Up: Date of Birth: February 26, 1994′ Place of Birth: Rochester, Minnesota Ht: 6’2″  Wt: 194 lbs Shoots: Right Position: Defense Draft Eligibility: 2012 Of late we […]

Cristobal Huet (Pam Rodriguez/THW)

R Niedermayer, JP Dumont, J Tambellini And C Huet: Where Are They Now?

What do a 37-year-old 1000-NHL gamer, a former 3rd overall NHL draft pick, a Stanley Cup game 7 player last season and a $5.6 million a season netminder have in […]

Greg Zanon Leads Shot Blocking

Greg Zanon Leading Shot Blocking Again

Minnesota defenseman Greg Zanon isn’t the perfect player, that is clear. His attempts to handle the puck are frequently reminiscent of a grizzly bear playing with a wet fish and he […]

by · February 23, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Minnesota Wild, Player Profiles
Did number 66 do enough Pittsburgh? (Photo courtesy of the Pittsburgh Penguins)

You Don’t Wear Number 66

Retiring jersey numbers is a ritual in almost every sport. It is a gesture by a team or league to show appreciation to a certain player for their contributions to […]

Nail Yakupov: explosive for Russia at 2012 World Juniors {Alyonka Larionov Photography}

Yakupov ❿ vs. Ovechkin ❽ – Unjust Comparison?

Last week Kelly Friesen wrote a wonderful piece for Yahoo Sports on “Off-base comparisons” surrounding draft-eligible players that was refreshingly accurate. Friesen perfectly broke down the recent comparisons made for […]

by · February 22, 2012 · 4 comments · CHL, Fantasy, OHL, Player Profiles, Prospects
Steve Downie: A Turning Point For Colorado?

Steve Downie: A Turning Point For Colorado?

By now, most hockey fans have heard the news. Yesterday, The Colorado Avalanche completed a surprising trade for the second year in a row. This time, the Avs involved themselves […]

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The Next Undrafted Gem? Zach O’Brien

Zach O’Brien DOB: June 29, 1992 NHL Rights: N/A Drafted: Undrafted Height: 5’10″  Weight: 188 lbs Position: Centre/right wing Current Team: Acadie-Bathurst Titans (QMJHL)                           ◊◊◊◊ Currently second in […]