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Introducing The New Alexander Steen

13 goals in his first 13 games. No, we aren’t talking about Steven Stamkos. The St. Louis Blues have received a gift in the goal-scoring department to open 2013-14 as […]

by · November 6, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Player Profiles, St Louis Blues
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The Case for Tanner Pearson as L.A.’s Newest Top-Six Left Winger

Frankly, the Los Angeles Kings have been pretty darned lucky so far this season. Anze Kopitar has one goal in twelve games. Dustin Brown has five measly points. Jarret Stoll’s […]

by · October 28, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Los Angeles Kings, Player Profiles, Prospects

PK Subban: The Next Captain of the Montreal Canadiens?

Brian Gionta’s stint as the 28th captain of the Montreal Canadiens will end when He is traded from the team, or His contract expires, or A handful of other less […]

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No Sophomore Slump for Jonas Brodin

With the Jonas Brothers safely in the rear-view mirror of popular culture, a new Jonas Bro has recently caught the eye of many hockey fans with his potential elite-level defensive […]

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Marc-Edouard Vlasic: The Best Defender You’ve Never Heard Of

If I were to ask an average NHL fan who the best defensemen in the league are, what answers would I likely get?  Of course there’s Chara and Suter, big […]

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Will Matt Greene Score More Goals Than Anze Kopitar This Year?

The world is wrong-side up. It needs to be turned upside-down in order to be right-side up — Billy Sunday Through the first nine games of the season, there are […]

by · October 21, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Los Angeles Kings, Player Profiles
Oliver Ekman-Larsson: the Best Defenseman You’ve Never Heard Of

Oliver Ekman-Larsson: the Best Defenseman You’ve Never Heard Of

Oliver Ekman-Larsson gets comparatively little attention outside of the Phoenix area and the Pacific Division, especially when awards are being considered. But the 22 year old Kalskrona, Sweden native is […]

by · October 19, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Arizona Coyotes, Player Profiles
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Olli Maatta’s Superb Play Complicating Pens’ Blueline

Penguins’ fans, Olli Maatta is here to stay. Let’s go back in time to the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, held right here in Pittsburgh, Pa. Pens’ GM Ray Shero had […]

by · October 18, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins, Player Profiles
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Andrei Markov No Longer Linchpin to Canadiens’ Success

Prior to the start of the truncated 2012-2013 season most in the hockey world pegged the chances of the Montreal Canadiens reaching the post-season on 4 specific issues The Habs […]

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Memo to Coach Sutter: Stitch ‘Bropitar’ Back Together Again

It’s not necessarily a popular opinion amongst many Kings fans over at, but after tonight’s 5-1 shellacking at the hands of the Tampa Bay Lighting, I just don’t care. […]

by · October 16, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Los Angeles Kings, Player Profiles
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Is Carey Price a Better Goalie?

He isn’t seeing a different hair stylist or spending time at the tanning salon. Carey Price looks different in the net. I’ve noticed it, play-by-play and color commentators say so […]

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Why Brandon Prust Will Retire in a Habs Uniform

Did any player on the 2012-2013 Montreal Canadiens have greater expectations and spotlight placed on them than Brandon Prust? It shouldn’t be a complicated argument. Yes, some players had what […]

by · October 11, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Montreal Canadiens, Player Profiles