Mid-Season 2012 NHL Mock Draft

Mid-Season 2012 NHL Mock Draft

The National Hockey League season is at its midway point and with the Under-20 World Junior Championship recently completed scout’s notebooks are  containing a little more information on the upcoming […]

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Nashville Predators Must Protect Home Ice

The Nashville Predators are only 5 games away from the mid mark on their season.  It’s been a year full of ups and downs so far.  The Predators have already […]

by · December 27, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Nashville Predators
NHL 2011 Year In Review

NHL 2011 Year In Review

The year of 2011 is coming to an end. For some, it couldn’t have gone by any slower. Others don’t want it to end so soon. Either way, it’s still […]

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Nashville Predators Breakdown: Winning Hides Many Faults

In an article last week I broke down what I thought was ailing the Nashville Predators.  At the time of publication the team was 14-11-4 and mired in the bottom […]

by · December 20, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Nashville Predators
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Nashville Predators Breakdown: What’s Wrong with this Team?

The Nashville Predators have played over one-third of their entire season already.  If the season was viewed at in the same context as one game, the first period is over.  In […]

by · December 12, 2011 · 3 comments · Nashville Predators
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Predators Get Two Points in Huge Confidence Boosting Win

There was only 1:43 remaining in the game on Thursday night.  The Predators offense had sputtered the entire game, leading to a two-goal deficit, and it looked as if they […]

by · December 9, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Nashville Predators
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Current NHL Standings Using New Realignment

On Monday afternoon the NHL’s Board of Governors agreed to implement the proposed four conference re-alignment beginning for the 2012-2013 National Hockey League season.  The new format will divide the […]

Nashville Predators Better Plan for the Realignment

Nashville Predators Better Plan for the Realignment

The shocking realignment announced on Monday has put the Nashville Predators behind a very big rock.  I have not seen information on the real vote, but if the Predators voted […]

by · December 6, 2011 · 1 comment · Nashville Predators
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What Does the new NHL Alignment Mean for the Winter Classic?

There is a great deal more in creating or reestablishing old rivalries between teams. One of the most heated sports rivalries took place between the Red Wings and the Colorado Avalanche; however, these two teams were not selected to be in a conference together.
How great would a Red Wings vs. Avalanche Winter Classic be though?

Checking In on Former Toronto Maple Leafs

Checking In on Former Toronto Maple Leafs

Without question, Brian Burke’s 3 years in Toronto has seen a number of players shipped out of town. The moves seem to have paid dividends in 2011-12, as the Leafs find […]

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Examining the Chicago Blackhawk’s New Conference

The NHL announced Monday that it will change to a new format in the 2012-13 season.  It’s current formart of Eastern and Western conferences with 3 divisions each will be […]

Nashville Predators Happy to be Home?

Nashville Predators Happy to be Home?

I recently wrote about a daunting stretch of games the Predators faced that included five cities in 8 days, wrapped around Thanksgiving that included some of the NHL elite (November […]

by · December 4, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Nashville Predators