Varlamov with the Avs (Robin Alam/Icon SMI)

Colorado Avalanche Need to Lock Up Semyon Varlamov

Since the year 2003, the Colorado Avalanche have been on what seems like a futile effort. They’ve had some success, won some playoff series, but the thing that they have […]

Koivu has been in and out of the lineup (Dustin Bradford/Icon SMI)

Minnesota Wild: Buyers or Sellers at NHL Trade Deadline

Wild Need Significant Win Streak to Become Buyers at Trade Deadline At current the Minnesota Wild are on the outside looking in when it comes to the Western Conference playoff […]

James Reimer has struggled at times this season but that's not his fault (Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports)

When Will the Maple Leafs Trade James Reimer?

The success of Jonathan Bernier is just one reason why the time for the Toronto Maple Leafs to trade James Reimer is approaching fast.

Ray Shero won the 2013 General Manager of the Year Award. (Charles LeClaire-US PRESSWIRE)

With Team USA Set, Shero Can Focus on Replacing Dupuis

The announcement of the 2014 United States Mens’ hockey team for the Sochi Olympics came just after the conclusion of the Winter Classic in Ann Arbor, Mi., this past Wednesday. […]

Eric Gelinas might be seeing less ice-time than Marek Zidlicky and Andy Greene, but he could be a good option for those in deeper leagues. (Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

A Tale of Two Players: Eric Gelinas and Mattias Tedenby Back in Albany

In a tale of two players, the Albany Devils received an immediate upgrade.  Mattias Tedenby and Eric Gelinas were assigned to Albany by the New Jersey Devils and it could […]

The Penguins haven't been able to fill the void left by Pascal Dupuis' injury (Andy Martin Jr)

How Dupuis Injury Affects Penguins’ Organization

Dan Bylsma announced on Friday, “Pascal Dupuis will be going for ACL knee surgery in a couple of weeks and is out indefinitely.  And knowing the timetable, likely out for the remainder of the […]

Open Thread: Who Should Take The Blame For NHL Contract Flops?

Open Thread: Who Should Take The Blame For NHL Contract Flops?

The NHL is currently littered with players who, after being signed to enormous multi-million dollar deals, fail to produce on a level that the contract seems to demand. Go onto […]

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Tyler Bozak Versus Mikhail Grabovski

With the Leafs’ recent disaster at the center position, I want to discuss an issue that many have talked about in the past few years – is Tyler Bozak a suitable center for Phil Kessel?

Peter Holland Photo Credit: (John Wright/Norfolk Admirals

Meet Your New Leaf: Peter Holland

It seems like every NHL fan knew what was wrong with the Maple Leafs – a lack of depth at center that became problematic after the team lost its top-3. […]

Ilya Bryzgalov is recalled by the Oilers after two starts for the OKC Barons (Steven Christy/OKC Barons)

Ilya Bryzgalov Arrives in the Great White North

Ilya Bryzgalov has been recalled by the Edmonton Oilers following two AHL starts with the Oklahoma City Barons. He struggled in his first start in OKC, shaking off some of […]

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Defending the Trade That Sent Tyler Seguin To Dallas

On Thursday night, Tyler Seguin set career highs with four goals and five points in Dallas’ 7-3 victory over the Calgary Flames.  Not surprisingly, this evoked a lot of anger […]

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Blackhawks Look Poised to Repeat; Acquire Versteeg

The Chicago Blackhawks opened up the season as favorites to win the Stanley Cup for the second year in a row and it’s easy to see why. Jonathan Towes is […]