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Warning: Forcing Lecavalier Trade Not Advantageous

The present state of the Flyers’ salary cap has GM Ron Hextall shackled like a violent criminal. This isn’t breaking information. And as every day that passes without a move […]

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NHL Free Agents and the Illusion of Success

NHL Free Agents were scooped up throughout the day on the first of July and as the dust settled I kept asking myself, “so what.” We constantly here how good […]

Mikhail Grabovski (Rob Grabowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Edmonton Oilers Should Sign Mikhail Grabovski

Craig MacTavish and the Edmonton Oilers have been one of the NHL’s busiest teams over the past week and have added six new bodies to their NHL roster and have […]

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Edmonton Oilers Add Much Needed Size

Craig MacTavish and the Edmonton Oilers have had an eventful week. So have all NHL teams to be fair, however few have been as active as the Oilers in the […]

Brooks Orpik has noticed a major improvement in the Penguins' defensive zone play. (Tom Turk/THW)

Pens Losses Become Capitals Gains

A Blueline Makeover: The Capitals Sign Former Penguins Defensemen Brooks Orpik and Matt Niskanen If you can’t beat them, sign them?  The Washington Capitals were a busy club at the […]

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3 Things… These Free Agents Are Anything But! Edition

And so it begins… Free agency has come upon the NHL once more, that time where fans hope their team is on Santa Agent’s “nice” list – ignoring the fact […]

Steve Yzerman selects Nikita Kucherov @ 2011 Draft {Photo by Radiospike.com}

Steve Yzerman & The Night of Trades

Steve Yzerman is a boss. On Friday, he traded a second round draft pick for D-man Jason Garrison. Then, later that day, while making multiple trades on the floor in […]

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3 Things… NHL Draft 2014 (Post Draft-matic Syndrome) Edition

Well, in baseball, batting .300 is considered pretty good… Enough, though, about Friday’s Three Things – and in my defence, I did say the odds were still in favour of […]

Ryan Kesler's name has been popping up everywhere in trade rumours (Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports)

Duck Soup: The Kesler Trade

Kesler joins the other ‘Flying V’ Vancouver fans have finally gotten what they thought they wanted. After several long, arduous months of speculation on where Ryan Kesler might get traded […]

Blackhawks left wing Patrick Sharp  scores past St. Louis Blues goalie Ryan Miller with defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk pursuing during the third period in Game 6 of the first round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs. (Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports)

Why Losing Patrick Sharp Is Not An Option

Summer is supposed to be a time of relaxation. The Cup has been handed off for another year, all those pesky children are off at camp, and you and the […]

Boyle was carted off on a stretcher in Tuesday's win (Photo by Vu Ching).

San Jose Sharks: A Fond Farewell to Dan Boyle

Hate To See You Go It’s never easy to watching a player leave an organization especially when they are the caliber of Dan Boyle. The departure of Boyle after six seasons […]

Why Is Desjardins The Right Fit For The Canucks?

Why Is Desjardins The Right Fit For The Canucks?

It’s taken a while, but at long last the Vancouver Canucks have a new Head Coach in Willie Desjardins.