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Rangers Pay Steep Price in Captain Swap

The New York Rangers made a big splash at the trade deadline, sending captain and pending unrestricted free agent Ryan Callahan to the Tampa Bay Lightning.   In return, the Bolts […]

Jake Gardiner has been providing a great offensive boost for the Toronto Maple Leafs lately. (Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports)

Deadline day: Which way will Maple Leafs go?

The hockey world turns its attention to the transaction wire, as contending teams, and those close to contention, make moves at the NHL trade deadline, which is set for Wednesday […]

Dan Bylsma, along with his assistant coaches, will be returning behind the Pittsburgh Penguins bench next season. (Pensryourdaddy / Picasa)

The Flip-Side to the Trade Deadline for the Penguins

Every trade, in any sport; much like every story, has two sides. For the past week I, and most of my colleagues here at The Hockey Writers, have been all […]

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To Trade Paul Stastny, Or To Not Trade Paul Stastny? That Is The Question.

With less than 24 hours until the NHL Trade Deadline, all is quiet on the Avalanche front. Before the Olympic break I speculated that the team was primed to add […]

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What Flyers Can Expect From Andrew MacDonald

It’s been a whirlwind of excitement leading up to the 3pm deadline on March 5th, 2014.  Names like Dustin Penner, Ilya Bryzgalov, Viktor Fasth, among others have been on the […]

Viktor Fasth caught everyone's attention after he won his first eight starts as a 31 year old rookie. (Rob Grabowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Oilers Acquire Viktor Fasth from Ducks

Viktor Fasth is the next name in what is becoming a long list of goaltenders to suit up for the Edmonton Oilers this season. Fasth was acquired earlier today from […]

Viktor Fasth with the Ducks. (Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports)

Viktor Fasth In, Bryzgalov Out: Oilers Goalie Carousel Continues

It has been a very interesting year for the Oilers in terms of their goaltending position. They started the season with a tandem of Devan Dubnyk and Jason LaBarbera, which […]

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Report: Kings Consider Moulson Golden

I am Canadian — Molson Beer marketing slogan I make a very poor Nostradamus. After all, just this past August I suggested the Edmonton Oilers would contend for the playoffs […]

Vanek is definitely a featured piece in the trade deadline shuffle. (James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports)

2014 Trade Deadline: Fantasy Hockey Impacto (Part 1)

Hello and welcome back from the Olympic break. This will be a running post of sorts going into the weekend. If any trades do happen, they will be broken down […]

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Martin Erat’s Impossible Trade Request

With the trade deadline looming, Martin Erat has, once again, asked to be traded. Never mind that he’s been nagging the front office since the second month of the season; […]

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Ryan Kesler – Perfect Fit For Blackhawks?

The St. Louis Blues served loud notice to the Blackhawks with their acquiring of Goalie Ryan Miller from the Sabres last Friday.  The Blues are all in this year, and […]

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

Penguins Mistakenly Pursuing a Trade for Ryan Kesler

The Pittsburgh Penguins are mistakenly pursuing a trade for Ryan Kesler. He’s a great player, and would add talent to the roster, but acquiring Kesler won’t improve the overall team. His […]