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T.J. Oshie Getting Fired Up For Playoffs

Fiesty St. Louis Blues forward T.J. Oshie has played with an edge in his last two games and that bodes well for the team’s post-season success. If Oshie can continue dialing up […]

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Tuukka Rask Worthy Of Vezina Trophy Consideration

Tuukka Rask has carried the inconsistent Boston Bruins on his back for much of the 2014-15 season. Their franchise goaltender is in the midst of a season that some will […]

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Will The Real Patrik Berglund Please Stand Up?

Patrik Berglund is not just a forward for the St. Louis Blues, he’s one of Blues fans’ favorite whipping boys and a source of frustration for anyone who’s followed the […]

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Kevin Shattenkirk Still Deserves Norris Mention

Though the St. Louis Blues are still trying to find their playoff stride with 6 games left in the 2014-15 NHL season, the team has recently welcomed back All-Star defenseman […]

Ryan's brother, Dylan Strome, is the top ranked forward over 6'2 in THW's 2015 NHL Draft War Room Rankings. (Photo: Dan & Margaret Hickling)

Q & A With Top Prospect Dylan Strome – Part 2

In Part 1 of my conversation, Dylan Strome talked about the Erie Otters, and preparing for the OHL playoffs, which have now begun.  We turn our attention to the future […]

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Justin Abdelkader’s Magical Month of March

The Detroit Red Wings still have two more games remaining in the month of March, but it’s already been a memorable month for Justin Abdelkader. On February 28th, Abdelkader had […]

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The Redemption of Loui Eriksson

Last season was a nightmare for Loui Eriksson. Many regarded the 29-year-old as the major player in the now-infamous Tyler Seguin trade of 2013. His 10 goals and 37 points […]

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Who Is Nikita Soshnikov?

After reading the news of the signing of young Russian Nikita Soshnikov, many Maple Leafs fans probably asked themselves who is he. “I am happy to have signed with the […]

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Yakkity Yak! Is Nail Back?

Does Nail Yakupov have a future with the Edmonton Oilers? This question is extremely difficult to answer, largely in part due to Yakupov’s inconsistent success with the Oilers since entering […]

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Future Faces Of The Blue Jackets Franchise

The month of March is usually known as the March to the Playoffs.  For a majority of teams, they are either fighting for a playoff spot, or playoff positioning. For […]

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Analyzing Gustav Nyquist’s Season – Is The Goose Cooked?

There are going to be two groups of people who read this article. Group one is the group that looks at this 25-year old kid and sees that he has […]

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Smith or No Smith – Time To Part Ways With Brendan Smith?

Following the 2011-2012 AHL season, Hockey’s Future provided this talent analysis for Brendan Smith, Smith, who is regarded as a high-end offensive defenseman, is a silky smooth skater who moves effortlessly. […]