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Hockey News: Latest on Ken Hitchcock; Rangers Force a Game 7

Derick Brassard led the Rangers to a game six victory. [Deadspin], [National Post]. And we all have absolutely no idea what’s going to happen in game seven. [Blue Shirt Banter], […]

Kyle Connor plays a similar style to Jonathan Toews of the Chicago Blackhawks [photo: Amy Irvin]

Hockey News: Jonathan Toews is a Miracle Man, but Ducks Fly Together

When Patrick Maroon scored late in the third period to put the Ducks up 4-2, it really felt like a back-breaker. But it’s a little known fact that if you […]

Hey that is Chicago Blackhawks Captain, Jonathan Toews AKA Captain Serious. (Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports)

Most Important Players: Western Conference Edition

We continue our Most Important Player series with the Western Conference. In case you missed it, we compiled a list for the Eastern Conference.  You can view that here.  My […]

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Most Important Players: Eastern Conference Edition

Hockey is the ultimate team sport. You win together.  You lose together.  But for a team to be successful, one player usually stands out.  They are the most important player […]

Tampa Bay Lightning Steven Stamkos - Photo By Andy Martin Jr

Hockey News: Lightning Take 3-2 Series Lead; Devils to Speak with Bylsma

It was troublesome for Tampa Bay Lightning when captain Steven Stamkos had just three assists through the first eight postseason games. The slow start seems all but a distant memory […]

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Brett Kulak has the potential to develop into a Duncan Keith type blueliner (Warren Wimmer/Icon SMI)

Hockey News: Blackhawks Tie Series; Jim Hiller Joining Leafs

When Antoine Vermette scored the double-overtime, series-tying goal in Game 4, Kimmo Timonen and Brent Seabrook received a plus rating to add to their stats. For Seabrook, the goal came during his […]

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Hockey News: Babcock Introduced in Toronto; Ducks Win Game 3

The Rangers are finally scoring more than two goals a game. But now they can’t keep the puck out of their net. [ESPN] and [Yahoo] Mike Babcock is introduced to the […]

Mike Babcock (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

Hockey News: Leafs Hire Babcock; Lightning Go up 2-1

The Toronto Maple Leafs have won the Mike Babcock Sweepstakes. It was announced yesterday that Babcock signed a monstrous eight-year, $50 million contract with the Canadian team. That would have […]

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Hockey News: Bruins New GM; Jackets New Captain; Babcock to Buffalo?

Hockey News: Bruins New GM; Jackets New Captain; Babcock to Buffalo?

A marathon triple overtime game ended with a Blackhawks victory. [Global News] Andrew Shaw would have made a great soccer player. [Puck Daddy] and [Deadspin] The Boston Bruins have a new […]

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Hockey News: Lightning Tie the Series; Oilers Hire a New Coach?

How about that Tyler Johnson? [Today’s Slap Shot] Good find, Steve Yzerman. [Globe and Mail] It’s not easy being an NHL linesman. [Deadspin] The Blackhawks make a lot of good […]

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Hockey News: Babcock Updates; Ducks Win WCF Opener

Depending on who you talk to, Mike Babcock is up for 30 NHL coaching jobs next season. After the Detroit Red Wings were ousted out of the playoffs, Babcock’s future […]

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Hockey News: Connor McDavid’s Junior Career is Over; Rangers Win Game 1

The New York Rangers take game one of the Eastern Conference final by a familiar 2-1 score. [Puck Daddy] Marty St. Louis doesn’t appear to have any warm, fuzzy feelings […]