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Avalanche Off-Season: The Good, The Bad & The …”Meh”

The dust has settled on a busy few weeks of the NHL off season and the Avalanche roster has seen some notable changes. Now all that is left to do […]

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Top 10 NHL UFA’s Available Mid-Summer

The summer is entering it’s mid-point with many names off the board. That said there are still plenty of names available including; Martin Brodeur, Daniel Alfredsson, Dustin Penner and Michael […]

Elliott has been a key to the Blues' success the past three seasons (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

Contingency Plans for Blues’ Unsure Goaltending

There is no doubt that Brian Elliot has put up largely laudable numbers over his term with the St. Louis Blues. In 2011-2012, he shared the William Jennings Trophy with […]

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Sobotka was the NHL's top faceoff man in 2013-14 (Bob Stanton-USA TODAY Sports)

Quick on the Draw: Blues Remain Strong in the Circle

Thursday was a dark day in St. Louis Blues history… depending on who you ask. It was announced that last season’s trade-deadline acquisition at forward, Steve Ott, signed a two-year, […]

by · July 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Free Agents, St Louis Blues
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Is The NHL Finished With Mike Ribeiro?

After just his first season of a four-year, $22 million deal, the Arizona Coyotes are finished with Mike Ribeiro. And while the details of Ribeiro’s reversal of fortunes are a […]

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Failure to Launch: Winnipeg Jets’ Free Agency Woes

  There is a glimmer of hope that exists among fans of professional sports teams like the Winnipeg Jets. Teams that aren’t the top destination for free agents, but perhaps can find a […]

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Are The Blue Jackets Playing With Fire?

The Blue Jackets are going to re-sign their star forward, Ryan Johansen. How many times do they have to say it? This is the narrative spilling out of outlets in […]

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Dallas Stars: Rebuilders Or Contenders? Why Not Both?

  On July 1st Dallas Stars general manager Jim Nill proved an old adage to be untrue: you can, in fact, have your cake and eat it too. For the […]

Dave Bolland suffered a lacerated leg during the Maple Leafs loss to the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday. (Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports)

Looking Ahead To The 2022 NHL Lockout

The NHL’s free agent period began this past week with general managers scrambling to sign players to fit their individual needs. When the market opened on July 1, the signings […]

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Summer of Snow: Grading Garth Snow’s Islanders Free Agency

Since the start of the off season (and even before that!) Garth Snow has been working the phones for the Islanders and making moves. So far,he’s brought in six players […]

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Beyond the Numbers: Stastny’s Fit in St. Louis

The adage the early bird gets the worm proved to be true for the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday. Paul Stastny stressed to the Blues’ website how important it was […]

by · July 3, 2014 · 0 comments · Free Agents, St Louis Blues
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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 […]