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Sink or Swim: 5 Most Intriguing Sharks

For some bizarre reason, the San Jose Sharks seem to want to blame their established stars for their failures. During last season’s locker room clean out day, Doug Wilson told […]

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Ready to Standout: 5 Players to Watch in 2014-15 Season

It’s always fun to watch the top players like Stamkos, Crosby, and Kane to name a few.  However today’s NHL is filled with a ton of young talent ready to […]

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Darnell Nurse Will NOT Stick With Oilers This Season

As the summer draws to a close and training camp is set to open in the coming weeks Edmonton Oilers fans are once again firing up the Darnell Nurse debate. […]

Nathan Horton was signed by the Jackets, but has missed 32 games recovering from shoulder surgery. (Fred Squillante/Columbus Dispatch)

THW’s Big List of Comeback Candidates

Every year at least a dozen players are written off only to rebound the following season. There are several prime candidates for a bounce-back campaign in 2014-15 — even more […]

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2014-15 Los Angeles Kings Season Preview

It’s preview time. Despite two Cups in three seasons, it’s still difficult for long-time Kings fans to think of our team as not only the best in the NHL, but […]

Tomas Hertl is experiencing reality for the first time in his young career (Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports).

Pacing the Sharks: Predicting San Jose’s Leaders

The Sharks have had a tumultuous summer, making a multitude of head scratching decisions both on and off the ice. However, anyone picking them to miss the playoffs because of […]

The San Jose Sharks were undoubtedly happy to see Brent Burns back in the lineup, and so should fantasy managers. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

5 Burning Questions on the Sharks Horizon

As the calendar seems to crawl towards the NHL season, the flip to September can certainly be celebrated. No, it isn’t October yet, but September signifies that training camp is […]

Which team will get the edge in the Phil Kessel/Tyler Seguin battle this season? (Icon SMI)

Evaluating Every NHL Team’s “Window”: Atlantic

When evaluating a team’s chances to win the Stanley Cup, teams are often judged based on the status of their “window”. A rebuilding team’s window would be closed, but on […]

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Evaluating Every NHL Team’s “Window”: Metropolitan

When evaluating a team’s chances to win the Stanley Cup, teams are often judged based on the status of their “window”. A rebuilding team’s window would be closed, but on […]

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Let’s Light the Lamp: Increasing NHL’s Razzle Dazzle

Goal Scoring in Decline When the NHL locked out for the second time during commissioner Gary Bettman’s tenure back in 2004, increasing goal scoring was a headliner on the to […]

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5 Ways the Lightning Make the Stanley Cup Finals

The last time hockey fans saw the Tampa Bay Lightning they were in the handshake line following a sweep by the Montreal Canadiens in the opening round of the playoffs.  […]

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Stan Bowman Needs to Play Salary Cap Limbo

It’s no secret that Stan Bowman and the Chicago Blackhawks are in a bit of a pickle. Less than 8 weeks remain until the NHL opens up its 2014-15 season, […]