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30 Players 30 Teams: The Undervalued and Overlooked

At one time or another you may have found yourself watching a hockey game when a player who you had completely forgotten about captures your eye. Perhaps he is a […]

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The Sharks completed their first Western Canada sweep in franchise history.  (Mandatory Credit: Perry Nelson-USA TODAY Sports)

Sharks Diagnosis Episode I

With the regular season on the horizon, what will the Sharks decide when it comes to the captaincy? What will their lineup look like on opening night? Considering their injuries […]

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Oilers Goaltending Still Poses More Questions than Answers

The Edmonton Oilers goaltending situation has been finalized with the waiving of Richard Bachman for purpose of re-assignment to the AHL OKC Barons. Both Ben Scrivens and Viktor Fasth have […]

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Colorado Avalanche: 2014-15 Stanley Cup Champions?

In 2013-14, the Colorado Avalanche were the biggest surprise in the NHL. After failing to reach the playoffs in each of the past three seasons, stretching from 2010-11 to 2012-13, […]

Connor McDavid is the consensus number one prospect for the 2015 NHL Draft early in the season. (Aaron Bell/OHL Images)

Vegas Handicaps the McDavid Sweepstakes

Before every NHL season, Las Vegas sportsbooks release the betting odds for every NHL team to win the Stanley Cup. The 2014-15 edition can be found here. While those odds […]

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Former Oiler Fedun Swimming Strong at Sharks Camp

When the San Jose Sharks signed Taylor Fedun on the second day of free agency this past July, yours truly was unimpressed. After all, how good could a defenseman be […]

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Will Sharks Open With All Rookie Line?

Raw Rookies The San Jose Sharks have played the majority of their preseason featuring an all rookie line. Neither 2014 first round draft pick Nikolay Goldobin, 2012 second round draft […]

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Sabres Final Cuts: Who’s In and Who’s Out

The regular season is a little over a week and the Sabres are left with 31 players in training camp.  A few players are in the bubble with only two […]

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A Portrait of the Lightning as a Young Team

With three preseason games under their belt, an image of a new, re-shaped Tampa Bay Lightning has finally begun to form. No longer will analysis have to consist of speculations […]

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Can Goldobin Replace Burns on Thornton Line?

Full disclosure I have yet to watch Nikolay Goldobin play a single game. And before you start calling me crazy, let me just say no, I’m not crazy, my mother […]

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THW’s Big List of 100 Defencemen Worth Drafting

When it comes to fantasy hockey, drafting defencemen is all about offence. Depending how your league is set up, the statistical categories most likely favour forwards followed by goaltenders. Unless there […]

by · September 26, 2014 · 1 comment · Fantasy, Previews and Predictions
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5 Under the Radar Blackhawks Storylines

Brad Richards, the salary cap crunch and all things Patrick Kane have dominated the storylines heading into the Blackhawks’ 2014-2015 season, but what about some of the under-the-radar stories? There’s […]