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Opposites Attract: Blues and Devils Meet in Home-and-Home Series

The story of Edward Scissorhands captivated its audience in 1990. How this soft-spoken young man could win the heart of Kim, a normal girl with a normal life, was something […]

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Early Season Calder Watch: Top 10 Rookie Contenders

The 2014-2015 NHL season is only a few weeks old, but the race for the Calder Memorial Trophy is already starting to heat up. This year’s rookie draft class is […]

Henrik Lundqvist (Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports)

Chill Out, Hockey Is A Winter Sport

Is there a Stanley Cup hangover in Los Angeles? What’s happened to the Bruins? Is this the same King Henrik?   Everyone stop. Stop this madness. It’s ridiculous. Yes, now […]

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Vlasic’s Norris Candidacy Lies in McLellan’s Hands

Way back in the day, this wee lad projected Sharks defenseman Marc-Edouard Vlasic to win a Norris trophy for most outstanding defenseman (written as a teenager, please excuse the excessive […]

Champs, Mosts, Worsts, & Firsts: Your THW Preseason Predictions Game

Champs, Mosts, Worsts, & Firsts: Your THW Preseason Predictions Game

You know what would make preseason predictions even better? Turning them into a contest to see who’s the best at it. So that’s what we did. Seventeen THW writers participated, […]

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Antti Niemi certainly proved that he was worth the money during his solid 2012-2013 NHL season. (Gary A. Vasquez-US PRESSWIRE)

Niemi Earns Second Straight Start After Shutout

Last season a number of followers assumed I was “anti-Niemi” but that couldn’t be further from the truth. I’m a big fan of both Niemi and backup goaltender Alex Stalock. […]

Development and Growth: Sabres 2014-15 Season Preview

Development and Growth: Sabres 2014-15 Season Preview

The Buffalo Sabres enter the new season with no talk of suffering in the summer by the teams management.  Instead a new attitude of optimism and growth has been preached […]

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5 Predictions for the 2014-15 St. Louis Blues

Yesterday, we previewed the St. Louis Blues’ upcoming season. Paul Stastny and Jori Lehtera look to make a difference this season while rookie goaltender Jake Allen has officially been given […]

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2014-15 Colorado Avalanche Player Projections and Opening Night Lineup

The 2014-15 Colorado season gets underway Thursday, October the 9th, when the Avalanche take on their Central Division rival, the Minnesota Wild. To set up the coming season, let’s begin by […]

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2014-15 Season: The Flames in Transition

One rookie. That’s the only youthful addition for the Calgary Flames. So no big surprise when it came to who made the roster for the new season. Team management and […]

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

The Toronto Maple Leafs are Destined for Failure in 2015

We’re just hours away from the NHL regular season starting up for another year, and to Toronto Maple Leafs fans, the moments before opening night puck drop are probably some […]

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Washington Capitals Season Preview: Not There Yet

The Washington Capitals missed the playoffs by three points last season under former coach and player Adam Oates, three measly standings points. There’s a lot that has changed in the […]