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NHL’S Culture of Safety vs. the Culture of Hockey

The NHL’s Culture of Safety is at odds with the Culture of Hockey Kids as young as six are joining traveling hockey teams. Tiny skates on their feet, tiny sticks […]

by · September 26, 2014 · 0 comments · Injury Report, News/Commentary
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Who Will Step In for Stepan?

The New York Rangers were already coming into the 2014-15 NHL season with a lack of center depth. Though ineffective in the playoffs, Brad Richards was a top-line mainstay in […]

by · September 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Injury Report, New York Rangers
Pavel Datsyuk (Creative Commons/Photoree)

Here We Go Again: Datsyuk Out 4 to 5 Weeks with Injury

The preseason is just two games old for the Detroit Red Wings, and they have already suffered three injuries. The latest is from Pavel Datsyuk on Wednesday, according to MLive.com’s […]

by · September 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Detroit Red Wings, Injury Report
Jonathan Drouin [photo: David Chan]

Jonathan Drouin Injured; Out 3-4 Weeks

Jonathan Drouin Suffers Hand Injury: News broke early Tuesday morning that Lightning forward and top prospect Jonathan Drouin had suffered an injury to his right hand. An X-ray confirmed the […]

by · September 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Injury Report, Prospects
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Predators Lose Fisher 4-6 Months: So What Now?; Volchenkov Signed

A few days after signing Olli Jokinen to bolster up the Nashville Predators down the middle, they lost arguably their best center for 4-6 months. According to a statement from […]

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With Vlasic Injured, Sharks Playoff Chances Plummet

Way back in October, I wrote an article about the Sharks best defenseman. It outlined a defender that played his position better than anyone ever gave him credit for. He was […]

Tomas Hertl Celebrates (Ed Szczepanski-USA TODAY Sports)

Hertl Power to Return In Time for Playoffs

It has been a very successful season in San Jose. Sharks fans look back to the beginning of the season and fondly remember many things. Pavelski’s hat tricks, Jumbo climbing […]

The Maple Leafs are happy to have Joffrey Lupul back in the lineup (John E. Sokolowski-US PRESSWIRE)

Fantasy Hockey Quick Hits: Injurious Basterds!

The bodies just keep piling up for fantasy hockey rosters. On the bright side for Pittsburgh Penguins fans is that Paul Martin is returning after missing 18 more games. For some reason, you get […]

by · April 4, 2014 · 0 comments · Fantasy, Injury Report
P.A. Parenteau (Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports)

Who Exactly is PA Parenteau?

Currently sidelined with a knee injury (torn right MCL), Colorado Avalanche right winger Pierre-Alexandre Parenteau is certainly an interesting case compared to other NHL players. A true journeyman After a […]

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Will the Hawks Crash and Burn Without Patrick Kane?

Last week’s news of the loss of Patrick Kane was certainly not welcome for Chicago Blackhawks fans. The Hawks had just squeaked through the Olympic break, bringing home 3 gold and […]

Lubomir Visnovsky will be a vital part of the Isles' defense this year. (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

Life After Lubo: A Fast Approaching and Scary Reality

When the New York Islanders traded for Lubomir Visnovsky on draft day in 2012, there were many confused fans wondering why the team needed another Mark Streit. When he refused […]

Marian Hossa is on the other side of his prime but he is still very effective. (David Sandford/Pool Photo via USA TODAY Sports)

Some ‘Saad’ News and Good News for the Blackhawks

The Blackhawks received some good news and bad news as they are currently embroiled in a dogfight for the Central Division lead. Forward Brandon Saad did not make the trip to […]