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Saskatchewan in the NHL Playoffs

I am from Saskatchewan. Yes, I’ve been hearing all the lame jokes about Saskatchewan ever since I’ve moved here. Like how flat the province is, that you can still see […]

by · April 18, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary
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St. Louis Blues Lead Playoff Teams With Secondary Market Tickets Below Face Value

    As the Stanley Cup Playoffs are underway, the price of playoff tickets in rising across the league on the secondary market. The average playoff ticket for each team […]

by · April 17, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary
Miller is a free-agent this summer (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

Pressure Cooker: Which Player is Under the Most Pressure in the Playoffs

As we inch ever so closely to the start of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, teams are making their final tweaks to their lines and preparing for the NHL’s second season. […]

Jack Adams Trophy (Laura Neveau/THW)

The Jack Adams Award Voting is Flawed

Scotty Bowman’s coaching resume would make most NHL franchises envious: nine Stanley Cups, 1,244 regular season wins, 28 playoff appearances, and 223 playoff wins. The only underwhelming statistic for the […]

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2013-2014 Stanley Cup Predictor Formula – Round One

The moment you all have been waiting for is finally here – it’s playoff time. With playoff time comes loads of predictions from all of the experts and hardly any […]

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Tape2Tape: Boston Bruins win Presidents’ Trophy, Good or Bad?

The Boston Bruins locked up the 2013-14 Presidents’ Trophy on Saturday at home with a 4-1 victory over the lowly Buffalo Sabres. It marks only the second time in franchise […]

by · April 14, 2014 · 1 comment · News/Commentary
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Making Sense of the NHL’s New Playoff Format

The 2013-14 NHL season has brought a major change to the format of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. While the post-season tournament still features 8 teams from each conference,and still requires […]

by · April 13, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary
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Hockey 101: Boarding and Charging

This is part or our Hockey 101 series for the new fan, click here for the entire series…  Heavy hits are a common part of the game. The best ones […]

by · April 12, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary
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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 […]

Longevity and Retirement in Sport

Longevity and Retirement in Sport

Editor’s Note: While the following post discusses rugby, I felt that the parallels with hockey were uncanny. The players union needs to spend more of its resources on post playing […]

by · April 11, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary
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Norris Trophy Breakdown: Point Production is the Key to Victory

If there is one thing that the NHL media loves to do (other than talk about the Maple Leafs collapse) it’s to predict the future. The playoff seeds haven’t even […]

by · April 10, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary
Hey, we are back for another fantasy hockey edition of He Said/She Said! This week the unthinkable happens! (File Photo)

Hurricane Sandy Relief Game: The Lost Article?

Hello everyone! The strangest thing about time is sometimes we just take it for granted to the point where it is thought that articles get lost. However, from piecing together […]

by · April 9, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary