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Wash, Rinse, Repeat: Can the Kings Win It Again This Year?

I like to be against the odds — Barry Bonds Mr. Steroids may forevermore be persona non grata in baseball, but there is something about going against the naysayers that […]

The Ins and Outs of NHL Offseason Training

The Ins and Outs of NHL Offseason Training

There really isn’t an offseason in the National Hockey League anymore. Long gone are the days where training camp was used to get into shape as players are taking part in […]

by · July 27, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary
Hockey 101: Throwing the Stick

Hockey 101: Throwing the Stick

  This post is part of our series Hockey 101 – geared towards newer fans. Every skater is responsible for the one piece of equipment he isn’t wearing. His stick is an extension […]

by · July 26, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary
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Make NHL Overtime 6 on 6?

Your team is down a goal in the waning minutes of the third period. The coach signals the goalie to the bench and the extra attacker jumps onto the ice. […]

by · July 26, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary
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Top 10 Most Likely to Be Traded

It is now late-July, and for the most part teams are content with the roster they are set to ice for the upcoming season. They are, at the very least, […]

by · July 25, 2014 · 2 comments · News/Commentary
Becoming Your Dad? We’ve Got You Covered

Becoming Your Dad? We’ve Got You Covered

During the summer there’s obviously a slow down in hockey news, so we explore the offbeat a little more. Here’s a neat ad that was shared with me recently – […]

by · July 22, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary
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The Shootout; the NHL’s Smartest Decision?

It’s quite the debate, something that nearly every hockey fan has an opinion on. Many feel that the shootout is an offensive showcase and an unfair way to decide a […]

by · July 20, 2014 · 2 comments · News/Commentary
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Is The NHL Repeating Previous Contract Mistakes?

This off-season thus far has seen a lot of activity in the NHL. New rising stars have been drafted, trades have been made in hopes of improving teams, and free […]

by · July 18, 2014 · 5 comments · News/Commentary
With mountains, lakes, forests and money, about the only thing Seattle doesn't have is the NHL and NBA - yet. Credit: Spmenic, at Wikimedia Commons.

The NHL to Seattle: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

When last I wrote on the subject, the sun, moon and stars were aligning perfectly. NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly was openly discussing expansion, a contingent of Seattle politicos were […]

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Predators Sign Centermen Ribeiro, Roy

With Mike Fisher being out the next 4-6 months, the Nashville Predators became very desperate in acquiring a center, whether it was via trade or free agency. The sign of desperation […]

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It’s Time To Do Away With Offer Sheets

You’re a general manager overlooking your roster for the upcoming season and you notice a gaping hole in your lineup. Your team is one #1 defenseman away from being a […]

by · July 9, 2014 · 4 comments · News/Commentary
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Is The NHL Finished With Mike Ribeiro?

After just his first season of a four-year, $22 million deal, the Arizona Coyotes are finished with Mike Ribeiro. And while the details of Ribeiro’s reversal of fortunes are a […]