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Griffins Notes: Coreau Keeps Winning, Backman Leaves for Sweden

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — The Grand Rapids Griffins have been without No. 1 goaltender Petr Mrazek since Nov. 6, when Jonas Gustavsson went down with a dislocated shoulder for the […]

The outdoor game has been a staple in the NHL schedule since 2008 (Credit: Krm500, Via Wikipedia Commons.)

NHL Continues Efforts to Lower Its Environmental Impact

Earlier this week, the NHL announced that they have named Constellation its official preferred energy provider. Together, the NHL and Constellation will conduct energy efficiency analyses and recommend energy management […]

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Sharks Survive Kryptonite & the Kids Are Alright

Kryptonite Over the last couple of seasons the San Jose Sharks have made it a frustrating habit of losing to some of the worst teams in hockey. Typically it has […]

by · December 19, 2014 · 1 comment · News/Commentary, San Jose Sharks
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Crisis In Edmonton

During the Christmas break, I will be spending time with family in my childhood home of Edmonton, Alberta: Formerly known as the City of Champions. This didn’t come as a […]

by · December 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers, News/Commentary
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Has the NHL Killed the Winter Classic?

Winter Classic? Or Just Another Outdoor Game? Before you read the article, just think to yourself as a hockey fan. Do you know who’s playing in this years Winter Classic? […]

by · December 18, 2014 · 3 comments · News/Commentary, Winter Classic
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Sharks Must Find a Scoring Right Wing

Scoring Still a Concern The San Jose Sharks are currently on quite a roll. After hovering around .500 during an extremely rough road schedule the first two months of the […]

by · December 18, 2014 · 8 comments · News/Commentary, San Jose Sharks
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Hockey News: Road Team Rules

Sens Shutout Devils, 2-0 Kyle Turris provided all of the offense for the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday, as they beat the New Jersey Devils 2-0.  The Sens were outshot by […]

by · December 18, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary
The insertion of Vegas into the NHL could create a divisional problem [photo: madlyinlovewithlife CC]

10 Names for a New Las Vegas NHL Franchise

While Las Vegas is surprisingly no stranger to hockey teams, an NHL one has eluded the city up to now. That might change very soon, with a season-ticket drive to […]

by · December 17, 2014 · 7 comments · News/Commentary, Top 10 Lists
How to Identify NHL Organizational Mismanagement

How to Identify NHL Organizational Mismanagement

The top-flight, stud NHL players that receive headlines and make the cover of your favorite NHL video game are probably overpaid. There should be a disclaimer here: I’m a firm […]

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

Chemistry Behind Sharks’ Surge up the Standings

Road Schedule From Hell For the majority of their arduous (and that’s putting it lightly) road stretch to start the season (16 of their first 21 games were away from […]

by · December 16, 2014 · 11 comments · News/Commentary, San Jose Sharks
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Breaking News: Oilers Fire Head Coach Dallas Eakins

The Edmonton Oilers have fired head coach Dallas Eakins. The decision came following Sunday night’s loss to the New York Rangers in which the Oilers were shut-out 2-0. The loss […]

by · December 15, 2014 · 1 comment · Edmonton Oilers, News/Commentary
Can Henrik Lundqvist complete that last step for the New York Rangers? Russ Cohen answers that question and more. (Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports)

Are These Goalies Making Too Much?

Goalies in the NHL are the backbone of their teams. Elite goalies can take a team deep into the Stanley Cup playoffs, possibly even carrying them to a Cup victory. […]

by · December 15, 2014 · 5 comments · News/Commentary