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Minnesota Wild: RFA Problems Around the Corner

When a good chunk of your prospect pool arrives to the NHL within the same year or two, you will eventually run into trouble of re-signing all of them to […]

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MacArthur Extension a Big Step in Re-Signing Bobby Ryan

The Bait Clarke MacArthur was one of the NHL’s most surprising players in 2013-14, while also being the Ottawa Senators’ fourth leading point-getter. While many, including myself, believed finances to be the club’s […]

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Over-Hyped Offseason for Frustrated Blues Fans

Expectations for the St. Louis Blues were probably never higher than in 2013-14. They were a favorite pick among the media and bookies alike to win the Stanley Cup. Even […]

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Flames’ Mason Raymond Comes In At Full Speed

When Mason Raymond, the speedy winger, was let go by the Vancouver Canucks in 2012 things looked bleak. There were no offers, no phone calls, and it wasn’t until he […]

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Edmonton Oilers: Jake Gardiner Deal a Comparable for Justin Schultz

With the Toronto Maple Leafs inking young defenseman Jake Gardiner to a long term deal this week, is it time for the Edmonton Oilers to follow suit and sign their […]

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Trotz and Orpik Versus Capitals Fans and Media

The Case of Barry Trotz and Brooks Orpik Versus the Capitals Fans and Media video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player There has been lots of controversy lately in Washington as the […]

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St. Louis Blues Lose Sobotka, Focus on Moving Forward

The St. Louis Blues lost a key component to their offensive strategy this morning, when power forward Vladimir Sobotka decided to go play closer to home in the KHL.   […]

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Tampa Bay Goaltending Solution: Evgeni Nabokov

Not too long ago, I wrote a three part series about the Tampa Bay Lightning’s present goaltending situation and their options when it came to obtaining a backup for Ben […]

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Warning: Forcing Lecavalier Trade Not Advantageous

The present state of the Flyers’ salary cap has GM Ron Hextall shackled like a violent criminal. This isn’t breaking information. And as every day that passes without a move […]

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NHL Free Agents and the Illusion of Success

NHL Free Agents were scooped up throughout the day on the first of July and as the dust settled I kept asking myself, “so what.” We constantly here how good […]

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Edmonton Oilers Should Sign Mikhail Grabovski

Craig MacTavish and the Edmonton Oilers have been one of the NHL’s busiest teams over the past week and have added six new bodies to their NHL roster and have […]

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Edmonton Oilers Add Much Needed Size

Craig MacTavish and the Edmonton Oilers have had an eventful week. So have all NHL teams to be fair, however few have been as active as the Oilers in the […]