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Revisiting the Callahan-St. Louis Trade

On the day of the 2014 NHL Trade Deadline, Tampa Bay Lightning general manager, Steve Yzerman, was forced into making a blockbuster trade. His captain, Martin St. Louis had requested […]

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Canucks Need to Target Free Agent Franson

Depth of Canucks Blue Line Still Lacking One of the question marks for the Canucks’ roster heading into this summer was how their defense would shape up, and despite a flurry […]

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The NHL’s 2015 All Free Agency Team

There is no denying that one of the most exciting times of the year for hockey fans is the beginning of free agency on July 1st. With so many guys […]

No one ever expected a Tampa stopover for Sam Gagner then Arizona did they? (Tom Szczerbowski-US PRESSWIRE)

Flyers Hope Gagner Can Revitalize Career in Philadelphia

The Philadelphia Flyers needed to shred some salary and they did just that at the NHL draft. In a bizarre trade with the Arizona Coyotes, the Flyers received the talented, […]

Crosby and Malkin would be no doubters at centre in a six-team NHL. (Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports)

Rutherford’s Penguins About to Face Their Toughest Test

The Pittsburgh Penguins were out to acquire a top-six wing and they did just that. They sent Kasperi Kapanen, Nick Spaling, Scott Harrington and first and third round picks in […]

In fantasy hockey circles, Loui Eriksson seems to be the wrong kind of lightning rod. (Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports)

Rebuild or Contend? Bruins Stuck in Middle of Nowhere

Remember the cute childhood fictional game where you are forced to choose one of two paths? Path A was one option, path B was the other. As it stands, the […]

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Sharks Take Wise Gamble on Martin Jones

Fellow writer Andrew Bensch and I wrote contrasting articles about the recent Martin Jones trade. My spin is more positive while his is more negative. For his well-written article, click […]

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Canucks’ Depth Chart: Youth Movement

After Benning shocked the Canuck Nation and shipped out fan favorite goaltender Eddie Lack for a pair of draft picks, he followed suit today by resigning Jacob Markstrom to a […]

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Positive Net Worth: Niemi Contract Proves Stars’ Goaltending Investment

The Dallas Stars went big on goaltending experience during the 2015 NHL Draft, trading their 193rd pick in exchange for the former Sharks netminder. After suffering inconsistency in net, the […]

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Breaking Down Canucks’ Trade Failures at NHL Draft

On June 27th, Vancouver shipped goalie Eddie Lack to the Carolina Hurricanes for their 3rd round pick in this year’s draft (Guillaume Brisebois), as well as Carolina’s 7th round pick in 2016. […]

Timo Meier: The most underrated prospect in the 2015 NHL Draft class? (David Chan Photography)

A Missed Opportunity With the San Jose Sharks Draft

I’ll admit it up front. I have no idea how any of the players drafted by the San Jose Sharks will pan out. I’m a firm believer in the draft […]

Robin Lehner has already seen five games worth of action this season, and will undoubtedly see more as the season goes along, making Ottawa's goaltending tandem one of the best in the NHL. (Greg M. Cooper-US PRESSWIRE)

Ottawa Draft Round Up: Goodbye Robin Lehner and Eric Gryba

Bryan Murray had a busy and extremely productive 72 hours. Between Thursday morning and Saturday evening he re-signed franchise building blocks Mark Stone and Mika Zibanejad to reasonable deals, solved […]