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Antti Niemi an Oiler? No, Thank You…

As the 2014-15 NHL season comes to a close, the Edmonton Oilers will once again attempt to address the major needs within their roster. As they long have been, defense […]

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Tuesday Trade Review: Drafting Logan Couture

Logan Couture has become one of the best first-round draft picks in San Jose Sharks’ history. Selected ninth overall in the 2007 Entry Draft, he has been successful in teal and is now […]

Oilers: Nail Yakupov – Trade Bait Or Building Block?

Oilers: Nail Yakupov – Trade Bait Or Building Block?

With the completion of the 2014-15 National Hockey League regular season just around the corner, one cannot help but wonder where the Edmonton Oilers organization will go from here. While […]

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6 League-Altering Trades That Almost Went Down

In the course of negotiations between NHL GMs, many potential deals are thrown back and forth in the bargaining process. Most of the time, these trade talks never come to […]

Boyle was carted off on a stretcher in Tuesday's win (Photo by Vu Ching).

Tuesday Trade Review: The Boyle Deal

The Situation: Tampa Bay After being ranked number one in the Eastern Conference and winning the Stanley Cup in 2004, the Tampa Bay Lightning became a mediocre team in the […]

Tuesday Trade Review: Nolan for Ozolinsh

Tuesday Trade Review: Nolan for Ozolinsh

The Background: Quebec/Colorado Gather round children, it’s story time. Once upon a time there was a mediocre hockey team in Canada called the Quebec Nordiques. They were so mediocre that Eric […]

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Will Jokinen & New Look Blues Right the Ship?

The St. Louis Blues knew they needed depth at the trade deadline this year to ensure they have enough high quality players ready for the long and grueling playoff run […]

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Mixed Results From Deadline Predictions

Well, I guess it’s time to pick up the pieces from my annual trade deadline predictions. As predicted — by online psychics and/or haters — I went 0-for-26 in the big […]

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Almost Everybody Wins At Deadline

Another trade deadline has come and gone, with more winners than losers this year as far as I’m concerned. Twice as many, in reality. It was a seller’s market and […]

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Ducks Make Smart Moves to Gear Up for Playoffs

Anaheim Ducks general manager Bob Murray knew it had to be done. He needed to add to acquire at least one blue liner to help the struggling Ducks defense. Along […]

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Doomed from the Start: David Clarkson’s Time in Toronto

When David Clarkson was first signed by the Toronto Maple Leafs on July 5, 2013, there was a strong reaction from the hockey community. On the one hand, the Maple […]

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Top 5 Winners of the NHL Trade Deadline

One of the more exciting and hectic times on the NHL schedule has passed as of Monday afternoon. The NHL trade deadline was at 3PM Eastern standard time Monday as […]