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Eddie Lack Has Accomplished What Luongo And Schneider Couldn’t

At last, the Canucks new look is coming into focus. Jim Benning has been named GM of the Canucks and a crucial piece of the puzzle has fallen into place. […]

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A Super Bowl Stanley Cup Final?

The NHL continues to bask in the success of its Winter Classic Stadium Series.  Conversely, the NFL continues to debate the merits of an outdoor, cold weather Super Bowl.  So […]

by · January 28, 2014 · 0 comments · Winter Classic
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HBO’s “24/7 Red Wings/Maple Leafs: Road to the NHL Winter Classic” Postmortem

The NHL Winter Classic was an unparalleled success for the NHL. But what about HBO’s “24/7 Red Wings/Maple Leafs: Road to the NHL Winter Classic”? As a hockey fan, it’s […]

by · January 7, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary, Winter Classic
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2015 Winter Classic: Five Better Sites Than Washington D.C.

Now that we are past the 2014 Winter Classic at Michigan Stadium it’s time to look ahead towards the 2015 installment. Early reports have the NHL heading to Washington D.C. […]

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Winter Classic: What You Should Talk About

It’s time for that long awaited game. The Toronto Maple Leafs taking on the Detroit Red Wings in what will surely be a game for the ages – a ‘classic’ […]

by · January 1, 2014 · 0 comments · Winter Classic
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Dion Phaneuf: Locked Up and Loaded

It’s been talked about for the last week leading up to the NHL’s Winter Classic in Ann Arbor. On Tuesday, rumours became reality when Dave Nonis and Dion Phaneuf took […]

Dion Phaneuf and Dave Bolland have both had their futures in Toronto questioned in 2014 (John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Who’s Down and Who’s Out at the Winter Classic?

Every year, fans and media hear the same line from players and management. That their struggles – their frustrations – can’t be blamed on their team’s injuries. But it seems […]

by · December 31, 2013 · 0 comments · Winter Classic
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The Winter Classic: Cold With a Chance of Uncertainty

Stepping out of my hotel, it hit me like a blistering gust of wind that there wouldn’t be any issue when it came to maintaining the ice at Michigan Stadium. […]

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Winter Classic: The Original Backyard Game

Every young athlete who has laced up their skates or stepped to the plate has thought – at least once – about what it would be like to play professionally. […]

HBO 24/7: Five Teams That Would Be Fantastic for Next Year

HBO 24/7: Five Teams That Would Be Fantastic for Next Year

HBO’s 24/7: “Road to the Winter Classic” has been a huge hit in the three years of the reality series. We’ve gotten an all-access pass to the locker room of […]

by · December 23, 2013 · 0 comments · Winter Classic
6 Reasons To Watch HBO’s 24/7 Leafs/Wings

6 Reasons To Watch HBO’s 24/7 Leafs/Wings

After the lockout deprived hockey fans of the Emmy-award winning series last season, HBO’s 24/7 series is back, premièring this Saturday. THW looks at why this season’s series will be […]

by · December 10, 2013 · 0 comments · Top 10 Lists, Winter Classic
8 Predictions For HBO 24/7: Maple Leafs Edition

8 Predictions For HBO 24/7: Maple Leafs Edition

On Thursday I mentioned eight things I expected to happen during this year’s HBO 24/7, specifically for the Red Wings. Now just because one team is a perennial contender and […]