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When Jamie Benn Came to Town

August 30, 2013 at 11:33 am 0 comments

Despondent Chicago Wolves play-by-play announcer Jason Shaver summed up the attitude of much of the American Hockey League in 2010 in his call of Jamie Benn’s game 7 overtime winner for the Texas Stars against Chicago: “He shoots, he scores. The Stars will advance. Jamie Benn, who spent the entire […]

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Jaromir Jagr: A Retrospective in Quotations

July 31, 2013 at 9:31 pm 2 comments

Jaromir Jagr is now a New Jersey Devil. He’ll turn 42 in February. Counting the two seasons he spent with HC Kladno in Czechoslovakia when he was 16 and 17 years old, Jagr has played 25 straight years of professional hockey. He is one of 25 members of the Triple […]

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Concussions: This is Your Brain on Hockey

March 13, 2013 at 3:50 pm 0 comments

Neurologists describe a concussion as a neurometabolic cascade. I hear that term and I fall into a dream of psychedelic waterfalls, of fireflies twinkling at twilight, of a seascape speckled by the starry-eyed blinking of the moonlight. All that could not be further from reality. Sure, sometimes people ‘see stars’ when concussed. […]

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Hockey On The Fringe, Where it Belongs

Hockey On The Fringe, Where it Belongs

March 12, 2013 at 11:46 pm 0 comments

This is a guest post by Brian Lutz   You have been told that hockey doesn’t matter in today’s sporting landscape. You’ve heard about the shrinking TV audiences and the half-empty arenas; you’ve seen hockey slowly phased out of the highlight shows and the sports pages. In the National Sports […]

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Rule Your Fantasy Hockey Pool in 2013

Rule Your Fantasy Hockey Pool in 2013

January 8, 2013 at 6:15 pm 0 comments

The 2013 season is going to be a lot of fun to follow. With a shortened 48 game schedule, luck and randomness will play a larger role compared with a typical 82 game season. And from a fantasy hockey perspective, making predictions and projections is even more difficult, because players across the league spent the lockout doing such a wide variety of things.

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Top 10 Players Likely to Receive a Compliance Buyout

Top 10 Players Likely to Receive a Compliance Buyout

January 8, 2013 at 2:05 pm 0 comments

The lockout is just about over with a new Collective Bargaining Agreement on the verge of ratification. And with this new CBA, we have compliance buyouts in order to get those big-market teams under the cap and some of those terrible contracts off the books. If you aren’t familiar with how […]

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Theo Fleury: From Victim to Victor

Theo Fleury: From Victim to Victor

December 26, 2012 at 8:00 am 0 comments

In the hockey world, Theo Fleury is known as one of the top scorers during the 1990s. A point-per-game player during 15 NHL seasons, the 5-6 right wing captured a Stanley Cup with the Calgary Flames in 1989 and an Olympic Gold Medal representing Canada in the 2002 Winter Olympics. […]

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Top 10 Sports Video Games

Top 10 Sports Video Games

December 23, 2012 at 10:50 pm 0 comments

On December 25th, children all over the world will scurry from their bedrooms in the wee hours of the morning to see what Santa Claus has left them while they slept so soundly. For many people such as myself, our Christmas mornings were ripe with toys, clothes and of course […]

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