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Vezina, Norris, and Conn Smythe Walk Into a Bar…

Vezina, Norris, and Conn Smythe Walk Into a Bar…

Defense wins championships. That was probably the first hockey cliché I ever learned. Actually, it was probably the first sports cliché I learned from my Dad—years before I even knew I’d fall in love with hockey.

by · June 1, 2012 · 0 comments ·
The 10 Best Contracts in the NHL

The 10 Best Contracts in the NHL

Before the NHL lockout of 2004-05, the second contract acted as a bridge between a player’s rookie/entry level contract (ELC) and a large pay day. The second contract now serves a different purpose, thanks primarily to two factors – the 2005 Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA), and Kevin Lowe’s 2007 summer [...]

by · May 31, 2012 · 9 comments ·
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Goaltending the Difference in 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs

There’s an old tenet about post-season baseball that says, “Good pitching trumps good hitting”. Even though hockey is a completely different sport from baseball, it might not be too farfetched to say that good goaltending has shut down good offense in this year’s Stanley Cup Playoffs. If one were to [...]

by · May 16, 2012 · 1 comment ·