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Clarkson & Friends: Leafs Summer Plans

Clarkson & Friends: Leafs Summer Plans

By Alex Kozovski   As teams gear up for the playoffs, the Maple Leafs have packed up theirs after missing the postseason for the eighth time in nine seasons. On […]

Calgary Flames 2011 fourth-rounder Johnny Gaudreau (Kim Klement-US PRESSWIRE)

The Flames Files: Week 25 In Review

Game 1 The New Jersey Devils have one of the best goalies of the last decade on their roster in Martin Brodeur, but it was the Calgary Flames goalie who […]

by · April 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
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NHL First Round Predictions: Eastern Conference

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! It’s playoff hockey time and this season looks like it will be the most entertaining playoffs we’ve had in some time. The […]

Is this Marc-Andre Fleury's final season with the Pittsburgh Penguins? (Cliff Welch/Icon SMI)

Is this Marc-Andre Fleury’s Final Season With the Penguins?

Marc-Andre Fleury hasn’t played in more than one playoff series per year since 2009-10. He’s either lost in the 1st-round or been replaced before a 1st-round series was over. If this pattern continues, this might be […]

by · April 15, 2014 · 2 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
Mike Who? Simmonds Simmers For Flyers

Mike Who? Simmonds Simmers For Flyers

Mike Richards this, Mike Richards that. This has become the narrative among circles when it comes to Flyers talk. Hey, did you hear Mike Richards won a Stanley Cup away […]

by · April 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
Union College Dutchmen celebrate their first ever National Championship in men's ice hockey. [photo: Josh Smith]

What Players Can Learn From The Frozen Four

“It’s hard this time of year. As devastating as it was for our team last year to lose nine seconds into overtime, here you have the elation. Probably for me […]

by · April 15, 2014 · 1 comment · College Hockey, NCAA
Book Review: Breakaway

Book Review: Breakaway

Breakaway: The Inside Story of the Pittsburgh Penguins’ Rebirth  by Andrew Conte (2011, Indianapolis: Blue River Press. Hardcover. ISBN 9781935628101) Once upon a time, the Pittsburgh Penguins’ former home, the […]

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 University Athletic Communications)

Josh Manson: A Welcomed Addition To Norfolk’s Blue Line

Josh Manson knew what he wanted to do from the time he could walk and that was to play hockey. The 22-year-old defenseman could have had no better teacher than […]

by · April 15, 2014 · 0 comments · AHL, Norfolk Admirals
Grand Rapids Griffins bench (Ross Bonander / THW)

AHL Power Rankings Week 28

The AHL regular season will come to a close this week, and as of this writing, 11 teams have clinched their spot in the Calder Cup Playoffs. In addition, the […]

by · April 15, 2014 · 0 comments · AHL, Power Rankings
Pittsburgh and Columbus faceoff in Game 1 on Wednesday night at the Consol Energy Center (AxsDeny / flickr)

Do the Penguins Have a Puck Possession Problem? (Part I)

The 2014 Pittsburgh Penguins are in trouble from a puck possession perspective. The question is: why?

by · April 15, 2014 · 4 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Is History on the Bruins Side?

2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Is History on the Bruins Side?

After securing the President’s Trophy on Saturday afternoon, the Boston Bruins learned that the Detroit Red Wings would be coming to town for the first round of the playoffs.  Without […]

by · April 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Boston Bruins
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Three Reasons the Chicago Blackhawks won’t Make the Stanley Cup Finals

There are so many clichés to lay upon the 2013-14 edition of the Chicago Blackhawks. You know the ones: “It’s nearly impossible to repeat as Stanley Cup Champions” and “Stumbling […]