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50 Years Ago in Hockey – A Bad Break for Gilles Tremblay

A busy news day with lots going on in the hockey world.  Montreal and Toronto tied 2-2 last night at the Forum in Montreal as  a key member of the Habs […]

by · December 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Hockey History, Montreal Canadiens
Jack Eichel is just one of highly coveted prospects available for the 2015 NHL Draft.  (USA Hockey/Ellen DeLuca)

2015 NHL Draft Alternate Rankings – Holiday Edition

The holiday season is almost upon us. With that season, comes a few beloved traditions: gift-giving, holiday music and the IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship. World Juniors time is also […]

by · December 18, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Entry Draft
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Goals for ‘Canes Calling on Line Two; Please Pick up

Goals are calling the Carolina Hurricanes’ second line of Jeff Skinner, Victor Rask, and Elias Lindholm. Will they please pick up and answer the call in tonight’s match against the […]

Phil Kessel and Tyler Bozak celebrating goals together has become common in Toronto (John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Leafs Shouldn’t Take Canes Lightly

The Toronto Maple Leafs are in Raleigh tonight to take on the last placed Carolina Hurricanes (yes the Canes even sit behind the Edmonton Oilers). The Leafs are on arguably […]

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Sharks Must Find a Scoring Right Wing

Scoring Still a Concern The San Jose Sharks are currently on quite a roll. After hovering around .500 during an extremely rough road schedule the first two months of the […]

by · December 18, 2014 · 6 comments · News/Commentary, San Jose Sharks
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Canadiens Need Their First Line to Keep Producing

‘’I used to never score a goal, maybe I’ll go back to my old ways.’’ Standing in front of his stall for post-game interviews, Max Pacioretty was coming off a […]

by · December 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Montreal Canadiens
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The NHL’s Ultimate Cap Compliant Roster

Armchair GMs have long enjoyed trying to construct the ultimate NHL roster from a pool of every player in the league. With Capgeek’s Armchair GM mode, fans can build and […]

by · December 18, 2014 · 1 comment · Fantasy
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NY Rangers Breeze Through Western Canada

The New York Rangers have come a long way since the start of last season. For those of you who don’t recall, they began last year with an epic nine-game […]

by · December 18, 2014 · 0 comments · New York Rangers
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The Best Nicknames in Hockey

Nicknames are as much a part of hockey as the blue line. You are given one early by your mites coach only later to be called something else by your […]

by · December 18, 2014 · 28 comments · Humor
T.J. Brodie is part of a defensive group that definitely jumps into offensive play. (Rob Grabowski-USA TODAY Sports)

T.J. Brodie: Robin to Mark Giordano’s Batman

Much has been made of Calgary Flames’ defenseman Mark Giordano’s start to the season and rightfully so. The Flames’ captain leads NHL defensemen in scoring to the tune of 31 […]

by · December 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
Valeri Nichushkin has been compared to Rangers forward Rick Nash. (Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports)

Rick Nash for the Hart Is a Conversation worth Having

A couple months back I wrote an article about this year’s “Resurgence of Rick Nash” following last spring’s disappointing playoffs for him individually. Now, two months later, Nash’s strong play […]

by · December 18, 2014 · 1 comment · New York Rangers
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Can One Trade Really Fix the Boston Bruins?

Lately, it would be generous to say that the Boston Bruins have been playing uninspiring hockey. Whether it’s letting a late lead slip away or staking their opponent to an […]

by · December 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Boston Bruins