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Washington Capitals: Why Tom Wilson Should Stay in Hershey

The Washington Capitals are off to a strong start in the 2014-15 campaign under new head coach Barry Trotz. The goaltending and defense were upgraded this offseason by first-year General Manager Brian […]

Hartford Wolf Pack forward Ryan Potulny (Chris Rutsch/Hartford Wolf Pack)

Where Are They Now: Ryan Potulny

The road of a veteran American Hockey League player is a long, winding one. There are often multiple stops with AHL teams, a stint or two in the NHL and […]

by · October 24, 2014 · 0 comments · AHL, New York Rangers
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The Key to the Wild West: Strength Up the Middle

The NHL’s Western Conference is one where any number of teams can say they have a chance to win it. Although to do so for any team will be a […]

by · October 24, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary
Jillian Saulnier, Cornell Big Red (Darl Zehr/Cornell Athletics)

NCAA Women’s Hockey Morning Skate: October 24th, 2014

Rankings: Minnesota Boston College Boston University Wisconsin Harvard North Dakota Cornell Clarkson Minnesota Duluth Quinnipiac Game of the Week #6 North Dakota (4-2-0) at #1 Minnesota (5-0-1), Fri. 10/24 at […]

by · October 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Women's Hockey
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What Happens to the Bruins Without Zdeno Chara?

It’s now a reality. Late Thursday night, the news broke that the Bruins’ Zdeno Chara could be out four-to-six weeks with a knee injury. Earlier in the evening, the Bruins […]

by · October 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Boston Bruins
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North Dakota and Providence Take Center Stage

This weekend, the University of North Dakota and Providence College Friars take center stage in an important two-game non-conference series at Ralph Engelstad Arena. This non-conference series will have national implications in the Pairwise […]

by · October 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Hockey East, NCHC
Rumor mills, as usual, have been rumbling, but it's anyone's best guess if the New York Islanders will trade anyone from their active roster. (Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports)

Fantasy World: Time For Patience Not Panic

Stuck at the bottom of your fantasy league’s standings? Or has the injury bug already bitten your team? Fret not, the season is young and there’s plenty of time to […]

by · October 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Fantasy
Matt Irwin could see more ice time as a Shark this season, and fantasy managers would certainly be amongst the beneficiaries. (Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports)

Sharks Mishandling Mueller, Irwin

Teenagers Must Play Somewhere Whether in the NHL, AHL, major junior, or overseas, 19-year-old top prospects need to be on the ice. Thursday’s rare home tilt for the San Jose […]

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Jets Still Need Some Work In The Hangar

The Winnipeg Jets ended their four-game losing streak with a 3-1 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday night. While a victory was much-needed for the struggling Jets, the skies […]

by · October 23, 2014 · 2 comments · Winnipeg Jets
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T.J. Brodie Headlines Flames Young Core

If the Calgary Flames have had a particularly glaring developmental fault over the past decade – and it would be charitable to conclude they have just one fault – it […]

by · October 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
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Beyond The Box Score: Jack Johnson’s Slow Start

Introducing Beyond The Box Score At least a couple of times a month, we are going to take a trip Beyond the Box Score.  This will be our chance to […]

by · October 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Columbus Blue Jackets
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Colorado Avalanche Defense Cooking Up Plenty of Turnovers

Last season the Colorado Avalanche protected the puck extremely well. Over the course of the season they only gave the puck away 535 times, an average of 6.5 a game. That […]

by · October 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche