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Hitchcock’s Contract Extension Isn’t as Bad as Fans Think

The St. Louis Blues dropped a bomb on their fans on Tuesday, when they announced the contract extension of head coach Ken Hitchcock, whom many in the area thought was on […]

by · May 26, 2015 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues
KELOWNA, CANADA - MAY 11: Leon Draisaitl #29 of Kelowna Rockets takes a shot on net during first period and scores the opening goal against the Brandon Wheat Kings on May 11, 2015 during game 3 of the WHL final series at Prospera Place in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada.  (Photo by Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze)  *** Local Caption *** Leon Draisaitl;

Rockets Return to Form at Memorial Cup

• Kelowna Rockets Team Preview • Quebec Remparts 4, Kelowna Rockets 3 The Kelowna Rockets — and captain Madison Bowey — are back on track at the Memorial Cup. After struggling in their tournament […]

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Franson or Beleskey: Leafs Should Say No

You’re all set up for your long overdue rebuild with assurances that your team won’t take short-cuts and won’t undercut the process, even if it brings in a big-name coach, […]

Will Teemu Pulkkinen Be Traded?

Will Teemu Pulkkinen Be Traded?

After signing a three-year entry-level deal with the Detroit Red Wings last Thursday, Dylan Larkin scored back-to-back goals with the Grand Rapids Griffins in just his second professional game. The […]

by · May 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Detroit Red Wings
Did number 66 do enough Pittsburgh? (Photo courtesy of the Pittsburgh Penguins)

23 Years Ago Today: Greatest Comeback In Penguins History?

Josh Yohe, of DKonPittsburghSports.com, made an observation today: What many consider the greatest game in Penguins history took place 23 years ago today. Enjoy. https://t.co/4OsY4fLODx — Josh Yohe (@JoshYohe_PGH) May […]

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Corey Crawford, Salary Cap Costing Chicago Blackhawks

There’s a reason that the NHL has not seen a true dynasty since that of the Edmonton Oilers came to an end in 1990. For starters, it’s simply an incredibly difficult […]

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Looking at the Maple Leafs Last Four Years of First Rounders

Looking at the Maple Leafs Last Four Years of First Rounders

It’s no secret that the Toronto Maple Leafs are about to attempt an extremely ambitious rebuild. The young players acquired by the franchise will be heavily relied upon as the […]

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Preds End of the Year Report Card: Filip Forsberg

The Hockey Writers Nashville Predators staff writer Colin Fitts will evaluate the performance of each player on the 2014-15 Predators roster every weekday in alphabetical order. You can follow Colin on Twitter, @FittsTHW. […]

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San Jose Sharks Offseason: 5 Random Thoughts

The Coaching Search The Sharks search for a new head coach continues, but it is worth noting the choice made by the Flyers. The Flyers took the path less traveled […]

by · May 26, 2015 · 0 comments · San Jose Sharks, Top 10 Lists
Jonathan Bernier had a good first season with Toronto and could be pushed to play harder by James Reimer when the two square off in a fight for starting duties. (Tom Turk/The Hockey Writers)

The Oilers, Maple Leafs and Jonathan Bernier

For the vast majority of Edmonton Oiler fans, it was next to impossible to even think the tandem of Ben Scrivens and Viktor Fasth could have been anywhere near as […]

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Penguins’ Conor Sheary: The Next Tyler Johnson?

The Pittsburgh Penguins have had a tendency to trade away draft picks, season after season. Given this tendency, their farm system is running out of promising young players. Most prospects […]


Should the Sharks Trade Joe Thornton and Patrick Marleau?

Over the past 13 years, the San Jose Sharks have been one of the most model franchises in the NHL. In 2014-15, they missed the playoffs for the first time […]

by · May 26, 2015 · 0 comments · San Jose Sharks