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Patrik Nemeth’s Nightmare Injury Provides Big Opportunity

Patrik Nemeth’s Nightmare Injury Provides Big Opportunity

As if it wasn’t shaky enough before the season started, the Dallas Stars are now two starting defensemen down after Patrik Nemeth was ruled out for the rest of the […]

by · October 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Dallas Stars, Injury Report
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Breaking News: Minnesota Wild Sign Charlie Coyle to a 5-Year Extension

On Wednesday afternoon, the Minnesota Wild signed 22 year old and budding power forward, Charlie Coyle, to a 5-year contract extension. Coyle was set to be an RFA in the […]

by · October 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Minnesota Wild, News/Commentary
Ottawa Shootings, Senators vs. Leafs Postponed

Ottawa Shootings, Senators vs. Leafs Postponed

Before we get to the hockey game, I’d like to focus on the more important news. At 9:52 a.m. ET this morning, there was a shooting that took place at the […]

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Confidence Is Key For Anaheim Ducks Prospect Nic Kerdiles

  Prior to the Norfolk Admirals clinching a playoff berth last season, the Anaheim Ducks inked their 2012 second round draft pick Nic Kerdiles to an entry-level contract. They assigned […]

by · October 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Anaheim Ducks, Prospects
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Is There Hope for the Edmonton Oilers?

Edmonton grabbed their first win of the season Monday night over a very good Tampa Bay Lightning team, leaving the Carolina Hurricanes as the only team in the NHL who […]

by · October 22, 2014 · 2 comments · Advanced Stats, Edmonton Oilers
Oct 19, 2014; Anaheim, CA, USA; St. Louis Blues right wing Vladimir Tarasenko (91) reaches for the puck against Anaheim Ducks defenseman Ben Lovejoy (6) during the second period at Honda Center. (Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports)

Pep Talk: Blues Shot Selection and Spatial Awareness

Pep Talk is a semi-regular series where current Blues playing trends are discussed in a constructive way. Find more musings about your St. Louis Blues by following Mike Poepping on Twitter: […]

by · October 22, 2014 · 1 comment · News/Commentary, St Louis Blues
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Get Outta My Crease: Should Goalie Interference Rules be Tweaked?

The ghost of Tomas Holmstrom continues to haunt the Detroit Red Wings. During their game against the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday, Pavel Datsyuk made a fantastic spin move in the […]

by · October 22, 2014 · 5 comments · Detroit Red Wings, News/Commentary
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Flyers Goalie Steve Mason in Familiar Territory?

The numbers aren’t pretty for the goaltender dubbed, the “Flyers’ most important player” at the onset of the 2014-15 season. But is there more to Steve Mason’s 0-3-1 record through […]

by · October 22, 2014 · 2 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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Predators: Revenge Is So Sweet

Mike Ribeiro had the first laugh, and the last, but not the one in between.   The Nashville Predators beat the Arizona Coyotes 4-3 in a shootout Tuesday night at […]

by · October 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Nashville Predators
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Interview With Blues Prospect Ivan Barbashev

In this interview, originally appearing on the popular Russian website championat.ru, Ivan Barbashev talked about the NHL Draft, discussed getting reassigned to the Moncton Wildcats, and shed some light on […]

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Does Ryan Kesler Make Anaheim Ducks Contenders?

The Anaheim Ducks are off to an excellent start this season, having won five of their first six games while winning in convincing fashion against the Cup-contender St. Louis Blues. […]

by · October 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Anaheim Ducks
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Quick Hits; Canes Still Searching For First Win

I recently wrote an article on how the Hurricanes needed to take each game one point at a time. One of the important things for a struggling team is to […]

by · October 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Carolina Hurricanes