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Oliver Ekman-Larsson? Make it Happen, Oilers

Oliver Ekman-Larsson? Make it Happen, Oilers

There needs to be tempered expectations on this one. Coyotes GM Don Maloney uttered the words that “everybody is up for grabs”, and attention immediately turned to 23 year-old defenceman […]

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Khudobin Run By Blues Barrage ‘Canes Lose Shootout

View image | gettyimages.com What started out as a Friday night filled with hope for the Carolina Hurricanes, quickly turned into an early nightmare for Anton Khudobin. The St. Louis […]

Though an all-time great, 14 players are currently wearing Mr Hockey's number 9. (Photo courtesy of Sports Illustrated))

The Life of Mr. Hockey

Review of Mr. Hockey: My Life by Gordie Howe For anyone who wants to learn more about hockey why not start with a book by the person known affectionately as […]

by · January 31, 2015 · 0 comments · Hockey Books
Jonathan Marchessault (Syracuse Crunch/Scott Thomas)

Q & A with Jonathan Marchessault of the Syracuse Crunch

Jonathan Marchessault knows how to score, does it often and he’s become a valuable piece in the Tampa Bay Lightning franchise while currently honing his skills with their AHL affiliate […]

Red Wings Darren Helm is part of the stealth youth movement in Detroit; can they keep up with once rivals out of St. Louis? (Icon SMI)

Darren Helm – Detroit’s Secret Possession Star

The Detroit Red Wings have thus far enjoyed a season that only a select few predicted to be possible. The Red Wings are sitting at 65 points, currently 4th in the […]

Joe Malone Scores 7: Hockey History

Joe Malone Scores 7: Hockey History

On this day in hockey history, in 1920, Joe Malone of the Quebec Bulldogs scored seven goals against the Toronto St. Patricks. Ninety-five years later, Malone still holds the record […]

by · January 31, 2015 · 0 comments · Hockey History
Binghamton Senators goaltender Andrew Hammond. (Annie Erling Gofus/The Hockey Writers)

Ottawa Senators: Goalie Andrew Hammond Lands in the NHL

Ottawa Senators: Goalie Andrew Hammond Lands in the NHL View image | gettyimages.com Andrew Hammond, goalie for the Binghamton Senators in the AHL, is finally getting his chance. After Sens […]

by · January 31, 2015 · 5 comments · Ottawa Senators
Dustin Tokarski could be useful in deep leagues as he has shown that the Canadiens can rely on him if Carey Price is injured or needs some rest. (Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

Time to Let Tokarski Play

Here’s a thought: with less than half a season to play, the Montreal Canadiens should start calling on backup goaltender Dustin Tokarski. We’ve reached the 47 game mark and Tokarski has […]

by · January 30, 2015 · 3 comments · Montreal Canadiens
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Malcolm Subban Recalled By Bruins

On Friday, the Boston Bruins recalled goaltender Malcolm Subban from Providence. Niklas Svedberg, who has held the role of back-up goalie to Tuukka Rask all season, was sent down for […]

by · January 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Boston Bruins
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Bet on the Canadiens This Super Bowl Weekend

This year won’t be the first time the Montreal Canadiens play a pair of matinee match-ups on Super Bowl weekend. Based on their above-average success rate in those games and […]

by · January 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Montreal Canadiens
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Re-Thinking Taking Shots, Bernier, And The Lottery

Last night, Jon Bernier allowed a goal on a shot he’d undoubtedly like to have another go at.   I’ve never played goal, but I suspect there are probably one […]

by · January 30, 2015 · 1 comment · NHL Coaching, Toronto Maple Leafs
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The Calgary Flames: Building A Foundation

Rebuilds are tricky things. The goal is to avoid the mistakes of the past while throwing together, often on the fly, some semblance of a plan. And one of the […]

by · January 30, 2015 · 2 comments · Calgary Flames