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Working in the Shadows of the CWHL

With the recent posting of the first Analytics for Women’s Hockey at Mike’s Mumbles it was time to look into the people behind the current statistics in the Canadian Women’s […]

by · July 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Women's Hockey
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New Jersey’s Unsung Czech: Devil Marek Zidlicky a Quiet Success

During the offseason, The Hockey Writers will be doing a ten-part series on the success stories of the 2013-14 New Jersey Devils. Despite missing the postseason for the second consecutive […]

by · July 21, 2014 · 2 comments · New Jersey Devils
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Devils Defence: Depth And Decisions

Longtime fans and observers of the New Jersey Devils, can appreciate great defence and a gritty, grind it out attitude. Once again, something is building and bubbling on the blue […]

by · July 21, 2014 · 0 comments · New Jersey Devils
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National Collegiate Hockey Conference Social Media Guide

The National Collegiate Hockey Conference is entering its second season.  While it’s the off-season, there’s still breaking news. Currently, a number of players are attending NHL development Camps. Last summer, […]

by · July 21, 2014 · 0 comments · College Hockey, NCAA
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Metropolitan Rivals: Who Survives The Flyers-Canes Storm?

Despite Carolina’s run-of-the-mill 36-35-11 record last season, the Hurricanes exhibited ownership over the Flyers by going 4-0-0 against their new divisional adversary. The Canes’ success against Philadelphia, however, didn’t correlate […]

by · July 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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Dallas Stars Social Media Guide

To say that the Dallas Stars have had a big year would be a bit of an understatement. The team as it exists today barely resembles what it was last […]

by · July 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Dallas Stars, Texas Stars
Oshie's thrilling 4-for-6 shootout was a moment for the ages (Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports)

The Shootout; the NHL’s Smartest Decision?

It’s quite the debate, something that nearly every hockey fan has an opinion on. Many feel that the shootout is an offensive showcase and an unfair way to decide a […]

by · July 20, 2014 · 2 comments · News/Commentary
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Thoughts From Penguins Prospects Scrimmage

The Pittsburgh Penguins held their annual prospects development camp this past week, having begun on Tuesday. Saturday afternoon, they concluded with a scrimmage. I was able to attend the game, […]

One of the biggest rivalries of the season continues tonight in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinal.

The Montreal Canadiens: Atlantic Division Favorites?

Put simply, the Montreal Canadiens—the last remaining team in the Atlantic Division last season—got better this summer. Obviously it’s all a tad more complicated than that. Defenseman P.K. Subban and […]

by · July 20, 2014 · 6 comments · Montreal Canadiens
Carolina Hurricanes center Elias Lindholm - Photo Credit:  Andy Martin Jr

Elias Lindholm’s Growth Is Important to the Hurricanes’ Success

Elias Lindholm had enough upside and talent to make the Carolina Hurricanes opening day roster in 2013.  He was the fifth overall pick in the draft that year and scored a […]

by · July 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Carolina Hurricanes
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Well, The Blue Jackets Have Been Busy

The Columbus Blue Jackets have spent the month of July in the re-signing phase. Let’s take a look at the key re-signings, and the lone superstar who has yet to […]

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New Jersey Devils Social Media Guide

In comparison to some other teams in the NHL, the New Jersey Devils fan base isn’t quite the size of some others (think Toronto, Montreal, Detroit), but their diehard fans […]

by · July 19, 2014 · 1 comment · Albany Devils, New Jersey Devils