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NHL 2013 Preview: Minnesota Wild Spend For Success

The Minnesota Wild captured the offseason headlines with the signing top free agents Zach Parise and Ryan Suter to 13-year deals worth around $98 million each. Suddenly, the Wild, who […]

by · January 14, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Minnesota Wild
DETROIT, MI - MARCH 7:  Rick Nash #61 of the Columbus Blue Jackets skates in front of Henrik Zetterberg #40 of the Detroit Red Wings in a game on March 7, 2009 at the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty Images)

In Post-Nash Era, Who Should Captain the Columbus Blue Jackets?

In the relatively short history of the Columbus Blue Jackets, there hasn’t really been a player that has captured the city’s attention quite like Rick Nash did. In his tenure […]

by · January 14, 2013 · 4 comments · Columbus Blue Jackets
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Dallas Stars Trade Mark Fistric, Hedge Bets On Youth

If the Dallas Stars defense wasn’t already a concern, things certainly became a bit dicier today after the Stars sent defenseman Mark Fistric to the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for […]

by · January 14, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Dallas Stars, Trades Contracts and Transactions
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Carolina Hurricanes 2013 Schedule Outlook

Here we are. I’d call it a place of peace and serenity for hockey fans. The NHL and the NHLPA finally unlocked the metaphorical door to freedom and Zamboni drivers […]

by · January 14, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Carolina Hurricanes
Cal Clutterbuck remains an integral part of the Wild's checking line (Vincent Muzik/Icon SMI)

Has Cal Clutterbuck Become Expendable?

After a very active offseason in free agency, Minnesota’s top two offensive lines look as deadly as any in the NHL. With the top six looking set, the Wild has […]

by · January 14, 2013 · 2 comments · Minnesota Wild
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2013 CHL NHL Top Prospects Game Preview

The puck drop for the 2013 CHL NHL Top Prospects game has almost arrived as scouts converge to take in the talent available for the upcoming NHL Entry Draft. The […]

by · January 14, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · OHL, Player Profiles, Prospects, QMJHL, WHL
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Three Ottawa Senators That Need To Step Up

In order for the 2013 Ottawa Senators to succeed, their key, core players will have to demonstrate that they are just that; Jason Spezza & Erik Karlsson will need to […]

by · January 14, 2013 · 1 comment · Ottawa Senators
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2013 NHL Season Predictions: Eastern Conference

With the shortened NHL season set to begin on Saturday January 19th, 2013, it is time to make our predictions as to which team will make the playoffs this season. […]

by · January 14, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Previews and Predictions
Nazem Kadri made great strides under Dallas Eakins. (Tony Ding/Icon SMI)

Toronto Maple Leafs Training Camp: Day 2

  It’s just five days before the Toronto Maple Leafs open their season in Quebec against their dreaded rival Montreal Canadiens.  Puck drop will be at 7 pm in the French Canadian hotbed of […]

by · January 14, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Toronto Maple Leafs
Erik Cole traded to Dallas (Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports)

Canadiens’ Erik Cole Considering Retirement Over New CBA

Erik Cole is happy to be back playing hockey.   He is not, though, happy about the new CBA. In fact, he’s so unhappy with the deal that he’s considering […]

by · January 14, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Montreal Canadiens
Damien Brunner Ready to Excel in Detroit

Damien Brunner Ready to Excel in Detroit

  Be honest…when you hear the name Damien, you think of creeps.  You think of Satanic children.  You think of of Marilyn Manson style goths, and amoral drug users.  You […]

by · January 14, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Detroit Red Wings
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Antoine Roussel on the Cusp of Unlikely NHL Debut

The signing of center Antoine Roussel by the Dallas Stars to a two-way, two year deal this summer made few waves. Most of us saw this unknown’s nine points and […]

by · January 14, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Dallas Stars