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The Iowa Wild’s Opening Weekend

The Iowa Wild’s Opening Weekend

After waiting anxiously for Saturday, Iowa Wild fans piled into the Wells Fargo Arena to watch their first hockey team since 2009 start off their opening weekend with a pair […]

by · October 15, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Iowa Wild
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Do the Oilers Need a Goaltending Upgrade?

Prior to this season, Devan Dubnyk’s stats have been on a steady uphill climb. In his rookie season he had a GAA of 3.57 and SV% of .889. The next […]

by · October 15, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
Jonathan Bernier (Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports)

Top 5 Surprise Starts to the NHL Season

We’re two weeks into the 2013-2014 NHL season. There have been plenty of big stories so far, so let’s take a look at the most shocking starts this year. Teams […]

by · October 15, 2013 · 5 comments · News, Power Rankings, Toronto Maple Leafs
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The Battle of Undefeated Teams – Sharks vs. Blues

Eventually, someone has to fall. The first three weeks of the 2013-14 season has seen three teams remain undefeated in regulation and overtime. Two of them do battle on Tuesday […]

by · October 15, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · San Jose Sharks, St Louis Blues
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Fantasy Hockey: Five Forwards Under 15% Owned

As the fantasy hockey season continues to progress, managers will undoubtedly be forced to make certain alterations to their starting lineups. While some managers might have placed stock in the […]

by · October 15, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Fantasy
Ryan Strome's future is looking bright with the New York Islanders. (Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports)

Ryan Strome: Patiently Waiting For His Opportunity

“I think it’s different because this year I know I can’t go back to juniors — it’s either pro in the NHL or the AHL. It’ll be a different scenario. […]

by · October 15, 2013 · 1 comment · New York Islanders
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Is Carey Price a Better Goalie?

He isn’t seeing a different hair stylist or spending time at the tanning salon. Carey Price looks different in the net. I’ve noticed it, play-by-play and color commentators say so […]

The American Hockey League is usually viewed as the last stop for a prospect before an NHL call-up.

AHL Power Rankings: Week 2

The second week of the AHL season brought on some high-scoring games and new franchises seeing their first league action. However, some teams still played a lighter schedule and did […]

by · October 15, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Power Rankings
Albany Devils: What Have We Learned Through a Hat Trick of Games?

Albany Devils: What Have We Learned Through a Hat Trick of Games?

The Albany Devils opened the season with a disheartening 4-3 loss to the Hartford Wolf Pack despite outshooting and outplaying them for major stretches of the game. This past Saturday, […]

by · October 15, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Albany Devils
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What’s In An NHL Player’s Name? Could It Be Their Game?

One of the things that has always piqued my interest has been the awesomeness of hockey player names. After all, what’s in an NHL player’s name? Could it be their […]

by · October 15, 2013 · 1 comment · Hockey History, Humor
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Washington Capitals Prospect Report: Week of September 7th

The Hockey Writers reviews the Washington Capitals’ prospects as the NCAA and AHL seasons gets fully underway. This is the second edition of a season long review for potential Capitals players. Check out […]

by · October 15, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Prospects, Washington Capitals
Jarome Iginla (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

How the Bruins Won the Flames-Penguins Iginla Trade

A week before the 2013 NHL trading deadline, rumors began to circulate that the Boston Bruins had agreed to a deal with the Calgary Flames to acquire Jarome Iginla.  In […]