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Breaking Down Canada’s World Junior Roster

Canada’s World Junior Roster, not as many easy choices as in years past.

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Concussions are Ruining the NHL

The list of wounded players continues to grow, and the NHL is suffering for it.

by · December 16, 2011 · 4 comments · News/Commentary, Philadelphia Flyers
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Charlie Coyle Leaves Boston University, Joins Saint John Sea Dogs

The hockey team at Boston University suffered it’s second major loss this week in what has been a tumultuous four days for the program. Just four days earlier the team dismissed their leading scorer […]

by · December 16, 2011 · 2 comments · CHL, Minnesota Wild, Prospects, QMJHL
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Book Review: Adam Proteau’s Fighting the Good Fight Shoud be Mandatory Reading

Factual evidence, persuasive arguments, and straight-forward ideas have forced me to rethink what hockey actually is versus what it should/could be.

by · December 16, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey Books, News/Commentary
Thornton is still a top-tier forward (Dustin Bradford/Icon SMI)

San Jose Sharks Show Nothing Special, Win Anyway

SAN JOSE, Calif. (The Hockey Writers) The San Jose Sharks special teams have been anything but special this year, with their penalty kill ranking dead last in the league overall, […]

by · December 16, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Colorado Avalanche, San Jose Sharks
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Who Isn’t Hot? Red Wings Firing On All Cylinders

NHL, take notice:  The league’s best home team looks to have mastered its road game too (despite a heartbreaking loss Thursday evening in Nashville), and the early season days of […]

by · December 16, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Detroit Red Wings
Ovechkin, captain of the Caps, in warmups (Anthony S. Fiore/Inside Hockey)

The Ovechkin Chronicles: The Ovi We Know Is Still There

The evidence would suggest Capitals captain/franchise player Alex Ovechkin is in decline. In this case, the evidence is circumstantial. If you think Ovechkin has lost his standing as an NHL […]

by · December 16, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary, Washington Capitals, Winnipeg Jets
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New York Rangers Look Past Loss Towards Roadtrip

Looking ahead to the brief roadtrip, the Rangers will face off in St. Louis…

by · December 15, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · New York Rangers
Great Parity in the NHL

Great Parity in the NHL

The Florida Panthers are leading the Southeast Division and third in the Eastern Conference standings, which sounds new to many hockey fans. It’s no secret that the Cats have struggled […]

by · December 15, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Florida Panthers, News/Commentary
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Profiling The OHL’s Representation On Team Canada

Once again the Ontario Hockey League led the way in terms of league repsentation on team Canada’s entry at the 2012 World Junior Hoceky Championships. 10 players currently playing in the […]

by · December 15, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, OHL, Prospects, World Junior Hockey Championship
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Dear Santa: 5 Gift Ideas For This NHL Fan

Christmas continues to bear down on anyone who has not finished their mandatory shopping bonanza.  Those of us that procrastinate the holidays end up in the mad dash to finish […]

by · December 15, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary
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A look inside the Flames crease with Justin Goldman of The Goalie Guild

This week, former Calgary Flames first round draft choice Leland Irving is poised to become the 38th goaltender to man the crease for the franchise as the team hits the […]

by · December 15, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames