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Brian Burke (Damien D: Wikipedia Commons)

Brian Burke Almost Fought Kevin Lowe

Remember that crazy general manager vs. general manager feud in the National Hockey League that began way back in 2007? Yeah, that one when Kevin Lowe, the general manager of the Edmonton Oilers at the time, signed Anaheim Ducks forward Dustin Penner, a restricted free agent, to a five-year, $21.25 million contract

by · December 3, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers, Toronto Maple Leafs
Columbus Blue Jackets forward Derek Dorsett (Danielle Browne/THW)

Blue Jackets drop 6-3 decision to Edmonton, lose Carter

Last night the Columbus Blue Jackets entered Rexall Place in Edmonton, Alberta with an opportunity to build off a character come from behind victory over the Calgary Flames on Thursday night. […]

by · December 3, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Columbus Blue Jackets
Do you own a hockey website & want free backlinks?

Do you own a hockey website & want free backlinks?

The Hockey Writers has an offer for you if you own a hockey blog, regardless of size. It’s a simple offer and is open to everyone (whose blog has been […]

by · December 3, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Uncategorized
Unsung Heroes: Dallas Stars 3rd line keeps rolling

Unsung Heroes: Dallas Stars 3rd line keeps rolling

Shutting down the top lines from other teams, a job commonly bestowed upon your own team’s 3rd line, is no easy task, especially when facing some of the NHL’s most […]

by · December 3, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Dallas Stars
World Junior Championship Predictions

World Junior Championship Predictions

Christmas?!?!?!? Pfffftt. Overrated.  Boxing Day is where it’s at.  This year on December 26th, the 2012 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championships will be held in Alberta.  Calgary and Edmonton will […]

Anton Volchenkov (BridgetDS/Flickr).

Anton Volchenkov Has Potential to Reverse Misfortunes With Devils

New Jersey Devils defenseman Anton Volchenkov is in his second season in Newark. He joined the Devils last season after spending seven seasons with the Ottawa Senators, the team that […]

by · December 2, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · New Jersey Devils
Paul Stastny is a St. Louis native (Icon SMI)

Should the Colorado Avalanche Trade Paul Stastny?

The Avalanche are off to a less than desirable start this season with a record of 11-13-1. You’ll see fans point the blame at the coach Joe Sacco often, the […]

by · December 2, 2011 · 1 comment · Colorado Avalanche
Keith Ballard or Andrew Alberts will likely be called upon to replace the injured Dan Hamhuis in Game 2(Icon SMI)

Ten Fantasy Thoughts: Orlov, Nikitin and Lines Changes

1. What kind of effect can Bruce Boudreau have on the Ducks for the remainder of the season? Corey Perry said in an interview that Boudreau didn’t really change much […]

by · December 2, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Fantasy, Top 10 Lists
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Breaking Down the David Krejci Extension

On Thursday, the Boston Bruins announced that they’d re-signed forward David Krejci to a three-year extension worth $15.75 million ($5.25 million annually). This puts an end to speculation that the […]

Pittsburgh Penguins' Simon Despres is the team's top trade candidate. (Icon SMI)

Pondering the Pens: Managing Simon Despres

Simon Despres, Pittsburgh’s 2009 first-round pick, had a successful NHL debut last night against Washington. Despres assisted on Chris Kunitz’s game-winning goal and looked confident after a few early mishaps.

by · December 2, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · New York Rangers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Washington Capitals
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Analyzing the Toronto Maple Leafs struggles with the Bruins

One of the few oddities and negatives of the Leafs’ season thus far has been their inability to match up to the Boston Bruins’ style of play. The common notion […]

by · December 2, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins, Toronto Maple Leafs
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Havlat, Heatley — Adjusting to Their New Surroundings

One is the quintessential playmaking forward, averaging 39 over the past four seasons, including a high of 48 in 2008-09.  He’s speedy, shifty, hard-working, and yet has also spent more […]

by · December 2, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Minnesota Wild, Player Profiles, San Jose Sharks