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A New Year for Nyquist

No. 14 Dishing it Out in 2015 Since the turn of the New Year, Gustav Nyquist and line mate, Henrik Zetterberg, have been the Wings’ best players. With 11 points […]

by · January 24, 2015 · 2 comments · Detroit Red Wings
Tyler Seguin turns 23 at the end of January, but is competing in his second NHL All-Star Game (Credit: Alex Busch/Staff)

NHL All-Star Media Day: Youth Starting to Become All-Star Favorites

From top to bottom, the NHL All-Star field has one thing in common: youth. Well, for the most part. There will always be veterans like Alex Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby […]

by · January 23, 2015 · 0 comments · All-Star Weekend
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NHL All-Star Game or All-Farce Game?

Florida Panthers rookie Aaron Ekblad replacing the injured Erik Johnson of the Colorado Avalanche on Friday best sums up the joke that is the NHL All-Star Game. Ekblad, who was […]

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Know Your 2015 NHL All-Stars: Rookies

Between the 2012 NHL Lockout and the 2014 Sochi Olympics, fans felt like there might never be another NHL All-Star Game. Now the big weekend is only a week away, […]

by · January 15, 2015 · 0 comments · All-Star Weekend
Nashville Predators center Filip Forsberg (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

Forsberg vs. Ekblad: The Calder Debate

Before the 2014-15 season began, the Calder trophy seemed as if it was Jonathan Drouin’s to lose. As 2014 ended, Drouin was no longer in the conversation and new names like […]

Leon Draisaitl, Aaron Ekblad, Sam Reinhart (Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports)

Forget the Calder for Aaron Ekblad, What About the Norris?

It’s easy to forget at times that Aaron Ekblad is only 18 years old and is in his first NHL, let alone professional hockey, season. A year ago, Ekblad was […]

by · December 9, 2014 · 0 comments · Florida Panthers
Columbus forward Matt Calvert (Dave Gainer/THW)

Film Study: Jackets Reverse Third Period Struggles

Columbus is no longer the worst team in the league. Well, last night’s 2-1 win over Florida put the Jackets in a tie with Edmonton, but misery enjoys company. That […]

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Calder Trophy Race 2014-15:

Well we’re just about 20% into the 2014-15 season and candidates for the Calder Trophy are beginning to show their faces. Some expected guys have fallen behind and will need […]

by · November 26, 2014 · 3 comments · Prospects, Top 10 Lists
Florida Panthers' BB&T Center on a quest to be filled in light of the team's attendance woes. (Brad Barr-US PRESSWIRE)

Florida Panthers: The First 30 Days

It’s been just about a month since the NHL season began and it seems like that bright shiny star of hope that started the Florida Panthers’ season is slowly fading. Sitting in […]

by · November 13, 2014 · 5 comments · Florida Panthers
Jonathan Huberdeau is THW's 2013 Most Outstanding Rookie. (Cliff Welch/Icon SMI)

What’s Wrong With The Youth Movement In Florida?

By this point, it’s no secret that one of, if not the most, effective ways to become a successful team in the NHL is by rebuilding from the ground up. […]

by · November 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Florida Panthers
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Flyers Backcheck: Opportunity Knocks to No Answer

Saturday’s 2-1 loss to the Florida Panthers has become the microcosm of the Flyers of this year and last. It’s one step forward, two steps back. With a golden opportunity […]

by · November 2, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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Panthers Defense Paying Dividends Early On

In the NHL, a 2-2-3 start to a team’s season may not be the most desired beginning on the quest for the Stanley Cup. For the Florida Panthers however, the […]