Post Tagged with: "Devan Dubnyk"

Devan Dubnyk now plays for the other team in this picture, and he has been faring quite well with the Minnesota Wild. (Jennifer Stewart-USA TODAY Sports)

Is Devan Dubnyk the Minnesota Wild’s Saviour?

In the midst of their worst stretch of play this season, Minnesota Wild GM Chuck Fletcher needed to take action to shake up his team. Instead of doing the easy […]

by · January 20, 2015 · 1 comment · Minnesota Wild
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Fantasy Hockey: Goalie Pick-ups Under 40% Owned

With the NHL All-Star break coming up, fantasy managers are probably thankful for an off-week in which they can tinker with their lineups without having the added pressure of winning […]

by · January 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Fantasy
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The 2014 NHL Free Agent Class For Backup Goaltenders Was Terrible

Even though NHL free agency doesn’t have the same impact that it used to have prior to the implementation of the salary cap, it can still be an excellent way […]

by · January 19, 2015 · 1 comment · NHL Goaltending
Devan Dubnyk now plays for the other team in this picture, and he has been faring quite well with the Minnesota Wild. (Jennifer Stewart-USA TODAY Sports)

Hockey Day Minnesota Ends With Wild Win

For the first time in twenty-four games, the Minnesota Wild are officially on a winning streak. Yes, I know it’s only two games, but for this team, that’s a huge […]

by · January 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Arizona Coyotes, Minnesota Wild
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Hockey News: Bruins Win Five Straight; Marc Staal Extension

A glimpse into the life of a young Sidney Crosby. [Bar Down] Pekka Rinne is expected to miss about a month with a knee injury. [Toronto Star] The Los Angeles […]

by · January 16, 2015 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
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On Goaltender Perception and Trade Value

NHL Goaltenders are a very interesting subject from an analytics perspective.  Goaltenders are highly effected by shooting percentage, in the short term, which can make an elite goalie look ECHL […]

Jared Spurgeon is known for his offensive abilities, and he could very well set career-highs for himself in the goals department this season. (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

Keep Calm, Minnesota Wild Fans: It’s Only One Win

Alert the media: The Minnesota Wild have finally won a game. A Step in the Right Direction While this win is a step in the right direction, let’s all just […]

by · January 15, 2015 · 3 comments · Buffalo Sabres, Minnesota Wild
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Hockey News: Wild Trade for Goalie; Ryan Suter Suspended

New coach, same Maple Leafs. Is it time to rebuild? [Sportsnet] The Minnesota Wild need help in goal, so they traded for Devan Dubnyk. He’s actually been playing quite well […]

by · January 15, 2015 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
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Masked Men: Wild Year For Dubnyk

Devan Dubnyk is getting another chance to establish himself as a starting goaltender in the NHL. The Arizona Coyotes dealt Dubnyk to the Minnesota Wild on Wednesday in exchange for […]

by · January 14, 2015 · 1 comment · Minnesota Wild, NHL Goaltending
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Dubnyk traded: Coyotes Commit To Mike Smith

After one-half season of vacillating, general manager Don Maloney and coach Dave Tippett settled on their number one goalie. No surprise they selected Mike Smith and this only reinforces a […]

by · January 14, 2015 · 7 comments · Arizona Coyotes
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Coyotes’ Challenging Season Continues To Endure

When you’re not gaining victories, finding ways to actually win becomes more difficult. Just ask captain Shane Doan and his Arizona Coyotes teammates. Traversing through another frustrating game and equally […]

by · January 14, 2015 · 1 comment · Arizona Coyotes
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Can Dubnyk Wrestle Coyotes’ Goalie Job From Smith?

For the Arizona Coyotes, this is turning into a very expensive game of musical chairs. For the better part of the past few weeks, Mike Smith, considered the Coyotes’ number […]

by · December 30, 2014 · 1 comment · Arizona Coyotes