Post Tagged with: "Erik Johnson"

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Ryan Murray’s Injury History: Cause For Concern?

Being the 2nd overall pick in an NHL draft comes with high expectations.  When a player falls short of those given expectations, some will wonder if that player was worth […]

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Colorado Avalanche – The Missing Pieces

No team in the NHL will ever use injuries as an excuse as to how poorly or well they play.  However, injuries have certainly haunted the Colorado Avalanche in a […]

by · February 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche
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Avalanche Keep Flying Without the Condor

View image | gettyimages.com When Erik Johnson was selected for his first ever NHL All-Star game, he couldn’t have been happier. That joy would soon turn into aggravation as the […]

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Fantasy World: Shifting Into Playoff Mode

Playoffs are still a long way off — more than two months in the NHL and at least a full month in fantasy. But with trade deadlines now passing in […]

by · February 3, 2015 · 0 comments · Fantasy
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Hockey News: Zac Rinaldo Suspension; Injuries for Everybody

What are the odds that any Canadian teams make the playoffs this season? [CBC] Mike Richards used to be considered a great player. What exactly happened to him? [Today’s Slap […]

by · January 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
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Unlucky or Unwilling: NHL Stars Bow Out of All-Star Weekend

In what has looked to be a series of misfortunes, a number of NHL stars have gone down in the last few days right before the league’s NHL All-Star festivities […]

by · January 23, 2015 · 0 comments · All-Star Weekend
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Hockey News: Sidney Crosby Injured; CHL Top Prospects Game

Maple Leafs fans have resorted to Kijiji to fix their hockey team. [Sportsnet] Sidney Crosby will once again miss an All-Star game. Maybe the injury explains his consistent disappearing act […]

by · January 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
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Fantasy World: Trade Deadlines Looming

The NHL trade deadline is a date hockey fans always have circled on their calendar. Or at least they used to, back when trades actually happened. It is Monday, March […]

by · January 15, 2015 · 0 comments · Fantasy
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Erik Johnson: From Draft Bust to NHL All-Star

It’s Ironic that the sole representative from the Colorado Avalanche headed to the All-Star Game is a defenseman, not a forward. Erik Johnson, arguably Colorado’s best player in the first […]

by · January 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche
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Colorado’s Huge Holiday Victory

It was the night before Christmas eve when the Colorado Avalanche faced off against Central Division rivals, St.Louis Blues. This game was of huge importance for the Avalanche on multiple […]

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Erik Johnson is Finally Breaking Out

Erik Johnson, born in Bloomington, Minnesota was drafted number 1 overall in the 2006 draft by the St.Louis Blues. Very rarely do defenseman get drafted first overall, but Johnson was […]

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Colorado Avalanche Defense Cooking Up Plenty of Turnovers

Last season the Colorado Avalanche protected the puck extremely well. Over the course of the season they only gave the puck away 535 times, an average of 6.5 a game. That […]

by · October 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche