Post Tagged with: "Erik Johnson"

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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
Nick Holden enjoyed a very successful '13-'14 campaign with the Avalanche, and he will look to repeat his performance during the '14-'15 NHL season. (Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports)

Colorado Avalanche Must Make a Trade

There is a problem that has been slowly attended to year by year in Colorado. However it needs to be attended to this year rather than next. The Avalanche have […]

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Colorado Avalanche Defense: Who’s In, Who’s Out

This year all eyes are going to be fixed on the Colorado Avalanche defense. It’s the one thing many people point to as the team’s big weakness. The Avalanche made […]

by · October 6, 2014 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche
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Top 5 Most Interesting Blues NHL Draft Picks

The NHL draft is certainly a magical time of year each summer. It gives hope and builds anticipation for teams around the league and their fans alike. The NHL draft has […]

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Colorado Avalanche Defense Bending but Not Breaking

Defense wins championships, as the saying goes. At the start of the season most writers had pegged the Colorado Avalanche defense as being so far from a championship contender that […]

by · March 27, 2014 · 1 comment · Colorado Avalanche