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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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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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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
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Were the Predators Cheated?

Were the Nashville Predators cheated when it came to the All-Star Game selections?   This is an ongoing discussion in all corners of Nashville’s hockey community since the NHL disclosed […]

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Barry Trotz Is Coming Home

Barry Trotz will make his first return to the Music City as head coach of the Washington Capitals Friday, in what is promising to be an emotional game. After spending […]

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10 NHL Players Enjoying Breakout Seasons

At the half way point of the 2014-15 NHL season, a number of players and goaltenders are enjoying breakout seasons in the league. These emerging stars are directly beneficial to the […]

by · January 13, 2015 · 8 comments · News/Commentary, Top 10 Lists
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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 […]

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Top 5 Overachieving Stars So Far in 2014-15

Just past the short-lived Christmas break, the 2014-15 NHL season is coming near the halfway point of the season. With that, there have been some shocking surprises and some total collapses. […]

by · December 29, 2014 · 6 comments · Top 10 Lists
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Can Johnny Hockey Become Johnny Calder?

Two years ago, the holiday season saw a veritable clash of hockey titans. In the gold medal game of the 2013 World Junior Hockey Championship, the United States beat Sweden […]

by · December 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
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Predators Primed for Plentiful Hardware at NHL Awards

It is only December, but it is hard to believe the Nashville Predators will not be well represented in Las Vegas at the 2015 NHL Awards. While it is terrible […]

by · December 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Nashville Predators
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Big Lists Revisited: Rookie Sleeper Candidates

I’m not one to brag, but I did hit a few out of the park here — back-to-back jacks right off the hop, no less. Of the five Big Lists that […]

by · December 7, 2014 · 0 comments · Previews and Predictions
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Your Stanley Cup Champion in June Will Be…

Stanley Cup predictions are aplenty. Here at the start of December, it may be too early to confidently make predictions. At the same time, there has been a winnowing away […]

by · December 1, 2014 · 39 comments · Previews and Predictions