Post Tagged with: "Jason Spezza"

Craig Anderson has been great for the Senators when healthy, and Robin Lehner compliments Anderson quite nicely. (Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports)

How the Senators Will Make the Playoffs This Year

The Ottawa Senators did some summer cleaning. By shipping long-time superstar Jason Spezza to the Dallas Stars, the Senators reaped a return of players and a 2015 draft pick. While […]

by · July 31, 2014 · 0 comments · Ottawa Senators
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Dallas Stars: 5 Can’t-Miss Games in 2014-2015

As the off-season slowly winds down, dragging our patience away with it, the preparation for the upcoming season begins to slowly ramp up. As if last season’s success and thrilling […]

by · July 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Dallas Stars
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Dallas Stars: Rebuilders Or Contenders? Why Not Both?

  On July 1st Dallas Stars general manager Jim Nill proved an old adage to be untrue: you can, in fact, have your cake and eat it too. For the […]

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Jim Nill Dominates the Off-Season… Again

In two off-seasons, Jim Nill has taken the Dallas Stars from some of the darkest depths the franchise had ever seen to a blazing ascension back to glory. Because of […]

by · July 3, 2014 · 0 comments · Dallas Stars
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Hockey News: Free Agent Frenzy; Claude Giroux Arrested

The Philadelphia Flyers didn’t make any big splash in free agency, but their captain decided to make headlines himself. Talk about taking matters into your own hands. [Ottawa Sun] The […]

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3 Things… These Free Agents Are Anything But! Edition

And so it begins… Free agency has come upon the NHL once more, that time where fans hope their team is on Santa Agent’s “nice” list – ignoring the fact […]

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3 Things… NHL Draft 2014 (Post Draft-matic Syndrome) Edition

Well, in baseball, batting .300 is considered pretty good… Enough, though, about Friday’s Three Things – and in my defence, I did say the odds were still in favour of […]

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The Blues Signing Patrik Berglund May Lead to a Trade

The St. Louis Blues made things interesting for Friday’s draft day yesterday afternoon when they signed Swedish forward Patrik Berglund to a new 3-year deal. BREAKING: #stlblues have agreed to terms on […]

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Anaheim’s Second Line Center Targets

A few months before the Stanley Cup Playoffs, I threw out the notion the Anaheim Ducks couldn’t be true Cup contenders without a franchise defenceman. Anaheim can throw out arguably […]

by · June 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Anaheim Ducks, NHL Rumors
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Anaheim on the Cusp of Excellence

Back in the 2005-06 season, the Anaheim Ducks set a franchise record for points in a season with 98, going 43-27-12 in Randy Carlyle’s inaugural year as coach. In the […]

by · June 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Anaheim Ducks, NHL Rumors
Spezza’s Probable Departure Will Leave Offensive Void

Spezza’s Probable Departure Will Leave Offensive Void

If and when Ottawa Senators captain Jason Spezza gets traded, general manager Bryan Murray will have a difficult time immediately replacing the forward’s offensive output. Last season, behind Spezza (0.88) […]

by · June 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Ottawa Senators
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Let’s Make a Deal: Jason Spezza for Keith Yandle

In the recent past there has been much speculation about the Arizona Coyotes trading defenseman Keith Yandle to upgrade their offense. Aside from that rumors of potential destinations for Jason […]