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Tape2Tape: Will the NHL Ever See a Maximum Contract?

In 2014-15, the NHL set it’s salary cap at $69-million – but any hockey fan already has that number engrained in their head. Instead, there’s a larger question – not […]

by · August 26, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary
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Will Nathan MacKinnon Be Slammed by the Sophomore Slump?

In becoming just the fifth player in modern NHL history to win the Calder Trophy at the age of 18, Nathan MacKinnon has already established himself as one of the […]

by · August 6, 2014 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche
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Interview With Sabres Goaltender Prospect Andrey Makarov

#488863227 / gettyimages.com Sabres goaltending prospect Andrey Makarov had an eventful season, playing in the ECHL and AHL, before getting a call-up to the NHL without playing. In this interview […]

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Q & A with Matt Duchene of the Colorado Avalanche

What you are about to read may shock you. Let’s call it “priceless.” Matt Duchene of the Colorado Avalanche can attempt to keep a straight face when giving an interview […]

by · May 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche
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2014 THW Year-End Awards

Welcome to the third installment of the annual Year-End Awards here at The Hockey Writers. At the conclusion of every season, we ask all active writers to submit their picks […]

by · May 19, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary
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Colorado Avalanche Forward Depth Looking Shallow

Paul Stastny, Gabe Landeskog and Nathan MacKinnon have been outstanding for The Colorado Avalanche during their first round match up against the Minnesota Wild. It’s been remarkable, especially the way […]

by · April 28, 2014 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche
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MacKinnon’s Speed Isn’t What Makes Him Special

We all know that Nathan MacKinnon is fast. Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star Tribune just described the 18-year old as, “arguably the fastest skater in the NHL”. I agree […]

by · April 26, 2014 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche
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MacKinnon’s Success No Surprise to Former Junior Teammate

A ticket to see Nathan MacKinnon and his Colorado Avalanche teammates play these playoffs at home will, on average, cost $225 a seat to witness in person. Yet for one individual, […]

by · April 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche, QMJHL
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Hockey News: 7 Games for Cooke; Kane OT Winner

The Canadiens took advantage of a Lightning team missing their number one goalie, and looked pretty good doing it. [Toronto Star] Ben Bishop had a dislocated elbow, and his absence […]

by · April 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
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Hockey News: Seabrook Suspension; Sharks Feast on Kings

After the first period between the Sharks and Kings, Jonathan Quick was dialed in, and L.A was somewhat comfortably up 2-0. But San Jose took it to them with seven […]

by · April 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
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5 Defining Games of the Colorado Avalanche Season

For the Colorado Avalanche it was a year that was supposed to be fraught with growing pains. The Avalanche had a promising future, but inexperience and a lackluster defense meant that […]

by · April 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche
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Hockey News: Injured Penguins; Playoff Races

Rest might help an underachieving hockey team. Playing better might help even more. [Pensburgh] James Neal doesn’t want a reputation as a dirty player. Stopping with the cheap shots would […]