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The 2013 Draft may have looked different if it came after a full NHL season (Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

Predators strike gold, land Seth Jones with 4th overall pick

He wasn’t supposed to be available. He was supposed to be the first overall pick. Yet, the Nashville Predators were able to draft defenseman Seth Jones with the fourth overall […]

by · July 1, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Nashville Predators, NHL Entry Draft
Lecavalier showed late last year he is still an elite scorer. (Eliot J. Schechter/Getty Images)

Nashville’s Compliance Buyout Shopping List

Buyouts are swelling the ranks of a barren 2013 NHL free agent class, as teams have begun trimming their fat to free up salary and roster space and comply with […]

by · June 29, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Free Agents, Nashville Predators
Tangs For The Memories: Flames Trade Tanguay To The Avalanche

Tangs For The Memories: Flames Trade Tanguay To The Avalanche

Alex Tanguay has come full circle. After 5 seasons with the Calgary Flames (from 2005-2007 and 2010-2013), the 33-year old winger from Sainte-Justine, Quebec is returning to the very first […]

by · June 27, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames
Will I finally get traded for the sake of my fantasy hockey owners? (File Photo/Flickr)

It’s Buyout Time In The NHL

The glorious day is finally upon us. Teams all around the league can make good on a bad signing or two and reinvigorate their long-term plan under the salary cap […]

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The Curious Case of the WHA and its Avco World Trophy

There is no shortage of interesting, if not bizarre, historical oddities to reminisce about when it comes to the sport of hockey. The 70′s were better known for disco, the […]

by · June 4, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History
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Those Other Silver Chalices: Clarence Campbell Bowl and the Prince of Wales Trophy

The Stanley Cup is perhaps the most revered and respected of all the professional trophies handed out to an athlete for their accomplishments. The eclectic history of the 120-year-old silver chalice only […]

by · June 1, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History
Rasmus Ristolainen [photo: Teemu Saarinen, HC TPS]

Rasmus Ristolainen – The Next Ones: NHL 2013 Draft Prospect Profile

He’s been on everyone’s radar since the beginning of the season.  He’s a big body on the back end, an intelligent puck mover, a boy amongst men, and one of […]

by · May 15, 2013 · 1 comment · NHL Entry Draft
Is it time for a new WHA?

The WHA: A Look Back 40 Years Later

  On the 40th anniversary of the WHA’s  first-ever champions, the New England Whalers, we take a look back at how it began, what made it important and how it […]

by · May 7, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History
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Philadelphia IS Boston Strong

The stadium was quiet.  The fans knew there would be a tribute.  They waited patiently in silence until a lone Philadelphia fan let out an audible scream: “BOSTON!” The Wells […]

by · April 24, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins, Philadelphia Flyers
Wrigley Field, Decked Out for the Winter Classic

NHL Right in Scheduling More Outdoor Games

In what many are classifying as a case of Gary Bettman attempting to kill the golden goose, the NHL has reportedly decided to go ahead with a plan to add […]

by · April 17, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Winter Classic
Albany Devils Eliminated From Postseason Contention: What Went Wrong?

Albany Devils Eliminated From Postseason Contention: What Went Wrong?

It could have been so much different. Unfortunately it always seems to end up the same way for the Albany Devils. Another year, another season with out a playoff berth for the AHL affiliate of the New Jersey Devils. An unceremonious end to season number 20 of AHL pucks in downtown Albany, New York.

by · April 14, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, New Jersey Devils
Cal Clutterbuck remains an integral part of the Wild's checking line (Vincent Muzik/Icon SMI)

Minnesota Wild Third Quarter Review

Pre-season projection: Playoff team Current stock: Holding Team record: 21-13-2 (3rd in Western Conference, 1st in Northwest Division) Surprisingly, the Minnesota Wild held their grip to the top of the […]

by · April 4, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Minnesota Wild