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Ovechkin's Capitals have posted a 5-6-1 record against the West this season (Tom Turk/THW)

Washington Capitals Roster Preview: Forwards

The Washington Capitals begin their 2013-14 regular season with a tough loss in Chicago against the Blackhawks. They boast a strong group for forwards this year, with two above average […]

Marcus Johansson should see ample time on offense this season as a fixture on Washington's top line. (Tom Turk/THW)

Washington Re-Signs Marcus Johansson, Capitals Current Depth Chart

Heading into training camp, the big question on Washington Capitals’ fans minds was when would RFA forward Marcus Johansson be re-signed and what would be the cost? General Manager George […]

by · September 7, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Washington Capitals
Viktor Fasth with the Ducks. (Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports)

Top 10 Best Undrafted NHL Goalies

Over the last few decades, the NHL Entry Draft has been supplying NHL teams with a number of players that have eventually gone on to help the team that drafted […]

by · July 24, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Top 10 Lists
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Golden Goalies: Team Finland’s Elite Group of Goalies

Great goaltending can take a team just about anywhere, just look at Cam Ward and Tim Thomas’ Stanley Cup run, and I believe that the Olympics are no different. When […]

Critiquing Chuck Fletcher’s Offseason: Minnesota Wild GM Gambles

Critiquing Chuck Fletcher’s Offseason: Minnesota Wild GM Gambles

Compared with the remarkable transformation that occurred last summer, the 2013 offseason has featured only a small trickle of news for Minnesota Wild fans. There were no high draft picks, […]

by · July 23, 2013 · 1 comment · Minnesota Wild
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Top 15 Free Agents of 2013

The 2013 NHL free agent crop is generally considered to be thin and lacking a lot of big name, top end talent. With the salary cap going down next season, and […]

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Edmonton Oilers Off-Season Focus: The Goaltending

  The first of three features that will look at the Oilers in their three positional areas. Taking a look at where the strengths are and what weaknesses they need to […]

by · May 29, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers, NHL Goaltending
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Minnesota Wild 2013 Season Player Grades: The Goaltenders

Our player-by-player grading breakdown appropriately finishes with the goaltenders. The 2013 shortened NHL season can be viewed as the first step towards bringing ultimate NHL success to the State of […]

by · May 25, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Minnesota Wild
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Minnesota Wild Season In Review: What We Learned

NHL offseasons often reveal one or two teams that make the biggest proverbial splashes in an attempt to launch their franchise into the upper echelon of Stanley Cup contenders. It […]

by · May 15, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Minnesota Wild
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Looking Back On Round 1 As NY Prepare For B’s

It was a frightening first round series for New York Ranger fans. Down 2-0 to start the series, and down 3-2 after a game five OT loss, the Rangers found […]

by · May 15, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Rangers
Chicago Blackhawk Corey Crawford, Carolina Hurricane Eric Staal - Photo by Andy Martin Jr

Crawford Silencing Critics as Hawks Advance

Corey Crawford Answers The Bell The Chicago Blackhawks became the second Western Conference team to advance to the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs by defeating the Minnesota Wild […]

by · May 12, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks, NHL Goaltending
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Minnesota Wild Play Musical Goaltenders Ahead Of Game 5 In Chicago

Niklas Backstrom, Josh Harding and Darcy Kuemper probably won’t decide who starts, who is on the bench and who is in the press box in Thursday night’s Game 5 against […]

by · May 9, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Minnesota Wild