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Patrick Holland: An NHL Player in the Making

By Matthew Macaskill (@Habsology) When injuries wreaked havoc on the Montreal Canadiens, Patrick Holland received a call from GM Marc Bergevin to join the team. While his minutes were limited, […]

by · November 2, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Hamilton Bulldogs, Montreal Canadiens, Prospects
Capitals Make Right Call in Keeping Tom Wilson

Capitals Make Right Call in Keeping Tom Wilson

The Washington Capitals have elected to keep 19-year-old rookie right wing Tom Wilson past the 10-game mark, meaning this season will count against his entry-level contract. In doing so, General Manager […]

by · October 22, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Washington Capitals
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Montreal Canadiens: Brendan Gallagher A Serious Calder Candidate

The Canadiens might have found the offensive spark plug that they have been lacking in recent years in Brendan Gallagher. The feisty winger, who was selected 147th overall in the 2010 […]

by · March 4, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Montreal Canadiens
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The Curious Hate of Nail Yakupov

Each year, over 700 hockey players don the jersey of one of the 30 National Hockey League teams. Once they pull the sweater over their heads, they become a part […]

by · February 18, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
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Emerson Etem Showing He Belongs in the NHL

It was midway through the third period last Monday night when I peered down toward the ice at Honda Center and noticed something a bit…different. Daniel Winnik, the team’s leading […]

by · February 7, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Anaheim Ducks
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Vladimir Tarasenko’s Blazing Start is More Than Just Stats

Six minutes and thirty-six seconds, that’s how long it took for Vladimir Tarasenko to introduce himself to the NHL. Fifteen minutes later he made it clear that he was there […]

by · January 23, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · St Louis Blues
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Chris Kreider and the New York Rangers’ Dilemma

What a difference a year makes. Chris Kreider burst onto the Broadway stage in the 2012 playoffs. After winning a National Championship with Boston College, the Rangers’ first round pick […]

by · January 23, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Rangers
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Why the Rangers’ Chris Kreider Will Win the Calder Trophy

The last 12 months of hockey for Chris Kreider were a whirlwind. At this time one year ago, Kreider was sitting in a classroom, and preparing for his junior season […]

by · August 29, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · New York Rangers, Player Profiles, Previews and Predictions
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My Apology Letter to the New York Rangers’ Chris Kreider

When the Rangers signed Chris Kreider almost three weeks ago, I was skeptical of the impact he would have for the Blueshirts. Like everybody else, I believe that Kreider has the […]

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Gabriel Landeskog: Flying at Altitude

If you have had the pleasure to watch the young Swede Gabriel Landeskog play for the Colorado Avalanche don’t be ashamed if you confused him to be a veteran. Landeskog […]

by · November 18, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Colorado Avalanche
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Fabian Brunnstrom: Waiting In The Wings

There’s one player on the roster of the Detroit Red Wings that has yet to see any ice time. That player, as it should be quite clear to you now, […]

by · October 18, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Detroit Red Wings
Could Gustav Nyquist become the next "big thing?" (Dennis Pause/Flickr)

Red Wings’ Prospect Gustav Nyquist Impresses During Preseason

The Detroit Red Wings organization is one known for drafting excellence. The late round gems the franchise has managed to secure are countless. Pavel Datsyuk (171st overall, 1998), Henrik Zetterberg […]

by · October 4, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Detroit Red Wings, Prospects