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Can Aaron Ekblad Avoid the Sophomore Slump?

A Season for the Ages When the Florida Panthers drafted Barrie Colts defenseman Aaron Ekblad first overall in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, they had a pretty good idea of […]

by · July 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Florida Panthers
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Panthers Season Must Be Viewed As a Success

In the National Hockey League, a team’s success is often measured by how late they play into the month of April. A playoff berth for a team usually means that […]

by · April 6, 2015 · 0 comments · Florida Panthers
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The Most Underrated Defense in the NHL

The most underrated defense in the NHL resides in South Florida. Surprised? You shouldn’t be.

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Flyers Backcheck: Opportunity Knocks to No Answer

Saturday’s 2-1 loss to the Florida Panthers has become the microcosm of the Flyers of this year and last. It’s one step forward, two steps back. With a golden opportunity […]

by · November 2, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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More than Just Skill? Choosing a Captain in the NHL

With four teams recently announcing a new direction in on-ice leadership, there’s no denying that the league’s crop of captains make up a diverse group of players. But what goes […]

by · October 7, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · News
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Are The LA Kings Facing An Identity Crisis?

Coming off their second Stanley Cup championship in three years and returning almost their entire roster, everything looks great on the surface for the Los Angeles Kings heading into the 2014-15 […]

by · September 22, 2014 · 29 comments · Los Angeles Kings
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Who Should Be the New Captain of the Florida Panthers?

The Florida Panthers have a long list of issues, primarily in the finance department, and are hoping to solve some of these problems with a successful season in 2014-15. One of […]

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New Jersey Devils All-Time Drafted Lineup: Defencemen

Some made a profound impact in New Jersey. Conversely, others flourished outside the Garden State. No matter where they prospered in the NHL, these players were all drafted by the […]

by · August 20, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, New Jersey Devils
Dion Phaneuf and Dave Bolland have both had their futures in Toronto questioned in 2014 (John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Panthers Off Season Pickups

This off season the Florida Panthers have seen some changers to player personnel. Some of these changes were good, while some of them the exact opposite. There are four main […]

by · July 28, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Florida Panthers
For the Kids: 2013 L.A. Kings Rink Tour

For the Kids: 2013 L.A. Kings Rink Tour

On a typically nice sunny Sunday afternoon in California, young hockey players got to meet some NHL stars in Los Angeles during the 2013 L.A. Kings Rink Tour. Four players […]

by · November 14, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Los Angeles Kings, News
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Something to Worry About: A Week 1 NHL Rundown

We’re now about a week into the 2013-14 NHL Regular Season. We know some things – there is a whole bunch of unrest in Philly, and Patrick Roy has provided […]

by · October 8, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · News
Rob Scuderi may not show up on the scoresheet, but will play a huge role in the Pittsburgh Penguins' success. (Rich Kane/Icon SMI)

Scuderi’s Exit Leaves Kings with Missing Piece on Defense

Only an hour into free agency this year, veteran defenseman Rob Scuderi, signed a four-year, $3.4 million contract with the Pittsburgh Penguins.  At 34, Scuderi may have not been the […]

by · August 28, 2013 · 1 comment · Los Angeles Kings