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Round One Rewind

1st
May. × ’14

The first round of the playoffs may have been the best opening round as a whole in years. The Columbus Blue Jackets traded blows and goals with the Pittsburgh Penguins and had the Metropolitan division winners looking just a bit weak. The loss of David Backes due to a suspend-able hit by Brent Seabrook was […]


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The First Five Games: Carolina Hurricanes

23rd
Aug. × ’13

The 2012-13 season wasn’t one Carolina Hurricanes fans are going to holdup as a sign of a great things to come. Despite the arrival of Jordan Staal and Alex Semin they finished 13th in the east, and 26th in the NHL overall. Injuries to Cam Ward, and Dan Ellis, and (of course) Jeff Skinner would […]


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23rd
Aug. × ’13

The 2012-13 season wasn’t one Carolina Hurricanes fans are going to holdup as a sign of a great things to come. Despite the arrival of Jordan Staal and Alex Semin they finished 13th in the east, and 26th in the NHL overall. Injuries to Cam Ward, and Dan Ellis, and (of course) Jeff Skinner would […]


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Looking Back At 2012-13 Season Stories: Players On the Rise

14th
Aug. × ’13

Last year at about this time we took a look at some of the players expected to break their own personal glass ceiling.   David Perron: since the end of last season Perron has been traded to a a new address, but during the year is of course the story we’re after. The previous year […]


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Pacific Division Preview:

19th
Jan. × ’13

This division had both western conference finalists last year, despite low point totals from all five teams. Phoenix: The Coyotes had a really good going until the ran into Quick and Co. Their young players were maturing before the world’s eyes, some of the elder statesman were having career years, and Mike Smith was every […]


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Breakout Coming: Players On The Rise

27th
Aug. × ’12

This season will see lots of players in unfamiliar situations. Some are on new teams, some have had their teams overhauled, and others will be climbing up the depth chart. With all the movement, all the acquired experience, some players are due to rise and rise fast. Jiri Tlusty has spent two full seasons in […]


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Silly Season Day 1: Best and Worst Free Agency Signings

2nd
Jul. × ’12

Lots, and lots of action on day one with perhaps the most talked about contract going to someone who only held the spotlight for one season, Jason Garrison. I’m not a big fan of contracts over five or six year, so I won’t assassinate anyone based on those, but there were a number of not […]


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Over The Top: Tweaking the Top Teams In The NHL

6th
Feb. × ’12

Assuming the top UFA’s to be like Suter and Parise are not available at the dead line, here’s a look at the best teams in the NHL and what could be done to put them over the top. New York Rangers: The Rangers lead the east in total points,Lundqvist is a beast and the team […]


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Quick Fixes on Defense

18th
Dec. × ’11

There’s more than one team in the NHL that needs a good defensemen (or in some cases five or six). The after looking like baby seals being clubbed by hunters today many are adding the Philadelphia Flyers to the list. The Washington Capitals could also use a defensive minded defenseman.  Shocking as it is to […]


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