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What the Boston Bruins Opening Night Roster Could Look Like and Why Its Bad

17th
Jul. × ’14

As things stand right now, the Boston Bruins are a quarter million dollars over the cap having gone out and signed Jordan Caron to another NHL contract. If you allow for the Marc Savard contract being put on the long term injured reserve day one of the season that leaves about $3,700,000 to spend. Torey […]


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Peter’s Policy Palsy Pales

2nd
Jul. × ’14

In life, in business, in relationships and in the NHL, neither success nor failure are instant. On occasion it appears that a team or business has succeeded or failed in the blink of an eye, what you are seeing is that iceberg tip those final twenty stories of a skyscraper that bring it above the […]


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What Gives: Patrice Bergeron On The Warpath

23rd
Dec. × ’13

The NHL has seen a lot of things in its time. Full fledged bench emptying brawls, skates that cut necks and knees, changes to the rules for icing, and even the glowing puck. Each of those has come and gone, and some will be seen again. The NHL and how it is perceived in the […]


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Boston Bruins Top 6 Bottom 6 vs Nine-Three Spilt

12th
Sep. × ’13

When the season opens if all goes  according to the master plan of Peter Chiarelli and Cam Neely, the Boston Bruins will look less like they did last season, and more like they did when they ran the table and collected Lord Stanley’s Cup. In the past two seasons the Boston Bruins had a clear […]


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Canadian Olympic Orientation Roster Surprises

22nd
Jul. × ’13

All of the surprises for the Canadian roster fall under the heading of either oh wow he’s still being considered or hmm, so they finally stopped snubbing him. In goal, there is no Martin Brodeur. The iconic New Jersey Devil’s goaltender isn’t a part of this team, and it probably comes as a limited surprise […]


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Never Again

8th
Jul. × ’13

This past season was interesting. With the compressed schedule it is hard to keep track of all 30 teams, or even just three or four. There were however been a few noticeable things that have crept into regular appearances in games league wide. The first is plain and simple stupid that creeps into the play […]


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6 Top Free Agent Centers

4th
Jul. × ’13

No team wins without at least one very good center, most teams have more than one. In no particular order.   Derek Roy (age 30): While the last year or two have not been his best, he did get the extra rest of the lockout, and an unimpressive playoff run with the Vancouver. At 5’9″ […]


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Storylines for Game Four

19th
Jun. × ’13

With three games in the history books, the Stanley Cup Finals reaches the halfway point of possible games tonight. Each team has seen the other throw the best they have out there, each team has had players head down the tunnel and not come back. Puck Possession: While faceoffs are a key part of this, […]


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What We Know: Stanley Cup Finals Edition

17th
Jun. × ’13

This years Stanley Cup finals present an almost unique chance to judge the two conferences based purely on the interactions of the top team from each. With the compressed schedule, and no out of conference play, all of the leagues stats are really skewed by being entirely against fourteen teams with no real long road […]


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