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Powerplays Proving Costly

20th
Apr. × ’14

It is a truism in sports; football, and hockey most of all that defense wins championships. We’ve seen it year after year. This year it seems to be adding a wrinkle to itself. Powerplays are costing teams games. Not by failing to produce, but by favoring offense so heavily, they aren’t prepared to play responsibly. […]


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If I Told You In September…

2nd
Jan. × ’14

This is a feature that will run about every two weeks with improbable stats and situations in the National Hockey League.   Players: Dion Phanuef at a staggering .956 would have the highest on ice sv% of any NHL defenseman with 30 or more games played. that after leading the Ducks in scoring in the […]


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Pacific Division Predictions

1st
Oct. × ’13

The west is a very intruiging mix this year. Because of how few teams there are in the west, the races will be very, very tight after the number two slot in each division. The Pacific Division: The Phoenix Coyotes: Good news is there is no more ownership drama. The better news is the roster […]


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The First Five Games: Anahiem Ducks

13th
Aug. × ’13

The Anahiem Ducks had an enormous regular season. Then in the playoffs they fell to the weaker Detroit Red Wings when they couldn’t push the dagger into finish the series and advance. Since then they have traded away Olympian, and consistent 30 goal man Bobby Ryan. In exchange they got even younger adding Jakob Silfverberg, […]


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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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NHL Entry Draft: Anaheim Ducks

18th
Jun. × ’12

The first team to win a Stanley Cup in California did not have a great season last year. Undoubtedly part of that was goalie Jonas Hiller having the worst year of his professional career. Sadly he still ended up having to play 73 games due to a complete absence of organizational depth at the position. […]


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Western Conference Preview

6th
Oct. × ’11

LA Kings. If this team can gel as a unit and put up more goals they are likely to be finish around the 110 point mark.

San Jose Sharks. This is one of those teams that seams to own the regular season without even a signed offer sheet on the playoffs. They have a very good chance of winning the division if they can keep their goaltenders from having to be any better than average.
St Louis Blues What has been a combination frat party and hospital ward for the past two or three years could turn into an uptempo hard checking playoff team if it can tone down either of those aspects. Talented yes, focused, sometimes, healthy, in spurts. If you really want to know where the team will finish, pull out your d30 and roll it a few times that should be just as accurate as anything anyone else can tell you.


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Rookies Vs Ilya Kovalchuck: The Calder Watch

25th
Feb. × ’11

The last several weeks have seen quite an improvement in the hundred million dollar man, and his team. They are the hottest team in hockey right now and he’s having a respectable season all of a sudden.  Kovalchuck enters the day with a line of 21-21-41 -20. The last the biggest area of improvement. On […]


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Rookies Vs Ilya Kovalchuck: The Calder Watch

27th
Jan. × ’11

It’s time once again for a look at how the best and most interesting of the NHL’s rookies match up against the 2,971,249,619.63 Ruble man. Starting at the backend with the goalies, the once clear leader in this position has come back to the pack a little, but bursting onto the scene is James Reimer […]


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