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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 Matchups: Colorado And Minnesota

17th
Apr. × ’14

This is a playoff pairing we haven’t seen much of. Neither team has been all that impressive over the last half decade. In the first meeting between the two back in 2003, the Wild prevailed in the first round meeting. In the more recent meeting in 2008, the Avalanche prevailed. Not many players are left […]


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What We Know: Western Confernce

8th
Nov. × ’13

The Western Conference has run over the east so far this year. The odd thing is how concentrated the losses are, so many of the east’s teams are in complete disarray while most of the weakest of the western teams are either over performing or have finally started to turn the corner on rebuilds that […]


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Central Division Predictions

3rd
Oct. × ’13

The revamped central division is almost impossible to predict. The teams in the current configuration came from the defunct southeast division, the old central,  and even the former pacific division. There are new coaches, radically reconfigured teams, and a whole new attitude in some places. St Louis Blues: Good news: The offense has been bolstered […]


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The First Five Games: The Washington Capitals

25th
Sep. × ’13

The Washington Capitals welcomed the sixth coach of the George McPhee era. This one is hall of fame inductee Adam Oates. With no real training camp or exhibition period, the Capitals were trying to absorb their new system for at leas the first month of the season. Among his other innovations was moving Left and […]


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The First Five Games: Colorado Avalanche

24th
Aug. × ’13

Last season was one of those years for the Colorado Avalanche where fans just covered their eyes and waited for it to be over. Matt Hunwick logged the most ice time, Stastny was not quite mediocre and missed 8 games. Tyson Barrie led the Avs defense in scoring, and Parentau and Duchene tied for the […]


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Where’s The Earth Shattering Kaboom?

3rd
Apr. × ’13

The Buffalo Sabre’s declared themselves sellers. Not trading for change, sellers. Today Darcy Regier might have moved a couple pens across his desk, but players? Not so much. Moving Jason Pominville is a start, and they got solidly rated prospects back, but this is a sellers market.  This is a team that should be blown […]


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NHL Entry Draft: Toronto Maple Leafs

17th
Jun. × ’12

It’s not really shocking to say that a team that finished in the lottery needs pretty much everything. They have some pieces. But there is no irreplaceable player on the team. More than talent though is the need for the right workethic and an attitude that goes beyond truculent. Goaltending is a major concern. None […]


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NHL Good News Bad News: Western Conference

15th
Mar. × ’12

  1: St Louis Blues Good News: If the playoffs started today you’d go home with a Division Title and a Presidents Trophy. Bad News: No underdog status for you! 2: Vancouver Canucks Good News: It doesn’t look like you’re going to have to worry about the ‘curse’ of the Presidents Trophy. Bad News: That […]


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