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The Iron Is Hot For A Predators – Bruins Trade

9th
Jul. × ’14

With Mike Fisher’s injury given a preliminary recover time that takes until about the time of the Winter Classic, assuming no set backs, the Nashville Predators are now in dire need of a quality center. Having spent the assets to acquire James Neal and Filip Forsberg in the last fifteen months, the time and the […]


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New Feature: Pull The Plug – New Jersey Devils Edition

5th
Feb. × ’14

The New Jersey Devils are outside the playoff structure. The New Jersey Devils have played more games than most of the teams ahead of them. Lou Lamoriello has assembled a team with a long pedigree, and unfortunately no future. Even with first ballot hall of fame induce Jaromir Jagr on the roster, and three time […]


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The First Five Games: New York Islanders

5th
Sep. × ’13

The Brooklyn New York Islanders will be going into this season with something many of their young stars have never had; NHL playoff experience. Last years six game set with the Pittsburgh Penguins didn’t end the way they wanted, but to steal a line from Iron Man 2 “they made god bleed” and the sharks, […]


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The First Five Games: New Jersey Devils

3rd
Sep. × ’13

Last season was a distinct retreat from the pre-lockout trip to the Stanley Cup Finals. The injury report reads like a who’s who of New Jersey Devils players; Ilya Kovalchuk, Bryce Salvador, Adam Henrique, Martin Brodeur, and more. Worse, the players on the ice didn’t execute. The Devils finished 28th in goals for, without a […]


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The First Five Games: Dallas Stars

26th
Aug. × ’13

The lockout shortened season was another year of almost realized playoff hopes. Another year of almost succeeding, another year almost being memorable. February 17th with fifteen games in the record books saw the team glowing atop 7th place. By March 2nd they’d slide beneath the horizon into 10th place. Jamie Benn forced to center, a […]


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What We Know: Central Division

1st
Aug. × ’13

With the diverse origins of the teams former divisions, the central division might as well be the called “the melting pot”. Two former Northwest teams, a former pacific team, three of the former central division’s teams and an alumni of the southeast division just for good measure. While some teams know each other pretty darn […]


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What We Know: Metropolitan Division

30th
Jul. × ’13

The new Metropolitan division combines all five of the teams from the old Atlantic Division, two teams from the thoroughly shattered Southeast division, and one former central division team. After last season this will hands down be the hardest division to predict. Carolina:We know that with a healthy backup the team is already better than […]


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Best and Worst Summer Moves July 9 – 14

15th
Jul. × ’13

Some teams have continued to have a strong off season, others have spiraled into irrelevence through the attrition of free agency. Best: Washington Capitals: Locking up Karl Alzner at a very club friendly price was one of GMGM’s best movies. Last year he was second in time on ice for the team, and in the […]


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Win, Lose Or Draw Free Agency Day 1

6th
Jul. × ’13

Some teams do well at of free agency, others are unmitigated disasters. Today we get pretty good ideas as to what teams will look like in the fall, and which teams are going for it now, next year or no time soon. Anaheim Ducks: Win. Today they traded star forward Bobby Ryan to the Senators […]


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