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One Question: Its November Now

4th
Nov. × ’13

October is over, and with the close of the seasons inaugural month we can finally start to get a handle on which teams are for real and which are just pretenders. Anaheim Ducks: When will they turn one or more of their wealth of goaltenders in future assets or skater to improve them for the […]


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Calder Watch: Rookies Vs. Teemu Selanne

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Oct. × ’13

This feature will run approximately every two weeks each season comparing a well known player to leagues newest crop of rising stars. NHL rookies are making the biggest adjustment to their play, and their awareness of the game since they got their first stick and puck. Making the jump sometimes takes more than one try. […]


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Sochi Olympic Watch: Players On The Rise

27th
Oct. × ’13

The Olympics are growing closer and closer as the NHL season is finally escaping the early season mire. Some teams are still playing at a level that no one predicted, others are about where the consensus pegged them. At this time of year it is easier to get a handle on where players will be […]


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Top 10 Reasons For John Scott’s Hit on Loui Eriksson

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Oct. × ’13

10: Loui Eriksson‘s well known fighting overawed him. 9: He was reading the instructions on his forearm that say “stick is for shooting the round black thing”. 8: It was a ploy to get the press to talk about anything other than how bad the team is. 7: It was a career ambition of John […]


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If I Told You in September…

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Oct. × ’13

This is a feature that will run about every two weeks with improbable stats and situations in the National Hockey League.   Teams: The Philadelphia Flyers would be the first team to fire their head coach promoting Peter Laviolette to customer and banishing him from the land of misfit toys. The Colorado Avalanche would not […]


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Miller Time Is Up

14th
Oct. × ’13

Ryan Miller has been the main stay of the Buffalo Sabres for years. He emerged out of the shadow of Domnik Hasek to win his own Vezina trophy, attend the All Star festivities, and even play an Olympic tournament that was one for the ages. For a few years it looked as if he would […]


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Oh Those Goalies

13th
Oct. × ’13

If there is a more pressure packed position in any team sport than hockey goalie, I’ve never heard of the sport. Not only are they the last line of defense, they are often relied upon to coordinate the skaters in front of them, and provide a catalyst to kickstart the offense. At this time of […]


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What We Know

10th
Oct. × ’13

We’re a week into the new NHL season. Teams have played between two and four games, and several possibly sustainable surprises have come out of the first seven days.   Anaheim Ducks: Secondary scoring may actually be a factor this year, the top two in points through three games were added since last year, Mathieu […]


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It’s Only October

7th
Oct. × ’13

We are one week into the NHL season. With so few games having been played, and so many new players and coaches, the standings at this point are almost meaningless. The points matter a little, but even the teams that are 3-0-0 or 0-3-0 have only played 3.6% of their schedule. Off The Ledge: Buffalo […]


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