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Opening Week Games To Watch

1st
Oct. × ’13

October 1: The Toronto Maple Leafs and Montreal Canadiens will get the headlines, but if you want the best game of the night, it isn’t this one. It isn’t The Winnipeg Jets and Edmonton Oilers, it is the Washington Capitals taking on the Chicago Blackhawks in Chicago, you’ve got a banner raising, the return of […]


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7 Least Surprising Off Season NHL Events

6th
Sep. × ’13

The NHL has surprises here and there, injuries unexpected firings, and ridiculous hirings. But the for the most part, NHL observers can expect exactly the train-wrecks and triumphs that are written in the stars just waiting to be read. 7:  Jarome Iginla & Brendan Morrow Both Morrow and Iginla ended up as part of the […]


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Looking Back At 2012-13 Season Stories: Players On the Rise

14th
Aug. × ’13

Last year at about this time we took a look at some of the players expected to break their own personal glass ceiling.   David Perron: since the end of last season Perron has been traded to a a new address, but during the year is of course the story we’re after. The previous year […]


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If I Told You In September: Off Season Special Edition

22nd
Jul. × ’13

 This is a feature that will run about every two weeks (during the regular season)with improbable stats and situations in the National Hockey League. The off season’s changes restack the decks for teams and make forecasting each season equal parts intriguing and infuriating. With the NHL draft and the bulk of NHL free agent signings […]


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Singed And Long

18th
Jul. × ’13

The long term deals under the still drying CBA are rolling in. Some of them make great sense, some make no sense. But given how hard line some of the owners were on not signing anyone longer than five years just a few short months ago, the deals are a bit eye opening when taken […]


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Keep It 100: Perron, Coyotes, Rask

10th
Jul. × ’13

This is an occasional feature that will take a look at multiple issues, each in 100 words or less. Perron for Paarjarvi & a 2nd Magnus Paarjarvi had trouble cracking the top six in Edmonton as Hall, Gagner, and others emerged. Perron has been a very solid contributor in a heavily defensive system, it’ll be […]


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4 Storylines For Stanley Cup Final Game 5

22nd
Jun. × ’13

Game five brings us to a best of three scenario to decide this years champion. The two best teams in the world are squaring off and to the surprise of no one who knows hockey, the series is even after four games. Even in home wins. Even in road wins. Even in frustration. Will The […]


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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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Terrible, Tuukka

13th
Jun. × ’13

Hockey is the ultimate team sport. You play together, you stand by each other in the locker room and on the ice. Good days, bad games, great plays and long days. And the veterans look after their younger, newer team mates. Especially the rookies. Or at least most guys do. For goaltenders the most imporant […]


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