Fan Incentives: Nashville Predators Are Doing It Right

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As I expressed in an article last Sunday, I think it’s goofy that fans are boycotting the league, and not partaking in anything to do with the NHL this season, after finally getting what they wanted. That aside, there was […]

NHL Rumors: Philadelphia Flyers Interested In Roberto Luongo

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Everyone knew that as soon as the lockout was over, the obligatory Roberto Luongo rumors would start again. For quite some time Bobby Lu has been rumored in trade talks regarding the Toronto Maple Leafs, but TSN’s James Duthie is […]

NHL Rumors: Ilya Kovalchuk Staying In KHL?

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Remember when Alex Ovechkin, Ilya Bryzgalov, and Ilya Kovalchuk said that they would consider staying in the KHL when the NHL finally returned? Although no reports of Bryzgalov or Ovechkin have surfaced about them staying in Russia, Kovalchuk says (when […]

Possible Line Combos & D-Pairings For Pittsburgh Penguins

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As you (hopefully) know, the NHL lockout is over, and will be underway in no more than 2 weeks. Before you know it, camp will be here and gone, and then the puck will be dropped. It’s time to start […]

Bold Predictions For (Shortened) 2013 NHL Season

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The lockout came to an end early this morning, when many hockey fans were tuckered out and sound asleep. For most fans, their day was immediately made when they woke up to find out a deal had been reached between […]

Rant Sports Top 100 NHL Players: No. 63 Jamie Benn

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Drafted in the 5th round of the 2007 draft, Jamie Benn has turned out to be a late-round gem for the Dallas Stars. He has transformed into a force on the ice and has only played 3 NHL seasons. He […]

Rant Sports Top 100 Players In The NHL: No. 64 Cam Ward

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Possibly the most underrated NHL goalie, Cam Ward was drafted in 2002 (25th overall) by the Carolina Hurricanes. He is often left out of discussion as one of the top goalies in the league, and that is most certainly a mistake. […]

Rant Sports Top 100 Players In The NHL: No. 65 Scott Hartnell

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  Scott Hartnell, the Nashville Predators 1st round draft selection (6th overall) in the 2000 draft has turned out to be a villain around the NHL, and a hero for the Philadelphia Flyers. It didn’t take long for Hartnell to […]

In Depth Look: Paul “Biznasty” Bissonnette

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  Paul Bissonnette, one of, or possibly the most outspoken player in the NHL, has kept fans entertained via Twitter and Instagram while the lockout continues. Bissonnette has never played a full season in the NHL, and the 2003 4th-round […]

USA Announces 2013 World Junior Hockey Championship Selection Roster

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Last night the USA World Junior Hockey Championship team announced the 2013 selection roster. The following players were selected: Name Position NHL Team Garret Sparks Goalie Toronto Maple Leafs Jon Gillies Goalie Calgary Flames John Gibson Goalie Anaheim Ducks Jacob […]

You Don’t Threaten Me: Ovechkin Admits His Soul Is With Capitals Amid Empty KHL Threat

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Geoff Burke – US PRESSWIRE When Alexander Ovechkin sprang to Russia after the NHL lockout began, he made a threat of staying in Russia and playing in the KHL instead of returning to the Washington Capitals . The threat wasn’t […]

An Open Letter To the NHL

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Dear NHL, Things have been going rough lately, as usual. Things look as if they are just going to get worse until eventually the season is lost, which could be very soon. As a loyal fan of yours, I wonder […]