Washington Capitals Looked Like Themselves Again in 5-4 Win

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For the Washington Capitals, tonight’s game must have been like a flashback of sorts. A team that has looked out of sorts lately, the Capitals had a more “normal” game in which they scored a lot and employed a heavy forecheck. Alex […]

Columbus Blue Jackets End Winning Streak 8; Are They Contenders?

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The Columbus Blue Jackets were unable to extend their winning streak tonight against the Buffalo Sabres, ultimately losing 5-2 in a game that they could have used in order to help stabilize their position in the Metro Division and the Eastern Conference. Their eight-game […]

Michel Therrien Needs to be Fired as Soon as Possible

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I think that it is necessary at this point in the season for the Montreal Canadiens to fire their coach Michel Therrien. I think that Therrien has lost command of his team and does not seem to have an answer for the […]

Gustav Nyquist Sparking Some Excitement for Detroit Red Wings

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The Detroit Red Wings outlasted the Chicago Blackhawks very impressively tonight with a 5-4 shootout win. It was a come-from-behind win of sorts for Detroit, who had surrendered the first two goals. They were able to get back in the game thanks to the […]

Dion Phaneuf Able to Take On a Different Role for Toronto Maple Leafs

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Dion Phaneuf, the captain of the Toronto Maple Leafs, was able to take on more than 23 minutes in both Monday and Tuesday’s games. He was instrumental in more ways than just the score sheet, although an apparently planned pass to Phil Kessel off […]

Toronto Maple Leafs Have Offensive Explosion Fueled By Phil Kessel, James Van Riemsdyk

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Phil Kessel and James Van Riemsdyk were amazing in the Toronto Maple Leafs‘ solid 5-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche. Although neither had the best individual performance of the night, (an honor that needs to go to Nathan MacKinnon, who in all […]

Washington Capitals’ Offense Unable to Capitalize on Chances

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The Washington Capitals‘ offense generated plenty of chances tonight against the Ottawa Senators. The issue was they were completely and frustratingly snake-bitten around the net, lost without the services of their captain, Alexander Ovechkin. The Senators played a solid game, but probably did not […]

Toronto Maple Leafs Are In For A Huge Test Against Colorado Avalanche

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Tonight marks a time for the Toronto Maple Leafs when they will come up against a quick, accurate team like the Colorado Avalanche. The Leafs will count on continued solid play from Phil Kessel, Nazem Kadri and Jake Gardiner to produce for them as well […]

Jonathan Huberdeau Looking to Propel Panthers Into Playoff Contention With Improved Play

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The Florida Panthers‘ offense has been on display more recently, as their mixture of young talent and veterans have been creating more chances near the net. This continued tonight against the Pittsburgh Penguins with a 5-1 victory. The Panthers seem to have Pittsburgh’s […]

A Look At Toronto Maple Leafs’ Western Road Trip

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The Toronto Maple Leafs will probably need to win three out of their four road games against the Phoenix Coyotes, Colorado Avalanche, Dallas Stars and Winnipeg Jets.  The obvious analysis in this case is that the easiest team to defeat will be the Dallas Stars. The Stars do […]

Toronto Maple Leafs Rumors: Trading Could be Costly

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Jake Gardiner has been playing well for the Toronto Maple Leafs, which bodes well for his chances to stay with the team at the current moment. Gardiner, who has been given some time on the PP, should continue his solid […]

Trevor Lewis Steps Up for Los Angeles Kings

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Trevor Lewis picked the right night to step up for the Los Angeles Kings, his shorthanded goal being the turning point of tonight’s game against the St. Louis Blues. Shorthanded goals are rare in the NHL, and when they do happen, they […]