GM Extraordinaire Ken Holland Does It Again For Detroit Red Wings

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When it comes to model franchises in professional sports, some teams stand out from the rest. Franchises like the New England Patriots, San Antonio Spurs and St. Louis Cardinals immediately come to mind, but no franchise can currently match the […]

David Legwand Looks At Home With Detroit Red Wings

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Newly-acquired center David Legwand must have never heard the saying, “you can’t go home again,” because the Grosse Pointe, MI native is making quite an impact for his hometown Detroit Red Wings. Acquired right before the 3 p.m. EST trade […]

Los Angeles Kings Add Much-Needed Offensive Punch

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To say the Los Angeles Kings have had scoring problems this season would be a severe understatement. Despite the likes of Anze Kopitar, Jeff Carter, Mike Richards, Drew Doughty and Dustin Brown, the Kings have only scored more goals than the […]

Still Plenty Of Magic Left For Chicago Blackhawks

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The last time we saw the Chicago Blackhawks, they scored two goals in the final 90 seconds of Game 6 against the Boston Bruins to pull off an improbable comeback to claim the Stanley Cup. The defending champs showed they […]

NHLPA Must Ratify Hybrid Icing For 2013-14 Season

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In today’s world of evolving player safety in all sports, the NHL is doing its part to keep up with the other major professional sports leagues. After years of concern over races for pucks that would result in an icing […]

Detroit Red Wings: Making Sense Of The Logjam At Forward

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As the Detroit Red Wings enter their preseason opener, competition at forward is as fierce as any year during the Red Wings’ current streak of 22 consecutive preseason appearances. It is an interesting and diverse mix of young bucks and […]

Why Did Seth Jones Slip in 2013 NHL Draft?

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There are no guarantees that any draft pick will pan out, but defensive prospect Seth Jones appeared to be the safest bet in the 2013 NHL Draft. Evidently the safest bet wasn’t the route the top three teams were interested […]

Chicago Blackhawks Make Shrewd But Necessary Moves To Retain Bryan Bickell

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As is the case with every team that hoists the Stanley Cup, trying to keep that championship squad together is nearly impossible. The Chicago Blackhawks know all about that, as the team was pilfered after they won the Stanley Cup […]

Corey Schneider Trade Ends One Era, Starts Another

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The Corey Schneider draft day trade signaled new eras for both the Vancouver Canucks and New Jersey Devils. For Vancouver the trade of Schneider unmuddied the murky waters of a very unclear goalie situation. Schneider was the goalie of the […]

Emerging Goalies To Meet In Stanley Cup Finals

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It will be an intriguing match-up of emerging goaltenders when the Chicago Blackhawks and Boston Bruins meet in the Stanley Cup Finals on Wednesday night. Neither Corey Crawford nor Tuukka Rask were the men between the pipes when their teams […]

Stanley Cup Finals Features Match-Up Of Top Defensive Forwards

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When the Stanley Cup Finals begin Wednesday night in Chicago, it will be a match-up of two of the premiere defensive forwards the NHL has to offer. Both Jonathan Toews and Patrice Bergeron are finalists for the Selke Trophy, awarded […]

2013 NHL Playoffs: Both Chicago Blackhawks and Boston Bruins Battled Major Adversity En Route To Stanley Cup Finals

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During the course of a championship run, almost every team faces some sort of adversity en route to claiming the title. To say the Chicago Blackhawks and Boston Bruins faced their share of adversity on the way to meeting each other […]