Edmonton Oilers: Scratching Nail Yakupov A Questionable Decision
Nail Yakupov

One of the main storylines heading into a busy Saturday of NHL action was the fact that the Edmonton Oilers would make second year forward Nail Yakupov a healthy scratch for their tilt against the Toronto Maple Leafs. It marked the first game in his career that […]

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Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports

Say this about Colorado Avalanche coach Patrick Roy; if this is his first time coaching in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, it certainly doesn’t show. Down 4-2 coming into the third period of Game 1 against the Minnesota Wild, the Avalanche […]

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In terms of playoff success, an NHL team’s most important player is its goalie. How many times have we seen a hot goalie be the primary reason why a club ends up raising the Stanley Cup? Yes, it’s safe to […]

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The St. Louis Blues knew they had to make a big move to help get them over the hump come playoff time. The team has struggled to make it any farther than the conference semifinals as of late, and even […]

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When the Colorado Avalanche officially clinched a playoff spot just one season after being one of the worst clubs in the NHL, it was an incredible story. Expectations weren’t terribly high for the team coming into this year. They had […]

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The Washington Capitals are desperate for points, currently sitting four behind the Columbus Blue Jackets for the eighth and final Eastern Conference playoff spot. They get an opportunity to close the ground tonight, but it won’t be easy, as they […]

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This past month has been an absolute roller coaster for the Dallas Stars. After surging through late February and early March, the team went through the horror of watching Rich Peverley collapse on the bench during the first period of […]

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The John Tortorella era has started off rocky for the Vancouver Canucks. Based on GM Mike Gillis’ latest comments, though, it might not last much longer. Speaking with Team 1040 radio in Vancouver this morning, Gillis made some statements that […]

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Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

The New Jersey Devils aren’t in the current playoff picture, but they aren’t technically out of it either. Just three points out of the final wild card spot with seven games remaining, the team could certainly make one final surge […]

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Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports

It’s hard to look at a team just two points away from a playoff spot and claim things are looking grim. However, the Toronto Maple Leafs might be an exception to the rule. Last night’s loss to the Detroit Red […]

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