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NHL Trade Speculation: 10 Teams That Have Cap Space, and What They Need

November 18th, 2011
As we're getting further into the NHL season, more and more trades are likely to commence, especially the closer we get to February and then the trade deadline.There are five teams that currently are at the cap limit: Washington Capitals, Vancouver Canucks, Buffalo Sabres, Philadelphia Flyers and the Montreal Canadiens.Many ...

Why There Will Never Be Another “Great One”

November 11th, 2011
First, Sidney Crosby was dubbed the “Next One.” Then, Alex Ovechkin was dubbed “The Great Eight.” It seems like we are all just waiting for the next greatest hockey player and the fact of the matter is, we are never going to see it. We’ll see some exceptional hockey players ...

Where Sean Avery’s Arrest Ranks Among His Worst Decisions as an NHL Player

August 5th, 2011
Over the course of his nine years in the NHL, Sean Avery has made a name for himself by being a pest. In fact, he's one of the most hated players in the league for his on-ice antics. At the beginning of the summer, it looked like Avery might be changing ...

NHL Trade Rumors and Free Agent News: End of Summer Edition

August 5th, 2011
August is already here, meaning the best free agents have been snatched up and the RFA arbitration hearings are all done. This might seem like the time when NHL news will slow down and be nonexistent for another month before training camp begins. Not true. There are still a few ...

NHL Free Agency 2011: Ray Emery and the Bargain Deals Still to Be Had

July 29th, 2011
This year's free agency crop has dwindled tremendously since the beginning of free agency on July 1. Even before that, there were really only a couple of high-profile names set to become UFAs this summer. In the goal scoring forward department there was Brad Richards first and foremost and few other big ...

NHL Free Agency 2011: Ranking Teemu Selanne and the Top 15 Scorers on the Market

April 11th, 2011
Even though the Stanley Cup playoffs are only just beginning this week, we know that the end of the season is not too far off and will come much too quickly. Then, the free agent market will open. There are many great options out there for teams looking for scoring, ...

NHL Playoff Predictions 2011: 20 Players Who’ll Grow Sweet Playoff Beards

April 11th, 2011
The NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs begin this week and each first round matchup looks to provide entertaining hockey. If that's enough for fans though, it also is the beginning of the league-wide Beard-A-Thon. It’s a tradition in the NHL once the playoffs start to not shave until either your team ...

NHL Power Rankings: How the Philadelphia Flyers and Each Team Can Win the Cup

April 1st, 2011
The best time of year for hockey fans is almost here: the Stanley Cup playoffs. We've followed our teams all season, wishing and hoping that this could be their year. Since the beginning of this year, we've religiously watched highlights, followed stats, injury and trade updates to see which teams ...

NHL Trade Rumors: Tomas Kaberle and Top 10 Available Defensemen

February 10th, 2011
The NHL trade deadline, February 28, is rapidly approaching. It is the teams' last chance to add to their rosters going into the playoffs. High profile teams like the Pittsburgh Penguins are in dire need of some acquisitions, if they want to remain serious Stanley Cup contenders this year. The ...

Phil Kessel, Ron Wilson Feud: Who’s Right, Who’s Wrong and How Will It End?

February 8th, 2011
There’s been a lot of speculation regarding Toronto. Speculation about personnel changes following another disappointing start to the the season. The media speculates that Ron Wilson’s job is on the line. Then the Maple Leafs maintain that they have faith in their coach. The media likes to stir up trouble, and ...