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NHL Draft 2011: 10 Guys the Toronto Maple Leafs Could Have Had

December 16th, 2010
As part of the Phil Kessel deal the Toronto Maple Leafs sent over a first rounder in 2010 (Tyler Seguin) a second rounder in 2010 (Jared Knight), and a first rounder in 2011. The Boston Bruins should capitalize once again this year on what should be a very good draft ...

NHL Sets Low Standards as Niklas Hjalmarsson Sits Next Two

October 12th, 2010
The NHL set out to eliminate blindside hits over the summer by setting stricter rules and guidelines. These rules were designed to punish those who deliver career-altering hits to vulnerable players. However, when the time arrived to implement said rules, the NHL turned a blind eye once again. Tuesday night, in ...

Alex Pietrangelo: The Latest Young Face for the St. Louis Blues

September 28th, 2010
Arguably one of the best prospects the St. Louis Blues have had in years, Alex Pietrangelo has really come into his own in the Ontario Hockey League. Selected with the fourth overall pick in the 2008 NHL Entry draft, Pietrangelo has seen action in 17 NHL games, but has spent the ...

NHL 2010-11: Five Western Conference Teams That Could Land the Top Pick

August 26th, 2010
The Western Conference always provides plenty of entertainment as it is usually more competitive then the East. This year should be no different. The races will be as tight as always and no one knows who will eventually come out on top. However, a handful of teams may not be ...

NHL 2010/11: Five Eastern Conference Teams Who Could Land The Top Pick

August 17th, 2010
While this year seems like it should be more competitive then years past, there will always be cellar dwellers. The Eastern Conference will likely be the weaker of the two, many teams on the bottom in the past couple years could find themselves at the bottom once again, but it's not ...

10 NHL Training Camp Battles To Watch

August 6th, 2010
Every training camp you see rookies battling their hearts out desperately trying to find themselves a spot on their respective NHL club. This year is no different each team will have a healthy group of rookies vying for a spot on the team, and while all will not make it, this ...

Ilya Kovalchuk and the Top Contracts the NHL Should Have Denied

July 24th, 2010
With the rise and fall of the Ilya Kovalchuk contract fiasco, it gets you wondering what are the worst contracts in the National Hockey League. With the Collective Bargaining Agreement the way it is, teams try to circumvent the system by signing players to a long term front end loaded ...

Taylor Hall, Tyler Seguin, and the NHL’s Top 10 Instant Impact Rookies

July 19th, 2010
The 2010-11 NHL season promises to be one of the more exciting seasons in recent memory. One of the major reasons behind this is the introduction of several rookies to the league that could tear it apart. The league is seeing a shift to the youth of the game, and this ...

NHL Trade Rumors: 10 Potential Mutually Beneficial Trades

July 14th, 2010
The offseason is always an exciting time to be a hockey fan. With the draft and free agency, teams can take on a whole new look overnight. This past offseason the draft wasn't shaping up to be all that interesting at first, but with some surprising signings, and some LeBron ...

The NHL’s Top Feeders: Peterborough Petes

July 4th, 2010
The Peterborough Petes are the oldest junior hockey team in the Canadian Hockey League. They have been lacing them up for the past 54 years and counting. The Petes started out as a junior team for the Montreal Canadiens, known then as the TPT Petes. The TPT Petes, or Toronto Peterborough Transport Petes, ...