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NHL Free Agency: 6 Most Overrated Moves of the Summer

October 20th, 2012
The NHL offseason is highlighted with the several moves that come around with free agency. Teams throw money at players and occasionally pull off some big trades in order to give their team the best chance at winning the Stanley Cup.Some of the moves the teams make cause the entire nation ...

NHL Lockout: League Gives Fans and Players Hope for a Season

October 16th, 2012
Hockey fans, you have a reason to be hopeful that we might actually end up with a season.The best part, this could be a full, 82-game season that would start on November 2nd if the players and the league are able to do something that they haven't been able to ...

NHL Lockout: 10 Alternative Programming Suggestions for the NHL Network

October 2nd, 2012
With the NHL Lockout in full swing, players are fleeing to Europe and the stands in the arenas lay empty until the league and the union can reconcile their differences.Of course, we all know who the real victim is in all of this. The NHL Network.Those guys, who would normally ...

NHL Free Agency: 6 Players Likely Looking at a Nasty Pay Cut Under a New CBA

September 22nd, 2012
Money: the great divider. It has been something that people have fought over for centuries and it comes as no surprise that money is the big factor standing between us and a hockey season today.The NHL owners want a bigger piece of the revenue and they want players to take ...

NHL Free Agency: 5 Teams That Have Actually Gotten Worse This Summer

September 15th, 2012
The summer is all about one thing for NHL teams: free agency. Teams jump into the warmer days trying to improve through the free-agent market,and people always make a big deal about the teams that greatly improve, as well they should.Left out in the dark, however, are the teams that don't ...

Colorado Avalanche Name Gabriel Landeskog Team’s Fourth Captain

September 4th, 2012
With all of the news around the NHL surrounding the impending lockout, and all of the news surrounding the Colorado Avalanche revolving around when Ryan O'Reilly will be signed, today's announcement by the Avalanche qualifies as a bit of a bombshell.The Avalanche have named second-year star Gabriel Landeskog captain after a ...

Colorado Avalanche: Ryan O’Reilly Contract Stalemate Continues

August 25th, 2012
What most Avalanche fans expected to be the first priority for the team during this offseason has now dragged on nearly into September.With less than a month until the impending lockout, the Colorado Avalanche have yet to re-sign star forward, Ryan O'Reilly.Well, some news surfaced a couple of days ago ...

NHL Free Agency: Top 7 High-Character Guys on the Market This Summer

August 18th, 2012
Free agency is a period where teams look to improve their rosters.They look to do this in many different ways. The first (and most obvious), is to find players that excel in scoring, defense, goaltending, etc. The "star" players.Those star players always receive a lot of attention, and for good ...

Colorado Avalanche: Predicting the Lines and Defensive Pairings

July 30th, 2012
The Colorado Avalanche will have a slightly different look at the start of the 2012-2013 season, but a large portion of this team remains from last year.The additions of Greg Zanon, John Mitchell and P.A. Parenteau will make the Avalanche into a better team.While the core of this team remains, ...

NHL Writer Jessica Redfield Killed in Colorado Shootings Lives On Through Hockey

July 21st, 2012
The senseless violence that took place Friday in Aurora, Colo., still hits home for a lot of us out there, and I'm no different.That movie theater is where my aunt and young cousin took in the Harry Potter movies and likely had plans to see the new Batman movie like ...