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1 Christmas Wish Each NHL Team Has on Its List

December 18th, 2012
Ho! Ho! Ho! Merry lockout! The NHL has been a naughty league, and for that, Gary Bettman will be getting coal in his stocking. Aside from that, there have been many good and bad teams this holiday season, and they have all asked me, Santa Claus, for something special. Here's ...

NHL Lockout 2012: 5 Reasons NHL Is in Dire Straits If Lockout Cancels Season

October 23rd, 2012
Hockey fans are a dedicated tribe that scrapes together their hard-earned money to see their favorite NHL players. How are they repaid? With reports of team owners and players fighting over their million-dollar salaries and the threat of a canceled season. After weeks of small talk between the league and the NHLPA, ...

NHL Speculation: 5 Coaches on the Hot Seat If/When the Season Starts

October 19th, 2012
After every offseason, many NHL coaches go into the upcoming season with a new hand of players: Some have picked up a full house and others a pair of two’s. Whatever their hands may be, coaches are expected to win it all with the cards they are dealt. Many playoff-missing ...

NHL Lockout 2012: 5 Reasons Lockout Will End Before Winter Classic

October 2nd, 2012
After a summer of swirling rumors, NHL fans had their worst fears confirmed—a 2012 NHL lockout. However, there are numerous factors suggesting that an NHL season will almost certainly resume before the 2012 Winter Classic. The main issue for the current lockout circulates around the 57 percent of NHL revenue ...

Pittsburgh Penguins: 5 Reasons the Penguins Didn’t Need Shane Doan Anyway

September 18th, 2012
After much push and pull from Pittsburgh Penguins general manager Ray Shero, the Penguins have been unable to add Phoenix Coyotes captain Shane Doan to their arsenal of offensive guns. Missing out on Doan is unfortunate for the Penguins, but it is hardly detrimental to the 2009 Stanley Cup Champions. ...

NHL Free Agency 2012: Why Devils GM Lou Lamoriello Has Been Quiet This Offseason

August 10th, 2012
Everyone expected the New Jersey Devils to make a big signing after losing captain Zach Parise to the Minnesota Wild. On the contrary—Devils GM Lou Lamoriello did not show much interest in any of this year's free agents.There were rumors buzzing about the Devils pursuit of former Washington Capitals forward ...

NHL Free Agency 2012: Will 2013 Mark a Rebuilding Year for the N.J. Devils?

July 7th, 2012
With former New Jersey Devil Zach Parise defecting to Minnesota, the Devils have to figure out how to move forward and rebuild. Parise may only be one player, but he was an important cog in New Jersey’s power play, one of three 30-plus goal scorers on the team and, most ...

Zach Parise’s Role on Interested NHL Teams

July 3rd, 2012
The Devils would be wise to do what they can to keep the valuable Minnesota-native in Newark, but there are a lot of offers that might entice the 27-year-old to leave. He turned a playoff-missing team into an Eastern Conference finalist and could be an asset to any NHL club ...