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2012 NHL All-Star Game: 10 Players Who Do Not Deserve to Be on the Ballot

November 25th, 2011
The 2012 NHL All-Star Game, like many that came before it, will be a popularity contest.A quick look at the ballot for the 2012 NHL All-Star Game reveals a handful of undeserving players that found spots on the ballot because of their reputations.Sidney Crosby is an exception, however. His presence ...

NHL Video: Pavel Datsyuk and the 13 Best Shootout Goals in NHL History

August 12th, 2011
With two points in the balance and 65 minutes of dead even hockey in the books, hockey's purest form of one on one unfolds for the entire arena to witness. The shootout, which was brought into the league following the lockout of the 04-05 season, pits each team's top shooters ...

NHL Free Agent Rumors/News: New Winnipeg Jets Logo, Stamkos and Yashin News

July 22nd, 2011
The sports world is zeroed in on the NFL lockout at the moment, and rightfully so, but the NHL had a fairly busy week of news itself.The Devils found their coach, Steven Stamkos signed on the dotted line and Alexei Yashin is rumored to be interested in a return to ...

NHL Free Agent Rumors/News: Predators’ New Uniforms and the Latest NHL News

July 14th, 2011
Hang in there, folks. The signings have begun to dwindle and the trades aren't flowing in at nearly the same capacity. It's the dead zone.With a few months still to go before training camps open up and all of the offseason excitement behind us, for the most part, the news ...

NHL Predictions: Every Team’s Most Vital Player in the Season’s 2nd Half

February 10th, 2011
The NHL All Star break has come and gone, and the NHL Playoffs are right around the corner.Players such as Sidney Crosby, Roberto Luongo, and Alexander Ovechkin will earn their pay checks in the second half of the season.The Vancouver Canucks and Philadelphia Flyers have positioned themselves for postseason runs, ...

NHL Trade Rumors: The Most Tradeable Player on All 30 Teams

February 7th, 2011
The NHL Trade Deadline is fast approaching and trade rumors involving marquee players such as Tomas Kaberle, Tomas Vokoun and Ales Hemsky are still very much alive.The buyers have separated themselves from the sellers, and the movement of some star players should soon follow.Often times, one piece can spark a ...

Sergei Bobrovsky and Brian Boucher and the 15 Best Goalie Tandems in NHL History

February 7th, 2011
The Philadelphia Flyers have have been plagued by inconsistent and mediocre goaltending since the days of the "Broad Street Bullies" and Bernie Parent. For nearly 40 years they have searched for "the man" between the pipes but to no avail. Now, they find themselves atop the Eastern Conference and ninth in ...

NHL Playoff Predictions: How Red Wings, Rest of Western Conference Will Finish

February 3rd, 2011
The NHL Western Conference Playoff race is among the tightest in recent history.Every team in the conference, besides the Edmonton Oilers, has a realistic shot at the playoffs. Just seven points separates the eight place Chicago Blackhawks from the 14th place Columbus Blue Jackets.After the two elite teams, Vancouver and ...

2011 NHL Mock Draft: Projecting All 30 Picks Of Round 1

January 19th, 2011
The 2011 NHL Draft should not disappoint in terms of producing impact players. This smooth transition of the world's top NHL prospects to the game has allowed the NHL Draft's popularity to grow each year.The selection process was once considered an investment in the long-term future of a team.Now, the ...

NHL Trade Rumors: The Missing Piece On All 30 Teams

January 17th, 2011
The NHL trading deadline is right around the corner and it figures to be an active one for many teams fighting for a playoff spot.A number of teams appear to be a piece or two away from that coveted championship puzzle.Big names including Brad Richards, Tomas Vokoun, Corey Stillman, Jarome ...