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Columbus Blue Jackets: Will the Team Surprise in the 2013 NHL Season?

January 19th, 2013
The Columbus Blue Jackets have been taking heavy criticisms for the past year after finishing with the worst record in the NHL last season. Now, the team has sold off their household superstar Rich Nash and hopes to build a new identity in the 48-game schedule in 2013. The real question ...

NHL Trade Rumours: Toronto Maple Leafs Should Not Pursue Roberto Luongo

December 1st, 2012
The Toronto Maple Leafs have been criticized for several issues over the years, primarily due to a lack of talent and poor management. The time has come for the goaltenders to take some knocks as well after questionable performances in the previous NHL season. Reports from earlier in the year have ...

Toronto Maple Leafs: The NHL’s First Billion-Dollar Team

November 29th, 2012
The NHL is currently in a heap of trouble, with its second work stoppage in less than a decade.While the blame game between the NHL and NHLPA is still underway, the Toronto Maple Leafs have found a way to still be successful. Surprise, surprise. According to Forbes' NHL Valuations List, the Toronto ...

NHL Lockout: Sidney Crosby Could Be Best Player in the KHL…Ever

September 22nd, 2012
Sidney Crosby is considered the best hockey player in the world. While his teammate (and friend) Evgeni Malkin would be next in line, the dominance of Crosby throughout his career is simply astounding. Recent reports have suggested that Crosby could be on his way to play with Malkin in the KHL. If Crosby ...

Philadelphia Flyers: Chris Pronger Still Not Ready, Kimmo Timonen Maybe Done

September 21st, 2012
The Philadelphia Flyers could be in for a serious defensive problem.  Chris ProngerThe Toronto Sun has reported that Chris Pronger is far from ready to resume physical play, as he is still experiencing some concussion-like symptoms. The report goes as far as saying, "his career remains in jeopardy."When Pronger does play, he's ...

Should Matt Duchene Be Named the Colorado Avalanche’s Next Captain?

August 25th, 2012
There have always been specific qualities in NHL players that make a great leader. It may not be the player with the best hands, or the ability to score goals at will. It may not be the player with the highest point totals, or the flashiest moves. But that player surely is the ...

NHL CBA: 5 Reasons for a New CBA Deal Before the September 15th Lockout Deadline

August 18th, 2012
The NHL and NHLPA have reached a point of potentially experiencing a second NHL lockout in less than a decade. There are significant losers if this does happen, and very limited winners as well. So, why has it not been resolved?That's for both parties to figure out, but it seems the difference ...

NHL Free Agency: The Ballad of Gilbert Brule and the NHL

July 31st, 2012
There are few NHL players that have had similar experiences to Gilbert Brule. If you are unfamiliar with them, prepare to be astounded by the sad story that is, Gilbert Brule. Firstly, this is by no means an attack against Brule. In fact, it's the opposite.Gilbert Brule was a once-in-a-blue-moon talent coming ...

NHL Free Agency: Top 5 RFA Defencemen for Philadelphia Flyers Post-Shea Weber

July 31st, 2012
The Philadelphia Flyers tried to pry Shea Weber from the Nashville Predators by offering him a contract that would be difficult to match. So much for that. Now that the Predators have put the Weber rumours to rest, the question is, who are the Flyers chasing now?While Paul Holmgren tried to flash ...

NHL Free Agency 2012: 5 Reasons the Winnipeg Jets Must Re-Sign Evander Kane

July 31st, 2012
After re-siging Tobias Enstrom and Ondrej Pavelec, the Winnipeg Jets have locked up a few of their corps players for the near future.However, when assessing the teams' long-term future, several contract issues will arise in the 2013-2014 season.Evander Kane is currently a restricted free agent, and should be at the ...