Category Archives: NHL

Rating The Wild’s Second Half Acquisitions

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I know most who are reading this think this is going to be a blog entirely about the season saving rise of Devan Dubnyk. He does indeed deserve the wealth of the credit for the Wild’s resurgence into a playoff spot. Yet there are more pieces to the intricate puzzle that we now call the Minnesota Wild. Chuck Fletcher has been trending this team upwards since taking over in 2009, this year may have been his most shrewd year to date, seeing as to what he sent away has dealt returns not even he could have dreamed of. (more…)

Rangers Keep Rolling

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The Rangers have been playing their best hockey all year lately. It doesn’t seem to matter who’s in the lineup or not they don’t skip a beat. Last week we received news that Kevin Klein, who’s been playing great all year will miss about a month due to an upper body injury. This raised some questions as to who would take his place. (more…)

Why do the Penguins lack Composure?

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The Penguins were stomped by the Detroit Redwings 5-1 this past Sunday, and while the defeat once again showed the lack of scoring depth the Penguins actually possess, it also was a game that shone a spotlight on Pittsburgh’s biggest issue, composure.

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2015 Trade Deadline Winners and Losers

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As it comes with every NHL season, the trade deadline leads to mass quantities of rumors, speculation, and the occasional false report. This year, many felt it would be a quiet deadline with the amount of activity teams were involved in before March 2nd. But that was anything but the case, and there was a flurry of activity right until the 3 PM deadline. Some teams made moves for the present, others for the future, but regardless there were winners and losers on both sides. (more…)

Canucks Acquire Baertschi and Conacher at Trade Deadline

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The Vancouver Canucks announced today that they had acquired forwards Sven Baertschi and Cory Conacher in separate Trade Deadline deals with the Calgary Flames and New York Islanders respectively.  (more…)

Top 10 Remaining Trade Candidates

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With the trade deadline fast approaching next Monday, there are still many players around the League that may find a new home by that time. With playoff races coming down to the wire, various teams beginning to rebuild, there have already been some big moves, and more are sure to follow. Here are ten players who seem to be on everyone’s list. (more…)

Should the Toronto Maple Leafs trade Phil Kessel?

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Back in September of 2009, the Boston Bruins shocked the hockey world when they traded Phil Kessel to the Toronto Maple Leafs. Shortly after, the Leafs signed Kessel to a five-year $27 million contract. With Toronto seemingly in the early stages of a rebuild, should they trade the hot –commodity Kessel, or keep him around as the centerpiece to build a new team around? (more…)