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Does the All Star Game Need a New Voting System?

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The All Star Weekend for the NHL is a time when most players can spend much needed moments with family and friends and rest up for the final last push of the regular season. There are a select few however, who are chosen to take part in the All Star Game festivities such as the skills competition, rookie showcase and the actual game. But is it time a new voting format should be introduced that takes the power out of the hands of the fan? (more…)

NHL Playoffs Preview: Islanders vs Capitals

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On Wednesday April 15th, 2015, the New York Islanders and Washington Capitals will square off in the first game of their Eastern Conference Quarterfinal matchup. Playoff history runs deep between these two former Patrick Division foes and this will be the first time they meet in the postseason in 22 years. (more…)

Steven Stamkos: The Player to Build A Franchise Around

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During last weekend’s festivities at the NHL All Star Game, Tampa Bay Lightning star Steven Stamkos openly said he wants to remain in Tampa Bay for a long time, and who can blame him? The question is, are the Lightning willing to pay him a large sum for his services before his contract year expires? (more…)

Money Money Money

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My absence the last month was due to just a crazy schedule. But I’m back! And I’m sick to my stomach about what is going on in baseball right now with these mega contracts. Let’s take a look at them and compare them to hockey “mega deals.’

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Crosby vs Ovechkin: What the Statistics Say

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Though it is not what all of the buzz has been about recently, the Alexander Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby rivalry as best player in the world is always talked about. Some say Crosby is obviously the best (such as myself) but others say he is too fragile (which I somewhat agree with also). Now we take a look at the stats, who do you think is #1 in the world? (more…)

Predictions for 2013 NHL Awards Winners

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Hart (MVP) – Alex Ovechkin. I think the runner up should be John Tavares. The Islanders don’t make the playoffs without him, but he finished 17th in the league in scoring while Ovechkin finished 3rd while leading the league in goals. Crosby wins it if he stays healthy all year. (more…)

Teams struggling with shortened NHL season

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After a labor dispute that almost cost the NHL a season, everyone came to terms and put together a shortened season. That meant very limited time to get ready for a season, followed by a lot of games in a short period of time. Needless to say, some teams have thrived, while others have faltered. So who are the two most disappointing teams so far in the NHL this season? (more…)