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Sharks’ Who’s Hot? Who’s Not!

After reeling from four straight losses to open the 2019-20 season, the tide appears to have turned a bit for the San Jose Sharks. Since re-signing franchise cornerstone Patrick Marleau, the team leader in career games, goals, and points, after a brief two-year stint with the Toronto Maple Leafs, the Sharks have found themselves on […]

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Capitals Face Some Preseason Tests

The 2019 preseason starts this week for the Washington Capitals. To make things easier for everyone, we have compiled the important information for the upcoming dates and opponents. Preseason Is Important Too While preseason often gets overlooked by fans foaming at the mouth for regular season, unofficial play often sets precedent for what to expect […]

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Bruins: David Pastrnak’s Evolution From Prospect to Elite

It goes without saying that the Boston Bruins key player thus far is David Pastrnak. With nine goals in eight games and 15 points total, he is well on his way to a 100-point (or more) season. Last week was a stellar one for the 23-year-old forward as he was named the NHL’s First Star […]

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Connor McDavid Cleared to Practice as He Rehabs Knee

EDMONTON — It's so far, so good for Connor McDavid in training camp as he rehabs his knee.
The Edmonton Oilers' superstar forward was cleared for practice and didn't require a non-contact jersey as the team hit the ice today for the first tim...

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NHL Rumors: Maple Leafs, Canadiens, Ducks, Oilers, More

In today’s NHL rumor rundown there is reactionary news out of Toronto in regards to the Mitch Marner signing. What really happened behind the scenes to help get this deal done? In Edmonton, where everyone is watching Connor McDavid closely, he took part in the first day of training camp. How involved did he get? […]

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Bruins’ Ownership Change Could Spark NHL Power Struggle

Two weeks have gone by since it was revealed that the Boston Bruins were going to be changing hands in ownership. Long-time Bruins owner and NHL figurehead, Jeremy Jacobs, had transferred the NHL franchise over to his six children earlier this year. There hasn’t been an official team release or a change of ownership on […]

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Nylander’s Strong Preseason Gives Blackhawks High Hopes

When the Chicago Blackhawks traded former first-round pick Henri Jokiharju to the Buffalo Sabres for Alexander Nylander, also a former first-round pick, two very different schools of thought became quickly prevalent among Blackhawks fans. Some lamented the move, believing general manager Stan Bowman had just traded one of the team’s future core defensive pieces, a […]

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State of the Red Wings’ Rebuild

The Detroit Red Wings officially began their rebuild during the 2016-17 season when hopes of a 26th-consecutive playoff appearance were dashed. Then-general manager Ken Holland kicked off the process by selling at the deadline, moving a handful of players for picks and prospects.  Since then, Holland and Steve Yzerman have led the organization through a […]

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Vrana Scores in OT, Capitals Beat Blues 3-2 in Opener

ST. LOUIS — Jakub Vrana scored at 2:51 of overtime to give the Washington Capitals a 3-2 victory over the Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues on Wednesday night in the opener for both teams.
Vrana beat Jordan Binnington with a wrist shot to the upper ...

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Canucks: 5 Reasons to be Thankful

With Thanksgiving in Canada just around the corner, there is plenty to be grateful for if you are a Vancouver Canucks fan. From the young core that is emerging to the anointing of a new captain, the excitement has never been higher. So as we get set for another holiday with family and friends, let’s […]

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