1. The 5 Players That Will Determine the Season for the Minnesota Wild

    After their first playoff run since 2007-08 ended in a disappointing loss to the Chicago Blackhawks , the Minnesota Wild are poised to once again make a run at the playoffs this season...

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  2. Edmonton Oilers: 5 Oilers Who Need to Step Up in 2013-14

    The Edmonton Oilers are on the cusp of returning to contention for the first time in years. New general manager Craig MacTavish has reshaped the roster and made it more competitive...

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  3. Canucks Stay Busy, Re-Sign Alberts: One Year, $600k

    The Vancouver Canucks re-upped with another of their defensemen on Thursday, agreeing to terms with veteran rearguard Andrew Alberts...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 8 months ago 58 reads 0 comments

  4. Edmonton Oilers: Analyzing the Good, the Bad and the Ugly of the 2014 Season

    With the 2013-14 NHL season just around the corner the anticipation in Edmonton is at an all-time high. Armed with a new GM, a new head coach and a few key new roster additions, ...

    Adam Bowen Written by Adam Bowen about 8 months ago 3,038 reads 7 comments

  5. Vancouver Re-Signs Tanev: One Year, $1.5Million

    The Vancouver Canucks have reached an agreement with RFA defenseman Chris Tanev on a one-year, $1.5 million deal, the club announced on Thursday...

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  6. The Journey for Gold Begins

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  7. From the Monsters Desk: Avs Roster Spots in Play

    This a tangential Lake Erie post, but when the Avs sneeze, the Monsters get a cold, so we're going with it.....

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 8 months ago 34 reads 0 comments

  8. Duchene & Landeskog Contracts, Cap Percentages, and You

    The value of a salary isn't the same from one year to the next as the cap inflates. Let's compare Matt Duchene and Gabe Landeskog's recent extensions to the league based on the proportion of the cap they take up...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 8 months ago 25 reads 0 comments

  9. Canucks, Sedins to Start Contract Talks 'in Earnest'

    The next week should prove interesting for Vancouver and the Sedin twins. According to a Sportsnet report, JP Barry — the agent representing Daniel and Henrik Sedin — ...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 8 months ago 1,342 reads 0 comments

  10. Twenty-Seven to Report to Edmonton Oilers Rookies Camp

    Darnell Nurse, the Edmonton Oilers number one pick from the June draft, will be among the 27 rookies who will compete in the 2013 Young Stars Classic...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 8 months ago 317 reads 0 comments

  11. Roy Has Some Nice Up Arrows, but the Oilers Are Going to Have to Wait

    It's hard to forecast exactly what the Edmonton Oilers got in Marc-Olivier Roy, a scoring winger with the powerful Blainville-Boisbriand Armada of the Quebec League...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 8 months ago 249 reads 0 comments

  12. Get to Know Your Colorado Avalanche: Steve Downie

    Welcome to “get to know your Avs”! This feature will take a look at current Avalanche players (and maybe some staff, too) to give you an idea as to just who these guys are and what they mean to the Avalanche...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 8 months ago 33 reads 0 comments

  13. John Tortorella Says Roberto Luongo Working Hard, Just Wants to Play

    For more than a year the situation around Roberto Luongo in Vancouver has been unsettled to say the least...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 8 months ago 65 reads 0 comments

  14. Sports Twitter in Vancouver Is Cutthroat

    The Vancouver Canucks Twitter account was just doing its usual Wednesday fan-interaction/brand-optimization-through-social-media thing earlier today when the Whitecaps (MLS) account came over and took a big piss all over the place...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 8 months ago 89 reads 0 comments

  15. Giguere Unveils New 'Yeti' Goalie Mask

    The goalie mask designs keep coming in as the season is approaching and as usual they are all pretty excellent. It's one of my favorite things about the summer in the NHL ...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 8 months ago 1,621 reads 0 comments

  16. Analyzing the Good, Bad and Ugly of the Minnesota Wild in 2014

    Just in case you aren’t exactly clear what we’re talking about with the good, bad and ugly of the Minnesota Wild ’s 2013-14 season, it is a reference to the 1966 film The Good, the Bad and the Ugly ...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about 8 months ago 1,631 reads 5 comments

  17. Charlie Coyle Looks to Be Minnesota's Next Breakout Star

    One of the things that helped attract Zach Parise and Ryan Suter to Minnesota last summer was the wealth of young talent in the Wild pipeline. Last season, a few of those guys had a chance to show what they were made of...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 8 months ago 177 reads 0 comments

  18. Is Mike Yeo's Job on the Line This Season?

    Being a head coach in the NHL is a perilous job. Turnover is high and guys are constantly shuffled in and out of jobs...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 8 months ago 86 reads 0 comments

  19. Were the Wild Wise in Keeping Backstrom?

    The Minnesota Wild received an opportunity to make a change in net this summer. Instead, they opted to stick with Niklas Backstrom, signing the 35-year-old to a three-year, $10.25 million deal...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 8 months ago 57 reads 0 comments

  20. Wild Remain Top-Heavy in 2013-14

    When a team fails, fans and pundits often blame the best players. While it's true that the Minnesota Wild 's top guns shot blanks in the 2013 playoffs, the bottom line is that their ...

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  21. Five Time Changes to the 2013.14 Schedule

    Canucks Sports & Entertainment announced five game time changes today to the 2013.14 season schedule.....

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 8 months ago 650 reads 0 comments

  22. PA Parenteau Season in Review

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  23. Minnesota Wild Owner Philip Falcone Gets $18 Million Misconduct Penalty

    The minority owner and general partner of the National Hockey League's Minnesota Wild was just given a stiff penalty by the Securities and Exchange Commission...

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  24. The 5 Teams Who Might Be Worse Than the Flames in 2013-14

    On paper, the Calgary Flames are one of the worst teams in the NHL heading into 2013-14. They have veterans who want to be traded as soon as possible, question marks in key areas ...

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  25. 5 Headlines That Will Be Written During the Vancouver Canucks' 2013-14 Season

    The Vancouver Canucks have undoubtedly gotten worse this summer. They have lost Maxim Lapierre, Derek Roy, Keith Ballard, Cory Schneider and Mason Raymond (most likely), and even talks with Chris Tanev have hit a standstill ...

    Riley Kufta Written by Riley Kufta about 8 months ago 3,936 reads 20 comments