1. Hamilton Bulldogs: Looking Forward to the 2012-13 AHL Season and Beyond

    After a season that saw the Hamilton Bulldogs win 34 of their 76 games and finish 11 points out of a playoff spot, there is much uncertainty regarding the future of the franchise...

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  2. NHL Playoffs 2012: Top 5 Blue-Collar Rookies

    The NHL playoffs are a time when veterans are valued beyond their skills for their leadership and experience. Even some veteran NHL players can tear up the regular season and falter in the playoffs due to their mental makeup...

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  3. Stanley Cup Playoffs 2012: What the Pittsburgh Penguins Need to Do to Win

    Everyone expected the Pittsburgh Penguins and Philadelphia Flyers to have the most entertaining series of the opening round of the 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs...

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  4. 2012 NHL Season: Top 20 Blue-Collar Defensemen

    Every year the top defensemen win the Norris Trophy with large offensive numbers and good defensive play. Think of names like Nick Lidstrom, Chris Pronger, Scott Niedermeyer and Zdeno Chara...

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  5. Toronto Maple Leafs: How They Can Improve Through Free Agency and the NHL Draft

    Another NHL season is coming to a close and the Toronto Maple Leafs are again ready to hit the golf course for the summer. Do not worry Leafs Nation, all is not lost...

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  6. 2012 NHL Season: Top 50 Blue-Collar Forwards

    Every year, the superstars such as Sidney Crosby , Evengi Malkin, Alex Ovechkin, Steven Stamkos, Claude Giroux, Daniel and Henrik Sedin, Nicklas Lidstrom, Patrick Kane and Jonathan ...

    Mike Burse Written by Mike Burse about over 2 years ago 1,673 reads 26 comments

  7. MLB Opening Day 2012: Previewing the Toronto Blue Jays Season

    MLB Opening Day 2012 comes with hope for a new season, hope that your team will break through and have a chance at winning the World Series...

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  8. Tampa Bay Lightning Defeat Philadelphia Flyers, 5-3

    The Tampa Bay Lightning have now won three straight after winning 5-3 over the Philadelphia Flyers last night. Martin St. Louis scored the eventual game winner, while Steven Stamkos netted his 53rd goal of the season...

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  9. Tampa Bay Lightning: Areas GM Steve Yzerman Must Improve for Next Season

    What areas have caused this collapse and where can they improve? After finishing last season in fifth place in the Eastern Conference with 46 wins and 103 points to go along with ...

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  10. CWHL Clarkson Cup Tournament: Montreal Stars and Brampton HC Meet in Final

    The Boston Blades were the first team to score a goal on the defending Clarkson Cup Champions the Montreal Stars. They brought them to the brink of their first loss, but ended up losing 5-4 in overtime...

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  11. CWHL Clarkson Cup Tournament 2012: Who Will Make the Final?

    A grueling four-day tournament will decide the winner of the Clarkson Cup for 2012. The Montreal Stars, Toronto Furies, Brampton HC and the Boston Blades have battled it out, with a berth in the Clarkson Cup Final coming down to today's games...

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  12. Canadian Women's Hockey League: 2012 League Awards

    The 2012 CWHL awards were handed out in Niagara Falls the day before the 2012 Clarkson Cup tournament began. With many great performances this season it was a difficult decision in picking the winners...

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  13. NHL: The 12 Most Productive Fighters

    There has been much controversy regarding "staged" NHL fights in recent years. Recently, the beginning of the New York Rangers-New Jersey Devils game may create a rule change. Fighters in the NHL do have value...

    Mike Burse Written by Mike Burse about over 2 years ago 1,792 reads 4 comments

  14. Anaheim Ducks: What Went Wrong Since Winning the Stanley Cup?

    Where have the Ducks gone wrong since they won the Stanley Cup in 2007? What appeared to be a solid playoff team at the start of the year is now in a desperate dogfight to make the playoffs...

    Mike Burse Written by Mike Burse about over 2 years ago 830 reads 7 comments

  15. Toronto Maple Leafs NHL Draft: Should They "Fail for Nail"?

    At this time, after 71 games played, the Leafs have a record of 31 wins, 32 losses and 8 overtime losses for 70 points on the season...

    Mike Burse Written by Mike Burse about over 2 years ago 1,944 reads 40 comments

  16. NHL's Top 10 2012 Shootout Goaltenders

    It really was a shame that we never had the opportunity to witness Hasek's potential prowess in shootouts...

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  17. NHL's Top 10 Grinders

    Everyone remembers the Detroit Red Wings "grind line" of Kirk Maltby, Kris Draper and Darren McCarty. They were an integral part of the the Red Wings' Stanley Cup wins in 1997, 1998, 2002 and 2008...

    Mike Burse Written by Mike Burse about over 2 years ago 4,071 reads 33 comments

  18. World Juniors: Team Canada Loses Devante Smith-Pelley for Remainder of Tourney

    Devante-Smith Pelly was playing in the NHL as a right-handed rookie forward when Anaheim Ducks loaned him to Team Canada for the World Junior Tournament...

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  19. 2011 CWHL Draft: Top 3 Picks

    On July 21, 2011, in Mississauga, 112 very talented women were selected in the 2011 CWHL Draft. These are some of the best women's hockey players on the planet...

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  20. Tampa Bay Lightning: New Jerseys and Logos for 2011-2012 NHL Season

    Since hiring Steve Yzerman as General Manager May 25, 2010 the Tampa Bay Lightning franchise has been slowing turning the corner into a respectable, classy and winning organization...

    Mike Burse Written by Mike Burse about over 3 years ago 2,986 reads 4 comments

  21. Toronto Maple Leafs: Best Two-Way Players of the 2010-2011 NHL Season

    For Leaf fans, 2011 has brought a glimmer of hope that the 2011-2012 NHL season may prove to be a year where their beloved franchise competes for a playoff spot throughout the entire season...

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  22. Canadian Women`s Hockey League: Interview With Sami Jo Small

    Sami Jo Small was a co-founding member of the Canadian Women's Hockey League, a former Olympian and current CWHL goaltender...

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  23. NHL: 10 Things the Dallas Stars Need to Do to Compete in the West

    General Manager Joe Nieuwendyk of the Dallas Stars has much work to do to lead a once proud franchise back to Stanley Cup contention. Thus far, he appears to be part of the new wave of ex-player executives that have their heads on their shoulders...

    Mike Burse Written by Mike Burse about 4 years ago 1,363 reads 9 comments

  24. The Top Five Scorers of the 2009-10 CWHL Season

    The Canadian Women's Hockey League is the top woman's professional ice hockey league in the world. The league was founded in 2007 and last season, six teams including: the Brampton ...

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  25. NHL Free Agents 2010: Top Ten Depth Guys Still Out There

    Every year the players that get the most ink are those that light up the scoreboards. But often it is the depth players that make the big difference come playoff time...

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