1. Possible NHL and CWHL Partnership in the Works

    The National Hockey League and Canadian Women's Hockey League held meetings this past January regarding a potential partnership between the leagues for the upcoming 2010-2011 hockey season...

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  2. NHL Free Agency: The Top 10 GMs We Should Trust To Rebuild Our Team

    In a job that requires constant attention, with vacations few and far between, a blackberry is a basic necessity. The people in these jobs are tied to their phones, as it is their lifeline to their team and the rest of the league...

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  3. NHL Free Agents 2010: Likely Landing Places for the Top 15 Free Agents

    These are the top 15 NHL free agent players left on the market. With a flurry of signings last week when free agency opened we saw a very slow Fourth of July weekend in terms of signings and trades...

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  4. 2010 NHL Draft Results, Grades: Live Blogging and Grading the Picks

    Welcome to day two of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft. Today, Bleacher Report will be live blogging insight, analysis and entertainment from rounds two through seven of the draft...

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  5. NHL Awards Show: 10 People We'd Rather See Host the Show Than Jay Mohr

    The 39-year-old Actor/Comedian is from Verona, New Jersey, USA. His recent television roles include playing Gary Brooks on the CBS sitcom Gary Unmarried and his recurring role as Professor Rick Payne on Ghost Whisperer...

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  6. 2010 NHL Draft: Five Things The Bruins Need

    The way the Philadelphia Flyers came back down three games to zero against the Boston Bruins in their Conference Semi-Finals series was a huge blow to the hearts of all Bruins fans...

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  7. 2010 NHL Draft: Tampa Bay Lightning Preview

    Last season saw the Tampa Bay Lightning post a 34-36-12 record which was good enough for fourth place in the Southeast Division, and 12th overall in the Eastern Conference...

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  8. 2010 Stanley Cup Finals: The Top 10 Blue-Collar Players

    What a match up we saw in the Stanley Cup Final this season. It was also eerily quiet as Patrick Kane started the celebration and the Flyers fans were in disbelief of the goal...

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  9. Tampa Bay Lightning GM Steve Yzerman Signs Guy Boucher as Head Coach

    Steve Yzerman has made his first move as the General Manager of the Tampa Bay Lightning. He has lured highly sought after Hamilton Bulldogs head coach Guy Boucher to the Lightning...

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  10. Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig Should Expand The Playoffs

    Major League Baseball plays a grueling 162-game schedule only to reward four teams from the American League and four teams from the National League with a chance at the World Series title...

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  11. What the Toronto Maple Leafs Would Be Losing in Tomas Kaberle

    The 6'1" 214 lb 32-year-old native of Rakovnik, Czech Republic was the 204th overall pick in the 1996 NHL Entry Draft by the Toronto Maple Leafs. There has been much talk recently about the trade rumours surrounding Kaberle...

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  12. Toronto Maple Leafs To Debut New Look Jerseys For 2010-11 NHL Season

    Since the 2007-08 change to the new Reebok style jerseys in the NHL, one of the original six NHL franchises has looked like they were wearing a t-shirt instead of a jersey...

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  13. 2010 NHL Playoffs: Top 10 Blue Collar Players from the Conference Finals

    While the Conference Finals did not last as long as the previous rounds. They still provided some solid efforts from blue collar players from The Flyers, Canadiens, Sharks, and Blackhawks...

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  14. Six Reasons Why the Chicago Blackhawks Will Win The Stanley Cup

    The Blackhawks appear to be a team on a mission in this postseason, and nothing but the Stanley Cup will satisfy them. Thus far they have passed the Nasvhille Predators, Vancouver Canucks, and the San Jose Sharks to get to the Stanley Cup Final...

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  15. 2010 NHL Playoffs: Montreal Canadiens-Philadelphia Flyers Game Five

    Tonight the Philadelphia Flyers have the chance to move on to face the Chicago Blackhawks in the Stanley Cup Finals. But first lets take a look back at some news from Game Four of this series...

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  16. Edmonton Oilers Announce Oklahoma City Barons as New AHL Affiliate

    Beginning the 2010-11 season, the Oklahoma City Barons will be the Edmonton Oilers new AHL affiliate. The team will play out of the 13,399 seat Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City...

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  17. 2010 NHL Playoffs: Top 20 Blue Collar Players from the Second Round

    What a second round, with the Canadiens providing another upset and the Flyers showing some magic of their own. With many blue collar players providing the yeoman's work necessary for these great feats...

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  18. 2010 NHL Playoffs: Why Did The Pittsburgh Penguins Lose?

    After the Pittsburgh Penguins Game Seven 5-2 loss to the Montreal Canadiens Jordan Staal summed up how it felt by saying, "It's not easy. It's not something that tastes right. It doesn't feel good...

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  19. 2010 NHL Playoffs: Pittsburgh Penguins and Montreal Canadiens Game Seven

    What a series this has been, every time you would think Pittsburgh is ready to take over control of the series, Montreal comes storming back...

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  20. 2010 NHL Playoffs: Pittsburgh Penguins' Keys to a Game Five Victory

    Heading into Game Five of their Eastern Conference semifinal series tied at two games with the Montreal Canadiens, is definitely not where the Penguins saw themselves at the beginning of this series...

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  21. 2010 NHL Playoffs: All-Star Team from the First Two Rounds

    We have seen some great performances to this point in the 2010 Stanley Cup tournament. From hits, to goals, to displays of sheer will and determination...

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  22. 2010 NHL Playoffs: Top 20 Hardest-Working Players from the First Round

    These players sacrificed body and soul in the first round in an attempt to get their teams into the semifinals of the 2010 NHL Stanley Cup tournament...

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  23. NHL Playoffs Bracket: Who is to Blame for the Washington Capitals' Collapse?

    Last night the Washington Capitals were defeated 2-1 in the seventh game of their first round series with the Montreal Canadiens. They lost three straight games in one of the biggest opening round upsets in Stanley Cup Playoff history...

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  24. Martin Brodeur and the New Jersey Devils Future Between the Pipes

    Thoughts on the loss to the Flyers Marty said it all after the game five loss to the Flyers, "I just can't believe it, it's tough to digest...

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  25. 2010 NHL Playoffs: Five Surprise Performers from the First Round So Far

    What a first round we have seen thus far in the 2010 NHL playoffs. There has been no shortage of goals, hits, great saves, and displays of pure will in this exciting edition of the Stanley Cup playoffs...

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