1. The Top 20 Hardest Working NHL Players of the 2009-10 Season

    This is not your typical top 20 list of the best NHL players. These are the players that do not always show up on the score sheet and maybe are not talked about on Sportscenter...

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  2. Team Canada: Mark Messier Makes First Roster Decisions

    Canada will begin their quest to become the 2010 IIHF World Champions Saturday May 8, 2010 against Italy. The General Manager, Mark Messier, has already begun to choose his roster with as many as 15 players confirmed to play in the tournament...

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  3. Stanley Cup Playoffs: Underdog Ottawa Senators Defeat Penguins in Game One

    The heavily-favored Pittsburgh Penguins have been defeated by the underdog Ottawa Senators in Game One of their first round series by a score of 5-4. The Senators silenced Penguins fans at the sold out Mellon Arena on this night...

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  4. The Best Seventh-Round NHL Draft Picks Since 2000: In This Postseason

    It has been confirmed that the Edmonton Oilers will have the right to choose between top prospects Taylor Hall and Tyler Seguin. Either one of those players may become cornerstones of the franchise for years to come...

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  5. Ottawa Senators: Who Steps Up In Alex Kovalev's Absence?

    What is the status of Kovalev? According to a report in the Ottawa Sun, the Senators have lost their fourth leading scorer for the remainder of this season and the Stanley Cup playoffs...

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  6. NHL Free Agent Signings: Which Were the Best For Playoff-Bound Teams

    The NHL teams made free agent signings in the offseason in hopes that they would improve their respective teams and give them a shot at the playoffs. Every year there are signings that are a complete bust and leave management scratching their heads...

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  7. Trade Deadline Deals: Which Have Had The Most Impact?

    Traditionally the trade deadline has been a time for General Managers of clubs hoping to make the playoffs or have a shot at the Stanley Cup to improve their team...

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  8. The NHL's Top 10 Shootout Shooters of the 2009-10 Season

    Since the end of the lockout that saw the NHL not play the 2004-05 season shootouts have become a common occurance in the NHL. They provide important ponts for those teams in the playoff picture...

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  9. Tyler Bozak: Is He the Real Deal?

    Tyler Bozak, a 6'1", 195-pound, 24-year-old rookie from Regina, Saskatchewan, has shown glimpses of what he can do in the National Hockey League since his permanent call up from the Toronto Marlies on January 12...

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  10. Top Five Rookies of the 2009-2010 Season

    The winner of the Calder Trophy for the 2008-09 season was Steve Mason, current starting goaltender for the Columbus Blue Jackets. This season has seen another stellar class of rookies enter the National Hockey League...

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  11. Luke Schenn: Remember Jason Smith Leafs Fans? More Patience Needed With Schenn

    Height/Weight: Schenn: 6'2"/215 pounds Smith: 6'3"/220 pounds Shoots: Both shoot right handed Hometown: Schenn: Saskatoon, Sascatchewan, Canada (Born November 2, 1989) ...

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  12. Week Nine: CFL Quartback Rankings

    In another short week see how the CFL Quarterbacks ranked: 1. Cody Pickett He completed 32-of-45 passes for 311 yards and two TDs in a 23-20 loss to Calgary. I did not expect to see Pickett put up another solid performance...

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  13. Week Eight: CFL Quarterback Rankings

    In a week that saw only four of eight CFL teams in action here is an abbreviated version of the quarterback rankings: 1...

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  14. Week Seven: CFL Quarterback Rankings

    Here's a look at the top CFL quarterbacks for an exciting week seven: 1. (Last Week: No. 1) Henry Burris He completed 30-of-45 passes for 479 yards and three TDs in a 38-35 loss to Edmonton...

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  15. Tryouts for Canadian Women's Hockey Team Rigorous, Sacrificing Process

    For the 26 Canadian hockey players invited to try out for the team that will compete at 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games, this is the chance of a lifetime...

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  16. Week Six: CFL Quarterback Rankings

    Let's take a look at the top CFL quarterbacks in the sixth week of the season: 1. (Last Week: No. 3) Henry Burris He completed 22-of-38 passes for 366 yards and two TDs and one interception in a 31-23 victory over Winnpeg...

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  17. Week 5: CFL Quarterback Rankings

    1 (LW 4) Ricky Ray He completed 23 of 27 passes for 363 yards and three TDs and one interception in a 33-19 victory over Montreal. Ray was amazingly accurate and showed us the Ricky Ray of past seasons this week...

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  18. Dallas Eakins To Coach The Toronto Marlies

    As reported by TSN.ca, it appears Maple Leafs General Manager Brian Burke has made his choice regarding the man standing behind the Marlies bench this coming season...

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  19. Leaf Fans Petition for New Logo

    There is a Toronto Maple Leafs fan movement that began over a year ago that is now starting to gain momentum in the mainstream media...

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  20. Arland Bruce Traded To Hamilton

    The Hamilton Tiger Cats have acquired Arland Bruce from the Toronto Agronauts for a package that includes a third round pick in the 2010 CFL Canadian Draft, the rights to non-import ...

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  21. Coyotes to Play Games In Halifax?

    The newest development in the never-ending saga that has become the Phoenix Coyotes' future is news of a Toronto-based group looking to finance a $150 million bid to keep the team in Phoenix...

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  22. Week 4: CFL Quarterback Rankings

    1 (LW 2) Anthony Calvillo He completed 30 of 39 passes for 404 yards and two TDs with 1 interception in a 21-8 win over the Hamilton Tiger Cats in a game that saw the lowly Tiger Cats give Montreal a scare in the first half of the game...

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  23. Toronto Leaving Arland Bruce At Home

    Things are heating up in Toronto between first-year Head Coach Bart Andrus and veteran receiver Arland Bruce. Hot enough that Bruce has been told to stay in Toronto while the rest of the Agros head to Winnipeg to do battle with the Blue Bombers...

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  24. Week 3: CFL Quarterback Rankings

    1) Jarius Jackson He completed 19 of 28 passes for 362 yards and four TDs in a 40-22 win over the Edmonton Eskimos. It will be hard for Wally Buono to give Buck Pierce the start when he returns from injury after this performance by Jackson...

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  25. Toronto To Go With Four-Man Rotation

    In consideration of the thin starting rotation of Toronto these days, Cito Gaston has decided to go with a four-man starting rotation to end the season. The rotation will be Roy Halladay, Ricky Romero, Brett Cecil and Mark Rzecpzynski...

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