1. 2010 NHL Playoffs: Five Players That Stepped Up in Round Two

    Every year a new story begins in April and ends in June. Each time it's written differently. It will have new twists, new characters, and new champions. I am of course talking about the playoffs...

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  2. Three Hottest NHL Teams Heading into the Playoffs

    #3. Boston Bruins This isn't something that I would have predicted a few weeks ago. Many fans didn't even think they would make the playoffs...

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  3. Three NHL Teams That Should Start Over

    With the NHL finally entering the playoffs, there are many teams fighting for the Stanley Cup. For the next month and a half, all attention will be put on the playoffs as fans watch their favorite teams make cup runs...

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  4. 2010 NHL Playoff Predictions: Who will Win All the First-Round Matchups

    A few months ago, the standings were a lot different. The Red Wings weren't in the top eight of the Western Conference, the Avalanche were competing against Vancouver for the division lead, and the Flyers still had their goalies...

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  5. Who Will Win the Playoff Battle Between Colorado Avalanche and Calgary Flames?

    Colorado and Calgary have played two pivotal games against each other in the last three weeks. The first was on March 17 when the Flames beat the Avalanche 3-2 in Colorado...

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  6. The Three Coldest Teams in the NHL

    I love watching hockey at the end of the season. The teams always work hard, and the players are always more emotional. In some ways, it can be just as exciting as playoff hockey...

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  7. Florida Panthers: With Season Coming to a Close, What Do the Panthers Play for?

    The Florida Panthers are in the same position they've been in for the last decade, as they simply just can't win. Another year, another disappointing product. For over a decade, Panther fans have been saying there's always next year...

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  8. Top Five Set-Up Men in the NHL

    At the NHL level, it's nearly impossible to rely on one player to score goals. If you want to win games, you need to have set-up men that can continuously make smart plays that lead to more goals...

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  9. Possible Rebuilding Process For the Florida Panthers

    Before the trade deadline, there were a ton of rumors surrounding the Panthers. None of which materialized. The most popular/unpopular was the Vokoun rumor that would have sent him to the Chicago Blackhawks...

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  10. Florida Panthers Make Another Trade: As Predicted, Dennis Seidenberg Is Gone

    Over the last few days, Florida has dealt away some of their defensive assets. Jordan Leopold has already been traded to Pittsburgh, and, as predicted, Dennis Seidenberg was also involved in a deal...

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  11. Florida Panthers Deal Jordan Leopold to the Pittsburgh Penguins

    There are only three days between the end of the trade freeze and the beginning of the trade deadline, and it's not surprising that the Florida Panthers made a move on the first possible day...

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  12. Florida Panther Trade Rumors: How Far Is Too Far?

    I'm sure I don't have to tell you about the trade rumors that have been surrounding the Florida Panthers. Most of them are terrible for the team...

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  13. Men's Ice Hockey: Five Players Singing Olympic Swan Songs

    This year, the Olympics have been full of surprises. The first was Team Russia being defeated by Slovakia in a shootout, and the biggest was Team USA's upset over Canada on Sunday night...

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  14. Decision Time in Florida: Who's Are the Panthers Most Likely to Trade?

    As the season gets closer to ending, we are once again being reminded of the changes that the Florida Panthers need to make. Since they lost Nathan Horton to an injury, they have been showing a lack of offensive depth...

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  15. When It Rains Rats Again: How Will Florida Get Back to the Playoffs?

    Years of frustration have plagued fans of the Florida Panthers. This frustration has been taken out on ownership, coaches, players, and even goalies...

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  16. Men's Ice Hockey: Why Team Canada is the Most Likely to Win Gold

    Four years ago, the Canadians made their most embarrassing hockey performance in history. They finished in seventh place, despite having some great NHL talent on their team. They suffered in 2006 for two reasons...

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  17. Does Jacob "Mark" the Spot Between the Pipes in Florida's Future?

    For over a decade, the Florida Panthers have consistently faced an uncertain future. It seems like every year has been a rebuilding year, even if nobody admits it. Fans, coaches, and players have all lacked confidence in their team's playing ability...

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  18. NHL Trade Rumors: Five Possible Trades the Florida Panthers Could Consider

    With the March 3 trade deadline quickly approaching, many teams are scrambling to make changes in their lineup. There have been a lot of trade rumors floating around the NHL, but the Florida Panthers have been pretty quiet...

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  19. Johan Franzen Cleared to Play: Why We Want Him in The Olympics

    I just got done reading an article from the Detroit Free Press which declared today that Johan Franzen has been cleared to play...

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  20. Carolina Hurricanes-Boston Bruins: Hurricanes Show Playmaking Ability

    At this point, the Carolina Hurricanes are playing for respect. They're not expected to make a playoff run, and a lot of fans are ready for this season to be over. They have already begun the dreaded "there's always next year" thinking...

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  21. Phoenix Coyotes: What "Hockey in the Desert" Needs to Succeed

    I don't think that there is any team in the NHL that has had to deal with as many distractions as the Phoenix Coyotes. They had a bunch of major issues that were surrounding this team at the beginning of the season...

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  22. Roenick Opens Up a New Debate Over Chicago's Goaltending

    Without a doubt, Jeremy Roenick is one of the most respected American players of all time. He had a ton of great years in Phoenix, Chicago, Philadelphia, and a bunch of other teams...

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  23. New Jersey Devils: Martin Brodeur Ends Devils' Slump with Crucial Shutout

    On one hand, you have the New Jersey Devils in a slump, something that they haven't really seen this season. On the other hand, you have Martin Brodeur getting a shutout, something we've seen time and time again this season...

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  24. Detroit Red Wings: How a Loss Against the Blackhawks is a Good Thing

    I was very happy to finally be able to make my way to a Red Wings game. I didn't have great seats (very top row), but I did have a great experience. More importantly, I was able to get a firsthand account of how the Red Wings play...

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  25. Nashville Predators: Despite Criticism, They Still Keep Winning

    I can't think of many people outside of Nashville that thought this team was going anywhere this season. Most of us assumed that they were going to play the same way they have in the past...

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