1. 2010 NHL Draft: Five Teams that Need to Trade Up

    This year's NHL Entry Draft has the potential to be one of the most dynamic drafts in recent memory. There is lots of speculation that many teams will be looking to not only draft ...

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  2. Gauthier Made The Best Move at The Best Time: Halak Headed to St. Louis

    While I was surprised to see the Montreal Canadiens move Jaroslav Halak before the 2010 NHL Entry Draft in Los Angeles, I was not surprised to see him traded to a club that desperately needed goaltending...

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  3. An Incredible Season: Hershey Bears Win 11th Calder Cup

    An incredible season... The Hershey Bears capped off what could very well be one of the most incredible seasons in pro hockey history. After winning the Calder Cup last season, the Bears won 60 games during the 2009-10 regular season...

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  4. 2010 NHL Mock Draft: First Round Projection

    Mock Drafts, think of them what you'd like, but every NHL GM and their staff are constantly pouring over information to formulate their own outlook on the upcoming draft...

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  5. 2010 Calder Cup Final Game 5; Bears Win in OT: Lead Series 3-2

    Game 5 of the 2010 Calder Cup Finals seemed like a familiar feeling for the Texas Stars. They got out to an early lead and then they gave it up...

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  6. Who Are the Real Players in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft?

    Legendary College Basketball coach Bobby Knight is known for a lot of things. Mostly throwing chairs and yelling at players, but Mr. Knight has a real cool saying. And I quote... "Most people have the will to win, few have the will to prepare to win...

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  7. 2010 Calder Cup Final, Game 4: Bears Win, 4-2

    For the first time in this series, the Hershey Bears got their power play going and it was the difference as the Bears broke a 2-2 tie in the third period for a 4-2 win over the Texas Stars in Big D...

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  8. NHL Entry Draft Preview: No.4 Overall, Columbus Blue Jackets

    While the debate rages on over Tyler Seguin and Talyor Hall, as to who will be the No. 1 selection in the 2010 NHL Entry draft, lets consider who might very well be the “next top 10” after these players...

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  9. 2010 Calder Cup Final, Game 3: Bears Lash Stars, 6-3

    Game Three of the 2010 Calder Cup Finals changed venues, and for the Hershey Bears' sake, it changed the outcome as well. The Bears put in a gritty performance to shave a game off of the Texas Stars who now lead this final 2-1, but it wasn't that easy...

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  10. NHL Entry Draft Preview: No.3 Overall, Florida Panthers

    While the debate rages on over Tyler Seguin and Talyor Hall, as to who will be the No. 1 selection in the 2010 NHL Entry draft, lets consider who might very well be the “next top 10” after these players...

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  11. 2010 Calder Cup Finals: Texas Wins Game Two 4-3, Lead Series 2-0

    With another packed house at Giant Center in Hershey, PA, for game two of the Calder Cup finals, The Bears are looking to even up the series in front of the hometown crowd...

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  12. Dale Hawerchuk Named Barrie Colts Head Coach

    Dale Hawerchuk was named this morning as the new head coach of the Barrie Colts of the Ontario Hockey League. Hawerchuk had previously been the head coach and part-owner of the Orangeville Crushers OJHL Tier II hockey club for the last three seasons...

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  13. 2010 Calder Cup Final, Game 1: Texas 2, Hershey 1

    Great crowd on hand at Giant Center in Hershey, PA as more than 10,000 fans welcomed the opening of the 2010 Calder Cup Finals between the Hershey Bears and Texas Stars...

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  14. 2010 Calder Cup Finals; Hershey Bears Have Been Here Before

    You can easily count the Calder Cups the Hershey Bears have won, unless you're missing a finger or two. The Bears have won 10 Cups and are looking to win their 11th one in June...

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  15. 2010 Entry Draft: Ontario Hockey League Leads The Way

    Major junior hockey in Canada is comprised of three separate leagues that form what is called the Canadian Hockey League (CHL). Those three leagues are the Western Hockey League, Quebec Major Junior Hockey League and the Ontario Hockey League...

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  16. NHL Entry Draft: Finding the Best Player Available

    The NHL Entry draft has been broadcast live on TV in Canada since 1984. SportsChannel America carried the event live for the first time in the US in 1989...

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  17. 2010 Calder Cup Finals: Texas Vets, Rookies, and Free Agents Lead the Way

    The Texas Stars will travel to Hershey to play the Bears in the final of the 2010 Calder Cup Championship, which is slated to get under way June 3...

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  18. 2010 NHL Draft Could Go Down As One Of the Deepest, Exciting in Some Time

    Why are these guys smiling? The 2010 NHL Entry Draft could very well become one of the deepest drafts in some time...

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  19. The AHL Playoffs: A Great Place To Start Your Pro Hockey Career

    The lad in the photo is Gabriel Dumont. Gabriel was selected by the Montreal Canadiens in the 2009 Entry Draft from the Drummondville Voltigeurs of the QMJHL...

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  20. Has the Game Become Too Fast for Today's NHL Officials?

    Lindy Ruff's face says it all. You don't even need to know what the situation is. You don't even need to know when this took place. You don't even need to worry that this exchange of ideas will make a difference...

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  21. 2010 NHL DRAFT: Top Five Picks

    With 16 clubs making it to the NHL Playoffs, lets not forget our friends who didn't make the party. Out of the 14 remaining teams, their draft order is set...

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  22. Year of the Upset: Round One of the 2010 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

    This might be the year of the upset in the 2010 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs. Or not. It came right down to the wire with some teams just getting into the playoffs. See the Philadelphia Flyers and Montreal Canadiens...

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  23. Does the NHL Really Need Divisions Any More?

    The NHL has changed so much in the recent years. A majority of the rules have been changed, some teams have changed logos, as well as jersey styles, and don't forget the equipment changes, too...

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  24. Why Alex Ovechkin is Not Ready to Be the Washington Capitals' Captain.

    When Alex Ovechkin became the new captain of the Washington Capitals, it didn't surprise me at all. It's not a new concept to name your best player your captain...

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  25. Olympic Hockey USA vs. Canada: Would Anyone Be Surprised To See a Blowout?

    It's 1:28 pm Eastern time on "Super Sunday" of the Olympic Men's Hockey Tourney. We are all very much awaiting the premiere event of the day when Team USA tackles with Team Canada. (I think Russia vs...

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