1. A Look at NHL Marketing Slogans for the 2010-11 Season

    It's a great day for hockey!So let's rock the red, head on down to Smashville, and celebrate our town and our team.If the opening sentences sounded a little weird, it's because I did it that way on purpose...

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  2. The Pittsburgh Penguins' Toughest Opponents for the 2010-11 NHL Season

    Almost every NHL player or coach will tell you that each opponent is difficult to go up against for some reason. There is no such thing as an "easy" opponent, no matter how many times you beat them on the scoreboard...

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  3. Dan Ellis Twitter Fiasco: What the New Tampa Bay Lightning Goalie Should Do

    Dan Ellis is one of the most popular NHL players on Twitter. As of this writing, he has 11,373 followers and 1,150 tweets. Normally, he is very well received by NHL fans...

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  4. Hockey Books All NHL Fans Should Read

    When watching highlights of your favorite team on You Tube gets old and there hasn't been any news on your favorite team in what seems like weeks, you may think you are out of ways to satisfy your hockey craving...

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  5. Baby Penguins Banter: September 4, 2010 Edition

    Welcome to the first edition of Baby Penguins Banter for the month of September! The American Hockey League rolled out their regular season schedule last week...

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  6. Love To Hate You: NHL Players Who Have Been on Both Sides of a Rivalry

    When then-Flyers forward Arron Asham shook hands with Sidney Crosby at the end of the 2009 Eastern Conference Quarterfinals, neither had any idea that Asham would trade in the orange and black for the black and gold for the 2010-2011 season...

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  7. Bill Guerin's Goodbye and the Pittsburgh Penguins Youth Movement

    On Thursday morning, the news broke that the Pittsburgh Penguins would not be bringing Bill Guerin back to their lineup for the 2010-2011 season...

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  8. NHL: Who Will Return to the Stanley Cup Playoffs in 2011?

    Every year, 16 NHL teams get a chance to compete for hockey's prized Stanley Cup. At the same time, 14 teams go home for the summer and wonder what could have been...

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  9. Baby Penguins Banter: August 24, 2010 Edition

    Welcome back to Baby Penguins Banter! I know I promised I would write this every week, but things have been a little slow this offseason, and would you believe the AHL STILL hasn’t ...

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  10. NHL Offseason: Kovalchuk, Pronger, and Other Atlantic Division Concerns

    Can you believe it is almost the end of August? The opening of NHL training camps is just under a month away. The summer is flying by, but many NHL teams still have issues to solve before the puck drops on September’s preseason action...

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  11. Pittsburgh Penguins: Things to Love About Consol Energy Center

    The Consol Energy Center, the new home of the Pittsburgh Penguins, held its first major event this past week as music legend Paul McCartney performed two concerts to christen the state of the art arena...

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  12. The NHL Merchandise Department Does Not Know What Women Want

    The NHL may think it knows its female fanbase, merchandise needs and wants. Really, they have no idea. What could possess the NHL to come out with abominations that the majority ...

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  13. 2010-2011 NHL Season: New Faces in the Atlantic Division

    The summer is dragging on, but the NHL's regular season opening day on October 5 is quickly approaching.Here on Bleacher Report, we are getting ramped up for the upcoming season both as fans and as writers...

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  14. NHL Offseason: Recapping League Contract Investigations

    There are just under two months until the 2010-2011 NHL regular season begins. This has been one of the craziest offseasons in recent history...

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  15. NHL Sibling Rivalry: Comparing the Staal Brothers and the Sedin Twins

    Over the years, many sets of brothers have left their mark on the NHL.The Niedermayers. The Sutters. The Bures.In this generation of NHL players, the league has two dynamic sets of brothers who are valuable contributors to their teams...

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  16. Numbers the Pittsburgh Penguins Should Consider Retiring

    The Pittsburgh Penguins have two retired numbers hanging from the rafters of the Consol Energy Center: Mario Lemieux's No. 66 and Michel Briere's No. 21...

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  17. We've Come So Far: Top 20 Players from the 2005-2006 NHL Rookie Class

    Five years ago, the NHL returned to a full season schedule after a lockout canceled the entire 2004-2005 season.When the puck dropped again, a lot of high level talents began play in the NHL...

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  18. Mike Modano and Brett Favre: Five Reasons Why They Should Retire

    In my last article, I discussed five reasons why NHL player Mike Modano and NFL quarterback Brett Favre should return to professional sports. Today, I am going to explore the opposite side of that argument...

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  19. Brett Favre and Mike Modano: Five Reasons Why They Should Return

    Mike Modano is an NHL player who has played 20 NHL seasons with one team; soon to be two. Brett Favre is an NFL quarterback who has played 19 NFL seasons with three different teams, though he stayed with one through the majority of his career...

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  20. Sidney Crosby's Top Five Pittsburgh Penguins Moments

    Although the official fifth anniversary of Sidney Crosby's draft day has passed, I would like to continue looking back at his NHL career so far with the second in this series of articles...

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  21. NHL Free Agency: 10 Most Impactful Faces in New Places

    With just a little over two months to go until the 2010-2011 NHL regular season, it's time to look beyond who signed where. It's time to dig a little deeper than that...

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  22. Baby Penguins Banter: Todd Reirden Promoted to Penguins Asst. Coach

    Welcome to Baby Penguins Banter, a column that will run periodically (probably once a week) during the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins season. The WBS Penguins are the AHL affiliate to the Pittsburgh Penguins...

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  23. NHL Offseason: Grades for All 30 Teams

    We are officially almost one month into the start of the 2010 NHL Free Agency period. Going into free agency, each team had a different goal. Some teams wanted the player to get them that extra push into the playoffs...

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  24. Sidney Crosby: Five Things We've Learned Five Years Later

    In honor of the fifth anniversary of the Pittsburgh Penguins drafting Sidney Crosby, I have decided to write a series of articles about Crosby’s first five seasons in the NHL...

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  25. Ilya Kovalchuk: Five Reasons the New Jersey Devils Could Do Without Him

    Last week, the New Jersey Devils signed Ilya Kovalchuk to a 17-year contract worth $102 million. A day later, the NHL rejected the contract, saying that it did not comply with the NHL’s salary cap...

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