1. 2011 NHL Draft: 5 Reasons Why Ryan Nugent-Hopkins Should Not Go First

    According to Central Scouting, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins is the top ranked North American skater eligible for the 2011 NHL Draft , which will be held this coming Friday in Minnesota. Recent mock drafts on NHL...

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  2. Stanley Cup Finals 2011: Memories of Vancouver Riots Will Not Fade Easily

    Last night, while feeling disappointed that the Boston Bruins had defeated the Vancouver Canucks to win the Stanley Cup, I headed over to a hockey forum. I have an account there but am more of a lurker than a poster...

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  3. 2011 Stanley Cup Playoffs: The Most Intriguing Stories of the Postseason

    Another June, another hockey season in the books. The 2010-11 NHL season had its highlight reel goals, its controversial moments and one of the craziest Stanley Cup Finals in recent history...

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  4. NHL Free Agency: Possible Destinations for Panthers Goaltender Tomas Vokoun

    The NHL free agency period begins in a little over two weeks from now, and Florida Panthers goaltender Tomas Vokoun will be one of the hottest commodities on the market...

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  5. NHL Power Rankings: Each Team's Breakout Star for the 2011-2012 Season

    Each team has one or more individual superstars, but they also have their share of guys looking to make a name for themselves in the NHL...

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  6. Jarome Iginla and the Nicest Guys in the NHL

    One of the things we as hockey fans love about our favorite sport is the character of many of our players. While other major sports have a lot of athletes trying to hog the spotlight or getting into legal troubles, the opposite is true in hockey...

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  7. Stanley Cup Finals 2011: Vancouver Canucks-Boston Bruins Game 3 Live Blog

    Good evening hockey fans, and welcome to tonight's live blog for Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Finals. Tonight, the series shifts to the TD Garden in Boston , and the Vancouver Canucks come into town with a 2-0 series lead...

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  8. Atlanta Thrashers All-Time Team

    Last week, True North Sports and Entertainment came to an agreement to purchase the Atlanta Thrashers and relocate the franchise to Winnipeg, Manitoba...

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  9. Marty Turco, Kevin Weekes Provide Insight into Unique Roles in Stanley Cup Final

    The city is anxious to hold a Stanley Cup parade for their beloved champions. On the night of a game, 18,000 eyes are on the home team as they enter the ice to a darkened arena and loud music...

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  10. Kevin Dineen: What Can New Head Coach Bring to the Florida Panthers?

    A new era in Florida Panthers franchise history began earlier this week when Florida Panthers general manager Dale Tallon named Kevin Dineen the team’s 11th head coach...

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  11. 2011 NHL Draft: The Top 50 Late Round Picks Playing in the NHL Today

    The 2011 NHL Draft is just a little under a month away. Experts are starting to get their mock drafts ready, and as always, a lot of hype surrounds top picks such as Ryan Nugent-Hopkins...

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  12. 2011 NHL Stanley Cup Final: Players Who Deserve a Stanley Cup

    There's no doubt that the two teams that get to the Stanley Cup Finals every year deserve to be there. They have worked hard, fought adversity and made the most of their talent to be left standing in late May and early June...

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  13. Guy Boucher: Why First-Year Tampa Bay Lightning Coach is True Jack Adams Winner

    In March, I wrote an article predicting who the finalists and winner would be for the 2011 Jack Adams Award, given to the most outstanding coach in the NHL ...

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  14. Mike Yeo: Former Penguins Assistant Coach Is Ready to Be an NHL Bench Boss

    Mike Yeo has his heart set on being a head coach in the NHL , but a prospective NHL head coach must take the same path of a player who wants to find success in the big leagues...

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  15. NHL Playoffs 2011: Ranking the Top 10 Postseason Upsets of the Last Decade

    When you are watching the Stanley Cup playoffs, you have to learn pretty quickly to expect the unexpected. Unlike other sports where the same teams seem to be near the top every year, anything can happen once the NHL playoffs start...

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  16. Stanley Cup Playoffs: Looking Back at Great Series Comebacks in NHL History

    One of the great things about the Stanley Cup playoffs is that anybody can beat anybody. The eighth seed can knock off the top seed, the President's Trophy winners may see that a 100-plus ...

    Alison  Myers Written by Alison Myers about 3 years ago 1,565 reads 11 comments

  17. Derek Boogaard: NHL Community Reactions to Rangers Enforcer's Passing

    The NHL world is still reeling from the shocking news of the death of New York Rangers forward and enforcer Derek Boogaard ...

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  18. 2011 NHL Playoffs: Canucks-Sharks Western Conference Finals Preview

    The San Jose Sharks avoided a playoff collapse by eliminating the Detroit Red Wings in Thursday's Game 7 by a score of 3-2. The Sharks will now move on to face the Vancouver Canucks in the Western Conference Finals...

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  19. NHL Playoffs 2011: Sharks-Wings Rewind and What to Expect in Game 7

    It has all come down to a best of one. On Thursday night, the Detroit Red Wings and the San Jose Sharks will square off in a deciding Game 7 of the Western Conference semifinal series...

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  20. NHL Playoffs 2011: Ranking the Best Rookie Performances of the Postseason

    When the Stanley Cup playoffs roll around, players are fighting for more than getting their team into the next round. Several players may be playing their hearts out to earn a new contract or a spot on a top line...

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  21. Baby Penguins Banter: Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Eliminated from Calder Cup Playoffs

    The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins’ playoff run, which started with high expectations for the franchise’s first Calder Cup, came to an end last night. The Charlotte Checkers won Game 6 4-3 to take the series 4-2 and send the Penguins home early...

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  22. Sidney Crosby: 10 Questions About the Return of the Penguins Captain in 2011-12

    Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby missed the final 48 games of the 2010-11 season with a concussion. He also could not play in the Stanley Cup playoffs and help the Penguins try to avoid being ousted by the Tampa Bay Lightning ...

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  23. 2011 NHL Playoffs: Players Whose Postseason Performances Could Sell Jerseys

    Like every other business, the NHL loves making money. One of the ways they depend on revenue, aside from ticket sales, is through sales of team jerseys...

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  24. 2011 NHL Playoffs: Which Remaining Team's Bandwagon Should You Hop On?

    The horn has sounded in the final game of your team's playoff series, and they are on the losing side of the handshake line...

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  25. 2011 NHL Playoffs: Choosing the Most Worthless Player on Every Remaining Team

    The Stanley Cup playoffs can bring out the very best of players whose teams are competing for the Cup. Skaters turn up their offense, put their bodies on the line to block shots and try to physically wear down their opponents...

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