1. Predicting Which NHL Teams Will Be Most Aggressive in Free Agency

    When the NHL 's 2017 free-agent market opens on Saturday, several teams could aggressively pursue the best available talent...

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  2. 2017 NHL Free Agents: Stock Watch for Top Players, Post-Draft Edition

    The NHL 's annual free-agent market opens on Saturday. It's time to review the stocks of the notable unrestricted free-agent stars, such as Joe Thornton and Patrick Marleau of the San Jose Sharks...

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  3. Complete Roster Breakdown of the 2017-18 Las Vegas Golden Knights

    The Vegas Golden Knights officially have a complete roster . Team owner Bill Foley and general manager George McPhee announced their expansion draft selections during the 2017 NHL Awards in Las Vegas Wednesday...

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  4. NHL Trade Speculation: Latest Draft-Related Chatter

    The NHL has implemented a roster freeze from Saturday until 8 a.m. ET Thursday for the expansion draft. However, that hasn't put an end to trade speculation approaching the annual NHL draft on Friday and Saturday...

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  5. Ranking the Biggest NHL Draft Steals of the Past Decade

    Much of the focus in the upcoming 2017 NHL draft will be on the prospects selected in the first round. However, teams could also land a future star in the later rounds, much like the ...

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  6. The Biggest NHL Trade Speculation Heading into the Expansion Draft

    The NHL expansion draft takes place June 21 in Las Vegas. As that date approaches, there's growing trade speculation involving notable stars such as Colorado Avalanche center Matt Duchene and Edmonton Oilers right wing Jordan Eberle ...

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  7. The 2017 Stanley Cup Playoff All-Postseason Team

    The 2017 Stanley Cup playoffs reached its climax with the Pittsburgh Penguins downing the Nashville Predators in the Cup Final to win their second straight championship...

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  8. Identifying Potential Destinations for the Top 2017 NHL Free Agents

    The NHL 's unrestricted free agent market opens on July 1. In the coming weeks, speculation will grow over where such notable free agents as Washington Capitals defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk and right wing T...

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  9. Teams Most Likely to Trade Up in the 2017 NHL Draft

    The 2017 NHL draft takes place in Chicago on June 23 and 24. As that weekend approaches, several teams, such as the Anaheim Ducks, Colorado Avalanche and New York Rangers, could attempt to move up in the opening round...

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  10. The 10 Most Likely Trade Candidates in the NHL Offseason

    Following the completion of the 2017 Stanley Cup Final, the NHL trade market could get busy. Players who were subject to trade speculation during the regular season, such as Colorado ...

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  11. The Top Storylines to Watch in the 2017 Stanley Cup Final

    The Pittsburgh Penguins and Nashville Predators will face off in the 2017 Stanley Cup Final. The Penguins attempting to repeat as champions and the Predators encountering the challenge ...

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  12. Playing Fact or Fiction with the Latest NHL Speculation

    As more teams fall by the wayside in the 2017 NHL playoffs, there's an increase in trade and free-agent speculation...

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  13. The Biggest Breakout Stars of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs

    The Stanley Cup playoffs are a showcase for the NHL 's brightest stars. It can also feature breakout efforts for rising stars, such as Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov , and rookies such as Pittsburgh Penguins forward Jake Guentzel ...

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  14. Ranking the Top Stars in the 2017 NHL Conference Finals

    The 2017 Stanley Cup playoffs have reached the conference finals. Several players, such as Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin and Nashville Predators defenseman Ryan Ellis , had crucial roles in getting their respective teams to this stage...

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  15. Ranking the Most Disappointing Players in 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs

    The Stanley Cup playoffs usually bring out the best in the NHL 's stars. But for some, such as Anaheim Ducks right wing Corey Perry and Calgary Flames goaltender Brian Elliott ...

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  16. Ranking the Biggest Surprises in the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs

    The opening round of the 2017 NHL playoffs brought plenty of surprises. Among the notables were the Nashville Predators upsetting the Chicago Blackhawks and the Presidents' Trophy ...

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  17. 2017 Free Agents with the Most to Gain in the Stanley Cup Playoffs

    Some of this summer's top NHL free agents, such as Washington Capitals defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk, will get big raises regardless of their performance in the 2017 Stanley Cup playoffs...

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  18. 1 Player to Watch from Each NHL Playoff Team

    The 2017 Stanley Cup playoffs begin Wednesday . Fans and pundits closely watch the best players on each club to see which stars rise to the fore...

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  19. Dark-Horse Stanley Cup Contenders to Watch as the 2017 NHL Playoffs Near

    With the start of the Stanley Cup playoffs a little more than a week away, fans and pundits will begin predicting which of the NHL 's top teams could win it all...

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  20. Calling Fact of Fiction on the Biggest NHL Speculation as the Playoffs Near

    The 2017 NHL trade deadline is long past, but that doesn't mean the trade speculation has ceased. Notable players, such as Colorado Avalanche center Matt Duchene and Tampa Bay Lightning center Tyler Johnson , continue to surface in the rumor mill..

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  21. Calling Contender or Pretender for the NHL's Top Teams in 2016-17

    The NHL 's regular season ends on April 15. The top teams in the standings, such as the Washington Capitals, Chicago Blackhawks and the defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins, will be among the favorites to reach this year's Cup Final...

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  22. Ranking the Best NHL Players Under 25 Years Old

    A number of NHL players under the age of 25 have risen to prominence with their respective teams in recent years. Such names include Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid and Nashville Predators left wing Filip Forsberg ...

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  23. Stock Watch for Top 2017 NHL Free Agents as the Playoffs Approach

    On Feb. 11, 2017, we examined the stock of the top NHL players headed for unrestricted free agency in July. Since then, the recent NHL trade deadline had an effect upon this summer's free-agent market...

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  24. NHL Players Who Benefited Most from Trade Deadline Deals

    The 2017 NHL trade deadline is history. Several players who were dealt in the days leading up to Wednesday's deadline, such as Kevin Shattenkirk and Martin Hanzal , benefited from being moved to potential Stanley Cup contenders...

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  25. Final Predictions Ahead of the 2017 NHL Trade Deadline

    The NHL 's March 1 trade deadline is only days away. Predictions over where notable stars such as Colorado Avalanche center Matt Duchene could end up will increase as the deadline approaches...

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