1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Predicting the Biggest Buyers at the 2017 NHL Trade Deadline

    As the NHL 's March 1 trade deadline approaches, playoff contenders could become buyers in hopes of bolstering their rosters. Some, such as the Pittsburgh Penguins, could look for additional depth to improve their championship hopes...

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  8. Players Most Likely to Be Moved at the NHL Trade Deadline

    On Jan. 7, we looked at the NHL players most likely to be moved before the March 1 trade deadline. Since then, however, some new players (such as St. Louis Blues defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk ) rose to prominence in the trade-rumor mill...

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  9. NHL Teams Most in Need of Roster Tweaks

    With the NHL 's March 1 trade deadline just over two weeks away, several playoff contenders still have some roster issues to address. That includes clubs sitting high in the standings, such as the Montreal Canadiens and Chicago Blackhawks...

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  10. Stock Watch for NHL Players Headed for Free Agency in 2017

    On Nov. 4, 2016, we evaluated the stock value of the top NHL players eligible for unrestricted free agency in 2017. But with Brent Burns re-signing on Nov...

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  11. Calling Fact or Fiction on the Hottest NHL Speculation as Trade Deadline Nears

    The NHL 's March 1 trade deadline is over three weeks away, prompting growing speculation over potential deals. St...

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  12. Dark-Horse Candidates for 2017 NHL Awards

    With just over two months remaining in the 2016-17 NHL regular season, several notable stars are establishing themselves as favorites to win the league's major individual awards...

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  13. The Biggest Weakness for the Top Stanley Cup Contenders in 2016-17

    Now past the midpoint of the 2016-17 NHL season, potential Stanley Cup contenders are separating themselves from other clubs in the standings. Among them are the Washington Capitals and Minnesota Wild...

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  14. The Most Disappointing Stars So Far in the 2016-17 NHL Season

    Several notable NHL players are struggling through disappointing performances this season. The stats for stars such as New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist and Los Angeles Kings center Anze Kopitar are well below their usual standards...

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  15. Reviewing Some of the Biggest NHL Trades of 2016

    The NHL saw a number of significant trades in 2016. Among the notables was the Montreal Canadiens shipping P.K. Subban to the Nashville Predators for Shea Weber...

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  16. Ranking the Most Overrated Potential Trade Targets in the NHL

    The NHL trade deadline on March 1 is less than six weeks away. Several players—such as Colorado Avalanche left wing Gabriel Landeskog and Arizona Coyotes center Martin Hanzal —could be available on the trade market...

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  17. Injuries Having the Biggest Impact on the 2016-17 NHL Season

    Midway through the NHL 's 2016-17 season, several notable players have suffered serious injuries. For the Tampa Bay Lightning, losing captain Steven Stamkos to a knee injury is adversely affecting their performance...

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  18. NHL Teams Most in Need of Rebuilds

    Approaching the midpoint of the 2016-17 NHL season, several struggling clubs face the need to rebuild their rosters. Some are near the bottom of the league standings. Others are struggling to remain in playoff contention...

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  19. Calling Fact or Fiction on the Hottest NHL Trade Speculation

    As we approach the midpoint of the NHL schedule, the March 1 trade deadline is less than two months away...

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  20. NHL Players Most Likely to Be Moved Before the Trade Deadline

    The NHL 's March 1 trade deadline is less than two months away. Players who've become frequent topics of trade speculation, such as Tampa Bay Lighting goaltender Ben Bishop and Colorado Avalanche center Matt Duchene , could be with new teams by then..

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  21. NHL Teams Most Likely to Improve in 2017

    Entering 2017, several NHL teams are in need of improvement. Potential playoff contenders, such as the Dallas Stars and Tampa Bay Lightning, find themselves outside the postseason bracket...

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  22. 10 NHL Players Whose Production Will Drop in 2017

    Chicago Blackhawks right wing Marian Hossa tore through the first two months of the 2016-17 season. With 16 goals in 33 games, he's on pace for 40 goals this season...

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  23. NHL Players Most Likely to Be Traded Due to the Expansion Draft

    With the NHL 's Las Vegas expansion franchise unveiled as the Vegas Golden Knights, it remains to be seen which current NHL players will make up their inaugural roster...

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  24. NHL Teams Most Likely to Make a Trade Before the Holiday Freeze

    The NHL 's annual holiday roster freeze begin at midnight Eastern time on Dec. 19, expiring at midnight ET on Dec. 27. No trades can be made during this period...

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  25. The Top Early Storylines Surrounding 2017 NHL Free Agents

    The recent re-signings of Brent Burns by the San Jose Sharks and Brad Marchand by the Boston Bruins took two top players out of next summer's pool of NHL unrestricted free agents...

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