1. BT's 2009/10 NHL Season Previews: Calgary Flames

    Each year everyone hopes that their team will make a deep playoff run. The management and ownership love the extra cash, the players look to the prestige of hoisting Lord Stanley's cup, and the ...

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  2. BT's 2009/10 NHL Season Preview: Edmonton Oilers

    Fans of the Northwest division and residents of its cities are fortunate to have some of the most heated rivalries in the league. The most prominent of which is probably the battle of Alberta...

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  3. BT's 2009/10 NHL Season Preview: Minnesota Wild

    This week is Northwest Division week here on Bleacher Report for the Season Previews. That's like "Shark Week" on the Discovery Channel, just without ridiculously powerful/cool/scary animals or a narrator with a mysterious, sexy voice...

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  4. BT's 2009-10 NHL Season Preview: Colorado Avalanche

    As we work our way out of the Southeast division and across the NHL to the Northwest, we get to a team who was once ranked among the NHL's elite...

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  5. BT's 2009/10 NHL Season Previews: Tampa Bay Lightning

    Friday marks the end of the Southeast division. Over the past week we've made it through Washington, Carolina, Atlanta and Florida, so the only team remaining is of course, the Tampa Bay Lightning...

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  6. BT's 2009/10 NHL Season Preview: The Florida Panthers

    Now we come to a team that I had a lot of trouble placing. Upon further inspection though, the advantage in goaltending may help them stay out of the Southeast basement...

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  7. BT's 2009/10 NHL Season Preview: Atlanta Thrashers

    After knocking off the top two teams in the Southeast—the Washington Capitals and the Carolina Hurricanes—we continue to move down in the division to a team that not many look to for a surprise...

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  8. BT's 2009/10 NHL Season Preview: Carolina Hurricanes

    In starting yesterday's previews with the Washington Capitals, we move deeper into the division today with the Carolina Hurricanes. Each year the Hurricanes do something to surprise, and this year looks to be no different...

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  9. BT's 2009/10 NHL Season Preview: Washington Capitals

    They're back. What can I say, after a full offseason of the NHL and training camps just weeks away from opening, it's time for the return of the team-by-team, division-by-division team previews...

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  10. Takin' a T/O with BT: Why Theoren Fleury Should Get Another NHL Shot

    Everyone goes through phases. There was big hair and bullet belts in the eighties; Aqua, the Backstreet Boys and N'Sync in the nineties and today? It's whatever the kids are in to now. Whatever that is I'll never know and probably never understand it...

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  11. Takin' a T/O with BT: Is Anaheim the Final Solution for Justin Pogge?

    As Sunday broke with the news that the Chicago Blackhawks star forward Patrick Kane had assaulted a cab driver over two dimes, fans of the Toronto Maple Leafs had something else to concern themselves with...

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  12. Final Touches and Stopgaps: The Remaining 2009 NHL Free Agent Class

    It happens every year: After the flurry of signings to start off free agency subsides, a handful of players are left out in the cold without a new deal for a variety of reasons...

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  13. The NHL Offseason Report Card Checklist

    If you've been keeping track in the NHL section over the past week, you've noticed the "Mid-Offseason report card" series going up...

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  14. NHL 2009 Offseason: Central Division Review (So Far...)

    As we move throughout the NHL with Bleacher Report's NHL Mid-offseason report cards, we've now come to the Central. The scary thing about the Central? It's one of the most powerful divisions in the league...

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  15. 2009 NHL Offseason: Northeast Division Review (So Far....)

    With the NHL offseason almost halfway over, many are pondering how well their favorite teams did and where they can go from here...

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  16. Takin a T/O with BT: Curtis Sanford's Rumor-Inducing Montreal Signing

    Remember the AHL? You know, the American Hockey League? The minor league of hockey? The 29-team league where some of your favorite NHL veterans and most promising rookies cross-paths? Remember ...

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  17. Takin' a T/O with BT: What John Tavares Can Learn from Sidney Crosby

    Every year, fans await the release of the NHL schedule—the one document that can help them allocate how to spend their winters as early as July...

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  18. Takin' a T/O with BT: Putting Ridiculous NHL Rumors on Ice

    Just accept it. We're all strange. Every single person has a voice inside them that screams for the impossible, a feeling that yearns for the unlikely, and a passion for the stretches of life...

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  19. Takin' a T/O with BT: From One Koivu to Another, How Saku Helped Mikko

    Saku Koivu was never one to jump eagerly on to a bandwagon or look before he leaped. He was always level-headed with whatever he approached, whether it was the biggest game of his NHL career or the biggest battle of his life...

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  20. Takin a T/O with BT—Brian Burke's Mystery Clouds the Toronto Maple Leafs

    The fandom of the Toronto Maple Leafs are stuck in a very unfamiliar position after less than one week of the free agent market being open...

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  21. Takin' a T/O With BT: Mark Recchi—Back in Boston Bruin Black and Gold

    Mark Recchi wanted to play another season in the NHL, and he wanted it to be in Boston. Fortunately for him, the feeling from Peter Chiarelli and the Boston Bruins front office was mutual...

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  22. Takin' a T/O With BT: Behind the Scenes Signings of NHL Free Agency 2009

    Let's face it—July 1 is a big deal in Canada. Who would've thought the NHL would be smart enough to place the day that free agent signings can commence on the same day as the ...

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  23. Takin' a T/O with BT: Moving and Shaking at the 2009 NHL Entry Draft

    Here on Bleacher Report, we're looking to start an NHL mailbag—something that's been an on and off attempt for a while, but now we're getting serious about...

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  24. Goals, Grandeur, and Greatness: The 2009 Hall of Fame Inductees

    Here on Bleacher Report, we're looking to start an NHL mailbag—something that's been an on and off attempt for a while, but now we're getting serious about...

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  25. BT and Bass' 2009 Mock NHL Entry Draft: Picks Fifteen Through Twenty-Two

    Well the first annual BT and Bass' 2009 Mock NHL Entry Draft is in full flight. We've had picks 1-7 done by me and 8-14 by Bass. Alan even started his part of the article off with terrible jokes, so you know this thing is legitimate...

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