1. NHL Power Rankings: Picking the Top 50 Players in the League Next Season (Video)

    Is it October, yet? While the hockey world is gearing up for the most exciting spectacle in all of sports, a Game 7 in the Stanley Cup Finals, the eternal pessimist in me can't help ...

    Matthew Fairburn Written by Matthew Fairburn about over 3 years ago 53,151 reads 71 comments

  2. NHL Trade Rumors and Free Agency: News on Jeff Carter and the 2011 NHL Draft

    Another day, another conflicting report on the future of Philadelphia Flyers goal scorer, Jeff Carter. In what has become an ever-changing situation with new rumors almost daily, Carter's agent is now reportedly "not worried" about a potential trade...

    Matthew Fairburn Written by Matthew Fairburn about over 3 years ago 4,368 reads 1 comments

  3. The 10 Best NHL Player Twitter Accounts

    Whether one is looking for a unique look inside an NHL dressing room or hoping to see some of his or her favorite NHL stars speak their mind, Twitter has begun to provide fans with a source of entry into the lives of today's stars...

    Matthew Fairburn Written by Matthew Fairburn about over 3 years ago 8,072 reads 10 comments

  4. 2011 NHL Mock Draft: Projecting the Entire First Round

    All to often fans of the cellar-dwelling teams are looking forward to the NHL Draft months in advance. The 2011 NHL Draft is no different, as fans of the Edmonton Oilers and Florida ...

    Matthew Fairburn Written by Matthew Fairburn about over 3 years ago 12,823 reads 55 comments

  5. NHL Trade Rumors and Free Agency: Ilya Bryzgalov to the Flyers and Other News

    The 2011 Stanley Cup Finals may just be halfway over, but that has not stopped the trade rumors from floating around the league...

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  6. NHL Trade Rumors: Latest Trade Buzz for Each Team in the NHL

    Jeff Carter, Niklas Backstrom, Mika Kiprusoff, Brent Burns, T.J. Oshie and Brad Richards. What do they all have in common? Well, besides the fact that each of the players named above ...

    Matthew Fairburn Written by Matthew Fairburn about over 3 years ago 18,146 reads 47 comments

  7. 2011 Stanley Cup Finals: Vancouver Canucks Boston Bruins Game 3 News and Blog

    They say you're never in trouble until you lose at home. Having dropped the first two games of the 2011 Stanley Cup Finals on the road in Vancouver, the Boston Bruins have their backs against the wall tonight at the T...

    Matthew Fairburn Written by Matthew Fairburn about over 3 years ago 3,424 reads 3 comments

  8. NHL Trade Rumors and Free Agency: News on Jeff Carter, Brad Richards and Others

    Despite the fact that the 2011 Stanley Cup Finals are in full swing, it's never too early for the trade rumors to start flying around the NHL...

    Matthew Fairburn Written by Matthew Fairburn about over 3 years ago 4,392 reads 4 comments

  9. 2011 NHL Playoffs: Power Ranking the Top 50 Stanley Cup Champs of All Time

    The 2011 Stanley Cup Finals has the looks of another classic series for the history of the sport. However, will either the Vancouver Canucks or Boston Bruins be able to join the ...

    Matthew Fairburn Written by Matthew Fairburn about over 3 years ago 2,221 reads 14 comments

  10. 2011 Stanley Cup Finals: Vancouver Canucks Boston Bruins Predictions and News

    For the Boston Bruins and the Vancouver Canucks , the moment has finally arrived. The 2011 Stanley Cup Finals are set to get underway, with Game 1 being played tonight at 8 P...

    Matthew Fairburn Written by Matthew Fairburn about over 3 years ago 1,293 reads 2 comments

  11. NHL Power Rankings: Final 2010-11 Report Cards for All 30 NHL Teams

    With the 2011 NHL Stanley Cup Finals set to get underway, 28 teams are now analyzing their respective seasons and determining needs for the offseason...

    Matthew Fairburn Written by Matthew Fairburn about over 3 years ago 2,214 reads 18 comments

  12. 2011 NHL Playoffs: Boston Bruins Tampa Bay Lightning Game 7 News and Analysis

    Since October, the Tampa Bay Lightning and Boston Bruins have each had their eyes set on the ultimate prize: the 2011 NHL Stanley Cup. Well, this is it. Now it all comes down to one game...

    Matthew Fairburn Written by Matthew Fairburn about over 3 years ago 3,778 reads 0 comments

  13. 2011 NHL Playoffs: 10 Reasons the Canucks Will Beat the Lightning or Bruins

    With the Vancouver Canucks finishing off the San Jose Sharks in Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals, the hockey world has turned its attention to the Eastern Conference Finals ...

    Matthew Fairburn Written by Matthew Fairburn about over 3 years ago 770 reads 8 comments

  14. NHL Power Rankings: "Lucky" 7 Arenas with Messed Up Boards

    Sometimes all it takes is one bounce of the puck to sway a series. That was the case for the Vancouver Canucks in Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals, as Kevien Bieksa collected ...

    Matthew Fairburn Written by Matthew Fairburn about over 3 years ago 1,319 reads 12 comments

  15. NHL Draft 2011: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and a Complete First Round Mock Draft

    The NHL Draft matters. Ask the Tampa Bay Lightning, who are currently playing in the Eastern Conference Finals thanks to the first overall draft pick in 2008, Steven Stamkos...

    Matthew Fairburn Written by Matthew Fairburn about over 3 years ago 3,114 reads 24 comments

  16. NHL Trade Rumors: Analysis on Evgeni Nabokov and the Other Big Names on the Move

    While the 2011 NHL Free Agent class is not the most star studded in recent memory, teams will still be looking to shake up their rosters via the trade market with some big names potentially up for grabs...

    Matthew Fairburn Written by Matthew Fairburn about over 3 years ago 3,593 reads 1 comments

  17. NHL Free Agent and Trade Rumors: Each Team's Most Pressing Need This Offseason

    Just four teams remain in the 2011 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs, and the rest of the league is at home analyzing what they need to differently to get their team to the promised land...

    Matthew Fairburn Written by Matthew Fairburn about over 3 years ago 40,924 reads 29 comments

  18. Atlanta Thrashers Moving to Winnipeg? Why It Would Be Great for the NHL

    This is it. The long anticipated return of the NHL to Winnipeg is closer than ever to being finalized. While nothing is official yet, the Atalanta Thrashers appear to be heading for colder and more hockey-crazy pastures...

    Matthew Fairburn Written by Matthew Fairburn about over 3 years ago 1,052 reads 15 comments

  19. NHL Free Agency Rumors: The Latest News on Brad Richards and Other Big Names

    With only four teams remaining in the 2011 Stanley Cup Playoffs, the rest of the league is left looking forward to the offseason ahead...

    Matthew Fairburn Written by Matthew Fairburn about over 3 years ago 1,745 reads 1 comments

  20. NHL's All-Underrated Team: One Guy from Each Team Who Doesn't Get Enough Credit

    For every Sidney Crosby or Alex Ovechkin in the NHL who receive loads of praise and attention, there are rosters of players whose contributions go unnoticed. With the NHL taking a backseat to most every other sport in most, if not all U...

    Matthew Fairburn Written by Matthew Fairburn about over 3 years ago 14,521 reads 22 comments

  21. 2011 NHL Playoffs: Boston Bruins-Tampa Bay Lightning Game 2 News and Analysis

    The two-day hiatus between Games 1 and 2 of the best-of-seven series between the Bruins and the Lightning has not been kind to Boston's team...

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  22. NHL's All-Overrated Team: Each Team's Most Overrated Player

    It's every fan's worst nightmare. There's a player on the ice for your team. He is highly regarded around the league, paid like a superstar and a total fan favorite. The only problem is, you cannot figure out why...

    Matthew Fairburn Written by Matthew Fairburn about over 3 years ago 18,902 reads 75 comments

  23. NHL Playoffs 2011: San Jose Sharks-Detroit Red Wings Game 7 News and Analysis

    For the second time in as many seasons, fans have a chance to witness history. Tonight, the Detroit Red Wings head into Game 7 against the San Jose Sharks after trailing the series three games to none...

    Matthew Fairburn Written by Matthew Fairburn about over 3 years ago 1,226 reads 0 comments

  24. 2011 NHL Playoffs: 50 Greatest Players in Stanley Cup Playoff History

    The NHL 's Stanley Cup playoffs are home to legends, dramatic moments, historic performances and countless other cliches. The trophy speaks for itself...

    Matthew Fairburn Written by Matthew Fairburn about over 3 years ago 8,204 reads 35 comments

  25. NHL Playoffs 2011: Sharks-Red Wings and Canucks-Predators News and Analysis

    Unfortunately, the epic goaltending battle between Pekka Rinne and Roberto Luongo has come to an end. In a series where fans were constantly left wondering whether anyone was ever ...

    Matthew Fairburn Written by Matthew Fairburn about over 3 years ago 1,990 reads 2 comments