1. NHL Rumors: Post-Draft Buzz Around All 30 Teams

    Now that the 2013 NHL draft is over, it's time for teams to focus their attention on compliance buyouts and what promises to be a busy week of roster activity that will culminate with the beginning of free agency on Friday...

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  2. Why Did Seth Jones Fall Out of the Top 3 at the 2013 NHL Draft?

    The biggest story of the 2013 NHL draft was the unexpected fall of top-ranked North American skater Seth Jones to No. 4 after being in the top two of just about every mock draft in the months, weeks and days leading up to Sunday's event...

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  3. 2013 NHL Draft: Ranking This Year's Biggest Steals

    The 2013 NHL draft gave teams an opportunity to draft from a deep class that was rich with talent at forward and on defense...

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  4. NHL Draft 2013: Star Defenders Seth Jones and Darnell Nurse Forever Linked

    The surprises came early at the 2013 NHL draft with the top-ranked North American skater and most talented defenseman in this year's class, Seth Jones , falling to pick No. 4, where the Nashville Predators were thrilled to select him...

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  5. Nathan MacKinnon: Breaking Down Prospect's Elite Offensive Talents

    Nathan MacKinnon is the best center prospect to enter the NHL draft since John Tavares was taken with the first overall pick by the New York Islanders four years ago...

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  6. Seth Jones: Complete Scouting Report for Popeye Jones' Son

    Seth Jones is one of the most impressive defensive prospects to enter the NHL draft in quite some time. The son of former NBA player Popeye Jones is ranked as the No...

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  7. When Is the Best Time to Pick a Goaltender in the NHL Draft?

    Drafting and scouting goaltenders are two of the most difficult challenges for NHL teams. It's the most important position on the ice and one that greatly impacts the chances that a franchise has of winning the Stanley Cup...

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  8. NHL Trade Rumors: Latest Draft-Related Chatter

    The 2013 NHL draft is less than a week away, and the rumor mill is already buzzing with teams that could be looking to move up or down in the first round...

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  9. The Definitive Guide to the 2013 NHL Offseason

    The NHL offseason has officially begun following the conclusion of the 2013 Stanley Cup Final, and there are several reasons why this will be a busy summer for teams...

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  10. How Much Does Conn Smythe Trophy Add to Patrick Kane's Legacy?

    Chicago Blackhawks superstar Patrick Kane cemented himself as one of the league's five best players this season. His year ended with a Conn Smythe Trophy after his team won its second Stanley Cup title in four years...

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  11. Timeline of How Chicago Blackhawks Built a Budding NHL Dynasty

    Dynasties are extremely rare in today's NHL . Following the Edmonton Oilers ' historic run of five championships from 1984 through 1990, the closest thing we have seen to an NHL dynasty is the Detroit Red Wings ' four titles from 1997 through 2008..

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  12. Did Stellar 2013 Playoffs Help Fans Forgive the NHL for the Lockout?

    NHL fans are the most loyal group of supporters in sports, maybe even to a fault. They came back to the league following a lockout that wiped about half of the games from the 1994-95 ...

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  13. Boston Bruins 'D' Turns from Strength to Weakness as Stanley Cup Slips Away

    The Boston Bruins will forever be haunted by the ending of the 2013 Stanley Cup Final, when their usually rock-solid defense cost the team a chance to win its second title in three seasons...

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  14. Winners and Losers of the 2013 NHL Season

    The crazy, lockout-shortened 2013 NHL season has ended with the Chicago Blackhawks becoming the first team in the salary-cap era (2005-06 to the present) to win multiple Stanley Cup championships...

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  15. Stanley Cup 2013: How Chicago Blackhawks Are Winning Despite Being Outmuscled

    The Chicago Blackhawks don't have the same size or toughness as the Boston Bruins , but that hasn't prevented head coach Joel Quenneville from boldly matching his team's speed and skill against his opponent's brawn...

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  16. A Winning Tradition: What the Post-Series Handshake Line Means to Hockey

    The latest installment in the NHL 's "Because it's the Cup" ad campaign pays homage to one of hockey's most cherished traditions: the handshake line. It's something all sports fans can appreciate and hockey fans love...

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  17. Boston Bruins Stare Down Elimination as Offense Falls Flat in Game 5

    The Stanley Cup will be at TD Garden on Monday night with the Boston Bruins facing elimination after a frustrating 3-1 loss to the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 5 of the 2013 Stanley Cup Final...

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  18. 2013 NHL Playoffs: Ranking the Biggest Difference-Makers in Stanley Cup Final

    The 2013 Stanley Cup Final between the Boston Bruins and Chicago Blackhawks has been a phenomenal battle and confirmed many people's predictions that it would reach six or seven games...

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  19. Critical Keys in Game 5 of 2013 Stanley Cup Final

    The Chicago Blackhawks showed remarkable resiliency in Game 4 to even the 2013 Stanley Cup Final at two games apiece with a 6-5 overtime win over the Boston Bruins despite giving up three leads through regulation...

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  20. Revitalized Toews and Kane Present a New Problem for Boston Bruins

    Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane 's offense was dormant in the first three games of the 2013 Stanley Cup Final...

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  21. Who Will Win Stanley Cup Chess Match: Bruins 'D' or Blackhawks Playmakers?

    After being shut down by the Boston Bruins defense through the first three games of the 2013 Stanley Cup Finals , the Chicago Blackhawks' best offensive players broke through in ...

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  22. Ranking Game 4 Among the 10 Best Stanley Cup Final Games of This Generation

    The Chicago Blackhawks and Boston Bruins played one of the most exciting and memorable Stanley Cup Final games on Wednesday—one that hockey fans around the world will never forget...

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  23. Stanley Cup Playoffs 2013: Overtime Is Only Adding to Epic Postseason

    The NHL couldn't have asked for a better 2013 Stanley Cup playoffs. Hockey fans and casual observers alike have been treated to exhilarating action and instant classics on a regular ...

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  24. Stanley Cup 2013: Suddenly Shaky 'D' Costs Boston Bruins Golden Opportunity

    Failing to put away an opponent in a playoff series when given the opportunity often comes back to haunt a team, and if the Boston Bruins lose the Stanley Cup Final to the Chicago ...

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  25. Stanley Cup Final 2013: Is Game 4 a Must-Win for the Chicago Blackhawks?

    The Chicago Blackhawks have responded well to adversity over the last few years, and this kind of experience in the NHL playoffs is one reason why the Original Six club was able to advance to the 2013 Stanley Cup Final against the Boston Bruins ...

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