1. NHL Playoffs 2011 Power Rankings: Rating the Playoff Starting Goaltenders so Far

    So much of what happens in the playoffs falls onto the shoulders of which goaltender can make the most impossible saves consecutively...

    Liz Brownstein Written by Liz Brownstein about over 3 years ago 818 reads 2 comments

  2. NHL Playoffs 2011 Power Rankings: 10 Players Who Got in Their Opponents' Heads

    During the postseason, so often, there are certain players in each series that really stands out as making the biggest impact on the route the series takes...

    Liz Brownstein Written by Liz Brownstein about over 3 years ago 1,374 reads 16 comments

  3. NHL Trade Speculation: 10 Teams That Will Try To Bid on Brad Richards

    When the league watches a heavy-duty contract, such as Brad Richard's, expire, when the team does not extend, so many questions are posed, and often times not answered until the following off-season when free agency rolls in...

    Liz Brownstein Written by Liz Brownstein about over 3 years ago 1,540 reads 10 comments

  4. Anaheim Ducks: Why Teemu Selanne Can Still Kick Butt at Age 40

    In all honesty, once a player starts to teeter into his late 30's, and even celebrates the dreaded 40 th birthday, no one expects him to contribute much anymore...

    Liz Brownstein Written by Liz Brownstein about over 3 years ago 721 reads 0 comments

  5. NHL Playoffs 2011: Five Predictions for the Ducks' Opening Series

    When it comes to this lovely time of the year, hockey tends to vamp up to unprecedented intensity, and Anaheim's first-round showdown is no exception to this idea...

    Liz Brownstein Written by Liz Brownstein about over 3 years ago 333 reads 3 comments

  6. Anaheim Ducks: How They Match Up Against Detroit and Vancouver

    Considering Anaheim is still flirting with the line that divides postseason competitors from regular-season flops, we are going to look deeper into two possible matchups Anaheim could be facing in the first round of the NHL playoffs...

    Liz Brownstein Written by Liz Brownstein about over 3 years ago 707 reads 5 comments

  7. Anaheim Ducks: Will They Make the Stanley Cup Playoffs? Why or Why Not?

    When there are just five games left in the regular season, and for some teams more or fewer games remaining, it's usually safe to speculate who is in and who is out of the postseason...

    Liz Brownstein Written by Liz Brownstein about over 3 years ago 623 reads 2 comments

  8. NHL Draft: Jack Skille and the 25 Worst First-Round Picks of the Last 10 Years

    When looking back on NHL entry drafts, sometimes there are retrospective steals, players who have really been influential in the NHL and proven their worth, even though they were drafted after the fourth or fifth round...

    Liz Brownstein Written by Liz Brownstein about over 3 years ago 14,484 reads 27 comments

  9. Anaheim Ducks: What They Did Wrong vs. Vancouver and How To Fix It Tonight

    Monday's game against the Vancouver Canucks was pretty heartbreaking from Anaheim's perspective. Anaheim tried to lob anything possible on the Canucks backup goaltender Cory Schneider, ...

    Liz Brownstein Written by Liz Brownstein about over 3 years ago 307 reads 1 comments

  10. NHL Predictions: Five Reasons Why Steven Stamkos Is the League's MVP

    Now that the season is coming to a close and some teams have fewer than 20 games remaining, it's about time that rumors about who has proven to be the league's most valuable player start being discussed...

    Liz Brownstein Written by Liz Brownstein about over 3 years ago 3,876 reads 18 comments

  11. 2011 NHL Predictions: Dustin Penner and 10 Players Who Will Help Their New Teams

    Since Trade Deadline 2011 is something to look back on, rather than forward to, all of those unknowns will start to fall into place...

    Liz Brownstein Written by Liz Brownstein about over 3 years ago 523 reads 3 comments

  12. NHL Trade Rumors: Ales Hemsky and 10 Players the L.A. Kings Should Target

    With less than a week remaining until the NHL's trade deadline, it's crunch time for the teams who might want to tweak a few things in their push to the playoffs...

    Liz Brownstein Written by Liz Brownstein about over 3 years ago 2,315 reads 10 comments

  13. NHL Power Rankings: Keith Yandle and the League's 20 Cheapest Players

    In many sports, there are the players who are notorious for being severely overpaid and there are the players who are seen as complete steals. In the NHL, there is quite the list of young talent making the league's minimum salary...

    Liz Brownstein Written by Liz Brownstein about over 3 years ago 7,856 reads 7 comments

  14. NHL Predictions: Which 16 Teams Will Make the Playoffs?

    When approaching 60 games played for each team, it's time to crack down and try and predict who will be the eight teams in each conference that will have extended seasons while hunting for Lord Stanley...

    Liz Brownstein Written by Liz Brownstein about over 3 years ago 4,643 reads 21 comments

  15. 5 Reasons Francois Beauchemin Helped To Fill a Void For The Anaheim Ducks

    No one can really argue that the trade that brought Francois Beauchemin to Anaheim wasn't a brilliant move...

    Liz Brownstein Written by Liz Brownstein about over 3 years ago 568 reads 2 comments

  16. Ray Emery: 5 Reasons He Helped To Fill a Void For The Anaheim Ducks

    After the Anaheim Ducks decided to sign goaltender Ray Emery to a one-year, two-way contract, there were some questions as to the purpose behind this...

    Liz Brownstein Written by Liz Brownstein about over 3 years ago 577 reads 4 comments

  17. Anaheim Ducks' Overpopulous Defense: Who Are the Most Expendable Players?

    With this morning's trade bringing Francois Beauchemin to Anaheim, the Ducks are currently carrying nine defenders with them...

    Liz Brownstein Written by Liz Brownstein about over 3 years ago 620 reads 0 comments

  18. NHL Trade Rumors: Tomas Vokoun and a Player From Each Team in Need of a New Home

    We've all had that time when our team signs a player who we think will be a great addition—and either they don't live up to expectations, or they simply don't adapt well to the new team...

    Liz Brownstein Written by Liz Brownstein about over 3 years ago 2,127 reads 12 comments

  19. Patrick Kane: The Player Each Team Needs to Step Up in the Second Half

    As the National Hockey League turns the corner and starts it's trek through the second half of the season, we can take this opportunity to look back at the first 50 games and figure ...

    Liz Brownstein Written by Liz Brownstein about over 3 years ago 1,263 reads 9 comments

  20. Battle of the Sexes Part 2: Grading the All-Star Teams: Team Lidstrom

    Last night's inaugural All-Star draft answered so many questions about the strategies that each of the team captains would employ when choosing their teams...

    Liz Brownstein Written by Liz Brownstein about over 3 years ago 503 reads 0 comments

  21. Anaheim Ducks End Road Trip on High Note Going Into All-Star Break

    For the Anaheim Ducks, Tuesday's 3-2 triumph over Columbus was the perfect way to end their four-game road trip before a much-deserved All-Star break...

    Liz Brownstein Written by Liz Brownstein about over 3 years ago 175 reads 0 comments

  22. Battle Of The Sexes: Two Writers Showdown In a Mock All-Star Draft: Team Liz

    In order to have the most realistic mock draft, me and another Bleacher Report writer, Kyle Nicolas , met up and after a few coin tosses, we were well on our way to mocking the draft that will take place for the All-Star game...

    Liz Brownstein Written by Liz Brownstein about over 3 years ago 1,600 reads 1 comments

  23. NHL News: Anaheim Ducks Fight for Wins after Captain's Injury

    In a very unfortunate play during Anaheim 's contest against the Phoenix Coyotes December 28, Anaheim captain Ryan Getzlaf took a puck to the face, causing a few nasal sinus fractures...

    Liz Brownstein Written by Liz Brownstein about almost 4 years ago 394 reads 1 comments

  24. Scrapes, Breaks and Strains: 15 Noteworthy Injuries of the 2010-2011 Season

    When you have full grown men skating on razor thin blades at top speeds on a frozen rink, is it really a surprise that hockey is a dangerous sport? From concussions to feet surgery, ...

    Liz Brownstein Written by Liz Brownstein about almost 4 years ago 2,997 reads 7 comments

  25. NHL Christmas: 25 Players Who Deserve Coal in Their Stockings from Santa

    So, ladies and gents, it's that most wonderful time of the year, especially for those on the "Nice" list, but for those on the darker side and find their name under "Naughty," this ...

    Liz Brownstein Written by Liz Brownstein about almost 4 years ago 3,983 reads 24 comments