1. NHL All-Star Game: 10 Cities That Could Host a Future All-Star Weekend

    The NHL All-Star Game is one of the highlights of the hockey calendar every year. The weekend celebration of the game and its talent has become a fan favorite, and cities everywhere are scrambling for their chance to host this marquee event...

    Kyle Nicolas Written by Kyle Nicolas about over 2 years ago 7,179 reads 41 comments

  2. Alexander Ovechkin Snubs the NHL by Stepping Down from All-Star Game

    It appears Alexander Ovechkin is doing the honorable thing by stepping down from the All-Star game in lieu of his three-game suspension for his hit on Pittsburgh's Zbynek Michalek ...

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  3. NHL Midseason Awards: Recognizing the Best and the Worst from the First 41 Games

    With the NHL season at its halfway point, I've decided why not have a little fun and reflect on some of the big stories from the year so far by handing out some phony "awards...

    Kyle Nicolas Written by Kyle Nicolas about over 2 years ago 2,358 reads 14 comments

  4. NHL Prospects: Each Team's Top Prospect and When He'll Be in the Pros

    The future of the NHL is looking extraordinarily bright these days as the junior and minor leagues have begun to become flooded with some extremely bright young stars with a real flair for the game...

    Kyle Nicolas Written by Kyle Nicolas about almost 3 years ago 1,557 reads 6 comments

  5. Anaheim Ducks Fire Randy Carlyle, Hire Bruce Boudreau

    Despite the fact that the Anaheim Ducks finally pulled off their first win in eight tries (and their third in their last 18), they have decided to part ways with head coach Randy ...

    Kyle Nicolas Written by Kyle Nicolas about almost 3 years ago 2,058 reads 8 comments

  6. Anaheim Ducks: Should They Fire Coach Randy Carlyle?

    They may not be a big-market team, but the what relatively few fans the Anaheim Ducks have earned over the last several seasons of consistent success are becoming increasingly anxious and angry over their team's current status quo...

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  7. Freeway Faceoff: Anaheim Ducks and Los Angeles Kings Round 1 Preview

    It may not be the oldest or most storied and it certainly isn't the most paid-attention-to showdown in the NHL, but let me throw it out there right now: the rivalry between the Los ...

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  8. NHL Power Rankings: The 10 Most Annoying Fanbases in the NHL

    The passion and fervor with which hockey fans support their team is truly one of a kind in the world of sports, but when it comes to the antics of some of these fans, it's safe to say certain supporters are more annoying than others...

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  9. Anaheim Ducks: What We Learned from the Training Camp Scrimmage

    The Anaheim Ducks have finished their only intra-squad scrimmage, and there was a lot to take away from the hour-long event, which saw the white-clad team triumph over their club-mates in the black sweaters by a score of 6-1...

    Kyle Nicolas Written by Kyle Nicolas about 3 years ago 579 reads 3 comments

  10. NHL Predictions 2011-12: 3 Dark Horse Candidates for Each Major Award

    The new NHL season is rapidly approaching, meaning the pursuit of the NHL's various trophies is about to begin again...

    Kyle Nicolas Written by Kyle Nicolas about 3 years ago 1,577 reads 24 comments

  11. NHL Jerseys: Grading the New Uniforms Debuting Next Season

    Everyone knows the NHL and its teams are all businesses, and when it comes to the sales of merchandise, specifically replica jerseys, business is good...

    Kyle Nicolas Written by Kyle Nicolas about 3 years ago 6,494 reads 32 comments

  12. NHL Trade Rumors: 5 Teams That Would Love to Land Sergei Gonchar

    Sergei Gonchar is in need of a new home, and the Ottawa Senators will agree with this. After helping the Pittsburgh Penguins to a Stanley Cup, Gonchar signed a massive three-year, $16...

    Kyle Nicolas Written by Kyle Nicolas about 3 years ago 1,880 reads 8 comments

  13. NHL Preview Week: Northeast Division

    It is with great pleasure that I welcome you to my newest project here on Bleacher Report, which I call NHL Preview Week! With the season growing ever closer, it's time to take a ...

    Kyle Nicolas Written by Kyle Nicolas about 3 years ago 582 reads 11 comments

  14. NHL Rule Changes: 6 Pro Hockey Rules That Need Tweaking

    The NHL has brought back the Research, Development and Orientation Camp (RDO) as an annual tradition, and this year's edition has once again started conversations about currently instituted rules that are in need of an update...

    Kyle Nicolas Written by Kyle Nicolas about 3 years ago 1,044 reads 16 comments

  15. NHL Free Agency: 10 Veterans Still Looking for a Home

    When the dust of free agency settles, there are often some valuable players left without a job for the fall, and this year's class of unsigned stragglers is certainly no different...

    Kyle Nicolas Written by Kyle Nicolas about 3 years ago 1,319 reads 7 comments

  16. 10 NHL Teams Guaranteed To Miss the 2011-12 Playoffs

    The dawn of a new season always prompts one to look ahead to the upcoming spring and the ensuing playoffs; however, there are always teams that can pretty much be written off as non-contenders right from the start...

    Kyle Nicolas Written by Kyle Nicolas about 3 years ago 26,582 reads 183 comments

  17. NHL Schedule: Top Matchups from the First Week of the 2011-2012 Season

    The 2011-2012 NHL schedule offers a whole host of exciting matchups to look forward to right from the first night of action, and that's a very good thing, with the calendar's turn ...

    Kyle Nicolas Written by Kyle Nicolas about 3 years ago 1,229 reads 4 comments

  18. Hockey Fight Videos: The NHL's 20 Greatest Fights from the Last 20 Years

    Fighting is as big of a part of hockey as any other element of the game, and in many ways has placed hockey on the North American sporting landscape...

    Kyle Nicolas Written by Kyle Nicolas about 3 years ago 2,803 reads 1 comments

  19. NHL Free Agents: The Top 8 Remaining Players and Where They Could Go

    As the month of July comes to an end and the calendar begins to flip to August, NHL free agency has all but fizzled out...

    Kyle Nicolas Written by Kyle Nicolas about 3 years ago 2,969 reads 12 comments

  20. NHL Fight of the Day: Anaheim Ducks vs Calgary Flames

    It may not be looked at as much of a rivalry by either side, but the Anaheim Ducks and the Calgary Flames have a pretty nasty history with each other when you look at all the fights they've had...

    Kyle Nicolas Written by Kyle Nicolas about 3 years ago 1,049 reads 0 comments

  21. NHL Free Agents: 10 Teams That Got Worse

    Every year during free agency teams do the best they can to make themselves better for the upcoming season, but not every team manages to do that...

    Kyle Nicolas Written by Kyle Nicolas about 3 years ago 418 reads 3 comments

  22. NHL Fight of the Day: Colorado Avalanche vs. Detroit Red Wings

    There are scraps, there are scrums, there are fights, there are brawls and then there are fights that create a rivalry...

    Kyle Nicolas Written by Kyle Nicolas about 3 years ago 1,869 reads 5 comments

  23. NHL Free Agents: Statistical Predictions for the Top 14 Free-Agent Signings

    With free agency slowing down and the last of the big free agents getting under contract, it's time we start looking ahead to the new year and thinking about how these players will perform with their teams...

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  24. EPL: 17 Most Embarrassing Injuries in League History

    Injuries are no stranger to football, and the more aggressive athletes are, the more prone they are to picking up a nagging wound that will cost them some time to recover...

    Kyle Nicolas Written by Kyle Nicolas about 3 years ago 31,786 reads 15 comments

  25. EPL Predictions: Power Ranking Each Club's Captain Heading into the Season

    Very few positions in sports are as big of an honor and responsibility as the captaincy of an English Premiere League team...

    Kyle Nicolas Written by Kyle Nicolas about 3 years ago 7,010 reads 25 comments