1. NHL Free Agency 2011: 11 Players Who Won't Fit With Their New Team

    As excited as fans can be about new players coming into their lineup, there's always a handful of players every year who don't quite live up to what is expected from them their first year...

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  2. NHL Trade Rumors: 5 Teams That Would Love to Sign Ray Emery

    With so many goalies playing musical chairs this offseason, there's certainly a number of spots still available to a solid goaltender...

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  3. Manchester United Transfer News: 15 Most Influential Transfers in Club History

    Manchester United have made a pretty big splash in the transfer market this summer, bringing in young talents Ashley Young, David De Gea and Phil Jones to Old Trafford...

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  4. NHL Trade Rumors: 7 Teams That Will Be Dealing Before July 1

    Free agency may be right around the corner, but NHL teams are already wheeling and dealing in hopes of getting a leg up on the competition when July 1st rolls around...

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  5. Anaheim Ducks' Veteran Center Todd Marchant Retires After 18 Seasons

    It's a very sad day for the Anaheim Ducks and their flock of dedicated fans (pun intended) as veteran center and fan-favorite Todd Marchant has decided to hang up his skates. Marchant, now 37 years old, was never a high-scoring center...

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  6. NHL Awards 2011: Who Won and Who Should Have Won

    There's controversy behind every trophy given out and the NHL Awards are no different. While the awards are voted on by large panels, there's always a lingering shadow of doubt as to whether the award was given to the player who truly deserves it...

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  7. 2011 NHL Draft Results: Live Draft Tracker for Each Pick

    Hey everyone! Kyle Nicolas here, Bleacher Report NHL Featured Columnist, and I'm happy to be live-blogging the entire 2011 NHL Entry Draft for you! The draft doesn't begin until June 24, 2011 at 7pm E...

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  8. NHL Draft 2011: Ty Rattie and the 10 Most Overrated Players in the Draft

    In every draft class there are a number of players who might not exactly live up to their billing as the high-ranking budding superstar NHL Central Scouting predicts them to be...

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  9. NHL Awards 2011: Jeff Skinner for Calder Trophy and Complete Predictions

    With the NHL awards imminent, it's time we start looking at each of the candidates and determining who will be the ones taking home the trophies in Las Vegas...

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  10. NHL Entry Draft 2011: A Mock Draft of the Entire 1st Round

    The NHL entry draft is one of the most important events on the NHL calendar every year, and, along with the first day of free agency, is one of those few bright spots in what is otherwise a dull and relatively lifeless NHL summer...

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  11. NHL 2011-12 Preview: Eastern Conference Standings Predictions

    With the Boston Bruins winning the Stanley Cup, teams from around the league have put this season in the past and are looking forward to next year...

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  12. Premier League Transfer Rumors: 18 Players Who Could Be on the Move This Summer

    It pretty much goes without saying that a team is only as good as the players that make it, and with the English Premier League now in its summer transfer window, you can bet that ...

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  13. Jarome Iginla and 10 NHL Players Who Need to Be Traded

    There comes a time for every team when they have to make a decision on what personnel will make them the most competitive in an increasingly competitive NHL...

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  14. Men of Steel: Each NHL Team's Toughest Enforcer of All Time

    A hockey team is composed of more than just a bunch of guys who are trying to score goals to win games. Every player on every team has an individual role with which they are specialized to fill...

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  15. Teemu Selanne and the 10 Best Finnish-Born Players in NHL History

    It may not have a huge population in the NHL , but the Scandanavian nation of Finland has produced some of the greatest talent ever to grace the ice...

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  16. Vancouver Canucks vs. Boston Bruins: Previewing the Stanley Cup Final

    And then there were two. It may come as very little surprise to some, but the final pairing has come down to what have been probably the two most consistently strong teams all year in both conferences: the Vancouver Canucks and the Boston Bruins ...

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  17. Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Boston Bruins Game 7 Pregame Notes and Analysis

    There's nothing more exciting in hockey than a win-or-go-home Game 7, and tonight the Boston Bruins and Tampa Bay Lightning will both be playing their second rubber match of these playoffs tonight at 8pm ET...

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  18. Atlanta Thrashers' Move to Winnipeg and How It Realigns the NHL's Divisions

    A lot of coverage has been given to the nearly inevitable move of the Atlanta Thrashers to Winnipeg, resulting in what many people believe will be the long-anticipated return ...

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  19. Stanley Cup Playoffs: Predictions and Analysis of the NHL Conference Finals

    As we go deeper into May, we grow ever closer to crowning a new Stanley Cup champion. Round 2 gave us some high-quality, exciting and in many ways very surprising hockey...

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  20. 2011 NHL Playoffs: Predictions, Analysis for All Second-Round Series

    There's a lot to love about a game 7. There's so much pressure and so much tension riding on the results of those games, and the results is some of the best defensive hockey you'll find anywhere...

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  21. Anaheim Ducks vs. Nashville Predators Game 6: Reactions and Analysis

    Almost immediately after the puck drop, it was apparent that one team wanted the win in this Game 6 more than the other, and it definitely wasn't the team that was looking elimination square in the eye...

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  22. Anaheim Ducks vs. Nashville Predators Game 5: Post-Game Analysis and Predictions

    It was absolutely everything it was hyped to be. I would even go so far as to say it was the best game thus far of these playoffs...

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  23. 2011 NHL Playoffs: Anaheim Ducks vs. Nashville Predators, Live Blog for Game 5

    Hello everyone! NHL Featured Columnist Kyle Nicolas here back with you tonight to live blog what is certain to be an intense, hard-fought Game 5 that could make or break the series for either one of these teams...

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  24. Anaheim Ducks vs. Nashville Predators Game 4: Reactions and Analysis

    Teemu Selanne was visibly and verbally unhappy after Anaheim's disappointing loss in game three. It's safe to say that his team responded to his harsh words in game four...

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  25. Live Blog: Anaheim Ducks vs. Nashville Predators, Game 4

    Hello again, everyone! Bleacher Report Featured Columnist Kyle Nicolas here, giving you my live observations and analysis of an extremely important Game 4 between the Anaheim Ducks and Nashville Predators tonight...

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