1. There Must Be NFL-Style Bounties in the NHL, Right?

    The NFL is dealing with the aftermath of an internal investigation that has put a black eye on the league as a whole...

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  2. NHL Trade Scenarios: 10 Players Likely to Be on the Move at the 2012 NHL Draft

    The trade market this summer in the NHL could be like nothing that fans have seen in some time. With the collective bargaining agreement expiring in September, thoughts of amnesty, ...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about over 2 years ago 1,944 reads 20 comments

  3. How Overexpansion Has Ruined the NHL

    In 1967, the National Hockey League took the bold step to double the size of the league, adding six new teams to the Original Six...

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  4. NHL Trade Talk: The Biggest Target for Each Team in the Offseason

    As more teams begin scheduling tee times, more fans begin shifting their focus to the coming summer of free agency and trading in the NHL ...

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  5. 20 Most Ridiculous Team Nicknames in Hockey History

    There have been some ridiculous, awful team names in professional sports history. What follows is a look at 20 teams in hockey history that distinguished themselves as much for the title they gave their team as they did for their play on the ice...

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  6. NHL Trade Speculation: Each Team's Player Who'll Be Subject of Most Rumors

    Every team has needs. Every team has players they want to keep. And every team's fans have sky-high hopes for their team winning a championship in 2013...

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  7. 30 Greatest Playoff Goalies in NHL History

    This year's postseason has already seen some incredible performances between the pipes from Pekka Rinne, Mike Smith and others...

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  8. NHL Free Agency: Each Team's Toughest Offseason Contract Decision

    The first round of the playoffs is almost completely in the rear view mirror now, and teams are starting to make noise coming out of their end-of-season meeting...

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  9. NHL Playoffs 2012: The 15 Nastiest Fighters in the Postseason

    This postseason has been scarred by some ugly play and dirty hits, and the league has certainly made its feelings known by handing out a number of suspensions (just not to superstars early in a series)...

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  10. The Florida Panthers Won the David Booth Trade

    On October 23, the Florida Panthers and Vancouver Canucks made an intriguing early-season trade. Vancouver dealt veteran forwards Marco Sturm and Mikael Samuelsson to Florida ...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about over 2 years ago 1,734 reads 45 comments

  11. NHL Trade Scenarios: 7 Blockbuster Trades We'd Like to See at the NHL Draft

    The 2012 NHL Draft will be here quicker than fans realize it, and there are general managers all over the NHL that are already evaluating their roster and planning for free agency...

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  12. NHL Playoffs: Top 30 Individual Single-Season Playoff Performances Ever

    This 2012 NHL playoffs has featured some impressive performances already (not in net in the state of Pennsylvania, but elsewhere)...

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  13. 11 of the Scariest Injuries in NHL History

    There has been a lot of ugliness already in the 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs, and some of the hits have been legitimately scary...

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  14. NHL Trade Talk: Each Team's Most Likely Candidate to Be Moved

    There are 14 teams sitting at home right now, and the front offices of those teams have already started their summer roster evaluations...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about over 2 years ago 2,385 reads 42 comments

  15. The Greatest Single Moment in Each NHL Team's Playoff History

    The NHL has an incredible history, which the league did a wonderful job or bringing back into the postseason with their "History Will Be Made" series of commercials the last couple postseasons...

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  16. 9 Current NHL Players Who Are Sure-Fire First-Ballot Hall of Famers

    The 2012 inductees of the Hockey Hall of Fame could be as interesting as any in recent history. Certainly Joe Sakic will go in, and one would have to think that Brendan Shanahan and Jeremy Roenick have pretty good odds of being voted in...

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  17. NHL Playoffs: 30 Facts You Never Knew About the Stanley Cup Playoffs

    Hockey has done a magnificent job of preserving its history and remembering the past. There are some incredible records that have been set and eventually broken, and some that might never be touched...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about over 2 years ago 8,293 reads 11 comments

  18. The 20 Most Important Goals in NHL Stanley Cup Playoff History

    There have been some incredible plays this year in the NHL , but now that the postseason is set to begin, everything means more. Every shift is important. Every goal could be a game-winner...

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  19. Stanley Cup Playoffs 2012: Previewing the Current 1st-Round Matchups

    Who's ready for the playoffs? The first round is set to start on April 11, and there are some fantastic matchups set to hit the ice in the first round this year...

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  20. Power Ranking Each Team's Chance to Win the Stanley Cup

    The 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs begin in six days, and the teams that will battle for the Cup are almost set (thanks Caps). Some teams are coming into the playoffs hot, some warm, some cold...

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  21. NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs: 20 Bold Predictions for the First Round

    Are you ready for the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs ? The NHL is getting set for a crazy final weekend that could determine the fates of four or five teams, and the all-knowing schedule-makers ...

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  22. NHL Playoffs: 10 Ways the NHL Can Increase American Ratings

    There are many hockey fans in the United States that wonder what exactly the game needs to do to garner the same attention that other professional sports, certainly the NBA, get from major networks (cough, ESPN, cough)...

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  23. NCAA Frozen Four 2012: NHL Prospects to Watch in the Tournament

    While the nation turns its attention to the NCAA's basketball championship on Monday night, the championship will be decided this weekend on the ice in Tampa, Fla., when Ferris State, Union, Minnesota and Boston College take part in the 2012 Frozen Four..

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  24. NHL Trade Speculation: Top 12 Minor-League Prospects on the Move This Offseason

    At the trade deadline this year, there weren't many prospects that moved from one team to another. Obviously this was as much a function of the lack of defined sellers as it was teams looking forward to a summer of uncertainty...

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  25. 25 Questions Still to Be Answered About the NHL Stanley Cup Playoff Race

    There are many thing of which hockey fans can be certain. The St. Louis Blues and New York Rangers are in. The Vancouver Canucks haven't clinched, but with that division, they've been in since Christmas...

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