1. NHL Trade Speculation: Could the Capitals Be Willing to Deal Alex Ovechkin?

    As the NHL trade deadline approaches, a number of big names are floating around the rumor mill. In Washington, the most popular name to supposedly hit the market is free-agent-to-be ...

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  2. 50 Best Fighters in NHL History

    Fighting is the buzz in the NHL today. It's always been part of the game, and will (should) continue to be part of how players police themselves on the ice...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about over 2 years ago 6,914 reads 15 comments

  3. Chicago Blackhawks Recall Brandon Pirri, Place Daniel Carcillo on IR

    On Wednesday morning, the Chicago Blackhawks made two roster moves. Daniel Carcillo was placed on IR, and Brandon Pirri was called up from Rockford...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about over 2 years ago 1,894 reads 3 comments

  4. NHL Realignment: Why It's Insane for the NHL To Set Itself Up for Expansion

    When the NHL 's Board of Governors approved the new league-alignment plan, the four-conference look raised a number of questions. With 30 teams, it's impossible for all four conferences to have an even number of teams...

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  5. NHL Free Agents: 22 Big Names That'll Be Looking for a Team Next Summer

    As trade rumors continue to heat up heading towards Christmas and then the Winter Classic on Jan. 1, the focus in many rumors are "rental players...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about over 2 years ago 18,616 reads 24 comments

  6. NHL Trade Scenarios: One Weakness That Each Team Needs to Shore Up

    As we approach the holiday roster freeze, teams in the NHL will get time to assess where they are and where they want to be when the calendar reads April. Some teams have a lot of strengths and have been playing well...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about over 2 years ago 5,177 reads 24 comments

  7. Chicago Blackhawks to Recall Wing Jeremy Morin

    Word is that the Chicago Blackhawks will bring forward Jeremy Morin up from Rockford in time for Sunday night’s game against Calgary ...

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  8. Chris Pronger's Season Over: 8 Trade Targets to Replace Him in Philadelphia

    With news on Thursday evening that the Flyers are losing their captain, Chris Pronger , for the rest of the year, certainly an aggressive general manager like Paul Holmgren won't wait long to remedy the situation if he can...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about over 2 years ago 3,118 reads 26 comments

  9. NHL Power Rankings: Early Stanley Cup Odds for Each NHL Team

    We're now into mid-December, and teams are beginning to separate themselves from the pack in both conferences. The trouble is, the teams that are separating are going the wrong way...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about over 2 years ago 12,801 reads 68 comments

  10. NHL Free Agency: One Player Each Team Needs to Keep at All Costs

    The free agent class of 2012, both restricted and unrestricted, will present a fascinating set of circumstances in front of general managers all over the NHL ...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about over 2 years ago 7,371 reads 24 comments

  11. The 15 Most Dynamic Goal Scorers Currently in the NHL

    There are some fantastic players all over the NHL , and they aren't all locked up in three or four cities (take note, NBA)...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about over 2 years ago 3,632 reads 62 comments

  12. Sidney Crosby Out Indefinitely: Has the Death of Derek Boogaard Changed the NHL?

    On Monday, the NHL once again began holding its collective breath when superstar Sidney Crosby announced to the media that he was again suffering post-concussion symptoms...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about over 2 years ago 3,564 reads 32 comments

  13. NHL Free Agency: Predicting the Biggest Suitor for 10 Big-Name FA-to-Be

    Now that we're into mid-December, the trade rumors are starting to gain momentum across the NHL . Every year, the names that are most popular are the guys that will need a new contract ...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about over 2 years ago 3,436 reads 31 comments

  14. 30 of the Biggest Heels in NHL History

    The dictionary defines a "heel" as "a contemptibly dishonorable or irresponsible person." As we've seen so far this year, there are a number of players that have been dealt with by Brendan Shanahan's office that are repeat offenders...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about over 2 years ago 249 reads 64 comments

  15. 10 Best Moments from the Past NHL Winter Classics

    There have been some incredible moments in the brief history of the Winter Classic. Unfortunately, the most recent moment that stands out to fans is the hit that led to Sidney Crosby ...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about over 2 years ago 1,744 reads 22 comments

  16. NHL Free Agents: 10 Teams That Should Pursue Zach Parise

    The signs are are beginning to point more towards New Jersey Devils captain Zach Parise testing the free-agent market this summer...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about over 2 years ago 3,552 reads 57 comments

  17. The Greatest Goaltender in the History of Every NHL Team

    This is another great barstool argument that happens in every NHL city. Who is the best goaltender to ever play for your team? For some teams, it's a pretty simple discussion...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about over 2 years ago 3,059 reads 14 comments

  18. Chicago Blackhawks Move Patrick Kane Back to Wing

    The experiment is over. When the Blackhawks too the ice for practice on Thursday, Patrick Kane was not skating as the second line center as he had for the first two months of the season...

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  19. Anaheim Ducks Fire Randy Carlyle and Staff, Hire Bruce Boudreau

    Less than an hour after winning a game, the Anaheim Ducks made a major move. And it didn't involve Bobby Ryan...

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  20. NHL Free Agency 2012: 10 Teams with Cap Space and Who They'll Pursue

    There are a few teams that will have a lot of money coming off their books when this season ends, and there's a pretty good crop of unrestricted free agents that could hit the market when the finals end...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about over 2 years ago 20,107 reads 51 comments

  21. NHL: Ranking Each Fanbases' Biggest Bullseye for Blame

    So far, some teams are playing well and others are struggling to put it together. Three coaches have lost their job already in the season's first quarter, and there could be a few more looking for work before Christmas...

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  22. One Player from Every NHL Team Who Should Become a Coach

    With news that a couple more former players have accepted head coaching jobs in the NHL , the question is easy to ask: which current players would make a good head coach some day? ...

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  23. 22 Great Cult Heroes in Hockey History

    There are great players that everyone can fall in love with— Sidney Crosby , Jonathan Toews, Wayne Gretzky, MIke Bossy, etc. Leading a team to a Cup makes it easy to sell sweaters and have fans wanting to meet you...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about over 2 years ago 1,274 reads 10 comments

  24. Best Line in the History of Every NHL Team

    Every team has their best line, the go-to group of guys they put on the ice with the game on the line. Right now, there are some fantastic young lines that could someday emerge as the best in the history of their respective organizations...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about over 2 years ago 7,603 reads 40 comments

  25. Top 10 NHL Players 20 and Under

    At one point in time, superstars like Sidney Crosby , Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane and others were teenage dreams on the ice. Now, they're established leaders with Olympic medals and Cup rings...

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