1. Stock Up/Stock Down for NHL's Starting Goaltenders

    The 2013 NHL season has been very interesting for goaltenders to date, and there have been surprises like Corey Crawford's play and the emergence of goalies like Jacob Markstrom and Ben Bishop...

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  2. Teams That Should Clean House at the NHL Trade Deadline

    The NHL trade deadline is next week and teams are already in a trading mood. Rumors are swirling about who could go and who could stay, and there are a few teams—like the Calgary Flames—that should clean house at the deadline...

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  3. Things Other NHL Players Could Learn from Watching Sidney Crosby

    Sidney Crosby is having an amazing season, and he is proving why he is considered the best player in the world. Crosby has not been this dynamic in a while, and other players could learn a thing or two by watching him play...

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  4. Top 10 NHL Free Agents: Stay or Trade Before the Deadline?

    The Pittsburgh Penguins kickstarted the trade deadline with their most recent acquisitions of Brenden Morrow and Douglas Murray, but what will happen with the top free agents set ...

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  5. Bold Predictions Heading into the NHL Trade Deadline

    The NHL trade deadline is rapidly approaching, and rumors are already starting to leak out from insiders and there is a ton of speculation about players who could move on or before April 3...

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  6. NHL Teams Whose Records Don't Reflect How Good They Are

    Diehard NHL fans can often determine who the "good" and "bad" teams are, but casual onlookers often use the standings and point totals to make snap judgements about teams, and some teams are a lot better than their records indicate...

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  7. Rental Players Teams Should Consider at the Trade Deadline

    It is easier than ever to be an armchair general manager as the trade deadline approaches now that Cap Geek has introduced a feature on their website that allows a user to sort potential rental players for teams to acquire at the trade deadline...

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  8. Chris Pronger and 10 NHL Careers Tragically Cut Short Due to Injury

    NHL hockey is a fast and physical game, and players often get hurt. Some have their careers cut short while they are still in their prime...

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  9. The Shopping List for Each NHL GM as the Trade Deadline Approaches

    The shopping list for each NHL general manager has changed drastically now that both Corey Perry and Ryan Getzlaf are locked up for the next eight years, but there are still some players who will be up for grabs at the deadline...

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  10. The Biggest Stories from the 1st Half of the NHL Season

    The 2013 NHL season has had some major moments, and there have been amazing stories that have helped fans forget about the lockout...

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  11. Winners and Losers at the Midpoint of the NHL Season

    At the midpoint of the NHL season there have been a few teams that have been winners with outstanding play, and some that have been losers as they have floundered in the standings...

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  12. NHL Trade Deadline Rumors: The Marian Gaborik Situation

    The Marian Gaborik situation, very much like "The Bonnie Situation" from the critically acclaimed film Pulp Fiction, is a delicate one in nature...

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  13. One Potential Free Agent That Each NHL Team Should Consider Trading

    The NHL trade deadline is almost here and there are tons of potential UFAs that could be traded soon. For every situation like Ryan Getzlaf deciding to sign an extension before ...

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  14. Updated Playoff Odds for Each NHL Team at the Halfway Point of the Season

    The NHL has hit the midpoint of the season with every team having played half of the games on its schedule, so it's time to evaluate each team's odds of making the playoffs...

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  15. 15 Best NHL Trade Deadline Deals of All Time

    The NHL trade deadline is one of the most interesting times of the year, and it seems that each year certain players are destined to be traded and oftentimes they aren't...

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  16. Ranking the NHL's Top 25 Players on Statistics Alone

    The NHL season to date has been very impressive and exciting, with moments like the Chicago Blackhawks streak taking a great deal of attention...

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  17. 11 Players with Big Attitude Problems in the NHL

    In the NHL , there is no shortage of colorful players who love to show some snarl and attitude, but which ones have some of the biggest attitude problems in the NHL? Some players ...

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  18. NHL Stock Projection for March: Who to Bet on Who to Avoid

    In February we took a look at a stock up and stock down projection for the NHL 's top 20 scorers, but who are some players to bet on and avoid in March? This time the league's ...

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  19. 16 NHL Characters That Make Any Team They Play on Better

    The NHL trade season is quickly approaching, and teams will be looking not only to make moves for depth, but for moves that will bring in players who have the ability to make their team better...

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  20. Glen Sather Continues to Make Underrated Moves for the New York Rangers

    The New York Rangers made multiple headlines today for the acquisition of veteran defenseman Roman Hamrlik off waivers, and for the released injury update on Marc Staal...

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  21. 10 Bold NHL Predictions for March

    The NHL season is nearing the halfway point of completion, and there have been a lot of surprises—just look at the Chicago Blackhawks' streak to date...

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  22. Power Ranking NHL Players You Don't Want to Get Body-Checked by

    NHL hockey is the most physical professional sport in existence, and there are certain players who are known for their truculence and physical checking while on the ice...

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  23. 7 NHL Teams That Are the Best at Finding Hidden Talent

    Throughout the history of the NHL , some teams have been great at finding hidden talent through the draft, waiver wire or alternate means. Some of these finds, like Pavel Datsyuk, Henrik Lundqvist and Jonathan Quick, have become cornerstone pieces...

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  24. NHL Fantasy: Assembling the Ultimate NHL Power Forward

    In today's NHL the power forward is one of the most coveted positions in hockey as teams love to have a dominant player that can hit, score, play defense and be a great overall player on the ice...

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  25. NHL Trade Rumors: 5 Teams That Could Use Oilers Ryan Whitney

    On a February 7, 2013 edition of Hockey Central on Sportsnet , host Doug MacLean hinted at the idea of the Detroit Red Wings pursuing defenseman Ryan Whitney if he becomes available, ...

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