1. The Latest Buzz on the Top Prospects in the 2015 NHL Draft Class

    NHL Central Scouting's midterm released its rankings on January 20, giving fans an updated look at where certain prospects stand in the eyes of top scouts and critics...

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  2. Defenders Detroit Red Wings Should Target to Solidify Stanley Cup Candidacy

    The Detroit Red Wings are the third-best team in the Atlantic Division and are all but a lock to make the playoffs...

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  3. Looking at Rangers' Biggest Trade Chips a Month Before Trade Deadline

    The NHL trade deadline of March 2 is rapidly approaching, and the New York Rangers will try to improve their lineup just like every other team. However, in order to get something of value, they need to give something up in return...

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  4. Daily Fantasy Hockey 2015: NHL DraftKings Picks for January 30

    After an amazing Thursday night chock-full of NHL action, the work week will end with five games on the docket. The red-hot St...

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  5. Looking at Most Underrated New York Rangers of 2014-15

    The New York Rangers have been successful this season because players such as Rick Nash, Martin St. Louis, Derek Stepan and Henrik Lundqvist have come through when the team has needed it most...

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  6. Ranking the 5 Best European Players in Detroit Red Wings History

    The NHL made an announcement during All-Star weekend that the World Cup of Hockey would be making a return in 2016...

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  7. Daily Fantasy Hockey 2015: NHL DraftKings Primer for January 28

    After a very busy night of action on Tuesday, there is limited action on Wednesday in the NHL world. There are only three games on the schedule, but two of them—the Chicago Blackhawks vs...

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  8. Daily Fantasy Hockey 2015: NHL DraftKings Studs and Duds for January 27

    After a very successful All-Star Weekend, the NHL is back in action Tuesday night with 11 games on the docket...

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  9. NHL All-Star Skills Competition 2015: Live Results and Highlights

    Welcome to Bleacher Report's live coverage of the 2015 Honda NHL All-Star Skills Competition. All-Star weekend got underway Friday night, and tonight is going to be a fun time for the players, fans and those following along at home...

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  10. Ranking the Best NHL All-Star Game Performances from the Last Decade

    Over the last decade, there have been some amazing All-Star Games played, and each had some memorable performances. There was Alex Kovalev starring in Montreal, Daniel Alfredsson playing in his final All-Star Game in Ottawa and much more...

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  11. Timing Is Perfect for New York Rangers to Sign Derek Stepan to Mega Extension

    The New York Rangers have been searching for a bona fide No. 1 center since 1997, a time in which Mark Messier departed for the Vancouver Canucks , and Joe Sakic remained in Colorado after a failed offer sheet attempt...

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  12. 2015 NHL All-Star Game: Choosing Alternate All-Stars for the Detroit Red Wings

    All-Star Weekend will take place in Columbus, Ohio, at Nationwide Arena from Friday to Sunday, but there will be no representatives of the Detroit Red Wings . Jimmy Howard was selected to participate, but an injury will keep him from playing...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 10 days ago 5,991 reads 5 comments

  13. Predicting the Next 5 Detroit Red Wings Prospects to Arrive in the NHL

    The Detroit Red Wings are considered the gold standard when it comes to rebuilding on the fly, and that is because of amazing scouting, drafting and development of youngsters...

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  14. Daily Fantasy Hockey 2015: NHL DraftKings Primer for January 21st

    The NHL is set to go on a break with All-Star Weekend taking place in Columbus from Friday to Sunday, so today is the last chance to have some fun with daily fantasy hockey this week...

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  15. 2015 NHL All-Star Game: Choosing Alternate All-Stars for the New York Rangers

    The NHL 's All-Star weekend will take place from Friday, January 23 to Sunday, January 25 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus , Ohio...

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  16. NHL Players Whose Trade Stock Is Peaking Right Now

    Every year the NHL trade deadline comes and goes with a ton of buildup and fanfare. Teams are always looking for ways to get better, and they are often willing to pay a premium for ...

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  17. Goalies Detroit Red Wings Should Consider If Jimmy Howard Is Out Long Term

    Petr Mrazek is a solid prospect netminder who has played well in the absence of Jimmy Howard . Howard is currently sidelined with a groin tear and is expected to miss two to four weeks, according to general manager Ken Holland...

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  18. Players New York Rangers Should Deal for to Fill Holes in Lineup

    The defending Eastern Conference champs are by no means a perfect squad. After heading to the Stanley Cup Final, the New York Rangers lost key players such as Brian Boyle and Anton Stralman to free agency and bought out Brad Richards...

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  19. Detroit Red Wings' Awards for the 1st Half of the 2014-15 Season

    Through 43 games, the Detroit Red Wings are 23-11-9 with 55 points. Along the way there have been some ups and downs, but all in all it has been a nice start to the season...

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  20. Battle of New York: Keys for Rangers to Best Islanders

    The New York Rangers are one of the hottest teams in the NHL and have had an amazing run over the last month...

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  21. Ranking the Biggest Snubs and Surprises for the 2015 NHL All-Star Roster

    The NHL announced the full roster for the All-Star Game in anticlimactic fashion on Saturday evening. The usual cast of characters— Sidney Crosby , Steven Stamkos, Claude Giroux, etc...

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  22. Most Important Statistics for Detroit Red Wings Heading into 2nd Half

    The Detroit Red Wings currently sit third in the Atlantic Division with a 22-10-9 record and 53 points in 41 games...

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  23. 5 Bold Predictions for the New York Rangers in the New Year

    The New York Rangers have won 12 of their last 13 games and are one of the hottest teams in the NHL . Expectations for this season have been high, especially because the Rangers went to the Stanley Cup Final last season...

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  24. The Best Highlights for the Detroit Red Wings' Stars in 2014-15

    Amazing goals, plays and saves are what make hockey an amazing sport to watch, and so far this season there have been some great plays involving the Detroit Red Wings ...

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  25. Key Areas for New York Rangers to Focus on During West Coast Swing

    The New York Rangers ' next three games are going to be three of their most important games of the year. The Blueshirts will play against the Anaheim Ducks , San Jose Sharks and ...

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