1. Best Fits for Detroit Red Wings in the 2015 NHL Draft

    The Detroit Red Wings have a history of success when it comes to the NHL draft, and things will be a little different this June...

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  2. Best Fits for Chicago Blackhawks in the 2015 NHL Draft

    The 2015 NHL draft is going to be an important and potentially interesting time for the Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks . The modern dynasty has three titles in six years, but the 2015-16 season has the team in a financial bind...

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  3. Breaking Down the NHL's 2014-15 Selke Trophy Candidates

    The Selke Trophy is given out each season to the NHL forward who best excels in the defensive aspects of the game...

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  4. Best Fits for the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 2015 NHL Draft

    The Toronto Maple Leafs have a total of eight picks in the upcoming draft, and the brain trust of head of hockey operations Brendan Shanahan, acting general manager Kyle Dubas and ...

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  5. Best Fits for Boston Bruins in the 2015 NHL Draft

    The Boston Bruins were the Presidents' Trophy winner for the 2013-14 NHL season, but missed the playoffs in 2014-15. Missing the playoffs cost general manager Peter Chiarelli his job, and Don Sweeney was named his replacement...

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  6. Best Fit for Philadelphia Flyers in the 2015 NHL Draft

    The Philadelphia Flyers have five picks in the first three rounds of the NHL draft, and general manager Ron Hextall has an opportunity to stock the prospect pantry...

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  7. Breaking Down the NHL's 2015 Calder Trophy Candidates

    Aaron Ekblad of the Florida Panthers, Johnny Gaudreau of the Calgary Flames and Mark Stone of the Ottawa Senators are the three finalists for the Calder Trophy that is awarded to ...

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  8. Final Report Card for New York Rangers' 2014-15 Season

    The New York Rangers fell to the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final, and it was the first time in franchise history that the Broadway Blueshirts lost a pivotal seventh game at Madison Square Garden...

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  9. Complete Guide to the New York Rangers' 2015 Offseason

    The New York Rangers fell to the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final, and it was the first time the Broadway Blueshirts lost a pivotal seventh game at Madison Square Garden...

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  10. Ranking the Most Clutch NHL Game 7 Performances of the 2000s

    The 2014-15 NHL playoffs will feature two Game 7s in the conference finals, and it will be only the third time that it has happened in NHL history, according to Elias Sports Bureau via John Buccigross of ESPN...

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  11. Predicting the Next Head Coach for Each Loser of the Mike Babcock Sweepstakes

    Mike Babcock made his decision, and despite a massive financial offer he isn’t taking his talents to South Beach...

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  12. Who Should Mike Babcock Pick: Red Wings or Sabres?

    The end to the saga surrounding Mike Babcock 's future is rapidly approaching, and a decision is likely to be announced on Wednesday...

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  13. Ranking the Biggest Challenges for Philadelphia Flyers Head Coach Dave Hakstol

    The Philadelphia Flyers fired head coach Craig Berube after the end of the regular season, and there were many who thought that team owner Ed Snider would bring in a big name like Mike Babcock or Todd McLellan to replace him...

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  14. Complete Guide to the Washington Capitals' 2015 Offseason

    Van Halen 's "Eruption" is an instrumental song that had a studio run time of one minute and 42 seconds. The track features the finger picking styling of axe man Eddie Van Halen ...

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  15. Daily Fantasy Hockey 2015: Best NHL DFS DraftKings Lineup for May 10

    The NHL playoffs have featured some amazing action this year, including a number of timely goals and overtime finishes. Sunday will feature two elimination games, involving the New York Rangers, Washington Capitals, Calgary Flames and Anaheim Ducks...

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  16. Daily Fantasy Hockey 2015: NHL DraftKings Ideal Lineup Picks for May 5

    The second round of the NHL playoffs has been a slow process to date, partially because of a drawn-out schedule that included a number of nights with only one game...

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  17. Daily Fantasy Hockey 2015: Best NHL DFS DraftKings Lineup for May 3

    The second round of the NHL playoffs is underway, and Sunday is set to be a very busy day. There are three games on the docket,including the Chicago Blackhawks against the Minnesota ...

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  18. Daily Fantasy Hockey 2015: NHL DraftKings Primer for April 30

    The second round of the 2015 Stanley Cup playoffs begin Thursday, and both matchups on the docket are entertaining ones...

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  19. Complete Guide to the 2015 Offseason for the New York Islanders

    The New York Islanders ' 2014-15 season ended sooner than many would have wanted it to, and in many ways, it can be a teachable moment for a very young group...

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  20. Complete Guide to the 2015 Offseason for the St. Louis Blues

    The St. Louis Blues failed to make it past the first round for the third consecutive season, and their season can be looked at as a colossal failure. This year's script was the same as the last two, as the Blues ultimately were eliminated in six games.

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  21. Complete Guide to the 2015 Offseason for the Vancouver Canucks

    The Vancouver Canucks made it back to the playoffs this season after a brief blip during the storied John Tortorella era, but failed to make it past the first round...

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  22. Complete Guide to the 2015 Offseason for the Winnipeg Jets

    The Winnipeg Jets ended the 2014-15 season with four consecutive losses against the Anaheim Ducks in the first round of the playoffs, and they failed to make history after playoff hockey returned to Winnipeg...

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  23. Complete Guide to the 2015 Offseason for the Nashville Predators

    The Nashville Predators made some solid progress this season, as they improved from a record of a record of 38-32-12 with 88 points in 2013-14 to 47-25-10 and 104 points in 2014-15...

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  24. Daily Fantasy Hockey 2015: NHL DraftKings Ideal Lineup Picks for April 27

    There is nothing like the thrill of an elimination game, and on Monday, three teams will be fighting to stay alive...

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  25. Daily Fantasy Hockey 2015: Best NHL DFS DraftKings Lineup for April 23

    The NHL playoffs continued on Wednesday, and there were a number of enthralling contests. Thursday has the potential to be just as entertaining, and there are four games on the docket...

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