1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. The Latest Buzz on the Top Prospects in the 2015 NHL Draft Class

    Happy New Year and welcome to the third installment of countdown to draft day in which I take a look at some of the top prospects who are entering the 2015 NHL draft...

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  9. Detroit Red Wings with Biggest Expectations for 2015

    With a 20-9-9 record and 49 points, the Detroit Red Wings are in comfortable territory heading into the second half of the 2014-15 season...

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  10. The Top 5 New Year's Resolutions for the New York Rangers

    Every year, people around the world party and get their drink on during New Years Eve. It is a huge party full of celebration, reflection and many people use the night as a last hurrah before starting off the New Year right...

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  11. The Top 5 New Year's Resolutions for the Detroit Red Wings

    Every year people around the world party during New Year's Eve. It is a time of celebration and reflection, and many people use the night as a last hurrah before starting off the new year right...

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  12. Florida Panthers Wisely Extend Budding Star Center Nick Bjugstad for 6 Years

    The Florida Panthers are in the midst of a great 2014-15 season in which Nick Bjugstad has been at the forefront...

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  13. Ranking the Top Moments of 2014 for the New York Rangers

    The year 2014 was a great one for the New York Rangers . The Broadway Blueshirts made history by making it to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in 20 years, and despite coming up short, it was a season full of amazing moments and memories...

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  14. Predicting Which Slumping NHL Players Will Improve in 2015

    NHL players like Jakub Voracek , Tyler Seguin , Rick Nash and Vladimir Tarasenko have started the 2014-15 season with great acclaim and success, and they are currently riding a wave of good vibes...

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  15. Detroit Red Wings Poised to Have Strong 2nd Half

    Through the first half of the season, a number of Detroit Red Wing players are meeting or exceeding expectations, including Pavel Datsyuk, Tomas Tatar and Henrik Zetterberg...

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  16. 5 Lineup Changes the Detroit Red Wings Should Consider for the New Year

    The Detroit Red Wings got off to a hot start to the 2014-15 season, but as of late, the team has struggled. The Red Wings are 4-2-4 in their last 10 games, and there are a couple of changes Mike Babcock and Co...

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  17. 5 Lineup Changes the New York Rangers Should Consider for the New Year

    The year 2015 is almost upon us, and with a new year should come some changes. NHL bench bosses meticulously make tweaks to their lineups throughout the season, but sometimes it makes sense to make meaningful moves...

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  18. Latest Updates on the Top Prospects for the New York Rangers

    In August , I released a list of top New York Rangers prospects to watch for in the upcoming season. Four-and-a-half months later, it is a great time to take a look at these talented ...

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  19. Maligned NHL Players Proving Critics Wrong in 2014-15

    Every now and then, fans and critics are humbled when a player metaphorically feeds them humble pie. It is a dish best served cold, and some prefer it a la mode...

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  20. Players Detroit Red Wings Could Target to Bolster Roster

    The Detroit Red Wings have gotten off to a solid start to the season, but the team isn't perfect. In fact, no NHL team is perfect, and that is why NHL general managers are constantly busy looking for ways to improve the roster...

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  21. Stock Watch for Top Six Forwards for the New York Rangers

    Financial analysts monitor the Dow Jones and Nasdaq with a keen eye every day. I do the same with the New York Rangers...

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  22. Holiday Wish List for the Detroit Red Wings in 2014-15

    The holidays are a great time of the year, and we learned how much the Detroit Red Wings enjoyed the season last year on HBO's 24/7 series...

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  23. Holiday Wish List for the New York Rangers in 2014-15

    Around the holidays everyone is always busy writing lists and checking them twice, and the same could be said of NHL teams...

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  24. Riley Sheahan Has Been a Pleasant Surprise Thus Far for Red Wings in 2014-15

    The Detroit Red Wings have been an impressive hockey club thus far in 2014-15, and they have received contributions for the majority of the roster...

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  25. Under-the-Radar Youngsters with Potential to Be NHL Stars

    There has been a ton of talk this season about Jack Eichel and Connor McDavid, two super prospects who could become the next faces of hockey, but there are already some talented youngsters in the NHL ...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 7 months ago 36,551 reads 81 comments