1. 2012 Los Angeles Kings Playoffs: Should the Kings Have Even Made the Playoffs?

    The Los Angeles Kings are likely on the heels of their first-ever Stanley Cup Championship and are about to wrap up a postseason run that may be remembered as one of the most remarkable and dominant in history...

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  2. NHL Free Agency: Why Ryan Suter May Not Be the Best Option for the Red Wings

    To state the obvious, with Nicklas Lidstrom retired and Brad Stuart likely heading West, the Detroit Red Wings need to make some moves to restructure the defense...

    Adam Rickert Written by Adam Rickert about over 2 years ago 3,748 reads 35 comments

  3. Stanley Cup Finals 2012: The Man Who Most Deserves His Name on the Cup

    Every hockey player's dream is to have his name engraved into Lord Stanley's Cup. Hockey players dream of it as a kid, playing hockey on the pond and pretending to score the Cup-winning goal...

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  4. 2012 Stanley Cup Finals: Top Storylines of Kings vs. Devils

    In the next two weeks, hockey fans will witness history. There is something special about every Stanley Cup Final that has every hockey fan talking about it. Remember last year's riots and finger-biting? Remember Kane's goal in 2010? Remember Geno vs...

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  5. Stanley Cup Playoffs 2012: Predicting the Entire Conference Finals

    With the Rangers knocking off the Capitals last night, there are only four teams remaining in the chase for Lord Stanley's Cup...

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  6. 2012 NHL Playoffs: Ranking Each Quarterfinal Series

    If you lived under a rock for the last two weeks, it'd be tough to believe that Vancouver, Pittsburgh, Detroit, San Jose, Boston, and Chicago are all done and we are only a quarter of the way through the playoffs...

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  7. 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs: 10 Fun Facts You Didn't Know About the Playoffs

    The Stanley Cup Playoffs are the two most exciting months in sports. Simple as that. Every year features a new surprise that nobody saw coming...

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  8. 2012 NHL Playoffs: Predictions for Every Series

    This year's NHL playoffs are shaping up to be terrific. Not one match-up in the first round is a walk in the park, and the parity in the league is at an all-time high. Many questions are to be answered...

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  9. 2012 NHL Playoffs: Ranking the Teams Based on Actual Wins

    Many people continue to complain about the points system in the NHL . While shootouts are extremely exciting, they do not truly indicate who the better team is, yet the winner gets two points—equal to a regulation or overtime win...

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  10. Predicting the 2012 MLB Season

    Technically, I may be a little late with these "preseason" predictions because the regular season officially started early Wednesday morning in Japan.....

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  11. Los Angeles Kings: The Non-Original Six Team with a Perfect Jersey Bloodline

    There is a reason that Original Six teams have rarely ever made any changes to their jerseys: they are perfect...

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  12. NHL: Teams Who Could See New Uniforms in the Next Few Years

    Since the NHL switched to Reebok Edge jerseys in 2007, many teams have altered their uniforms in order to make them more aesthetically pleasing (and hopefully boosting sales among the fans)...

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  13. Detroit's Streak Snapped: Why Alex Burrows' Celebration Was out of Line

    I rarely ever have a problem with celebrations. They are just ways to express emotions of success after intense moments in sports...

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  14. "Jaws Theme Song" for San Jose Sharks and a Song for Every Other NHL Team

    Sports and music seem to go hand-in-hand. Being an avid hockey fan as well as guitar player, I couldn't help but notice how some songs remind me of certain teams...

    Adam Rickert Written by Adam Rickert about almost 3 years ago 1,651 reads 8 comments

  15. 10 NHL Teams That Will Challenge for the Stanley Cup in 2012

    The Stanley Cup is the most prized trophy in sports. Players dream of being able to raise the Cup over their heads, having been crowned champions after a season-long grind and getting their names etched into hockey lore forever...

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  16. NHL Realignment: Rivalries That Will Be Lost

    The new realignment for the NHL has different effects on not only every team, but every match-up as well. Each team will play everyone in their own conference five or six times, but will play each team from the other three conferences only twice...

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  17. NHL Realignment: New and Rekindled Rivalries

    Obviously, the radical, new NHL realignment will have major effects on the game. Travel and playoffs, for example, will be much different than they were in the past; every team will play a drastically different schedule in terms of matchups...

    Adam Rickert Written by Adam Rickert about 3 years ago 786 reads 8 comments

  18. NHL: Why the St. Louis Blues Are a Playoff Team

    They have been around since 1967 and have never won a Stanley Cup. They have made the playoffs only once since the lockout, only to be swept in the first round by Vancouver ...

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  19. MLB Playoff Predictions 2011: Picks and Analysis For Every Series

    It's that time of year again. The leaves change, the weather gets colder and for one terrific month, eight teams will battle for the rights to be crowned baseball's World Champions of 2011...

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  20. 2011-2012 NHL Predictions: A Look Into the Crystal Ball

    The 2010-2011 NHL season had a little bit of everything. There was a game where there were three fights in the first four seconds. There was a game between the Penguins and Islanders that resulted in a record amount of penalty minutes...

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  21. 2011-12 NFL Predictions: Division Standings and Playoff Series

    The lockout is over and football is back without having missed a single game. Thank goodness! This season shapes up to be a very exciting one, and many questions are being asked...

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  22. Detroit Tigers: Why Jim Leyland's Contract Extension Does Not Make Any Sense

    It's late in a game, and the Detroit Tigers are in a tight battle with a central division foe in the heat of a pennant race...

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  23. Major League Baseball: Ten Predictions for the Second Half

    Now that the excitement of All-Star Week is over, baseball fans eagerly look forward to the second half of the season...

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  24. 2011 MLB All-Star Game: The Downfall of Fan Balloting

    I'm sure many will agree with me: When fans vote on the All-Stars, they never seem to get it right. Believe it or not, the All-Star Game was not meant to be a popularity contest...

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  25. Loose Threads: The Greatest Jerseys in the History of Every NHL Team

    When it comes to uniforms, hockey is different than the other three major sports. Unlike basketball and football, the front of the jersey has only a logo instead of a number taking up most of the space (well...

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