1. Carolina Hurricanes: Eric Staal & Co. Have Lost Their Will to Win

    The Carolina Hurricanes used to have heart. The Carolina Hurricanes used to have chemistry. The Carolina Hurricanes used to have the will to win. And, now, the Carolina Hurricanes have lost all of that...

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  2. Kyle Turris Traded to Senators: Coyotes Land Huge Value for Struggling Forward

    Kyle Turris has been traded to the Ottawa Senators , ending a tenure of poor play, failed expectations and continuous tensions about his future with the Phoenix Coyotes . NHL ...

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  3. NHL 2011-2012: Claude Giroux and 11 Injured Players Missed by Their Teams

    For 158 NHL players this December, Christmastime might not be as merry as usual. That's how many currently sit inactive on the injury report, according to CBS Sports' NHL Injuries report...

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  4. NHL Realignment: Winners and Losers of the New 4-Conference Format

    A new era in NHL hockey is set to begin. Although it won't go into effect until the 2012-2013 season pending approval by the NHL Players' Association, the NHL Board of Governors ...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about over 2 years ago 6,026 reads 50 comments

  5. Paul Maurice Fired: Carolina Hurricanes' Coaching Change the Only Logical Answer

    The Carolina Hurricanes have fired Paul Maurice . After months of speculation and questioning across the Hurricanes fanbase, from chat forums to past articles to the Puck ...

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  6. NHL 2011-2012: The Keys to Success for 4 Upstart Contenders This Season

    After the opening months of every NHL season, the pecking order among teams is never quite the way it was expected to be. Past dynasties fall off the map, while upstart contenders replace them at the top...

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  7. Carolina Hurricanes vs. Philadelphia Flyers: Live Updates and Analysis

    Tonight's battle in Philadelphia is a tale of two opposites. The Philadelphia Flyers are riding high, sitting atop of the Eastern Conference standings with an 11-5-3 record as the 2011-12 season nears the quarter mark...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about over 2 years ago 235 reads 3 comments

  8. Fantasy Football 2011: Which Late-Round Draft Picks Have Been the Best?

    Anyone can win a few games of fantasy football by picking the stars. Defending champ Aaron Rodgers has, as expected, dominated the quarterbacks field. Detroit speedster Calvin Johnson has been as explosive as ever in the wide receiver category...

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  9. Carolina Hurricanes Coaching Change: Paul Maurice Must Be Fired Now

    Paul Maurice's time as a welcome member of the Carolina Hurricanes has come to an end. Maurice is not a coach capable of inspiring enthusiasm...

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  10. Carolina Hurricanes Team Report: Grading Their First Month of the '11-'12 Season

    The Carolina Hurricanes have taken the rough road through the first month of the season. Despite wins in two of their last three games—against Chicago and Tampa Bay, no ...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about over 2 years ago 277 reads 9 comments

  11. NHL 2011-2012: Fresh Faces, Budding Stars Carving a New Image for the League

    When it's over, the 2011-2012 season will likely be remembered in the hockey world for very little. There will be another Stanley Cup winner, another Presidents' Trophy victor and another League MVP...

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  12. Carolina Hurricanes Team Report: Solving the Depth Chart Conundrum

    The 2011-2012 season has been nothing if not a rollercoaster ride for the Carolina Hurricanes. Nearing the three-week mile marker, the 'Canes stand at 3-3-3—considering that ...

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  13. NHL 2011-2012 by the Numbers: 11 Most Interesting Statistics This Season

    Over two weeks are now in the books of the new 2011-2012 NHL season, and we've begun to get a picture of how the early season standings will look...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about almost 3 years ago 1,505 reads 6 comments

  14. NHL 2011-2012: 10 Best Goals of the First Week of the Season (with Video)

    We're into Week Two of the 2010-2011 NHL season, and a plethora of astonishing plays have already circulated the airwaves of the hockey world...

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  15. Carolina Hurricanes: 4 Things They Must Change Now to Save the Season

    Three games into the 2011-2012 NHL season, the Carolina Hurricanes are still searching for their first victory...

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  16. Carolina Hurricanes: Complete 2011-2012 Season Preview and Predictions

    As the Carolina Hurricanes enter the 2011-2012 NHL season, a plethora of questions envelop this young team...

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  17. NHL 2011-2012 Predictions: Complete Western Conference Preview and Picks

    It's that time of year again, folks. Hockey is back, and the faceoff of the 2011-2012 NHL season is only a week away. With the preseason already beginning to wind down, the ongoing river of "expert" predictions is in full swing...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about almost 3 years ago 978 reads 36 comments

  18. NHL 2011-2012 Predictions: Bold Eastern Conference Preview and Picks

    It's that time of year again, folks. Hockey is back, and the faceoff of the 2011-2012 NHL season is less than two weeks away. With the preseason already underway, the ongoing river of "expert" predictions is in full swing...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about almost 3 years ago 2,238 reads 40 comments

  19. NHL 2011-2012: Winnipeg Jets' Evander Kane Poised to Reach Superstar Status

    This year in Winnipeg, it's not relocation rumors that lurk in the deep—those wishes have already been satisfied. Instead, it's the hidden star of a severely underrated team that prepares to take the hockey world by storm...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about almost 3 years ago 1,520 reads 27 comments

  20. NHL Free Agency: Five Best Bargain Forwards Signed During the 2011 Offseason

    It's that time of year! Hockey is back, and training camp for the 2011-2012 season has just begun. Today also marks another milestone; the offseason signing period is now realistically over for players still left on the free agent market...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about almost 3 years ago 1,131 reads 22 comments

  21. NHL Preseason 2011: 10 Games, Players and Battles to Watch for

    Hockey is almost upon us. Although the 2011-2012 NHL season is still four weeks away, training camp is just getting into full swing for many teams, and the preseason is just around the corner...

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  22. NHL: Using Current Stars to Build the Ultimate Goaltender

    In the game of hockey, even the best goaltenders of all time lose every once in a while—such is the nature of the NHL ...

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  23. NHL History: Carolina/Hartford Franchise Has Continually Signed Aging Stars

    When it comes to reaching the peak of stardom with a signature team and then moving on at the end of their career, hockey Hall of Fame players are hard to beat; they've simply all done it...

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  24. NHL Breaking News: Lee Stempniak Traded to the Calgary Flames in a Steal

    The Calgary Flames have finally made their move. It's been almost two months since the opening of the 2011 NHL free agency period, and, for Calgary, those past 59 days have been fairly quiet, to say the least...

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  25. 6 Bold Predictions for the Carolina Hurricanes' 2011-2012 NHL Season

    Believe it or not, hockey has already begun in Raleigh. Informal workouts began Monday, as players flew in from all parts of the country to get back on ice in their Hurricanes jerseys...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about almost 3 years ago 835 reads 3 comments