1. 2012 NHL All-Star Game and the 16 Highest-Scoring Games of the Season (Video)

    Inspired by the 21 goals in Sunday's 2012 NHL All-Star Game , every hockey fan is now thirsty for more goals, higher scores and prettier offense. We can fairly well guarantee that it's unlikely to happen...

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  2. NHL: The Decline in Fighting Is a Very Good Thing for the Future of Hockey

    "I went to a fight the other night, and a hockey game broke out." That famous quote from comedian Rodney Dangerfield has defined the National Hockey League for decades...

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  3. NHL Trade Rumors: Where Could Carolina Hurricanes Deal Their 2012 Free Agents?

    There have been a plethora of both optimistic and pessimistic editorials on the Carolina Hurricanes ' rollercoaster season lately, but regardless of the outlook for the franchise, ...

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  4. Carolina Hurricanes: Eric Staal and Offense Gaining Potency Under Kirk Muller

    The Carolina Hurricanes 2011-2012 season is no longer about gaining momentum, about making the playoffs, or even, to a point, about winning...

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  5. NHL Trade Speculation: 5 Possible Suitors for Tim Gleason of Carolina Hurricanes

    With the Carolina Hurricanes' season already deader than your months-old Christmas tree , it's time for GM Jim Rutherford to unload some of his more valuable assets as trade talks heat up...

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  6. 2012 NHL All Stars Announced: Big-Market Bias Taints New 42-Player Roster

    With just two and a half weeks left before the 2012 NHL All Star Game in Ottawa, the NHL announced today the 36 veterans who will join the six fan-chosen All-Stars for the fun and festive weekend...

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  7. NHLPA Rejects Proposed NHL Conference Realignment: Is Another Lockout Pending?

    The National Hockey League and National Hockey League Players' Association are reporting, as of 7:21 PM ET on Friday, that the NHLPA has rejected the NHL 's proposed conference re-alignment plan...

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  8. NHL Trade Speculation: 10 Bargain Players Who Could Hit the Trade Market

    As the prime trading months of the 2011-2012 NHL season approach, the line between the trade-market sellers and buyers is clearer than ever...

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  9. NHL Year in Review: Winnipeg Jets' Return an Unforgettable Highlight of 2011

    In the long run, 2011 will be remembered as a year of collapses, catastrophes and calamities in the world of hockey...

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  10. Carolina Hurricanes: 3 Plans to Reform and Rebuild the Struggling 'Canes

    The Carolina Hurricanes ' 2011-12 season has been anything but what they hoped it would be. Every part of the team has collapsed. The offense, defense and special teams have all fallen to league's basement...

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  11. 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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  12. 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 ...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about almost 3 years ago 1,098 reads 5 comments

  13. 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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  14. 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 ...

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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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...

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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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 ...

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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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...

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  24. 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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  25. 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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