1. Hockey Matchups We Can't Wait to See at 2014 Sochi Olympics

    Patrick Kane vs Jonathan Toews. Nicklas Backstrom vs Alex Ovechkin. Anze Kopitar vs the world. These are just a few examples of matchups worth getting excited about as we inch closer toward the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 11 months ago 3,551 reads 2 comments

  2. NHL Prospects at Risk of Becoming Busts

    For every Sidney Crosby or Alex Ovechkin, there is a Patrik Stefan or Pavel Brendl . High draft picks going bust is a fact of life for general managers in the NHL , and it's always ...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 11 months ago 8,113 reads 32 comments

  3. Predicting the 10 Most Penalized Players for the 2013-14 NHL Season

    You aren't going to hook and hold your way onto the NHL 's list of top 10 most penalized players. No way, no how...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 11 months ago 5,461 reads 7 comments

  4. Ranking Every NHL Team's Power-Play Unit

    Having a strong power play in the NHL isn't a necessity. The Boston Bruins and Chicago Blackhawks both had power plays that ranked in the bottom third of the league in 2013, but that didn't prevent them from reaching the Stanley Cup Final...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 11 months ago 18,106 reads 47 comments

  5. Most Intriguing Position Battles for 2014 Winter Olympics Hockey Rosters

    A lot of the pre -Olympic hoopla has been focused on Canada and who will be its starting netminder . The likes of Roberto Luongo, Carey Price and Mike Smith are set to do battle ...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 11 months ago 2,949 reads 7 comments

  6. Ranking the 10 Most Well-Rounded NHL Prospects

    Most of the top NHL prospects weren't drafted because they had the word "two-way" appear frequently on their scouting report...

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  7. Potential Breakout Hockey Stars at the 2014 Winter Olympics

    We all know what Sidney Crosby and Patrick Kane are going to do at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi ...

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  8. The Best YouTube Highlight Reels of NHL Prospects

    There is an abundance of information available about the top NHL prospects from around the league. Scouts have put in a lot of time and made their thoughts available across the web, ...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 11 months ago 5,367 reads 10 comments

  9. 10 Facts You Need to Know Before Your 2013 Fantasy Hockey Draft

    The signs that another NHL fantasy hockey season is near surround us now. It's the end of August and people are already talking about which Batman villain they want to be for Halloween this year...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 11 months ago 7,775 reads 6 comments

  10. The Ideal Sidekick for the NHL's Top Superstars

    The past 10-plus Stanley Cup-winning teams all have a common thread: a dynamic duo at forward. Whether they were split up on two separate lines like Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin, ...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 11 months ago 7,263 reads 26 comments

  11. Dynamic Hockey Duos We Can't Wait to See at 2014 Winter Olympics

    The Winter Olympics give hockey fans a rare chance to see the best players in the NHL out on the ice together...

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  12. NHL ETAs for the Top 10 Prospects in Hockey

    Not since the 2005-06 season has the NHL braced itself for such a large influx of young, talented players...

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  13. Stock Watch for NHL Superstars Over the Past 3 Years

    Just like the rest of us, NHL superstars have good weeks and bad weeks. Alexander Ovechkin, Pavel Datsyuk and Steven Stamkos are all susceptible to the same ups and downs as us "normal" ...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 11 months ago 6,314 reads 44 comments

  14. The Most Clutch Player on Every NHL Team

    There's no shortage of players in the NHL who can bury an empty-net goal or tack on the seventh marker in a 7-3 blowout victory. Those aren't tough plays to make. There's no pressure when you're just padding a lead or sealing a win ...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 11 months ago 7,385 reads 25 comments

  15. Predicting the 3 Best NHL Rookies at Each Position for the 2013-14 Season

    Trying to figure out which teen-aged rookie is going to have an outstanding year can be a lot like trying predict which sports team Justin Bieber will be "repping" next week. It's unpredictable and unscientific at best...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 11 months ago 17,882 reads 29 comments

  16. 1 Moment That Haunts Each of the NHL's Top 10 Stars

    Being a top-end player like Sidney Crosby or Steven Stamkos in the NHL isn't an easy gig. When your team is winning, all is well with the universe and sleeping in peace isn't a tough part of the job...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 11 months ago 3,499 reads 36 comments

  17. NHL Prospects Most Likely to Be All-Stars in the Next 3 Years

    The lockout cost fans the an All-Star Game in 2013, and the Winter Olympics in Sochi will prevent an All-Star Game from occurring in 2014...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 11 months ago 4,650 reads 15 comments

  18. NHL Draft 2014: What Each Top Prospect Must Prove Before Next June

    The road to NHL stardom is long and paved with those who haven't been willing to put quite enough work in to make it to the top of the heap...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 11 months ago 5,760 reads 5 comments

  19. 10 Changes That Will Have the Biggest Impact on the 2013-14 NHL Season

    If the offseason is any indication, the 2013-14 NHL season will be an interesting one with plenty of story lines to keep fans and pundits entertained...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 11 months ago 5,565 reads 9 comments

  20. Predicting the Next Star for Every NHL Team

    Depth wins Stanley Cups in the NHL , but few teams can go the distance without a little bit of star power...

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  21. 10 Biggest Questions Entering the 2013-14 NHL Season

    The 2013-14 NHL season may seem like the light at the end of a long hockey-less tunnel right now, but soon enough teams will be gearing up for training camp and then suddenly it'll be October...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 12 months ago 4,606 reads 15 comments

  22. 10 Prospects We Can't Wait to See in the NHL

    Few things will invigorate the fan base of an NHL team quite like the arrival of a highly touted prospect...

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  23. Every NHL Team's Most Overpaid Player

    Overpaid players have just become part of the NHL landscape since the salary cap was implemented in 2005. General managers are quick to lock up their own top talent, and they sometimes overspend and over-term to keep certain guys in the fold...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 12 months ago 37,798 reads 82 comments

  24. NHL Stars Facing the Most Pressure in the 2014 Winter Olympics

    The men's hockey tournament that is set to take place in Sochi for the 2014 Winter Olympics is shaping up to be one of the best ever...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 12 months ago 4,165 reads 16 comments

  25. 10 Moments the NHL Would Like to Forget

    The NHL may not be mired in a PED scandal like the MLB, but that doesn't mean that there haven't been some awful moments that NHL fans have had to endure recently...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 12 months ago 8,465 reads 32 comments