1. 2012 NHL All-Star Game: Faster Skater Winner Predictions

    One of the best things about All-Star Weekend has to be the Bridgestone Fastest Skater Competition. Past winners include Michael Grabner of the New York Islanders and Andrew Cogliano of the Anaheim Ducks ...

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  2. NHL All-Star Game 2012: 4 Biggest Losses Due to Injury

    It's that time of year again—All-Star Weekend! This year's festivities, held in Ottawa , feature some of the biggest names in the league, such as Steven Stamkos and Evgeni Malkin ...

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  3. Chicago Blackhawks: Why Trading Dustin Byfuglien Was the Right Thing to Do

    Dustin Byfuglien won the Stanley Cup with the Chicago Blackhawks in 2010 as a wing. He was traded to the now-defunct Atlanta Thrashers and is currently a defenseman for the Winnipeg Jets ...

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  4. Chicago Blackhawks: 10 of the Best Andrew Shaw Facts from Twitter

    Young Andrew Shaw is taking the Chicago Blackhawks by storm, with five goals and one assist in eight games...

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  5. Chicago Blackhawks: An Open Letter to Andrew Shaw

    Andrew Shaw is a 2011 draft pick currently playing for the Chicago Blackhawks . He has amassed an amazing four goals in seven games so far this season. Dear Andrew Shaw, I cannot believe how far you have come...

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  6. NHL Trade Rumors: Rick Nash Most Likely Staying in Columbus

    One NHL rumor is that captain Rick Nash , of the Columbus Blue Jackets , may be traded before the deadline. Nash has had one of the slowest starts of his career, registering only 12 goals this far in the season...

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  7. Chicago Blackhawks: Saad Signed, Sharp to Play, and Emery in Net

    The Chicago Blackhawks announced on Tuesday that they have signed Ray Emery to a one-year, $600,000 backup contract, and have designated rookie Alexander Salak to their AHL affiliate, the Rockford IceH ogs ...

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  8. NHL News: Columbus Blue Jackets Re-Sign R.J. Umberger

    The Columbus Blue Jackets re-signed R.J. Umberger to a five-year, $23 million contract, it was announced Wednesday. He will receive $5 million in the 2012-2013 season, then $4...

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  9. Chicago Blackhawks Countdown to Training Camp: What Is Needed from Each Player

    The Chicago Blackhawks were Stanley Cup Champions in 2010. Last season, they barely made it into the playoffs after making some huge roster changes. They then lost in Game 7 of the first round to the Vancouver Canucks ...

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  10. Edmonton Oilers: Why Ryan Nugent-Hopkins Can Use Another Year in the Juniors

    By now, most people in the hockey world have heard of the Edmonton Oilers No. 1 draft pick in the 2011 NHL entry draft, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins. Ryan is currently a center for the Red Deer Rebels of the WHL...

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  11. Chicago Blackhawks: 3 Icehogs Who Should Crack the Lineup in 2011

    The Chicago Blackhawks have a lot of depth, not only in their current lineup, but also in their farm team. The Rockford IceHogs are the current home for all of the players in the 'Hawks system who do not crack the Blackhawks' lineup...

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  12. NHL Hockey: Ranking Anaheim Ducks And Post-Lockout Stanley Cup Rings

    The Stanley Cup. The Holy Grail. With winning this iconic and easily recognizable trophy comes a great piece of hardware: the ring. Each team creates a new one for their own champions...

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  13. Patrick Kane Aiming To Return for Chicago Blackhawks' Regular-Season Opener

    Patrick Kane of the Chicago Blackhawks suffered a scaphoid fracture in his left wrist on July 19. Kane told NHL ...

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  14. Chicago Blackhawks: Why They Could Win the Stanley Cup in 2012

    Everyone in Chicago cringed when the Vancouver Canucks scored that overtime goal during the playoffs, ending the Blackhawks ' Stanley Cup hopes for 2011...

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  15. NHL Predictions: 5 Players Who Will Hit the 50-Goal Plateau This Season

    Last season only one player in the entire NHL hit the 50-goal plateau: Corey Perry , with 50 goals in the regular season. For the majority of the season, it seemed as though no one would reach it...

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  16. Free Agency 2011: Chicago Blackhawks Resign Patrick Sharp

    It was announced on Wednesday, August 3, that wing/center and fan-favorite Patrick Sharp , 29, was re-signed to a five-year contract extension by the Chicago Blackhawks . The new contract reportedly carries an annual cap hit of $5...

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  17. Chicago Blackhawks: Why You Should Be Excited to See Dan Carcillo

    By now, most of you know about Stan Bowman's shocking signing of Dan Carcillo on July 1, 2011. In 282 NHL games, Carcillo has racked up 36 goals, 37 assists, 73 points and 986 PIM...

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  18. NHL Free Agency 2011: Tampa Bay Lightning Agree to Terms with Steve Stamkos

    A new, five-year contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning has been agreed to by Steven Stamkos . The 21-year old posted 119 goals, 113 assists, and 232 points in 243 games with the Tampa Bay Lightning...

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  19. NHL Free Agency 2011: Buffalo Sabres Re-Sign Sekera and Ellis

    The Buffalo Sabres have resigned Andrej Sekera and Matt Ellis to multi-year contracts. Both are RFAs. Resigning Sekera avoided an arbitration hearing scheduled for July 25th...

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  20. NHL Free Agents 2011: Chicago Blackhawks Resign Frolik and Add Sami Lepisto

    The Chicago Blackhawks website reported Friday that they have come to terms with free agent Michael Frolik . The deal is for three years, $7 million. The cap hit would be $2.3 million for each season...

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  21. NHL Free Agency 2011: Presenting the Top Remaining Goalies

    Tomas Vokoun shocked the hockey world when he signed a $1.5 million, one-year contract with the Washington Capitals. This is constantly toted as being one of the best steals of the 2011 NHL free agency...

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  22. NHL Free Agency: 5 Potential Blackhawks Moves That Make Sense

    Teams have been scrambling like crazy since July 1st to lock up the best free agents available. While the Chicago Blackhawks have made their own fair share of deals since then, like ...

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  23. Chicago Blackhawks Prospect Camp: Meet the Players

    The Chicago Blackhawks will be holding their annual prospect camp starting Thursday, July 7th and running to Monday, July 11th. Thursday's schedule is from 10:00am to 1:15pm CDT and is the first on-ice session...

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  24. Patrick Kane: Why the Chicago Blackhawks Should Be Expecting More

    Patrick Kane was selected first in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft by the Chicago Blackhawks. He was the winner of the Calder Memorial Trophy in 2008...

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