1. Vancouver Canucks: 5 Clips to Cheer Fans Up after Losing Cody Hodgson

    When Mike Gillis traded Cody Hodgson on the trade deadline, there was a quick backlash as fans tried to deal with the reality that their new favorite rookie was gone...

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  2. Vancouver Canucks: Analyzing Mike Gillis' Deadline Decisions

    The Canucks were a very active team yesterday, involved in three separate trades. The approach Mike Gillis took today came as a huge surprise to fans...

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  3. Five Teams That Could Play Their Next Game with Mason Raymond

    With the trade deadline on the doorstep, whether or not Vancouver Canucks ' GM Mike Gillis would make a deal or not was anybody's guess...

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  4. NHL Trade Speculation: Five Most Likely Teams to End the Season with Ryan Suter

    The Nashville Predators are in an odd situation with two star defenders headed to free agency following this season...

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  5. NHL Trade Rumors: 5 Reasons Cory Schneider Is the Guy for Vancouver Canucks

    With the Feb. 27 trade deadline just four days away, there are a few rumors circling around Vancouver Canucks backup Cory Schneider...

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  6. NHL Trade Deadline: 5 Teams That Should Not Make a Single Deal

    As the trade deadline approaches, teams' expectations will start to be revealed. Some teams will look to pick up some help with expectations of a deep playoff run, while others will sell off their assets for picks and look to the future...

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  7. NHL Trade Speculation: 5 Possible Destinations for Ray Whitney

    Despite sitting happily in seventh place in the West, with a 7-2-1 record in the last 10, the Phoenix Coyotes are expected to sell this trade deadline, and Ray Whitney may be their most sought after asset...

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  8. Vancouver Canucks: 10 Players They Should Try to Acquire

    The Vancouver Canucks are yet again going to enter the postseason in the top three in the West, with little to no competition in the Northwest division...

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  9. Why the Columbus Blue Jackets Should Not Have a Fire-Sale

    The Columbus Blue Jackets are hands down the worst team in the NHL this season; something that has come as a surprise to most, as the Jackets made some significant additions last summer...

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  10. Anaheim Ducks Continue Path Towards Making History

    A few weeks ago, I wrote an article on the worst NHL midseason records to make the playoffs since the lockout. Surprisingly, just three teams have reached the postseason with a record below ...

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  11. NHL Trade Speculation: 10 Players Teams Are Drooling over

    The trade deadline is coming fast, and speculation has heated up a great deal in the past few days. Most of the deals each season are minor; involving a third or fourth liner, fifth or sixth defenseman, backup goaltenders or prospects...

    Riley Kufta Written by Riley Kufta about over 2 years ago 6,322 reads 42 comments

  12. Detroit Red Wings: 5 Reasons for Fans to Worry

    The Detroit Red Wings have been the most successful franchise in the NHL over the last two decades. Through incredible scouting, drafting and coaching, the team has won four ...

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  13. NHL: 15 Unrestricted Free Agents Who Could Be Short-Term Rentals

    As the trade deadline gets closer, there will be a number of players finding new homes in the coming weeks. Some will be there for the long haul, and some will be there for the playoff run and the playoff run only...

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  14. NHL Trade Rumors: 5 Reasons the Canucks/Ducks Trade Rumor Doesn't Make Sense

    The trade deadline is creeping up on us and, as always, rumors are a plenty. The Vancouver Canucks are once again looking like a dangerous Stanley Cup threat...

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  15. Chris Pronger, Sidney Crosby, and the 15 Most Significant Injuries This Season

    The NHL is one of the most physical, fast paced sports out there. The physicality, among just about every other thing about hockey, is why we love the game...

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  16. Oilers vs. Blackhawks: Sam Gagner Has the Performance of a Lifetime in 8-4 Win

    A game in Edmonton just wrapped up that saw the struggling Edmonton Oilers embarrass the Chicago Blackhawks in an 8-4 win—a game that will be remembered forever for Oilers forward Sam Gagner ...

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  17. NHL All-Star Game: Deadliest Duos

    The NHL All-Star game has its critics, and for good reason. Whether it's the over-the-top creativity in the skills competition, or the immense lack of intensity in the game, the event leaves fans excited to get back to the regular season...

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  18. Barret Jackman Attempts to Exploit Brendan Shanahan's Tactics

    Say what you want about Matt Cooke. Over the course of his career, he has been an incredibly dirty player. Despite how you have felt about him before, it's hard to deny that he has cleaned up his act this season...

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  19. NHL Trade Rumors: If Canucks Are 'Open for Business', Who Stays and Who Goes?

    Speculation heated up in the Canucks organization recently, when GM Mike Gillis told the Team1040 that the Canucks are "open for business". In the interview , Gillis claims that the team is looking to add balance before the Feb 27 trade deadline...

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  20. NHL History: The Worst NHL Midseason Records to Make the Playoffs

    The New York Islanders and Anaheim Ducks are two teams near the bottom of the standings that have significantly picked up their play of late...

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  21. Washington at Montreal: Why Brian Burke Will Love the Game

    On Wednesday, Jan. 18, the Capitals met up with the struggling Canadiens in Montreal. The affair ended in a 3-0 victory in favor of the Capitals...

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  22. NHL Trade Scenarios: 9 Teams That Should Pursue Getzlaf, Perry and Ryan

    The Anaheim Ducks have finally picked up their game, going 6-0-1 in the last seven games. Unfortunately, the extent of their first-half slump has them 14 points out of a playoff ...

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  23. Ales Hemsky's Play in the Next Few Games Will Make or Break Deadline Offers

    Ales Hemsky is one of the more talented players in the NHL . On paper, one would wonder how that statement can be made, but when watching him play, he is one of the most dynamic and shifty forwards in the game...

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  24. Boston Bruins, Brad Marchand: Why His Next Suspension Will Be a Big One

    As I'm sure everyone knows, Brad Marchand was recently suspended five games for clipping on Vancouver Canucks defenseman Sami Salo...

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  25. 10 Most Likely NHL Teams to Make the Next Big Move

    The new year has crept up on us quickly this season, and that means the Feb. 27 trade deadline is fast approaching as well. Typically, the majority of the trades will occur on Feb...

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