1. Making the Playoffs: Formula Devised for All Teams

    The NHL standings are hard to predict since the shootout has been implemented. Three-point games make gaining ground near impossible; teams are only separated by a few points and ...

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  2. Colorado Avalanche: Paul Stastny Will Be Trade Bait

    The Colorado Avalanche may only be three points out of eighth place in the West, but they will not make the playoffs, as they currently have 60 points...

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  3. Colorado Avalanche: Buy or Sell at the Trade Deadline?

    As the trade deadline approaches, many teams find themselves buyers, while some find themselves selling current talent for future hope...

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  4. Colorado Avalanche: Franchise's 7 Biggest Disappointments This Season

    The Colorado Avalanche have been mediocre all year. Although they are still in the hunt for a playoff spot, they are not scaring anyone on the way...

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  5. Best Coaches Looking for an NHL Gig

    While coaching in the NHL is a fun and very rewarding job, there is no shortage of overturn. There are only 30 teams, and as a result of coaches getting first shots at a job, many productive and experienced coaches are left in the unemployment line...

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  6. Colorado Avalanche Need to Fire Coach Joe Sacco to Revamp Franchise

    Joe Sacco has to be let go. This is not a rash decision based on recent events as it usually is when someone calls for a coach to be fired. The fact of the matter is that he is not the coach who can take the Avalanche to the next step...

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  7. NHL Needs to Abandon the GM of the Year Award Before It Is Too Late

    The Manager of the year award is very young and has only been presented twice. The best GM is supposed to be a matter of opinion and not supposed to be a one-year accomplishment...

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  8. Colorado Avalanche Must Trade a Defenseman Before the Playoffs

    The Colorado Avalanche has a problem teams love to have: They have too many defensemen in the young variety. Currently, the Avs have eight defensemen on their roster and two more who will be ready next year...

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  9. NHL Is Not Facing a Concussion Pandemic

    A total of 71 NHL players have missed time due to a concussion this season. Nineteen were back within five games and 34 were back within 10. The rest missed more time or are still out including the poster boy, Sidney Crosby ...

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