1. NHL Schedule Release: 12 Games We're Most Excited About

    On Thursday, the NHL released its complete schedule for the 2017-18 season. It's now official: There's no time off for an Olympic break in February. The All-Star break is booked for January 26 until January 29...

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  2. NHL Draft 2017: 10 Bold Predictions for This Year's Event

    The power brokers of the NHL have packed up from Las Vegas after Wednesday's awards show and expansion draft...

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  3. The Biggest Storylines Surrounding the NHL Expansion Draft

    On Wednesday, we'll get our first glimpse of what kind of team the Vegas Golden Knights will ice when they kick off their inaugural season as the NHL 's 31st franchise this fall...

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  4. Pros and Cons of Projected Top-10 Picks in 2017 NHL Draft

    It won't be long now. After years of hard work and endless scrutiny of their play, their conditioning and their characters, this year's fresh-faced crop of hockey hopefuls will see their dreams realized at Friday and Saturday's NHL draft...

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  5. The Biggest Storylines to Follow in the 2017 NHL Offseason

    Welcome to a fascinating NHL offseason. The Pittsburgh Penguins ended the playoffs by accomplishing the seemingly impossible, becoming the first team in the salary-cap era to repeat as Stanley Cup champions...

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  6. Stanley Cup Final 2017: How a Title Would Change Each Star's Legacy

    We're down to a best-of-three series. The 2017 Stanley Cup Final between the Nashville Predators and Pittsburgh Penguins is tied at 2-2. Neither team has lost at home, and Game 5 goes down on Thursday in Pittsburgh...

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  7. Ranking the Best Goals in the 2017 NHL Playoffs

    The 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs have been so exciting. There has barely been a moment to pause and reflect on all the amazing moments we've seen along the way...

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  8. Ranking the Top Single-Game Performances of the 2017 NHL Playoffs So Far

    When the Stanley Cup playoffs are complete, our strongest memories will be of the recurring motifs from the two-month stretch—the many comebacks, the scorers and goaltenders who stayed on top of their games, and the all-too-frequent video reviews...

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  9. The Biggest X-Factors in the 2017 Stanley Cup Final

    It's down to two. The 2017 Stanley Cup Final begins Monday night in Pittsburgh. The host Penguins are looking to become the first team since the 1997-98 Detroit Red Wings to win ...

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  10. Ranking the Top 2017 Conn Smythe Trophy Candidates After the Conference Finals

    With just the Nashville Predators and Pittsburgh Penguins still standing, it's time to look seriously at which players are making cases for themselves as the most valuable player in the 2017 Stanley Cup playoffs...

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  11. Biggest Questions for the Rest of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs

    The first two rounds of the NHL playoffs dealt out plenty of ecstatic highs and crushing lows. Usually watching from the sidelines at this time of year, the Nashville Predators ...

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  12. 2017 NHL Playoffs: Players Having the Biggest Impact in Their Postseason Debuts

    When NBA legend Charles Barkley says he's enthralled by the NHL playoffs, you know hockey's having a good year. The 2017 postseason has been filled with comeback wins, unpredictable outcomes and plenty of new faces...

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  13. Ranking the Top Contenders for the 2017 Conn Smythe Trophy

    The Conn Smythe Trophy was first awarded on May 1, 1965, when Montreal Canadiens captain Jean Beliveau was judged to be the NHL 's most valuable postseason player...

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  14. Burning Questions for the 2nd Round of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs

    Eighteen overtime games. Two sweeps. No Game 7s, but one doozy of an upset. As usual, the first round of this year's Stanley Cup playoffs offered a bonanza of quality hockey entertainment...

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  15. Ranking the Best Rookies Early in the 2017 NHL Playoffs

    In the Stanley Cup Playoffs, experience rules the day. Learning the grind of the NHL regular season is one thing. The playoffs are an even tougher beast to tame thanks to both the relentless schedule and the increased intensity...

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  16. Top NHL Storylines to Follow in 1st Round of 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs

    It's about to begin. For the next two weeks, we'll be treated to an all-you-can-eat buffet of hockey during the first round of the NHL playoffs. The action kicks off Wednesday night as five series get underway...

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  17. Winners and Losers of the 2016-17 NHL Regular Season

    Turn the page. The 2016-17 NHL regular-season grind is complete, and the playoffs are just around the corner. It's a perfect moment for teams and fans to take stock...

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  18. Players Most Likely to Have Breakout Performances in the 2017 NHL Playoffs

    We're just days away from the beginning of the 2017 NHL playoffs. The race is shaping up to feature plenty of intrigue...

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  19. NHL Rookies Most Likely to Make an Impact in the 2017 Playoffs

    The 2016-17 NHL season has been outstanding for the latest crop of rookies to join the ranks of hockey's top league...

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  20. Laying Out 2017 Hart Trophy Cases for NHL's Top Candidates

    With the end of the 2016-17 NHL regular season in sight, awards talk is heating up. Voting for regular-season awards will be completed before the playoffs begin in April, so time is running out for the top candidates to make their cases...

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  21. Bold Predictions for the Rest of the 2016-17 NHL Season

    The stretch run for the 2016-17 NHL season is underway in earnest. All teams are now into the final 15 games of their regular season...

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  22. 10 NHL Teams in Need of Big Offseason Changes

    The 2017 trade deadline is barely in the rearview mirror, but we're already starting to hear talk about offseason changes that could come down around the NHL ...

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  23. Ranking the Top Stanley Cup Contenders After the 2017 NHL Trade Deadline

    The 2017 NHL trade deadline is now in the rearview mirror. That means the time has come to start looking at which teams have set themselves up for a serious run at this year's Stanley Cup championship...

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  24. NHL Trade Deadline 2017: Winners and Losers from Around the League

    The 2017 NHL trade deadline has come and gone. We saw some potential contending teams, such as the Washington Capitals, Pittsburgh Penguins and San Jose Sharks, add depth. Others looked to become tougher to play against—hi, Montreal Canadiens...

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  25. The Best Dream and Realistic Option at Every Position on 2017 NHL Trade Market

    With less than one week until the NHL 's March 1 trade deadline, the masses are getting restless. Fans have grown accustomed to trades being rare in the salary-cap era, so we spend ...

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