1. The 10 NHL Teams That Have Improved the Most in the 2017 Offseason

    In today's National Hockey League, nearly all significant organizational moves are made during the summer months. The salary-cap system sets up chain reactions for virtually all transactions...

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  2. NHL Stars Facing the Biggest Question Marks in the 2017-18 Season

    In the financial world, SEC regulations require mutual funds to inform potential investors that "past performance is not indicative of future results," per Forbes ' John Brown...

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  3. NHL Free Agents 2017: Players Whose Situations Have Improved the Most

    Action around the National Hockey League heated up in a big way in the month of...June. Yes, June. The Pittsburgh Penguins' Stanley Cup win, the Vegas Golden Knights' expansion draft, Nico Hischier vs...

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  4. 2017 NHL Free Agency: Ranking the Best Value Signings so Far

    NHL free agency is best known as the time of year when general managers are required to outbid their rivals with long-term contracts and massive dollar values in order to reel in the players they hope will effectively fill out their team's rosters...

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  5. Winners and Losers of the Start of NHL Free Agency

    The 2017 NHL free-agency period has looked a little different from what we usually see. Maybe it's the lack of high-octane superstars who have opted to explore unrestricted free agency...

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  6. NHL Free Agents 2017: Final Predictions for Where Top Players Will Land

    Enough talking. Let's get down to business! On Saturday at noon ET, the National Hockey League's 2017 free-agency period will begin...

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  7. Burning Questions for 2017 NHL Free Agency

    The rumor mill has been spinning on the high as the NHL 's annual free-agency window prepares to open. Teams are allowed to chat with players who will become free agents on Saturday to get a sense of whether they would be a good fit...

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  8. 2017 NHL Draft Picks Most Likely to Have an Immediate Impact

    In the NHL , the draft works differently from most other major sports. When a player is selected, his development path will usually take another year or two—or more—before he finally gets a chance to earn a roster spot at hockey's top level...

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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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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