1. The 12 Biggest Tear-Jerking Moments in NHL History

    Hockey is a man's sport. Players are expected to play through injury. Skaters must throw big checks as well as take them. The men on the ice are expected to handle the most pressure-filled of situations...

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  2. NHL 2013: One Obstacle Standing in the Way of Each Team's Stanley Cup Dreams

    The old adage says that defense wins championships. Of course, it helps when that defense has good goaltending, offense, leadership, coaching and will to win to back it all up...

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  3. NHL 2013: 6 Coaches Who Won't Survive a Slow Start to the Season

    The countdown clocks are all on the verge of expiration: The 2013 NHL season is finally upon us. Though the season may be shortened, the prize remains the same...

    Dan Kelley Written by Dan Kelley about over 1 year ago 6,336 reads 10 comments

  4. Philadelphia Flyers: Can Scott Laughton Make the Team Permanently?

    One of the biggest names around Flyers training camp is a name that virtually none of us knew before last June: Scott Laughton...

    Dan Kelley Written by Dan Kelley about over 1 year ago 6,687 reads 7 comments

  5. NHL Jerseys: Putting Every Current Uniform on the Chopping Block

    The beginning of the new NHL season is only days away, and on Saturday we will finally see our favorite players trade in their KHL jerseys, practice get-ups and street clothes for the uniforms they were born to wear...

    Dan Kelley Written by Dan Kelley about over 1 year ago 15,740 reads 70 comments

  6. Philadelphia Flyers: Why Claude Giroux Should Not Be Captain Yet

    The Philadelphia Flyers began training camp on Sunday in front of more than 3,000 fans at the Skate Zone in Voorhees as the Flyer faithful turned out to celebrate the start of a new, albeit shortened season...

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  7. Handicapping Each NHL Team's Odds for Winning the 2013 Stanley Cup

    For a while, the odds of any team winning the Stanley Cup in 2013 seemed bleak. The NHL lockout, which began in September and canceled all games through January 19, very nearly ...

    Dan Kelley Written by Dan Kelley about over 1 year ago 11,629 reads 38 comments

  8. Power Ranking Each NHL GM Entering the 2013 Season

    The phrase "the buck stops here" refers to the fact that the success and failure of an organization have to eventually rest entirely on the shoulders of one person. A bad coaching hire, a poor first-round draft pick, a terrible free agent signing...

    Dan Kelley Written by Dan Kelley about over 1 year ago 6,320 reads 54 comments

  9. NHL Season 2013: The 10 Players Under the Most Pressure to Perform

    Optimism has returned to the NHL as labor negotiations took a positive turn last week, and those of us who aren't afraid of jinxes can start preparing ourselves to watch, analyze and obsess over a 2013 NHL season...

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  10. Every NHL Player a Free Agent? Building the Ultimate Realistic Team

    Almost two weeks ago, the Toronto Sun reported that the NHL , in response to the NHLPA's decision to move on a disclaimer of interest, would consider counterpunching by arguing that all player contracts be taken off the table...

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  11. NHL Free Agency: Power Ranking the Upcoming Class of Free Agents

    Regardless of whether or not we actually have a 2012-13 NHL season, general managers everywhere will find themselves meticulously planning the futures of their teams. A huge part of that future will be how they deal with free agency...

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  12. Ranking the 50 Toughest Players in NHL History

    Hockey has been a dynamic, changing game throughout the course of its history, but the one constant has been the toughness of its players, in some form or another...

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  13. One Player Each NHL Team Needs to Get Under Contract

    The NHL lockout is coming down to the wire, with the stalemate between the league and the players' union getting closer and closer to the unspoken deadline by which hockey will either return, or officially be canceled for 2012-13...

    Dan Kelley Written by Dan Kelley about over 1 year ago 1,575 reads 11 comments

  14. The 15 Most Boneheaded Fan Moments in NHL History

    Hockey fans take pride in their sport. As the redheaded stepchildren of the four major sports' fanbases, we all have a certain complex about us. We get defensive of our game when the guys on ESPN poke fun at hockey's lack of popularity...

    Dan Kelley Written by Dan Kelley about over 1 year ago 3,454 reads 15 comments

  15. Each NHL Team's Toughest Player

    There is no denying the excitement of a player who can dazzles defenses with his stick handling, or a goaltender who robs opponents across the crease. But the heart and soul of hockey rests in a very simple, innate trait: toughness...

    Dan Kelley Written by Dan Kelley about over 1 year ago 17,292 reads 54 comments

  16. Philadelphia Flyers: Assembling Their All-Time All-Star Roster

    The Philadelphia Flyers joined the NHL as part of the "second six" in 1967, and the team has built a history that nearly rivals the six teams that came before it...

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  17. The Top 50 Rookie Seasons in NHL History

    While the sport of hockey has produced figures who have gone on to become legends of the game, every player, iconic or completely forgettable, started his career in the same role: rookie...

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  18. 25 Additions to the Next CBA Guaranteed to Prevent Future Lockouts

    The 2012-13 NHL season is teetering on the edge of cancellation, a feat that would shamefully mark the second full-season work stoppage in the history of major North American sports—and the second time the NHL has done it in eight years...

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  19. Philadelphia Flyers: 15 Biggest Fan Favorites in Franchise History

    The Philadelphia Flyers joined the NHL as an expansion team in 1967, the beginning of a long relationship with the sports fans of the City of Brotherly Love. Over the years, the Flyers have seen their fair share of villains on the ice...

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  20. The 12 Most Overexposed Players Currently in the NHL

    As hockey fans, we love our players. We love our superstars. We love our enforcers, our role players, our power-play quarterbacks and our penalty killing specialists. Hell, most of us even love the backup goaltender...

    Dan Kelley Written by Dan Kelley about almost 2 years ago 2,667 reads 38 comments

  21. 20 Biggest Divas Currently in the NHL

    Hockey is a sport known for its humility. Whether influenced by the game's "low man on the totem pole" status in the United States or the generally congenial nature of its founders in the Great White North, hockey has a decided lack of egos...

    Dan Kelley Written by Dan Kelley about almost 2 years ago 557 reads 57 comments

  22. Philadelphia Flyers: Minor League News and Notes During the NHL Lockout

    While the Philadelphia Flyers have yet to take the ice in the Wells Fargo Center, the foundation for a 2012-13 season is still developing in upstate New York...

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  23. Philadelphia Flyers: 4 Players Benefiting from Time in the AHL

    While the NHL lockout has been dominating the headlines for the last two months, it is still possible to see NHL players playing professional hockey in North America...

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  24. Philadelphia Flyers: Predicting the Team's Opening Night Defensive Pairings

    The Winter Classic has been cancelled and the NHL lockout continues to keep the sport in limbo, but hockey in 2012-13 is not dead yet (via Yahoo! Sports )...

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  25. Philadelphia Flyers: Why They'll Be Better in 2012-13

    The NHL may still be bleeding from the lockout, but the 2012-13 season is not dead yet. While NHL players spend their days in Europe, in the AHL or at the negotiating table, there ...

    Dan Kelley Written by Dan Kelley about almost 2 years ago 1,214 reads 35 comments