1. 2011 NHL Entry Draft: Each NHL Team's Best Second Round Pick of All Time

    The first round of the NHL draft is this Friday night In Minnesota. Coverage of the event begins at 7 p.m. EST. Every NHL team still operating seems to have gotten a handle on picking a quality player in the first round of the NHL draft...

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  2. Montreal Canadiens Offseason: What Is to Be Done with Scott Gomez?

    The Montreal Canadiens had a fair season in 2009/10. While they only finished five points ahead of the ninth place Carolina Hurricanes , for once they weren't backing into the playoffs on the last day of the season...

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  3. New York Rangers: How Did Chris Drury Wind Up Here?

    It is rumoured that Glen Sather, the spendthrift General Manager of the New York Rangers , is preparing to buy out the final year of Chris Drury's $7.05 million per year contract...

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  4. NHL Playoffs: Players Have to Stop Hitting Each Other in the Head

    Aaron Rome hit Nathan Horton Monday in game 3 of the Stanley Cup finals with what could have been deemed a legal body check. In the past just this type of hit has been celebrated ...

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  5. NHL: The Five Worst Coaches in Montreal Canadiens History

    Montreal Canadiens fans will always tell you that the worst coach in franchise history is the guy doing it right now, whenever "now" may be. Company man Claude Ruel hated coaching Les Glorieux...

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  6. NHL Trade Speculation: 7 Most Likely Destinations for Chris Drury

    Chris Drury of the New York Rangers is coming off a season where injury limited him to just 24 regular season games...

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  7. Mario Lemieux and the 20 Best 1st Overall NHL Draft Picks

    The NHL first began to get their teams together to draft unallocated players back in 1963. It was originally called the NHL amateur draft and used to draft any unsigned non-professional player...

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  8. NHL: 25 Hardest Slap Shots in the History of Hockey

    The slap shot is the fastest, hardest shot in hockey. It involves a huge wind-up and a transfer of almost the entire body's energy into the shot...

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  9. San Jose Sharks Facing All the Pressure in Game 7 with Detroit

    The San Jose Sharks have acquired the reputation of a team that over performs in the regular season, but flounders in the playoffs. The team, in it's 20 year history, has yet to win a Stanley Cup...

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  10. NHL: Why Pavel Datsyuk Shouldn't Be a Finalist for the Selke Trophy This Year

    The Frank J. Selke trophy is awarded annually in the NHL to the forward who demonstrates the most skill in the defensive component of the game. Pavel Datsyuk has won the award the last three years in a row...

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  11. Teemu Selanne and the Best NHL Playoff Performances by Players over 40

    The Anaheim Ducks' Teemu Selanne had a great season as a forty-year-old. He followed that up with six goals in the first round of the playoffs, which lead the league. Unfortunately, his season is over...

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  12. 2011 NHL Playoffs: Darren Helm and the 25 Fastest Skaters in the Postseason

    Hockey always starts with skating. Many of the greatest stars in the game like Maurice "Rocket" Richard, Howie "The Stratford Streak" Morenz, Paul Coffey, Guy Lafleur, Wayne Gretzky, ...

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  13. Nashville Predators vs Anaheim Ducks: Best NHL Playoff Series So Far?

    The NHL playoffs seemed to get off the mark with a whisper rather than a bang this year. There were two shutouts the first night and the only close game was a tightly played 2-1 victory by the Washington Capitals over the New York Rangers ...

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  14. 2011 NHL Playoffs: What Must the Boston Bruins Do To Get Back in the Series?

    The Boston Bruins have lost the first two games at home in their best of seven first round series with the Montreal Canadiens. They came into the playoffs as Northeast division champions finishing seven points ahead of the Montreal Canadiens...

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  15. Corey Perry Is Ready to Take the Hart Memorial Trophy from Daniel Sedin

    Sidney Crosby was the early-season favourite to walk away with the NHL 's MVP trophy. When he went down with a concussion, Daniel Sedin emerged as the new consensus favourite...

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  16. Carey Price Sets Montreal Canadiens' Record While Habs Clinch Playoff Berth

    Any time that a player can set a record on a 100-year old professional sports team it is likely to be significant. Last night, Carey Price set the record for games played in a season by a goalie as he appeared in his 71st game of the year...

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  17. NHL: Which Playoff Team Needs to Win the Stanley Cup the Most?

    Some teams always seem to have a chance to win the Stanley Cup. The Detroit Red Wings are always ready for a cup run. If they don't win it this year, you know they can take a run at it next year...

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  18. Vancouver Canucks Are Ready to Beat the Presidents' Trophy Curse

    The Vancouver Canucks locked up their first Presidents' Trophy ever Thursday night with a 3-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings . Some fans of the team may be wondering if that was a mistake...

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  19. NHL Free Agency 2011: Brad Richards, Ilya Bryzgalov Lead a Bumper Crop of UFAs

    Last year was a little disappointing for unrestricted free-agent signings. The majority of the bigger names, like Tomas Plekanec and Patrick Marleau, simply re-signed with their original clubs...

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  20. NHL: Tim Thomas and the Top 10 Goalies Fight to Win the Vezina Trophy

    The Vezina trophy is annually awarded to the NHL goalie deemed to be the best in the league by the 30 NHL general managers. Historically, it was awarded to the goalie who had the best goals-against average in the league...

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  21. NHL: Most Disappointing Acquisition Ever for Each NHL Team

    Every NHL team makes new acquisitions every year. Not all of those moves work out. Whether it's drafting the next can't miss prospect or signing the grizzled general manager who is ...

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  22. NHL Trade Deadline: 20 Best Deadline Deals in History

    Trade deadline day this year in the NHL was anti-climatic at best. Most of the deals were done before the last minute for a change. Dustin Penner and Dennis Wideman were among the biggest names moved yesterday...

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  23. Montreal Canadiens: The 13 Worst Trades in Team History

    Trade deadline day sometimes brings about a trade that puts a team on the path for a Stanley Cup victory. If your team's general manager makes the right deal he can even start them on the road to dynasty...

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  24. Montreal Canadiens Ice-Cold Outdoors In Calgary at the Heritage Classic

    The Canadiens have always been a very hot ticket in Calgary . Back when the NHL had a schedule that catered to the fans rather than to owners' desires to save on plane fare, ...

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  25. Tomas Kaberle dealt to Bruins for Joe Colborne and Picks: A Big Anti-Climax ?

    Since Brian Burke joined the Toronto Maple Leafs on November 29th of 2008, the rumours of Tomas Kaberle's departure in a trade began. The skilled defenseman lacked the size and nastiness Burke was thought to be looking for in his defense...

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