1. NHL Trade Deadline: Florida Panthers Trade Michael Frolik for Jack Skille

    The old Florida Panthers held on to their draft choices as if they were all precious diamonds, no matter what their play might indicate. Dale Tallon has shown a willingness to part with those picks...

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  2. Evgeni Malkin's Wrecked Knee Likely To End Pittsburgh Penguins Season Early?

    The Pittsburgh Penguins announced yesterday that center Evgeni Malkin has tears in both medial collateral and anterior cruciate ligaments in his right knee. ( http://tsn...

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  3. Montreal Canadiens Come Out of the All-Star Break Rested and Reinvigorated

    Only Carey Price will appear at the All-Star game in Raleigh for the Montreal Canadiens. The rest of the team has six full days off before they have to be in Washington to face the Capitals...

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  4. Tobias Enstrom, Sidney Crosby, Jason Spezza: NHL Injuries Drive and Kill Trades

    Injuries to key members of potential playoff teams have them scrambling to fill gaps. Unfortunately guys who aren't on the long term injured reserve list still count against the cap...

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  5. NHL: 20 Worst Player Performances for the Dollar So Far This Year

    Over the years there has been a long list of NHL players who haven't provided value for the money they have been paid...

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  6. Which Ten NHL Teams Did The Best at The WJHC In Buffalo ?

    The Russian junior team won the gold medal this year at the World Junior Hockey Championship in Buffalo. After losing their first two games of the tournament to Canada and Sweden, they went on a six-game unbeaten run to take it all...

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  7. Mike Cammalleri and Max Pacioretty Join the Montreal Canadiens' Injury Parade

    Playing their second game in two nights, the Montreal Canadiens suffered two quick injuries in the first period...

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  8. Florida Panthers Need New Talent to Gain Respectability

    Stephen Weiss has been on a bit of a streak. His three assists Tuesday night helped the Panthers to their OT victory over the Washington Capitals, Southeast Division rivals. He's scoring at just over a point a game clip for the last 17 games...

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  9. NHL: Mike Green, Tim Thomas and 17 Biggest Surprises of Season's First Half

    Every NHL season has it's share of surprises. Can't miss favourites fall by the wayside while unheralded, unheard of players suddenly become stars. For good or ill the surprises come...

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  10. Kris Letang, Marc-Andre Fleury? Will the Real NHL All-Star Teams Please Stand Up

    In the immortal words of Homer Simpson, "When will people learn? Democracy doesn't work!" While democracy works better than any other system humans have cobbled together to form governments, it's a miserable way to pick an NHL All-Star team...

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  11. Montreal Canadiens Approach Halfway Point As One of the Coldest Teams In NHL

    The Montreal Canadiens followed up a great playoff run with an amazing start to the 2010-11 NHL season. They were first in the Northeast Division on Dec. 7. Since then they've gone 3-8-1...

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  12. James Wisniewski Traded From NY Islanders To Canadiens: 4th Team In Five Years

    American born offensive defenseman James Wisniewski was traded yesterday from the New York Islanders to the Montreal Canadiens for a second round pick in 2011 and a conditional fifth round pick in 2012...

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  13. John MacLean Pays Price for New Jersey Devils' Ill-Conceived Personnel Moves

    John MacLean served as an assistant coach with the New Jersey Devils for seven years. After a short stint as head coach with the AHL's Lowell Devils , the New Jersey farm team, he was brought in to replace Jacques Lemaire...

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  14. NHL: Which Team Is Showcasing the Most Young Talent at World Juniors in Buffalo?

    The World Junior Hockey Championship (WJHC) or the U-20 World Hockey Championship as it is known in Europe, is one of the best international tournaments in the world...

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  15. Marian Hossa, Jordan Staal and the Most Fragile Players in the NHL

    Hockey like football is a collision sport. The game is played at high speed, on ice. Injuries are going to happen. Resiliency in a hockey player is a virtue. Gordie Howe played an 80 game season in the NHL at age 51...

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  16. C Lars Eller, RW Mathieu Darche, LW Benoit Pouliot: Best Fourth Line In Hockey?

    The Montreal Canadiens have had a very successful first 32 games. The obvious culprits are to blame. Improved defensive play and a fantastic start from young goalie Carey Price are the two biggest factors in this early season surge...

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  17. Ryan Miller and the 10 Best NHL Goalies Since the Lockout

    Coming out of the lockout, the NHL made systemic changes to the way hockey was played in an attempt to encourage higher scoring games. Obstruction fouls that had become endemic were called once again...

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  18. NHL's 10 Best Bargain Starting Goaltenders

    Christmas has come around. Throughout North America people are shopping; looking for bargains. The same is true in the NHL. The goaltender can be the most important player on your team...

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  19. Dale Tallon's Next Big Challenge: Sign Tomas Vokoun or Not ?

    Dale Tallon was rewarded for putting together the best young team in hockey by getting fired by the Chicago Blackhawks . Florida Panther ownership stepped in to sign him...

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  20. NHL: What Is the Best Division?

    The Central Division has been the best division in the NHL in recent history. The last three Western representatives in the Stanley Cup Finals and two of the last three winners have come from the West’s Central division...

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  21. Florida Panthers Still Holding on After First Quarter of 2010/11 NHL Season

    The revitalized Southeast Division is becoming a tougher place to play every year. First it was Vincent Lecavalier and Martin St. Louis in Tampa Bay and then Eric Staal in Carolina...

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  22. Toronto Maple Leafs: Brian Burke Needs to be Fired

    Truculence and arrogance will apparently only take you so far. Last night in Montreal, a Brian Burke -created team displayed a power play that made the Canadiens look like the mid-80 Oilers...

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  23. Florida Panthers: Dale Tallon and 7 Great Reasons to Be a Fan

    The Florida Panthers joined the National Hockey League in the 1993-94 season along with the Anaheim Mighty Ducks. They represented an attempt by the NHL to expand into non-traditional hockey markets in the southern US...

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  24. Montreal Canadiens: Confidence Is the Key So Far for the Team

    Bob Gainey flushed the engine in Montreal between the 2008-09 season and 2009-10. A group of veterans lead by Alexei Kovalev, Saku Koivu and Alex Tanguay were allowed to leave while ...

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  25. Vincent Lecavalier Operation May Scuttle Tampa Bay Lightning Playoff Hopes

    The Tampa Bay Lightning made several preseason lists as one of the NHL teams likely to improve the most this year...

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