Month: October 2017

It’s one month into the 2017-18 season and the Windsor Spitfires are showing that rebuilds don’t have to be painful. Coming into the season, expectations were of a slow but steady progression. After winning the 2017 Memorial Cup, the Spitfires knew they were going to be losing some significant talents. Gone were five of their
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Ex-Montreal Canadien Mark Streit has officially announced his retirement, bringing an end to the ultimate underdog career. The way his NHL career ended, his contract being terminated with the Habs, will probably end up being one of the biggest lowlights (along with the complete 2010-11 season he missed due to injury). Nevertheless, there are plenty
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This article was originally published in October, 2014. Since beginning play in the 1917-18 season, the NHL and it’s teams have seen drastic changes as well as improvements regarding team uniforms. Not only have jersey designs changed throughout history, but so too has technology, with development constantly adapting to bring players ultimate benefits without inhibiting their skill
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Another day, another slow start to a game for the Columbus Blue Jackets. Unlike the previous slow starts, the team could not recover from this one. Vladimir Sobotka scored late in the first period and the St. Louis Blues never trailed as they defeated the Blue Jackets 4-1. Columbus still has a very respectable record
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It’s July 5, 2018. The nightmare was real. You woke up to see that yesterday’s news was not fake. John Tavares has signed his next contract in the NHL, and it was not with the New York Islanders. What happens next? What can the franchise possibly do? Losing their heart and soul, captain—and with due
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The Calgary Flames have not had a truly elite player since they shipped, in the throes of a spirited tank job, an imperceptibly decaying Jarome Iginla to the Pittsburgh Penguins for two career minor leaguers and a first-round draft pick. The Flames have a solid, balanced young core that, while undisciplined at times, could make
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The Vancouver Canucks were supposed to have many weaknesses this season, and goaltending was near the top of that list. After Ryan Miller departed for Disneyland in the offseason, Jacob Markstrom was presumably going to take over the starting job. It was the logical decision, even though his previous career-high in starts was only 33 games,
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Something strange is happening right now with the Vancouver Canucks. Predicted not to do much prior to this season, they returned earlier this week from a five-game road trip where they picked up eight points, when in truth, it would have been an achievement to even go .500. Now, following Thursday night’s comprehensive 6-2 beat
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