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Take a moment and think about the great captains in NHL history. Players like Steve Yzerman, Mark Messier, and Joe Sakic probably come to mind, but what made them great leaders? Perhaps it was their skill level, or maybe they were just natural motivators. Very few men have had the chance to share a locker
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With the Islanders looking less and less like a Cup contender as the 2015-16 season winds to a close, a familiar feeling has crept up within the team’s fanbase. The organization may be wasting the prime of John Tavares’ career. Since drafting the wunderkind in 2009, the Islanders have made the playoffs two times in six
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As an up and coming player in Russia, Nikita Kucherov was given the nickname – The Russian Rifle. One of my colleagues, Christopher Ralph, summarized the potential Kucherov possessed five years ago prior to the 2011 NHL draft when the Tampa Bay Lightning drafted him in the second round. Even then as a skinny 18
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While most of us enjoyed an extra day off and a Thanksgiving feast this past week, the Chicago Blackhawks were taking care of some business down in sunny Florida. The Hawks went head-to-head with one of the best teams in the league in the Tampa Bay Lightning last Wednesday night. They ended up dropping a
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The Los Angeles Kings have placed forward Brooks Laich on unconditional waivers with the intent of mutually terminating his contract. General manager Rob Blake confirmed the move Sunday. The Kings had assigned Laich to the American Hockey League’s Ontario Reign on Saturday after the 34-year-old cleared regular waivers. Laich’s future is uncertain. Agent Roland Thompson
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New in the 2017-18 season, we will have an OHL column called the Sunday Seven. Once a week or thereabouts, we will go around the league and highlight seven stories of note and share analysis. This week, we begin with a major trade that took place Saturday. Hamilton Went All-In News of a potential blockbuster
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While Victor Mete has been a revelation for the Montreal Canadiens, all his continued presence serves to prove is the team’s organizational ineptitude. Mete a Healthy Scratch Victor Mete – (Photo by David Kirouac/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) You would have to believe the only reason the 19-year-old Mete is still with the Canadiens is
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It’s been a long stretch for the Edmonton Oilers and their fans through the first 23 games of this season. Edmonton’s one of seven teams from the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs that are outside the playoff picture at U.S. Thanksgiving for 2017-18. If it’s any consolation, that includes last year’s Stanley Cup champions the Pittsburgh
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Not much was expected from the Vancouver Canucks this season. That’s what happens when you have two consecutive campaigns of finishing second to last in the Western Conference, with the third-fewest points in the NHL. Last season was particularly dire for the Canucks, as they managed just 69 points. This represented their lowest total in an
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Every year, Detroit Red Wings general manager Ken Holland uses the American Thanksgiving holiday to evaluate where his team stands and how to approach the remaining 75% of the schedule. Considering the likelihood of reaching the playoffs when you’re on the outside at this point of the season, Holland’s rationale is pretty fair. What was
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The Montreal Canadiens have traded away forward Torey Mitchell to the Los Angeles Kings in exchange for a fifth-round draft pick in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft, the Canadiens announced Thursday. This deal comes on a league-wide off-day as players get to spend time with their friends and families on Thanksgiving (in the United States,
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