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Over the weekend, a disgraceful organization ripped off the Detroit Red Wings logo and used it as their own in a Charlottesville, Virginia white supremacy protest. This description is the only press I’ll give this organization – their views are despicable and should be left in history where they belong. When news of this broke,
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When the Erie Otters open training camp later this month, it will signal the dawn of a new era. Gone are most of the heroes of their OHL Championship team that came within one win from winning the Mastercard Memorial Cup. For the first time in over five seasons, the Otters will need to rebuild their
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While losing Andrei Markov will definitely be felt by the Montreal Canadiens defense, so will the loss of an alternate captain. Who is the likeliest candidate to replace him? Markov and Subban Out Andrei Markov and P.K. Subban – (Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports) There’s been significant turnover with regard to the team’s leadership corps since
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When the Lightning signed Ryan Callahan to his six-year $34.8 million dollar extension back in the summer of 2014, they expected to have a reliable two way player for years to come, but his game has become inconsistent lately. Before we can set expectations for Callahan this year, we need to review his tenure with
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The hockey world lost a true icon Saturday with the passing of long-time executive Bryan Murray. The 74-year-old succumbed to the Stage 4 colon cancer he had been fighting for the last three years. Murray began his NHL executive career in 1981-82 with the Washington Capitals, the start of what would be an illustrious career
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Repeating as Stanley Cup champs isn’t easy. In fact, before the Pittsburgh Penguins’ ridiculous 2017 run, it hadn’t been done since before the salary cap era, when the Detroit Red Wings repeated as champions in 1998. Of course, the Wings probably spent around $60 million on their team—adjusted for inflation, that’s about $90 million in
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Last month our contributors helped compile the Edmonton Oilers Top 10 Prospects list. This month we’ll be looking at each of those ten prospects in depth in reverse order. Laurent Brossoit ranked sixth on our list and was the highest rated Oilers goaltender amongst the group. It’s hard to fathom that the 24-year-old is still considered a
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Think you know all there is to know about the Montreal Canadiens? Time to find out. We’ve dug into the past of the nearly 108-year-old team to pull out some factoids you may be totally unaware of. Time for a Habs history lesson. How Well Do You Know the Habs’ History? Which Montreal Canadiens superstar was the first-ever
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As great as Cam Talbot was for the Edmonton Oilers in 2016-17, expecting a repeat performance in 2017-18 would be quite the ask. In my mind, there is an extremely good chance the 30-year old will once again be among the best goaltenders in the league but to think he will do it by appearing
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The last time the St. Louis Blues won their division was the 2014-15 season. Since then, they’ve come in second twice and finished third last season. St. Louis finished last year with a total of 99 points, 10 back of the Chicago Blackhawks for first place in the Central Division and seven back of the
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This article was originally posted in August, 2014. Everyone loves an underdog. It’s not hard to see why. An individual or a team that overcomes the odds with a plucky heart and determined spirit always seems to capture the imagination of the masses. Sports are filled with teams like this, and hockey may have more
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Over the last three years, Jim Benning has been applauded for building up the Vancouver Canucks‘ once woeful prospect pool. While that’s good news for the Canucks and their fans, it’s not necessarily good news for Cole Cassels. Once considered a top-five prospect for the Canucks, the 22-year-old has seen his positioning on the Canucks’
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There are just 44 days until the London Knights take to the ice at Budweiser Gardens in London, Ontario, to open up their 2017-18 OHL campaign. But on Wednesday, the team and media gathered on the concourse of their home arena as the Knights unveiled three additions to their roster ahead of the new season.
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AUSTIN, Texas — The NHL’s Dallas Stars have become the first Texas professional sports franchise to officially oppose a “bathroom bill” targeting transgender people. Team President James Lites said in a statement Wednesday that the Stars are “strongly opposed to any legislation perceived as discriminatory.” The NFL and NBA have previously joined dozens of powerful
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Two very important centers have made the rumor mill on Wednesday. Both very well could stay with their respective teams, but it hasn’t stopped people from speculating. What will become of both Tyler Seguin and John Tavares if the Dallas Stars and New York Islanders can’t respectively get their financing and/or priorities in order? Tyler
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The San Jose Sharks enter 2017-18 in a precarious position. After failing to come to terms with unrestricted free agent and franchise legend Patrick Marleau, the Sharks are poised to take a step back, at least offensively, without significant progress from the “five or six” rookies that general manager Doug Wilson expects to play on
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Travis Hamonic lost his father, Gerald, to a heart attack in the summer of 2000. Travis was 10 years old. Opening with the new Calgary Flames defenceman’s worst day is jarring, but I feel it’s necessary. You can’t talk about Travis Hamonic without touching on his origin story, as the event has become so woven
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