Recently, the Detroit Red Wings’ staff made the decision to send the highly-touted Filip Zadina to their AHL affiliate, the Grand Rapids Griffins. Not so surprisingly, this move caused a ripple effect of dissatisfaction among Red Wings fans. Many claimed they had lost faith in the organization already, as they thought it was a
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It isn’t out of the ordinary for the Pittsburgh Penguins, but after a high-scoring overtime victory against the Washington Capitals and an embarrassing 5-1 defeat to the Montreal Canadiens on home ice, they have a laundry list of problems to solve after just two games. Last year, the Penguins surrendered 15 goals in their first
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San Jose Sharks center Joe Thornton is going on short-term injured reserve after experiencing discomfort in his surgically repaired right knee. Thornton experienced swelling in the knee and flew back to San Jose to meet with doctors Saturday while the rest of the team headed to the East Coast for a four-game road trip. Thornton
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Sep 28, 2018 Emily KaplanESPN With the 2018-19 season fast approaching, we’re running snapshots of all 31 NHL teams, including point total projections, positional previews, best- and worst-case scenarios and more. After a flurry of offseason moves, the St. Louis Blues have become a trendy pick to make some noise in 2018-19. How they finished
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The Calgary Flames have kicked off their 2018-19 season with high hopes after a disappointing 2017-18 campaign. There are storylines swirling all around the club after an off-season that was defined by a lot of change. Calgary Flames forward Matthew Tkachuk will flirt with the 30-goal mark in 2018-19. (Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports) With the
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The NHL lied. There weren’t six original teams when the league began operations for the 1917-18 season. There were technically only four. And, of those, only one—the Montreal Canadiens—has essentially survived up to the present day. The “Original Six” as fans know it, only came to be a few decades later, with the relatively late-joining
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The 2018-19 season is expected to be a special one in Rosemont as the Chicago Wolves will be celebrating their 25th anniversary all year long. On top of that, the Wolves will boast one of the best teams in the American Hockey League as they go for their third straight Central Division title. 2017-18 Season
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As Kelly Nash enters her second season with the Metropolitan Riveters, just like last season she’s a bit of a wild card for them. She obviously has the talent to produce points and make her teammates better, and she’s a proven winner – a two time NCAA champion with the University of Wisconsin and an
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The Toronto Maple Leafs began their 2018-19 season with a thrilling 3-2 overtime victory over the Montréal Canadians on Wednesday night, providing a happy ending for John Tavares’ first regular season game in Toronto and for general manager Kyle Dubas. The team statistics, however, are surprising. The Habs outshot the Leafs 36-25 and stifled the team’s elite
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More than 300 former collegiate hockey players played in an NHL regular-season game this past season. Former NCAA student-athletes now account for more than 30 percent of players on NHL rosters. The Kings have been active through the years signing college free agents and drafting college hockey alumni. This past March in particular, Los Angeles
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The New York Islanders have named Anders Lee the new captain of their franchise, the team announced Thursday. Lee will be taking over the reigns for the Islanders who lost their former captain John Tavares to the Toronto Maple Leafs in free agency. #Isles News: Anders Lee has been named the 15th captain in team
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