Monthly Archives: February 2014

Devils face uncertain waters in the week ahead

For most teams in the week before the NHL’s trade deadline, their positions are already clear.  Most have already been lumped into the buyer or seller category depending on their position in the standings.  In the Devils’ case though, they’re … Continue reading

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Sabres shopping Ryan Miller

As the March 5 trade deadline nears, the Sabres could be saying goodbye to Ryan Miller. The 33-year old American goalie returned to action last night making 36 saves in Buffalo’s 3-2 home win over Carolina. He even contributed offensively with … Continue reading

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O Captain! My Captain!

O CAPTAIN! my Captain! our fearful trip is done; The ship has weather’d every rack, the prize we sought is won; The port is near, the bells I hear, the people all exulting, While follow eyes the steady keel, the … Continue reading

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Following Olympics, trade deadline looms

Now that the Olympics have concluded, the NHL has resumed activity. In fact, Carolina at Buffalo are the only game tonight on the schedule. More than the playoff race is on the line the final month and a half. The … Continue reading

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Islanders get good news: Tavares won’t need surgery

For once, the Islanders received some good news. John Tavares won’t need knee surgery. The star center will need approximately eight to 12 weeks to recover. He also revealed that it was the second time he’s suffered a left knee … Continue reading

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Injuries don’t tarnish NHL participation in Sochi

The worst fear was realized for the Islanders in Sochi. Star center John Tavares is done for the season. During yesterday’s Canadian 2-1 quarterfinal win over Latvia, he left with a knee injury sustained on a hit from Arturs Kulda … Continue reading

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Olympic Hockey In Sochi Preview: Part I

The anticipation is building. Less than 24 hours from now, men’s Olympic hockey gets going in Sochi, Russia. The possibilities are endless. In total, 12 countries will participate with dreams of gold. Canada aims to defend their big win in … Continue reading

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Rangers close Olympic break in second

At times, it’s been an unpredictable season for the Rangers. Perhaps that should’ve been expected with new bench boss Alain Vigneault taking over. Despite first half struggles, they have overcome a rough start and find themselves second in the Metro … Continue reading

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Merrill’s first NHL goal gives Devils a crucial OT win

Describing last night’s game against the Oilers as a must win for the Devils wasn’t too far from the truth, considering we were five points out of a playoff spot and facing the worst team in the West at home … Continue reading

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Third time’s not the charm as Devils’ late-game struggles continue

As the Devils pulled a nearly unprecedented feat of blowing a lead in the last two minutes for the third straight game, what came to mind was a scene from The Odd Couple II, the sequel to the hit comedy … Continue reading

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