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HARD HITS: Tkachuk blockbuster trade involving Huberdeau a rarity, the uncomfortable direction the NHL is headed

Once the first domino fell when Johnny Gaudreau left Calgary for Columbus by taking less money to uproot his family back to the States, it was pretty much a foregone conclusion that Matthew Tkachuk would not remain a Calgary Flame. … Continue reading

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Devils continue improving with trade for Marino

Well when I last signed off here, I had gone from disillusioned over the Johnny Gaudreau mess to appeased (for lack of a better word) by a fortuitous late-night signing of Ondrej Palat, and now pleasantly surprised today by Fitz’s … Continue reading

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Day One of the Free Agent Frenzy: As predicted, Trocheck signs with the Rangers, Halak the new backup, Copp heads home and Strome out West, Gaudreau turns down Devils for Blue Jackets, The best contracts of July 13th

Day One of free agency didn’t disappoint. The July 13th FA Frenzy featured almost every big name. There were so many signings that it may as well have been a carnival. Even with the late news that Evander Kane stayed … Continue reading

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Devils’ UFA day starts with promise and ends with frustration – or maybe not?

Predictably after a UFA day for the Devils that saw their biggest acquisitions be a third-line center (Erik Haula) and a seventh defenseman (Brendan Smith), there was no end-of-the day presser from GM Tom Fitzgerald about what can only be … Continue reading

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Free Agent Predictions

For fun, I decided to make some free agent predictions for the July 13th class. The NHL FA Frenzy period officially kicks off at 12 noon. Before I get to guessing where players will land, Evander Kane is staying put … Continue reading

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The excitement of free agent frenzy begins Wednesday, Avalanche lock up Nichushkin, Malkin stays, Gaudreau leaving, Rangers likely to lose Copp and Strome, qualify Kakko

As we draw closer to midnight before July 13th, there will continue to be many discussions on potential available players who could hit the market on Wednesday. The free agent frenzy officially begins tomorrow afternoon. With that in mind, it’s … Continue reading

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Off-Season underway, Copp and Strome not looking promising for Rangers, Lightning trade McDonagh to Predators, re-sign Paul, NHL Draft this week, latest free agent news and leaks

The hockey off-season is underway. Even though free agency isn’t official until July 13. That’s still another nine days away. However, that hasn’t prevented teams from making some moves. The activity hasn’t been too busy. But we’ve already seen a … Continue reading

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Panarin’s remarkable shot that defied logic, A truthful quote on these Blueshirts, Second Round set to begin tomorrow

Artemi Panarin and the #NYR take the back page of today’s @nypost pic.twitter.com/tLxQ1bI9q4 — Mollie Walker (@MollieeWalkerr) May 16, 2022 A night later, let’s get to why I couldn’t believe the overtime winner Artemi Panarin scored to beat the Penguins … Continue reading

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Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Who will be left standing in a hard to predict postseason?

They say that stories write themselves. In some cases, that’s true. Take for example the Canadiens last year. They were left for dead after going down three games to one in the first round against the rival Maple Leafs. Then, … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks For Hockey

What are we thankful for? That’s always the question every Thanksgiving holiday season. Honestly, I feel this should be asked everyday. When I reflect back to all the wonderful times shared and special moments spent with family and friends, it’s … Continue reading

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