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2016 Playoff Preview: (1) Dallas Stars vs. (4) Minnesota Wild

Monday, April 11, 2016

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2016 Playoff Preview: (1) Dallas Stars vs. (4) Minnesota Wild

After a disappointing 2014-15 season where the Dallas Stars found themselves golfing in mid-April, they battled their way back to the top of the Western Conference and are in the playoff for just the second time in eight years. Dallas’ first round opponent is the Minnesota Wild, who have made the playoffs for the fourth […]

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2015-16 NHL Divisional Breakdown: Central

Thursday, September 17, 2015

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2015-16 NHL Divisional Breakdown: Central

In the past I have done a breakdown of all 30 NHL teams. This season I have decided to break it down by division with a preview for each team inside! The Central Division is arguably the toughest division in the NHL. It consists of the defending Stanley Cup Champions, one of the best goaltending […]

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The Kovalchuk Theory Taking Effect

Friday, March 5, 2010

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The Kovalchuk Theory Taking Effect

Yesterday, I read an interesting article on A Yankee Whistles in Dixie which makes some excellent points.  The Ilya Kovalchuk theory like the Patrick Ewing theory states that the team will actually play better without the distraction of a star player.  This theory holds true in relation to the Thrashers as they hold an impressive 4-1-2 record […]

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Fantasy Spin on Kovalchuk to New Jersey

Thursday, February 4, 2010

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Fantasy Spin on Kovalchuk to New Jersey

The Atlanta Thrashers traded star left wing Ilya Kovalchuk and Anssi Salmela to the New Jersey Devils in exchange for Patrice Cormier, Johnny Oduya, Niclas Bergfors, a first round pick and a swap of second rounders. Lou Lamiorello and the Devils receive the centerpiece of the deal as Kovalchuk likely will play the point on […]

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New Jersey Devils 2009/10 Season Preview

Saturday, September 5, 2009

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New Jersey Devils 2008/09: 51-27-4 – 106 pts (1st in Atlantic, 3rd in East) Arrived: Yann Danis (NYI), Cory Murphy (FLA), Ilkka Pikkarainen (Finland) Departed: Brian Gionta (MTL), John Madden (CHI), Michael Rupp (PIT), Scott Clemmensen (FLA), Niclas Havelid (Sweden) All things considered, the New Jersey Devils had a fantastic season last year.  After losing […]

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