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Rookie Report: Looking at the League’s top goalies

Saturday, November 27, 2010

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Rookie Report: Looking at the League’s top goalies

Goaltending is perhaps the most difficult position to succeed in at the NHL level. There are arguably only 30 starting jobs in the NHL, compared to defensemen or forwards who will have more opportunities to play since the demand is greater. Many goalies have been know as one hit wonders, or a flash in the…

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The Heatmap: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not – Week 7

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

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The Heatmap: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not – Week 7

It was a busy week around the NHL, as we saw some high scoring games. We like to give you some diversity on the Heatmap, so while players like Stamkos and Crosby continue to score points in bunches; you may not see their names on the hot list every week. HOT Jarome Iginla, CGY –…

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The Heatmap: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not – Week 6

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

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The Heatmap: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not – Week 6

Over a long season it is evident that players will have hot streaks and cold streaks.  There are many factors that contribute to a player’s production including line mates, ice time and injuries. Let’s check in on who has been lighting it up this week. HOT Alexander Semin – After a disappointing playoff performance for…

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Rookie Report: Top 10 Forwards

Saturday, November 13, 2010

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Rookie Report: Top 10 Forwards

At the 2010 entry draft, the question was Taylor vs Tyler, who will go first. Before the season started, all the rookie hype was on 2010 first overall pick Taylor Hall as the prime Calder candidate. Now that we are 15 games in, it’s time to have a look at where the rookie forwards stand.…

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The Heatmap: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not – Week 5

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

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The Heatmap: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not – Week 5

Here we are in week five of the season.  While some teams are climbing the standings, others are starting to realize that they are in for a long season. Here is a look at the latest player trends this past week. HOT Teemu Selanne – After contemplating retirement in the summer Selanne came back for…

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Rookie Report: Top Defensemen

Friday, November 5, 2010

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Rookie Report: Top Defensemen

Last year Tyler Myers won the Calder trophy at the age of 20, putting up an impressive 48 points in his rookie season. In recent years, young defensemen like Myers and Drew Doughty contributed in big ways on the blue line.  Let’s have a look at the top rookie defensemen for 2011. John Carlson –…

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The Heatmap: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not – Week 4

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

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The Heatmap: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not – Week 4

Welcome to week 4 of the Heatmap! At this point some players are really getting their games into gear, while some others have started to slip and fall behind. Let’s take a look at the latest streaks around the NHL. HOT Chris Stewart – In his second NHL season, Stewart broke out with 28 goals…

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Rookie Report: A look at rookies making an impact

Friday, October 29, 2010

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Rookie Report: A look at rookies making an impact

Welcome to the first edition of the Rookie Report. In this column we will track the 2011  rookies to see how they are doing, and which type of role they are playing with their respective teams. As there are a number of impressive rookies to follow, a different sample group will be taken each week.…

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The Heatmap: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not – Week 3

Monday, October 25, 2010

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The Heatmap: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not – Week 3

We are back for week 3 of the Heatmap helping you to locate who is hot, and who is not.  By now teams have played a few more games as the season gets underway, and the performance of some players is reflected in their team’s results. HOT Steven Stamkos – Stamkos is leading the league with…

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The Heatmap: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not – Week 2

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

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The Heatmap: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not – Week 2

Heading into week 2 of the season, here is a look at the latest key contributors around the league; if you have some of these players on your fantasy team then you should also be off to a good start this season. HOT Brad Richards – Richards is on a tear for Dallas, he has…

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