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Brock has been the Editor-In-Chief of DailyFaceoff.com since the start of the 2012-13 season, the Host of the DFO Podcast since 2015 and Editor-In-Chief of DailyDugout since the 2017 season.

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The Sabres acquired Skinner from Hurricanes

Friday, August 3, 2018

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In a rare August trade, the Buffalo Sabres acquired winger Jeff Skinner from the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for Cliff Pu, a 2019 second-round pick, a 2020 third-round pick and a 2020 sixth-round pick.  OFFICIAL TRADE: We've acquired Jeff Skinner from Carolina for forward Cliff Pu, a second-round pick in the 2019 NHL Draft, a…

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Weber will miss 5-6 months after undergoing knee surgery

Thursday, July 5, 2018

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The Montreal Canadiens announced that defenseman Shea Weber will be out for five to six months after undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery to repair a meniscal tear in his right knee.  Weber missed the final 49 games of the 2018 season with a foot injury. He eventually underwent surgery on his left foot and that was…

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2018 NHL Free Agent Tracker

Saturday, June 30, 2018

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The Top 30 Unrestricted Free Agents have been ranked below using Corsica’s Player Ratings to rank them.  Free Agency opens on Sunday, July 1st and we will update this list as the Free Agents start signing contracts. Throughout the week I will also be previewing the top players at each position.  Players 2018 Team 2019…

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2018 NHL Free Agency Preview: Right Wings

Thursday, June 28, 2018

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The NHL Free Agency period opens on Sunday, July 1st and there are a number of big fish on the market.  Over the course of the week, I will be previewing the top names at each position. Included in each report is the player’s Corsica Player Rating, their Positional Ranking and their Predicted Contract from…

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Sabres acquire Sheary, Hunwick from Penguins

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

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The Buffalo Sabres have acquired Conor Sheary and Matt Hunwick from the Pittsburgh Penguins for a conditional 2019 fourth-round draft pick.  Condition on draft pick. If Sheary scores 20 goals or 40 pts or Buf trades Hunwick before the '19 draft, it flips to a 3rd round pick. https://t.co/eqe1KYdf09 — Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) June 27,…

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2018 NHL Free Agency Preview: Left Wings

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

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The NHL Free Agency period opens on Sunday, July 1st and there are a number of big fish on the market.  Over the course of the week, I will be previewing the top names at each position. Included in each report is the player’s Corsica Player Rating, their Positional Ranking and their Predicted Contract from…

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2018 NHL Free Agency Preview: Centres

Monday, June 25, 2018

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The NHL Free Agency period opens on Sunday, July 1st and there are a number of big fish on the market.  Over the course of the week, I will be previewing the top names at each position. Included in each report is the player’s Corsica Player Rating, their Positional Ranking and their Predicted Contract from…

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Breaking Down the Hurricanes/Flames Trade

Sunday, June 24, 2018

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Day one of the NHL Draft was quiet, but the Carolina Hurricanes and Calgary Flames made a big splash on day two.  The Hurricanes traded Noah Hanifin and Elias Lindholm to the Flames for Dougie Hamilton, Micheal Ferland and prospect Adam Fox.  The Hurricanes were having a difficult time signing restricted free agent Lindholm and were…

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DailyFaceoff NHL Mock Draft 2.0

Friday, June 22, 2018

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I created a Mock Draft at the end of May, didn’t change anything and wrote profiles on every pick over the last 22 days.   A lot has changed since then. The NHL combine went down, we heard rumours about which teams like which players. With the Draft  few hours away, I re-visited my original…

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NHL Mock Draft 2018: No.31 — Alexander Alexeyev

Friday, June 22, 2018

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Fresh off of the first Stanley Cup in franchise history, the Washington Capitals have already lost their head coach but own the No.31 and No.46 overall picks in the first two rounds.  The Capitals’ prospect pool isn’t overly exciting. Their top prospect is unquestionably goaltender Ilya Samsonov. The 21-year-old was the No.22 overall pick in…

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