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Jaroslav Halak Traded to the Blues

Thursday, June 17, 2010

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Jaroslav Halak Traded to the Blues

Just a few minutes ago, GM Bob Gainey Pierre Gauthier moved Jaroslav Halak to the St. Louis Blues in exchange for prospects Ian Schultz and Lars Eller. Eller may be NHL ready at this point, registering 57 points in 70 games with the Blues’ farm team– the Peoria Rivermen. Known mostly for his playmaking and…

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Trade Rumors: What if Halak/Price Move?

Friday, June 11, 2010

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Trade Rumors: What if Halak/Price Move?

No need for links, one of these goalies needs to go. For the sake of playing time, cap-ology and most of all because Jaroslav Halak beat both the Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals almost singlehandedly.  He simply will not be a backup any longer and is considered a top five goaltender league wide. We also…

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Under Review: Feb 2—Feb 8

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

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Under Review: Feb 2—Feb 8

Last week was a tremendously newsworthy week for the NHL, capped by the tragic death in a car accident of Brendan Burke. Another huge trade and some head office changes round out the week that was in the world’s premier hockey league. Please Note: The Olympics start this Friday, so Under Review will not be…

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The State of the Habs

Monday, February 8, 2010

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The State of the Habs

At 4 PM EST the Montreal Canadiens will announce their GM Bob Gainey stepping down.  According to TSN’s Bob McKenzie, Pierre Gauthier will take over as his replacement. What does this mean for the team? The Habs will play without top goal scorer Mike Cammalleri and fourth goal leading scorer Andrei Kostitsyn until after the…

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Goalies On the Hot Seat: Preseason Edition

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

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Every year, no matter how certain an NHL team’s starting goalie situation is, there’s always a chance that a backup goalie playing way over his head (or finally living up to his hype) could overtake the starting position.  Last year we saw Jonas Hiller finally overtake Jean-Sebastien Giguere in Anaheim, rookie Steve Mason dazzled in…

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