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DailyFaceoff 2017-18 NHL Predictions

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

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DailyFaceoff 2017-18 NHL Predictions

Oops. I guess I started my season previews too late because I only made it to Ottawa… not even close. Well let’s skip Philadelphia to Winnipeg and just get to my season predictions. This season we could truly see a changing of the guard in the NHL with former basement dwellers like the Edmonton Oilers…

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2017-18 Season Preview: Columbus Blue Jackets

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

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2017-18 Season Preview: Columbus Blue Jackets

During the 2016-17 season, the Blue Jackets won 50 games for the first time in franchise history, thanks to a 16-game winning streak from November 29th-to-January 3rd—yeah they didn’t lose a game in the month of December. After a successful regular season, the Blue Jackets were bounced in the first round of the playoffs by…

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2017-18 Draft Kit: Old Faces in New Places (Part 1)

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

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2017-18 Draft Kit: Old Faces in New Places (Part 1)

This summer there were changes abound and a lot of the player movement will have a huge impact on the fantasy hockey landscape for the 2017-18 season. In this two-part series we will take a look at 15 players who will be suiting up in new uniforms this fall and what to expect from them with their…

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The Predators acquired Ryan Johansen for Seth Jones

Thursday, January 7, 2016

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The Predators acquired Ryan Johansen for Seth Jones

The Columbus Blue Jackets have traded centre Ryan Johansen to the Nashville Predators for defenseman Seth Jones. The trade was announced at 6:30 p.m ET on Wednesday night. Johansen was in coach John Tortorella’s doghouse since Tortorella was hired. Things hit rockbottom when Johansen was a healthy scratch on December 17th. The 2010, fourth overall…

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DailyFaceoff Podcast: Episode 4 – The Price is Right

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

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DailyFaceoff Podcast: Episode 4 – The Price is Right

Were back on schedule, recording on Thursday and releasing on Friday. Usually these episodes will come out Friday morning, but it was an extremely busy day in the NHL so editing took longer than expected. In Episode 4, Seegs, Beebs and D discuss the slow starts from the Ducks, Flames and others as well as…

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Blue Jackets fire Richards; Hire Tortorella

Thursday, October 22, 2015

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Blue Jackets fire Richards; Hire Tortorella

On Wednesday morning the Columbus Blue Jackets announced that they had fired head coach Todd Richards and hired former Vancouver Canucks coach John Tortorella. Tortorella was still being paid by the Canucks, so the Blue Jackets were forced to give a 2016 second round draft pick to Vancouver as compensation for hiring Tortorella. Pretty ridiculous…

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2015-16 NHL Divisional Breakdown: Metropolitan

Friday, September 11, 2015

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2015-16 NHL Divisional Breakdown: Metropolitan

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! In the Atlantic Division Preview I noted that one of the biggest offseason moves was the hiring of Mike Babcock, but the biggest move…

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2015 NHL Draft: Live Draft Board

Friday, June 26, 2015

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2015 NHL Draft: Live Draft Board

  The 2015 NHL Draft kicks off at 7 p.m EST and we will have live coverage here at DailyFaceoff. News updates with scouting reports and of course, the newest NHL player’s new threads! Stay locked into DailyFaceoff and engage with fellow fans on our forums! Edmonton, you’re on the clock! Pick Team Player Position…

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BREAKING: Crosby Diagnosed With The Mumps

Sunday, December 14, 2014

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BREAKING: Crosby Diagnosed With The Mumps

Bob McKenzie originally reported that Crosby was diagnosed with the mumps virus and the Penguins later confirmed the report and announced that Crosby won’t play on Monday vs. the Tampa Bay Lightning. The Penguins medical staff will continue to monitor Crosby’s status daily, but they believe he should be through the infectious period by Monday.…

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Horton’s Career in Jeopardy due to Back Injury

Friday, October 24, 2014

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Horton’s Career in Jeopardy due to Back Injury

Columbus Blue Jackets winger Nathan Horton‘s career could be coming to an end because of a “degenerative” back issue. Horton, 29, who signed a seven-year, $37.1 million dollar contract with the Blue Jackets last summer, has not played yet this season because of the back injury. He was limited to just 35 games in his…

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