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Crashing the Net: Jason Blake on Powerful Line

Monday, February 20, 2012

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Crashing the Net: Jason Blake on Powerful Line

Welcome to this week’s edition of Crashing the Net. For this 19th week of the season we’re going to take a look at the top five players that you might want to add to your roster this week. We hope you will be able to utilize this article in order to gain a competitive advantage…

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Three Teams Who Should Make a Trade

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

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Three Teams Who Should Make a Trade

With the trade deadline less than three weeks away, we expect NHL teams to make some moves. Below are three teams who could greatly benefit from making a trade. Los Angeles Kings The Kings’ 2011-2012 campaign has been a roller coaster ride of mediocrity. Despite playing in front of an MVP-caliber starting goalie in Jonathan…

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Teemu Selanne Signs Pact for One Year, $4 Million

Thursday, September 15, 2011

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Teemu Selanne Signs Pact for One Year, $4 Million

UPDATE 9/15/11: Teemu is back! From The OC Register Ducks Blog: The Register has learned that Selanne, 41, has signed a one-year contract worth $4 million. The contract does not include any bonuses, which he is eligible for being that he is over 35. The entry also notes this season should be his last, so try…

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Nightly Scrap: Canes dominate Stanley Cup rematch

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

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Nightly Scrap: Canes dominate Stanley Cup rematch

The Carolina Hurricanes simply continue to score goals in buckets.  As an excellent combination of veteran presence and youth, the team seems to be finally establishing their identity.  What better way to show that to the rest of the League than embarassing the team they beat in the playoffs just five short years ago. Captain…

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Nightly Scrap: Blues extend streak; Flyers fall to Caps

Monday, November 8, 2010

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Nightly Scrap: Blues extend streak; Flyers fall to Caps

After a powerplay goal by Mike Green in overtime, the Philadelphia Flyers snapped their six game winning streak against the Washington Capitals. In an exciting, yet even match the two teams traded first period goals from Nikolai Zherdev and Eric Fehr and second period goals by Ville Leino and Alexander Semin.  Both rookie goaltenders, Braden Holtby…

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Fantasy Season in Review: Toronto Maple Leafs

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

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Fantasy Season in Review: Toronto Maple Leafs

Offensive Corps: Although he missed the first twelve games of the season, the offense revolved around right wing Phil Kessel. At first, critics thought the Leafs lacked an appropriate playmaking center to compliment Brian Burke’s shiny new toy but at season’s end Matt Stajan and Tyler Bozak proved to be just good enough to keep…

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Ducks Drowning in Olympic Sized Pond

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

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Ducks Drowning in Olympic Sized Pond

The Anaheim Ducks appeared playoff bound only a month ago, winning five of their seven games going into the Olympic break.  Unfortunately, those wins came back in February and now ten days into March they still look for their first win. Let us review. Jonas Hiller signed a new contract, giving him the confidence from…

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Under Review: Armageddon Edition

Monday, February 1, 2010

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Under Review: Armageddon Edition

In light of Sunday’s bombastic pair of trades between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Calgary Flames/Anaheim Ducks (and a decidedly light week on other ‘big issue’ NHL news), it struck me as necessary to dissect the re-landscaping nature of the deals pulled by Burkie and Co. The facts: on Sunday morning, Brian Burke announced…

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Fantasy Winners & Losers in Pair of Blockbusters

Sunday, January 31, 2010

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Fantasy Winners & Losers in Pair of Blockbusters

Toronto Maple Leafs GM Brian Burke officially made two deals today.  The first sends Ian White, Niklas Hagman, Jamal Mayers and Matt Stajan to Calgary for Dion Phaneuf, Keith Aulie and Fredrik Sjostrom.  The other sends Jason Blake and Vesa Toskala for Jean-Sebastien Giguere.  What does this mean for your fantasy team? The Winners: Matt…

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The ProdiKessel Son Debuts

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

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The ProdiKessel Son Debuts

Phil Kessel has been cleared to play tonight at home against the Lightning. The Leafs will be receiving a boost tonight as Phil Kessel makes his much anticipated debut. In the last 4 games the Leafs have strung together 4 strong performances and have had a serious chance to win them all. They’ve shown some…

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