Tag Archive | "Jussi Jokinen"

Canes looking for three solid lines of scoring

Thursday, September 30, 2010

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Yesterday, the Carolina Hurricanes re-assigned top forward prospect Zach Boychuk to the Charlotte Checkers of the AHL.  While Boychuk showed some promise at the end of last season with five points over his last 20 games, the 20-year-old and former 14th overall pick failed to impress over newcomer Jeff Skinner and failed to show the…

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Most Likely to Succeed: Vancouver Canucks

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

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Most likely to Succeed is our newest series which points out one player from every team and explains why that player is poised to increase their point totals. While some teams may have more than one player likely to breakout and some none, we will focus on the ones who actually should improve with a…

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Fantasy Season in Review: Carolina Hurricanes

Sunday, June 13, 2010

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Offensive Corps: Eric Staal, Jussi Jokinen and Ray Whitney for the most part resembled the Carolina Hurricanes top line.  Staal, mostly known for his goal scoring ability, can elevate the play of his wingers and did so by accumulating 41 assists..  Jokinen went from a free grab on waivers to a legitimate 60 point scoring…

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The State of the Habs

Monday, February 8, 2010

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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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The Decade in Retrospect: Draft Picks

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

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The end of the decade is nearly upon us, so we here at Daily Faceoff would like to commemorate some important events that have transpired over the last ten years in the National Hockey League.  First up is a look at the best and worst draft picks of the decade (for the record I had…

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