Tag Archive | "Mikael Backlund"

Nightly Scrap: Canes dominate Stanley Cup rematch

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

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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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Researching the roles of the top NHL prospects (26-50)

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

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With pre-season predictions becoming stronger and stronger, we turn to one of the most important wildcards in fantasy hockey: the Rookie.  A good rookie can add depth to your squad and in some cases help you win your League.  A personal favorite site of mine, Hockey’s Future, recently released their top 50 prospects for the…

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Friday Night Lights: Demotions, Backups & Waivers, oh my

Friday, October 1, 2010

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Nashville Predators netminder Pekka Rinne should play around 60 games this season should he remain healthy, as Matt Bennett covered earlier.  After an excellent stretch run last season which helped carry the team to the playoffs, Rinne ranks 13th overall amongst goalies in most drafts.  In March of last season alone he totaled four shutouts…

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Jokinen leaves pre-season game

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

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Olli Jokinen left the Calgary Flames’ pre-season matchup with the Phoenix Coyotes last night in the middle of the second period with an undisclosed mid-body injury.  Temporarily stepping in for Jokinen between Niklas Hagman and Jarome Iginla was Alex Tanguay but don’t expect that to be a long term solution. If Jokinen misses any extended…

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