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2016-17 NHL Season Preview: St. Louis Blues

Saturday, October 8, 2016

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2016-17 NHL Season Preview: St. Louis Blues

We are four days away from the start of the NHL season. The scheduling of your Fantasy Hockey drafts have begun. The DraftKit is on sale and it is time to start previewing the 2016-17 NHL season. I will be previewing two teams every day and each preview will consist of: Projected Line Combinations, a breakdown of each team’s…

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Klesla Shipped from Columbus After 10 Years

Monday, February 28, 2011

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Klesla Shipped from Columbus After 10 Years

Rostislav Klesla had been with the Columbus Blue Jackets since their inception. Taken fourth overall back in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft, the Czech defenseman played in 515 games over parts of 10 seasons. Like most roster-player-for-roster-player trades, Klesla moves from the Blue Jackets mainly because he is due for a change in scenery. After…

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Nightly Scrap: Bryzgalov, Coyotes shutout Oilers; move into first

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

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Nightly Scrap: Bryzgalov, Coyotes shutout Oilers; move into first

There was only one game last night so we will keep the Nightly Scrap relatively brief today. In fact, this is probably the last rendition of this article series you will see for the time being seeing as we can now cover everything in our brand new player updates section.  So while this marks goodbye…

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Nightly Scrap: Isles lose 13th straight game

Monday, November 22, 2010

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Nightly Scrap: Isles lose 13th straight game

There has to be a point where the New York Islanders pick up a win.  Last night seemed like the perfect time to break out of their funk, facing an Atlanta Thrashers team that has picked up only 21 points in as many games.  However, the Thrashers showed the Isles just how much better they…

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Nightly Scrap: Kovalchuk the hero in overtime

Saturday, November 13, 2010

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Nightly Scrap: Kovalchuk the hero in overtime

Ilya Kovalchuk scored the game winning goal just two days after flubbing a shootout attempt and ending the Devils’ attempt for a win.  However, most of the credit for the team’s win has to go to getting some fresh legs in the lineup as Brian Rolston, Mattias Tedenby and Alexander Vasyunov all potted their first goals…

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Fantasy Season in Review: Phoenix Coyotes

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

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Fantasy Season in Review: Phoenix Coyotes

Offensive Corps: Shane Doan led the offense for the sixth straight season with a pedestrian 55 points in 82 games.  To his credit he still managed to carry the offense despite switching to a strictly defensive system.  A decrease from 31 goals to 18 does cause concern as the soon-to-be 34-year-old will not get any…

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The Predators Find Jason Arnott’s Replacement

Monday, July 5, 2010

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The Predators Find Jason Arnott’s Replacement

The Nashville Predators finally won one of the free agent frenzies by locking up one of the top centers on the market. Matthew Lombardi will make 3.5 million annually over the next three seasons and help transition top rookie Colin Wilson into the first line slot (We initially thought the Preds would hand over the…

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Scott Upshall Re-Signs with the Coyotes

Thursday, June 10, 2010

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Scott Upshall Re-Signs with the Coyotes

Scottie Upshall re-signed with the Phoenix Coyotes yesterday to a one-year contract.  According to Cap Geek, the deal will pay Upshall 2.25 million, a modest raise from his 1.5 million cap hit last year. Upshall led the team last year with 18 goals before suffering a year ending knee injury.  After he went down GM…

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Mueller and Wolski Trade Jerseys

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

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Mueller and Wolski Trade Jerseys

The Phoenix Coyotes traded Kevin Porter and Peter Mueller to the Colorado Avalanche for Wojtek Wolski in the first “hockey trade” of the deadline. Wolski moves from the first line in Colorado alongside Paul Stastny to likely the first line alongside Shane Doan and Matthew Lombardi.  We mentioned a few weeks ago how Mueller occupied…

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Mueller Reaps Benefit of Fallen Coyote

Monday, February 1, 2010

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Mueller Reaps Benefit of Fallen Coyote

The Coyotes recently lost their leading scorer Scottie Upshall to a torn ACL, effectively leaving a gaping hole on the first line.  Who will likely reap the benefits? Peter Mueller. A large disappointment to most owners, Mueller finds himself on the opposite wing of last week’s first star: Shane Doan.  In his first game on…

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