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Edmonton Oilers: Connor McDavid ready to shoulder the load of franchise player?

The modern-day Edmonton Oilers may finally have their Wayne Gretzky in Connor McDavid. To be fair to McDavid, there will never be another “Great One” but if McDavid can continue his current path and the Oilers can keep following his lead up the standings then anything is possible. The Oilers are currently 25-16 including a […]

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Pittsburgh Penguins: A repeat won’t happen if road woes continue

The Pittsburgh Penguins may be playing the season a little close to the chest as they gear up for another Stanley Cup run. But, how can they call themselves contenders if they are great at home and mediocre on the road?  Why are wins so hard for the Pens to get on the road when […]

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Pittsburgh Penguins Survive First Ever Bye Week

The NHL has a new rule that was implemented this past season. Each team must take a five-day Bye Week. This was part of the negotiation with the NHL Players’ Association to sign off on the All-Start format changes.  Each team must take a Bye Week between January 1 and February 28. What this means […]

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The Columbus Blue Jackets streak is over

The Columbus Blue Jackets are currently the hottest team in the National Hockey League.  They were on a historic run that ended abruptly with a 5-0 loss to the Washington Capitals. Columbus was on the second longest win streak in NHL history.  They had an opportunity to break the 1993 Pittsburgh Penguins historic 17-game win […]

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Arizona Coyotes found a gem in Anthony DeAngelo

The Arizona Coyotes haven’t been one of the NHL’s more successful teams this season. Although it hasn’t been all bad for Arizona this year, as they might have found a future All-Pro defenseman in Anthony DeAngelo. With Zach Werenski putting up Calder-like numbers in Columbus, DeAngelo has gone relatively under the radar when it comes to […]

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Montreal Canadiens: Alexander Radulov making the most out of his time

You can’t say enough about Alexander Radulov and his play this season. The 30-year-old has been key to the Montreal Canadiens success this season, proving that he does belong in the NHL. It’s been a long road for Radulov. Drafted by the Nashville Predators with the 15th pick in 2004, he’s had to fight his […]

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Philadelphia Flyers: Jakub Voracek ready to take his spot among the elite

The Philadelphia Flyers had to be a bit concerned last season as their newly signed big contract player, Jakub Voracek struggled. Voracek wound up with 55 points in 73 games after becoming an All-Star in 2014 with 81 points. To say he had a down year would be an understatement. But everything has changed for Voracek and […]