Ford Ice Impressions – Boston Bruins
The Boston Bruins didn’t have the most impressive group of the four I saw Sunday. I’ll say that straight out. That being said, there were a few guys that stood out from the pack in a way that bodes well for the future of the team, and for their fans’ peace of mind.


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Ford Ice Impressions – Boston Bruins

The Boston Bruins didn’t have the most impressive group of the four I saw Sunday. I’ll say that straight out. That being said, there were a few guys that stood out from the pack in a way that bodes well for the future of the team, and for their fans’ peace of mind. #453288328 …

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Will a New Coach Turn the Tide For the Hurricanes?
As training camp kicks off this week, many are wondering if a new coach will turn the tide for the Hurricanes.  Meet Bill Peters, the newly minted ‘Canes head coach.  He is 48 years old, a former


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player, and has been coaching in various capacities since 1996.  He h…
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Will a New Coach Turn the Tide For the Hurricanes?

As training camp kicks off this week, many are wondering if a new coach will turn the tide for the Hurricanes.  Meet Bill Peters, the newly minted ‘Canes head coach.  He is 48 years old, a former #451386858 / gettyimages.com player, and has been coaching in various capacities since 1996.  He h…

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8 hours ago
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Ryan Reaves vs. Paul Bissonnette: Who’s the Winner?
Dallas Stars Rookie Valeri Nichushkin missed the license plate of the truck that plowed him over in front of the St. Louis Blues’ bench.
At 11:56 of the first period of the Blues’ Nov. 23, 2013 matchup with Dallas, bruiser Ryan Reaves sent Nichushkin, then an NHL veteran of just 20 games, into th…
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Ryan Reaves vs. Paul Bissonnette: Who’s the Winner?

Dallas Stars Rookie Valeri Nichushkin missed the license plate of the truck that plowed him over in front of the St. Louis Blues’ bench. At 11:56 of the first period of the Blues’ Nov. 23, 2013 matchup with Dallas, bruiser Ryan Reaves sent Nichushkin, then an NHL veteran of just 20 games, into th…

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9 hours ago
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Prospects Making an Early Impression at Rookie Camp
Rookie camp has begun and now is the time for NHL prospects to make their mark within their respective organizations. With tournaments being held and games being played, young guns must showcase their talents now before they are thrusted into the playing field with men as pre-season rapidly…
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Prospects Making an Early Impression at Rookie Camp

Rookie camp has begun and now is the time for NHL prospects to make their mark within their respective organizations. With tournaments being held and games being played, young guns must showcase their talents now before they are thrusted into the playing field with men as pre-season rapidly…

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10 hours ago
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The Left Wing: Islanders Options Are Plentiful
For what the Islanders might have lacked in recent history in terms of defense and goaltending, they have had a bright spot on the first line left-wing. For years, Matt Moulson manned the position until he was dealt for the even more talented Thomas Vanek last season. Now with both of those…
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The Left Wing: Islanders Options Are Plentiful

For what the Islanders might have lacked in recent history in terms of defense and goaltending, they have had a bright spot on the first line left-wing. For years, Matt Moulson manned the position until he was dealt for the even more talented Thomas Vanek last season. Now with both of those…

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13 hours ago
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Catch Me If You Can: Patrick Marleau & Father Time
Like a Fine Wine
For all the criticism that has come down on Patrick Marleau over the years (and yours truly is no saint in that regard), all the career Shark has done, and continues to do, is score goals, lots of goals. While those like myself prefer to see a bit more tenacity in his game,…
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Catch Me If You Can: Patrick Marleau & Father Time

Like a Fine Wine For all the criticism that has come down on Patrick Marleau over the years (and yours truly is no saint in that regard), all the career Shark has done, and continues to do, is score goals, lots of goals. While those like myself prefer to see a bit more tenacity in his game,…

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7 hours ago
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Takeaways From the First Coyotes Rookie Game
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The Arizona Coyotes rookies defeated the Los Angeles Kings rookies 4-1 in a pre-season contest on Tuesday evening. It was the first opportunity for fans to see many of the young faces. Aside from beating the rival Kings, there were several …
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Takeaways From the First Coyotes Rookie Game

Brendan Perlini (Terry Wilson /OHL Images)   The Arizona Coyotes rookies defeated the Los Angeles Kings rookies 4-1 in a pre-season contest on Tuesday evening. It was the first opportunity for fans to see many of the young faces. Aside from beating the rival Kings, there were several …

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8 hours ago
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5 Prospects That Could Make The Calgary Flames
As the club hits the second year of their rebuild, the Calgary Flames have a new general manager in Brad Treliving and a bunch of new veterans. But while the team’s roster on opening day of the regular season will likely be full of veterans, given the team’s off-season acquisitions,…
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5 Prospects That Could Make The Calgary Flames

As the club hits the second year of their rebuild, the Calgary Flames have a new general manager in Brad Treliving and a bunch of new veterans. But while the team’s roster on opening day of the regular season will likely be full of veterans, given the team’s off-season acquisitions,…

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10 hours ago
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Final Thoughts From Young Stars Tournament
Vladimir Tkachev for the Calder!
Wouldn’t that be unreal? It’s unrealistic, that’s for sure, but now that I’ve got your attention, let’s take a look back at the Young Stars prospects tournament in Penticton.
The four-team showcase of Western Canadian clubs was an entertaining one, with 48 combine…
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Final Thoughts From Young Stars Tournament

Vladimir Tkachev for the Calder! Wouldn’t that be unreal? It’s unrealistic, that’s for sure, but now that I’ve got your attention, let’s take a look back at the Young Stars prospects tournament in Penticton. The four-team showcase of Western Canadian clubs was an entertaining one, with 48 combine…

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12 hours ago
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Buffalo Sabres History: Part III (1992-2003)
The next chunk of Buffalo Sabres history was a busy time that featured a lockout-shortened season as well as the team’s second Stanley Cup Finals appearance. Unfortunately, Buffalo could not win it’s first championship and the series was surrounded in controversy due to Brett…
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Buffalo Sabres History: Part III (1992-2003)

The next chunk of Buffalo Sabres history was a busy time that featured a lockout-shortened season as well as the team’s second Stanley Cup Finals appearance. Unfortunately, Buffalo could not win it’s first championship and the series was surrounded in controversy due to Brett…

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13 hours ago
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