Columns

Top Shelf Thursday

1. With the firing of Paul MacLean by the Ottawa Senators, the coaching situation around the league has it’s first domino to fall. MacLean was fired after guiding the team to a 11-11-5 record. Sure, the Sens were still in it,…
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Top Shelf Thursday

By Dave Turner 1. Wednesday night’s Kings/Ducks game that ended in a 6-5 Ducks shootout win, was a sensational display of hockey on national TV. Not to discredit the NFL, or even the NBA, but this game was stellar television….
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NHL Power Rankings – Week 3

1. Anaheim Ducks (7-2-0) [No. 1 last week] – They laid an egg against the Sharks, but outside of that they’ve been on fire. Big test though coming up, with a four game road trip that features the Blackhawks, Stars, Blues…
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NHL Power Rankings – Week 2

Some teams that started hot have quickly been extinguished and some that fell behind are right back up near the top. That’s to be expected this early in the season, where match ups and road trips play into how each…
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Top-Shelf Thursday

(This is the first of what will be a weekly column during the season where we’ll chronicle various items throughout the league. We’ll have  goal breakdowns using gif images, discuss on and off the ice topics and much more.) By…
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NHL Power Rankings – Week 1

We’re back into the thick of NHL hockey and it was an exciting first week. There are a few surprises here, but with a small sample size (two or three games) for each team, it’ll make for a shuffle at…
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2014-15 NHL Preseason Playoff Predictions

By Dave Turner One thing is for certain, there are no guarantees in the NHL. With the competition level so close in this league, a few games either way may mean the difference between a playoff spot or an April…
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