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Jonathan Drouin Out Three to Four Weeks

It didn’t take much, but Tampa Bay Lightning forward Jonathan Drouin will be out three to four weeks with a fractured thumb. “Just a little collision and I fell on it, it wasn’t a big hit or anything,” Drouin said. “Just lost balance and fell on my hand.” The club issued a statement and said […]

Another Windy Season: Chicago’s On a Mission

The Chicago Blackhawks are entering the 2014-2015 season with nothing less than the Stanley Cup on their minds. Of course, the same clichéd thing can be said for every team in the league. There’s no point in lacing the skates if you aren’t intent on winning it all. But for Chicago, it’s different. They want […]

Claude Giroux to Miss Two Weeks

Claude Giroux, the captain of the Philadelphia Flyers, will be out of action for about two weeks. The team reported the news and stated that this will likely keep him out of the eight pre-season games the club has lined up. Giroux left the ice about 15 minutes into training camp and once again this […]

Crosby, Malkin to Miss Start of Training Camp

Depending on your perspective and/or maturity level, you’ll either be drooling, concerned or preparing senselessly homophobic remarks over the news that both Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin will be missing the start of training camp for the Pittsburgh Penguins. Both Crosby and Malkin sustained injuries in preparing for training camp. Pittsburgh coach Mike Johnston didn’t […]

Will Daniel Alfredsson Play Another Season?

The future of Daniel Alfredsson has been in doubt for a while now, but perhaps the most recent setback will be the determining factor when it comes to discussions about his future. The 41-year-old Swede is not expected at training camp, say the Detroit Red Wings, and he will instead be seeing specialists for his […]

New Names, Same Faces (Mostly) in Arizona

It’s a new day in Phoenix, sort of. The Arizona Coyotes, as they’re now known, will take to the ice at the Gila River Arena, as it is now known, and will hope for the best. Last year, the Coyotes got off to a 14-4-3 start and seemed primed for greatness. A collapse led to […]

Ovechkin, Trotz and a Capital Move to the Left Side

The Washington Capitals will look to the 2014-2015 season with some hope in large part because of a front office makeover that could change the whole culture of the team. And in essence, that’s exactly what this hockey club needs. To cap off the 2013-2014 NHL season, Washington missed the playoffs for the first time […]

Jonathan Drouin: His Year, His Time

Jonathan Drouin is ready to take the next step. The Tampa Bay Lightning forward is entering training camp with every expectation on making the team. Last year, general manager Steve Yzerman sent him to Halifax. This year, it won’t be going down like that if Drouin has anything to do with it. And he should, […]

Buffalo Sabres: Nowhere to Go But Up

The Buffalo Sabres can really only go up from here. They finished the 2013-2014 NHL season dead last overall. To make matters worse, the Sabres only managed 52 points in the season. The last time a team put up so few points in single season was in 2000-2001 with the New York Islanders hitting the […]

NHL Introduces Rule Changes for 2014-2015 Season

The National Hockey League has come up with a set of rule changes for the 2014-2015 season, some of which are head-scratchers. Let’s start with the expansion of the trapezoid. Theoretically this gives goalies more room to move behind the net, as the NHL is expanding the trapezoid area by two feet from the goal […]

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