Long Read

[ad_1] For most hockey players, winning the Stanley Cup is the ultimate goal. From being drafted to helping a team through the regular season, playoffs and eventually Stanley Cup Finals, hoisting the cup is always the end-goal. Along the way, however, players all seek to play the best they can for a variety of purposes.
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[ad_1] For the last few summers, the Dallas Stars have become known for making a big splash. Whether it’s from acquiring new players through trade or free agency, a change in coaching staff or front office, or drafting a generational talent, the team’s exciting offseasons have made up for the lack of playoff hockey. But however
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[ad_1] For almost their entire existence, the Winnipeg Jets have been the blueprint for drafting and developing in the NHL. Their first round picks have been almost universal hits and their later picks have frequently struck gold as well. With that in mind, Winnipeg often ranks at or near the top of the league’s prospect
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[ad_1] As we prepare for the 2018-19 season, we have seen two players native to the Czech Republic sign with NWHL teams. Kate?ina Mrázová, a University of Minnesota-Duluth alum, has joined the Connecticut Whale while former Northeastern Huskies player Denisa K?ížová signed with the team who drafted her, the Boston Pride. Moves such as these may have
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[ad_1] It’s been a while since the round table convened, but with the NHL season just around the corner, it will become a regular meeting place for THW’s Toronto Maple Leafs coverage team to get together and talk about the major discussion points surrounding the team. With that in mind, the Maple Leafs Round Table
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[ad_1] The Florida Panthers have been more like kittens in recent seasons, developing one of the youngest rosters in the NHL. But don’t be fooled by their age, these youngsters have combined to become a skilled club whose speedy play brought them to within one point of the playoffs last season. I took a look
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[ad_1] Calling him a steal would be an understatement. Drafted 152nd overall by the New York Islanders in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft, Anders Lee has turned out to be one of the best goal scorers in the National Hockey League. Having played parts of five seasons in the NHL, here are the top 10
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[ad_1] Say what you will about the Edmonton Oilers’ prospect base, but there’s finally some depth at each position. The Oilers are still a few years away from reaping the rewards of some of these recent draft selections, but quality players are coming along through the system for the first time in a long time. Fans
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[ad_1] The Vegas Golden Knights defied the odds in their first NHL season. From winning the Pacific Division crown to representing the Western Conference in the Stanley Cup Final, the league’s newest expansion franchise sent the hockey world into a tailspin. Vegas’ first season was record-setting in many ways, and the excitement surrounding the team going
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[ad_1] An electric atmosphere. Great sight lines. Lively glass panels and boards that would rattle and reverberate from solid body checks. There was so much to love about Buffalo’s Memorial Auditorium. Before jumping back in to another Sabres season that’s filled with new front office personnel and an overhauled roster, let’s pause and turn back
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[ad_1] Line juggling isn’t an exact science as proven by the best lines in the NHL. Coaches sometimes load their top talent on one line, hoping that the superstars will carry the team. Other coaches mix highly-skilled players with role players. Then, there are coaches who strike gold with an unlikely trio of linemates. All three
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