London Knights fans are known to be exploding with passion and loyalty for their team and it’s hard to blame them. With 17 consecutive seasons making it to the playoffs and potentially another one on the horizon, Knights fans expect greatness. So what’s been the secret to success? While the London Knights organization has been blessed
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If you’re reading this, you’re probably already aware that hockey is the undisputed best sport on the planet. But if you really need some extra convincing, here’s a list of ten things (in no particular order) that make hockey the greatest sport on Earth: 1. It’s Played on a Giant Sheet of Ice Football, basketball,
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Just over a quarter of the way into the NHL season, we’re starting to see contenders separate themselves from the field and struggling teams define themselves as more than just slow starters. Looking through each division, it’s clear that some clubs at the bottom of their divisions are already turning to the future and others
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The NHL may be coming to Seattle. According to a new report in The Seattle Times, the Seattle City Council approved the Memorandum of Understanding between the city and the Oak View Group that would allow the completion of renovation on KeyArena for the use of both an NHL and NBA franchise. The council voted
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8:27 PM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN Seattle’s chance to land a National Hockey League franchise improved greatly on Monday, when the Seattle City Council overwhelmingly approved a memorandum of understanding for the $660 million, privately financed redevelopment of KeyArena. The council vote was 7-1. The Oak View Group was given the MOU months after unveiling plans
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All we talk about is the Western Conference. Not even a mention of the Toronto Maple Leafs. That criticism wasn’t entirely true in regards to Episode 11 of the Facing Off Podcast — our season debut, starring Félix Sicard — since there was also valuable insight on Carey Price and the Montreal Canadiens. Félix will
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On this date, December 4, 1968, Gordie Howe scored his 700th goal. Becoming the 1st member of this very exclusive club.  In honour of this achievement, we are re-running this tremendous tribute that former THW contributor Ross Bonander wrote and was originally published just after Mr. Howe passed away on June 10, 2016. Please enjoy a trip
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The Hamilton Bulldogs are one of the hottest teams in the entire CHL. They recently made their first appearance in the CHL’s Top 10 Rankings, at No. 8. They have a record of 15-6-3-3 and have won nine out of their last 12 games. They are certainly riding high. They just made a move to
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As a team, the Vancouver Canucks have been inconsistent this season. As individuals, certain players have taken great steps forward, whilst others have failed to gain momentum. 27 games in, we should have a good idea of who dresses when Vancouver is fully fit. However, the Canucks’ best team is far from certain. This is
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The Vegas Golden Knights were on the verge of their longest winning streak of the season after five straight wins against quality opponents before the wheels seemingly fell off the proverbial wagon. The Golden Knights have now dropped three straight contests. The current losing streak has paralleled a four-game winning streak for the Los Angeles
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Originally written when Mr. Béliveau passed away, three years ago. The hockey world, and all of Canada, mourns the loss of Jean Béliveau, a man of miraculous talent and total modesty, who played the game better than almost anyone ever has, and who carried himself– on and off the ice– with the grace and humility befitting
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In the first season following the 2004-05 lockout, the on-ice product in the NHL had shifted drastically. Gone were the days of the “clutch and grab” that allowed slow, lumbering defensemen to drape themselves on smallish, skill-players. The league experienced a renaissance of sorts, dubbed the “New NHL”. Whether it was unprecedented organizational foresight or
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