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the devil in the details

The New Jersey Devils inked a precident setting deal to sign All-Star forward Ilya Kovalchuck today. Is your head spinning at just that thought? One of the least offensively minded teams in the history of hockey just signed one of … Continue reading

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a call for less blood on the ice

Ice hockey is played on a low friction surface and the rules are designed to allow for the inevidable bumping, grinding that results in some emotional pushing and shoving and retaliatory hits. Heck, I am all for fighting in hockey … Continue reading

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forty for failing: midseason NHL EC recap

It might be a new year on the calendar but it’s only mid-year for the National Hockey League. Thus far, it is a pretty big year for story lines with records and players falling like there’s no tomorrow and triumphs … Continue reading

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Lord Stanley is Loving Round Two

The first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs are over. Some big drama and some great memories came from it, as well as a few key learnings to take away such as: 1) a hockey game is a minimum of … Continue reading

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capital netminding chaos

So, those Washington Capitals are at it again. The goofy goalie games are back yet again. This time its the subjugation of another struggling goalie for another possible surprise move in net even more drastic than last years trade deadline … Continue reading

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Cupping it up

It’s that time of year… Stanley Cup time! Personally, I am very excited, as my beloved Washington Capitals handily took the Southeast and are slotted in the #2 seed for the Eastern Conference. It was a brilliant season overall with … Continue reading

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Habs and Havenots

100th season… such a huge accomplishment in all of sports, such a disappointing result. This is their last chance at tremendous result, in such a tenuous situation, set of for a tumultuous result. No team has won once in every … Continue reading

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