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Dallas Should Trade Their Third Overall Pick

After winning the third overall pick at the draft lottery a month and a half ago, rumors have run rampant that the Dallas Stars were open to trading the pick for immediate help. There are certainly pros and cons to any trade decision, but this one seem to line up nicely for the Stars. On …
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Montreal Canadiens 2017 Draft Preview

With the Montreal Canadiens going into the 2017 NHL Draft with the 25th overall pick (and two second round picks), their focus should most likely be on the forward position. Montreal Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin has gone on record stating that the Canadiens do not have a solution to their scoring issues internally and this …
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Tracking Swaps: The Best General Manager of 2016-2017

We just found out yesterday that Edmonton’s Peter Chiarelli, Nashville’s David Poile and Ottawa Pierre Dorion were named finalists for the General Manager of the year award. Many will point to the big trades Poile and Chiarelli made within minutes of each other on June 29th as deciding factors. Nashville boldly acquired P.K. Subban from …
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Maple Leafs Look To Bolster Defense

The Toronto Maple Leafs concluded a very surprising and successful season after a first round exit against the Washington Capitals. Led by a trio of rookies, which is highlighted by Calder favourite Auston Matthews, the Leafs were rejuvenated this season and managed to squeak into the last playoff spot in the East. This is great …
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Smashville to the Stanley Cup Semi-Finals

Well, EA’s NHL 17 did predict the Nashville Predators to reach the final, but actually watching them push through Chicago and St Louis has been quite the adventure. Having handedly disposed of the Chicago Blackhawks in four games, it’s interesting to point out that three defensemen were among Nashville’s top 5 point producers. Interestingly enough, …
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Jim Nill’s Genius Trade

The Dallas Stars have added to their opportunistic and lopsided trades with the acquisition of goaltender Ben Bishop’s rights from the L.A. Kings in exchange for a previously acquired fourth round pick (Montreal’s) in the 2017 NHL Draft. Ben Bishop was traded earlier this year by the Tampa Bay Lightning at the Trade Deadline to …
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The Best Defenseman of the Playoffs Is Not Erik Karlsson

Many would look at Erik Karlsson and his 11 points in as many games as the undisputed best defenseman in this year’s playoffs. I shudder at the thought of a 100% Karlsson during these playoffs, but alas, we are left with a banged up point-per-game Karlsson that continues to be the driver of Ottawa’s plays. …
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