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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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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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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