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3 hrs ago | Litter Box Cats

A look into the relationship between dCorsi, shooting percentage, and production

Scrolling through the tons of data I've been able to gather has alerted me to a particular trend, especially in terms of "breakout" line combinations; that is, certain players gel very well over the course of a season, and put up good numbers for a team, occasionally even carrying them to victory across stretches of a season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Florida Panthers, Drew Shore, NHL Southeast Division, NHL Eastern Conference

7 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Wheat Kings set for competitive camp

We are just days away from what promises to be an extremely competitive camp for the Brandona SWheat Kings.

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Related Topix: Sports, Keaton Ellerby, Jordin Tootoo, Aaron Rome

11 hrs ago | Observer & Eccentric

Columbus Blue Jackets draft pick Milano joins Plymouth Whalers

Milano was selected in the first round by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 2014 National Hockey League Draft.

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Related Topix: Sports, Columbus Blue Jackets, NHL Hockey, NHL Central Division, Ice Hockey, Winter Sports, Ryan Hartman, Olympic Hockey, Patrick Kane (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Olympic Winter Games

15 hrs ago | Oil On Whyte

Oilers Farm Hands A to Z Travis Ewanyk

I wish that I could say that Travis Ewanyk was NHL ready, had put on tons of muscle and had shown improved, phenomenal numbers on offense - if I could, he might be part of the Oilers solution down the middle.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Edmonton Oilers, Travis Ewanyk, Will Acton, Boyd Gordon, Anton Lander

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Cult of Hockey: Flames will be better than soft Oilers this year, says NHL analyst

There's certainly no reason to be bullish about Daryl Katz's Oilers in 2014-15 The Calgary Flames and the Edmonton Oilers have battled it out at the bottom of the Western Conference standings for the past two seasons, with Calgary being the worse of the team in 2012-13, just ahead of the Oilers, and the Oilers edging out the Flames in 2013-14.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Edmonton Oilers, Calgary Flames, Ben Scrivens, Benoit Pouliot, Anton Lander, Mark Fayne

Examiner.com

2014-2015 NHL preview: Buffalo Sabres

Yesterday, I covered the Boston Bruins , who may be the best team in the NHL this season, and are a real Cup contender.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Buffalo Sabres, Matt Moulson, Michal Neuvirth, Tyler Ennis, Zemgus Girgensons, Tyler Myers

The Washington Post

Goalie Giguere retires after 16 seasons in NHL

Goaltender Jean-Sebastien Giguere is retiring after 16 NHL seasons in which he won 262 games, a Conn Smythe Trophy and a Stanley Cup championship.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Colorado Avalanche, NHL Northwest Division, Jean-Sebastien Giguere, Joe Sakic, Semyon Varlamov, Patrick Roy

Philly.com

Hagg eager to make Flyers

ROBERT HAGG got his first taste of American-style hockey when he spent 10 games with the Adirondack Phantoms last season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Philadelphia Flyers, Robert Hagg, Kimmo Timonen

Detroit Free Press

Gustav Nyquist's scoring prowess assures him a spot on one of Red Wings' top-two lines

Deep into the NHL off-season, Free Press sports writer Helene St. James takes an analytical look at individual Red Wings and assesses expectations for the coming season: Today's focal point Looking at numbers: Scored a team-high 28 goals and added 20 assists in 57 games.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Red Wings, NHL Hockey, Pavel Datsyuk, Gustav Nyquist, Henrik Zetterberg

Examiner.com

Examining Joe Thornton captaincy with San Jose Sharks

CSN Bay Area Insider Kevin Kurz dropped a bomb that nevertheless blew very little up Wednesday, Aug. 20: Joe Thornton is no longer captain of the San Jose Sharks .

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Related Topix: Sports, San Jose Sharks, NHL Hockey, Joe Thornton, Patrick Marleau, Rob Blake, NHL Pacific Division, NHL Western Conference

Monterey County Herald

Best Bets, Aug. 21-27: First City and other festivals

The First City Festival follows up on its exciting first year with a lineup of indie/alt rock acts that have roots in folk, R&B and punk, among other genres.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tim Thomas

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Washington Post

Sabres shift Devine to player personnel director

The Buffalo Sabres have shifted Kevin Devine's role to player personnel director in the latest series of front-office shuffles this offseason.

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Related Topix: Sports, Randy Cunneyworth

CBS Sports

Canucks confirm settlement with Steve Moore

Mere hours after a reported settlement between former NHL player Steven Moore, the Vancouver Canucks and former Canucks forward Todd Bertuzzi was refuted by Moore's older brother Mark, the Canucks issued a statement saying an agreement has in fact been made.

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Related Topix: Sports, Steve Moore, Vancouver Canucks, NHL Northwest Division, Detroit Red Wings, Todd Bertuzzi

Marin Independent Journal

Sharks take away Thornton's captaincy; Raffi Torres out indefinitely

The Sharks announced Wednesday that they will open training camp without Joe Thornton as team captain, and that left wing Raffi Torres will need a second surgery on the right knee injury that caused him to miss all but five regular season games last season, The decision on Thornton is a reflection on the team's previously announced plans to change ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, San Jose Sharks, NHL Hockey, Joe Thornton, Raffi Torres, NHL Pacific Division, Emerson Etem

Contra Costa Times

Sharks take away Thornton's captaincy; Raffi Torres out indefinitely

The Sharks announced Wednesday that they will open training camp without Joe Thornton as team captain, and that left wing Raffi Torres will need a second surgery on the right knee injury that caused him to miss all but five regular season games last season, The decision on Thornton is a reflection on the team's previously announced plans to change ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, San Jose Sharks, NHL Hockey, Joe Thornton, Raffi Torres, NHL Pacific Division, Emerson Etem

Sporting News

NHL advanced stats: Goalies are predictably unpredictable

If you've been following hockey news this summer, you'll have noticed that NHL teams have made a point of embracing the analytical analysis that has ruled the blogosphere in recent years and hired some awfully shrewd minds to help guide their personnel decisions.

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Related Topix: Sports, Corey Crawford, Jonathan Quick, Mike Smith

Local TV Station KTVZ

Senators re-sign LW MacArthur

The Ottawa Senators signed left winger Clarke MacArthur to a five-year, $23.25 million contract extension on Tuesday before he became a free agent next summer.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Ottawa Senators, Clarke Macarthur, Kyle Turris, NHL Northeast Divison

Cardiac Cane

NHL Rumors: Tomas Kaberle to Attempt NHL Comeback

Jan 17, 2013; Montreal, QC, CAN; Montreal Canadiens head coach Michel Therrien talks with defenseman Tomas Kaberle in front of assistant coach Clement Jodoin during the first period at the Bell Centre.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tomas Kaberle, NHL Hockey, NHL Northeast Divison, Montreal Canadiens, Michel Therrien

CNews

Five of the best and worst ALS Ice Bucket Challenges

Robert Downey Jr., Rob Ford, and Cristiano Ronaldo all offered up some of the best ALS Ice Bucket Challenges.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tie Domi

Tue Aug 19, 2014

USA Today

5 pressing NHL offseason issues

With less than a month to go before NHL training camps open, here are five pressing issues that are far from being resolved: 5 pressing NHL offseason issues With less than a month to go before NHL training camps open, here are five pressing issues that are far from being resolved: Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1oPfrtt New ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Boston Bruins, Reilly Smith, Torey Krug, Marc Savard, Colorado Avalanche, Jarome Iginla

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