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Getting to Know the Arizona Coyotes: Lauri Korpikoski

Jan. 20, 2013; Glendale, AZ, USA; Phoenix Coyotes center Lauri Korpikoski skates the puck into the Columbus Blue Jackets zone during the first period at Arena.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Pacific Division, Phoenix Coyotes, Lauri Korpikoski, NHL Players, Mikkel Boedker, Anaheim Ducks

Tue Aug 19, 2014


NHL Teams That Are Doomed to Disappoint in the 2014-15 Season

For fans whose favourite teams finished their seasons on a disappointing note, there's always a chance that some time off will heal what ails them.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Western Conference, Carolina Hurricanes, Anton Khudobin, Peter Laviolette, Andrej Sekera, NHL Players


Ranking the Top 5 Under-the-Radar Prospects for the Philadelphia Flyers

It's taken a few years, but the Philadelphia Flyers have slowly stockpiled one of the more encouraging prospect pools in the Eastern Conference.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Philadelphia Flyers, Samuel Morin, Scott Laughton, Jason Akeson, NHL Players, NHL Atlantic Division

The Globe and Mail

Maple Leafs hire NHL's Brandon Pridham as capologist

Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Dave Nonis talks to reporters in the team's locker room May 16, 2013.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Toronto Maple Leafs, NHL Northeast Divison

Red Wings outlook: Staying healthy the main issue with backup goaltender Jonas Gustavsson

Career stats: 141 games, 57-52-20 , 2.91 goals-against average, .900 save percentage, five shutouts; 0-2, 2.71 GAA, .917 save percentage, no shutouts.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Hockey, Jonas Gustavsson (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports, Detroit Red Wings, NHL Hockey, Jimmy Howard, NHL Players, Petr Mrazek, Jonas Gustavsson

Mon Aug 18, 2014

A Winning Habit

Kevin Hayes Would Be A Perfect Fit With The Montreal Canadiens

Jan 19, 2013; Montreal, QC, CAN; On ice projection of the Canadiens logo during the warmup period at the Bell Centre.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Northeast Divison, Montreal Canadiens, Lars Eller, Jarred Tinordi, NHL Players


Poll: Will Washington get back into the playoffs?

Last year marked the first time in six seasons that Washington failed to advance to the NHL's second season.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Washington Capitals, Brooks Orpik, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Andre Burakovsky, Marcus Johansson, NHL Players

SLAM! Sports

Blackhawks bring back Michael Leighton

Veteran goaltender Michael Leighton signed a one-year contract to begin a second tour of duty with the Chicago Blackhawks.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Players, Michael Leighton, NHL Hockey, Chicago Blackhawks, NHL Central Division

Sun Aug 17, 2014


What If The Predators Were In the East? A Hypothetical Analysis

It's the late offseason, and let's face it, there's nothing to talk about. So, we here at Predlines are beginning a three-part series called "What If?" In this series, we will examine different hypothetical, yet plausible scenarios from the past and see how the Predators would be different in that scenario.


Related Topix: Sports, Nashville Predators, NHL Hockey, Shea Weber, NHL Players, Detroit Red Wings, NHL Central Division, James Neal

Sat Aug 16, 2014


Grades for Top NHL Free-Agent Signings from the 2013 Offseason After 1 Year

If you're an NHL fan who's hoping for a star turn from your team's newly-signed unrestricted free agent, you might want to temper your expectations.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Boston Bruins, Zdeno Chara, Reilly Smith, Torey Krug, NHL Players, NHL Northeast Divison

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Penguins Sidney Crosby says aching wrist is "good"

The reigning NHL MVP has been undergoing treatment on his right wrist after injuring it sometime last season.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Penguins, NHL Players, NHL Atlantic Division

Stanley Cup of Chowder

Report: Simon Gagne to attend Bruins training camp on a tryout

For those Bruins fans who haven't blacked the end of the 2009-2010 season from their memory, you'll recall that Simon Gagne is the former Philadelphia Flyer who stuck a dagger in it during Game 7 of the second round of the playoffs: Gagne bounced from Philly after their run to the Stanley Cup finals to Tampa Bay, a team that made the Eastern ... (more)


Related Topix: Sports, Simon Gagne, NHL Players, Boston Bruins


Under Pressure: Ben Bishop

There's no denying Ben Bishop had a tremendous 2013-14 campaign, posting career highs in nearly every statistical category en route to his first Vezina nomination.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Tampa Bay Lightning, Ben Bishop, NHL Players, Brian Boyle, Jason Garrison, Anton Stralman

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Jerry D'Amigo aims to make Columbus Blue Jackets rosterJerry D'Amigo...

Jerry D'Amigo aims to make Columbus Blue Jackets roster The Johnson City native was traded by Toronto this offseason Check out this story on Jerry D'Amigo achieved his dream of reaching the National Hockey League the past season; now he's focused on staying there.


Related Topix: Sports, Jerry D'Amigo, NHL Players, Columbus Blue Jackets, NHL Hockey, NHL Central Division, Toronto Maple Leafs, Matt Frattin, NHL Northeast Divison

Pension Plan Puppets

New Depth: Daniel Winnik

This is my third New Depth post of the offseason, analyzing the Maple Leafs ' six depth forward acquisitions since July 1st, 2014.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Anaheim Ducks, Toronto Maple Leafs, Leo Komarov, Mike Santorelli, NHL Players, NHL Western Conference

Wed Aug 13, 2014


Will Kris Letang Bounce Back to Norris Trophy Form in 2014-15?

Instead of pushing for an Olympic roster spot with Canada and challenging for the Stanley Cup with the Pittsburgh Penguins , the 27-year-old spent a majority of the campaign dealing with serious injuries and ailments.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, James Neal, NHL Players, NHL Atlantic Division, Ice Hockey, Winter Sports

Cardiac Cane

Why Does West Dominate East?

Jun 1, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Blackhawks left wing Patrick Sharp celebrates after scoring a goal against the Los Angeles Kings during the first period in game seven of the Western Conference Final of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Chicago Blackhawks, Patrick Sharp, NHL Central Division, NHL Players

Tue Aug 12, 2014


Ranking the Philadelphia Flyers' 5 Best Highlight-Makers in the Last Decade

But the orange and black have arguably never had a more dynamic set of highlight-makers than the City of Brotherly Love and its fans have seen over the last 10 years.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Atlantic Division, Philadelphia Flyers, Peter Forsberg, NHL Players


Bourque brothers looking to reunite with Rangers

Chris and Ryan Bourque may be minor league mainstays to this point in their respective careers, but both are hoping they can make a case for NHL roster spots and reunite with the New York Rangers this season.


Related Topix: Sports, Ryan Bourque, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, NHL Atlantic Division, New York Rangers, Tanner Glass

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Broad Street Buzz

Martin Biron: The Best Flyer To Wear No. 43

September 12, 2012; New York, NY, USA; NHL players Daniel Briere and Martin Biron talk before registering at the 2012 NHLPA summer player meetings at the Marriott Marquis.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Philadelphia Flyers, Scott Hartnell, Braydon Coburn, Kimmo Timonen, NHL Players, NHL Atlantic Division