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2 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Las Vegas Expansion Team Would Have By Far Smallest Fan Base In NHL

I cover sports media, business, and betting for Forbes, often using data. Previously, my work has appeared in FiveThirtyEight, The Atlantic, Deadspin, Slate, and Bloomberg, and I've been a guest on NPR and SiriusXM.

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2 hrs ago | Cardiac Cane

NHL to Add Four Expansion Teams by 2017

Jun 4, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; NHL commissioner Gary Bettman at a press conference before game one of the 2014 Stanley Cup Final between the New York Rangers and the Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Western Conference, Los Angeles Kings, NHL Pacific Division

4 hrs ago | Sabre Noise

Elmira Jackals Schedule Breakdown

The Elmira Jackals are set to start their first season as an ECHL affiliate of the Buffalo Sabres.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Western Conference

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Vancouver Sun

Scott Stinson: Adding four franchises to NHL long on ambition, short on logic

Some of television's biggest celebrities arrive at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles for the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards on August 25, 2014 in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Ice Hockey, Winter Sports

BleacherReport

Predicting the Most Unstable NHL Goaltending Situations for 2014-15

Going into the 2014-15 season, the NHL is loaded up with great goaltending. It should make for some intriguing turf wars as the season gets underway.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Viktor Fasth, NHL Players, Anaheim Ducks, Edmonton Oilers, NHL Northwest Division, Calgary Flames, Ilya Bryzgalov

680News

NEW Potential NHL expansion could include Toronto, Las Vegas, Quebec City and Seattle: report

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman has said publicly that expansion isn't something the league has seriously considered , but recent reports say otherwise.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Western Conference

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Rink Royalty

Crisis in Canada: Goaltenders

Jan 18, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Montreal Canadiens head coach Michel Therrien stands on the bench in front of fans dressed as goalies against the Toronto Maple Leafs at Air Canada Centre.

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Related Topix: Sports, Carey Price, NHL Players, Michel Therrien, NHL Hockey, NHL Northeast Divison, Montreal Canadiens, Toronto Maple Leafs, Ice Hockey, Winter Sports

Broad Street Buzz

Brian Boucher: The Best Flyer To Wear No. 33

February 23, 2013; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Flyers goalie Brian Boucher during warm ups against the Winnipeg Jets at the Wells Fargo Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Players, Brian Boucher, Sergei Bobrovsky, Michael Leighton, Robert Esche, NHL Hockey, NHL Atlantic Division, Philadelphia Flyers

Examiner.com

2014-2015 NHL preview: Columbus Blue Jackets

The move to the Eastern Conference did the Columbus Blue Jackets good. They made the playoffs for the second time in their franchise's history, and they actually won a couple games.

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Related Topix: Sports, Fedor Tyutin, NHL Players, Columbus Blue Jackets, NHL Hockey, NHL Central Division

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Click Orlando

Ex-Penguin Morozov retires

Morozov, 37, has been playing in Russia since the NHL lockout-canceled 2004-05 campaign.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mario Lemieux, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, Ice Hockey, Winter Sports

Sun Aug 24, 2014

BleacherReport

How Revamp of Hartford Wolf Pack Will Help the New York Rangers

Before players are in the NHL scoring highlight-reel goals, making big hits or amazing plays, they usually need to go through a stint of hockey in the American Hockey League.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Atlantic Division, New York Rangers, Chris Mueller, NHL Players

MSNBC

It's Montreal Canadiens day on PHT

Throughout the month of August, PHT will be dedicating a day to all 30 NHL clubs.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Northeast Divison, Montreal Canadiens, Carey Price, P.K Subban, NHL Players

Sat Aug 23, 2014

MSNBC

Fanspeak: Alfredsson voted greatest Senator in franchise history

This summer, NBC Sports' social media team is conducting the #NHLGreatest initiative, designed for fans to choose the best player in each franchise's history.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Chris Phillips, Ottawa Senators, NHL Players, NHL Northeast Divison

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Rant Sports

5 Can't-Miss Chicago Blackhawks Games in 2014-15

The Chicago Blackhawks are in the midst of building a great hockey dynasty. They've already won two Stanley Cups and have their core, Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews, locked up for a majority of the rest of their careers.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Chicago Blackhawks, NHL Central Division, Jonathan Toews, NHL Players, Colorado Avalanche, Semyon Varlamov

Rant Sports

5 Can't-Miss Columbus Blue Jackets Games in 2014-15

The Columbus Blue Jackets are coming off their second playoff berth in franchise history and are looking to prove that it wasn't a fluke.

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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 Players

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Howlin Hockey

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 Jobing.com Arena.

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

Tue Aug 19, 2014

BleacherReport

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.

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

BleacherReport

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.

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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.

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

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