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Picture a scenario. Your local NHL team is playing a nationally-televised game. It’s on NBCSN, which you access through an app because you don’t have cable or satellite. You’re excited to watch it, but when you turn it on, you’re denied because of a tv blackout based on your location. Another scenario. You live in
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Some of the National Hockey League’s best talent has always been at center. The position is expected to play a defensively responsible game while also being the primary generator of offense. Some believe that having an elite top line center is the single most important element a team needs to win a Stanley Cup. The
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The Buffalo Sabres have been a member the NHL for 51 years now, and while things haven’t been good for them in recent memory, this is a team that has iced some of the top players in history and has been a part of their fair share of amazing stories over the years. Along with
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In this latest series of articles, we’re looking back at some former NHLers that once suited up for the Toronto Maple Leafs. Some only played a game donning the blue and white, while others may have played significant time in the Big Smoke. Related: Maple Leafs’ Forgotten Ones – Mikael Renberg They might not be
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Of all the goaltenders who have played for the New York Rangers in their 90-year history, six are members of the Hockey Hall of Fame, two are in the United States Hockey Hall of Fame, and one, Henrik Lundqvist, is well on his way to hockey immortality. However, only four ever backstopped a Stanley Cup
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The Three Musketeers. David Crosby, Stephen Stills and Graham Nash. The Marx Brothers. History is filled with trios that are simply great together. And that’s definitely true in the NHL. Hockey lines have been labeled as far back as the 1920s when Bun Cook, Frank Boucher and Bill Cook formed the Rangers’ A-Line which was
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Throughout the history of the Detroit Red Wings franchise, countless legends and hockey icons have donned the winged wheel. Those stars have gone on to set some impressive franchise records while playing for the Detroit Cougars, Falcons, and Red Wings. Which team records are truly unbreakable in today’s—and tomorrow’s—NHL? Let’s take a look at some
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This article was originally published in April, 2012. With the Florida Panthers finally back in the NHL playoffs, a new generation of fans is finally getting to experience one of the best traditions in hockey. For older Panthers fans, the return of the rats to South Florida is a sight for sore eyes and leads
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Originally published in Sept. 2013, but updated recently, here’s a look back at some great trades for the Anaheim Ducks. In the first years of the Anaheim Ducks’ existence, the team struggled to compete with a cast of players from the expansion draft. While solid drafting and player development played a big part in the turnaround, the
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True fans know hockey involves more than a 60-minute game. From fictional movies about the sport to highlight reels online, hockey can be found in multiple forms. A number of fascinating documentaries take fans behind the scenes and provide the players with a voice, which helps situate the sport in the broader social, political, and
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European NHL players have played a large part in the development of the National Hockey League over the last three decades – but try to imagine the NHL without all of its European talent. That’s exactly how it was during the league’s embryonic stages when six teams were made up almost entirely of Canadian talent,
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The NHL has some of the most historic and unique logos in the entire world of sports. With the Seattle Kraken now in the fold, we can rank 32 logos around the league. There are many great logos, but there are some that reign supreme over all others. Related: Ranking NHL Teams By Forwards Here’s
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Bruce Cassidy was hired as an assistant coach to then-Boston Bruins coach Claude Julien in the spring of 2016 after spending five years as head coach of the Bruins’ American Hockey League affiliate, the Providence Bruins. When Boston was in danger of missing the playoffs in 2017, the Bruins fired Julien and named Cassidy the
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