Mike Smith

The Winnipeg Jets’ Friday waiver claim of Anton Forsberg has highlighted the unique challenges of building and maintaining a roster and taxi squad this season, and has shown even something as seemingly simple as depth-goalie pickup causes complications in the NHL’s COVID-shortened season. Forsberg’s Whirlwind Week The Jets are Forsberg’s third team since last Sunday.
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From all-decade teams to the greatest moments of the previous 10 years, there has been a lot of reminiscing as of late regarding the most memorable occurrences of the last decade as we get set to begin the 2020s. For the Arizona Coyotes, the 2010s were an up-and-down decade. The team experienced sustained success to
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The Edmonton Oilers’ start to 2019-20 has been the most intriguing difference when looking ahead to the Battle of Alberta this season with the first matchup on Dec. 27. Edmonton went 7-1-0 to start the season, and 20 games in, currently sit first in the Pacific Division with 26 points. At one point, they held
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Let’s not allow that first loss to take the shine off a stellar road trip that started with three straight wins — all in come-from-behind fashion for a record-setting 5-0 start. Sure, coming home 6-and-0 would have been that much better than 5-and-1, but most Edmonton fans would have been content with the Oilers getting
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The first Saturday of the NHL season brought us plenty of action from all around the league. We got to see some miscues to go along with some great goaltending as the 2019-20 season picks up steam. Oilers Overcome Smith’s Mistakes Saturday night’s Pacific Division clash between the Edmonton Oilers and Los Angeles Kings may
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The Calgary Flames, Nashville Predators, Vegas Golden Knights, and Winnipeg Jets entered the 2019 NHL playoffs as Stanley Cup hopefuls. Instead, they were eliminated from the opening round. Over the offseason, their respective general managers face the difficult prospect of maintaining contending rosters with limited salary-cap space. With over $69.3 million invested in 20 players,
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