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Why Hill Will Excel As A Starting Goaltender

When it comes to Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Adin Hill, one will first think of him as the guy who led the franchise to its first Stanley Cup this past season. After beginning the postseason as the team’s third goaltender, Hill, 27, replaced the injured Laurent Broissoit in their team’s second-round series against the Edmonton […]

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Quick Signs One-Year, $825,000 Deal with the Blueshirts

For goaltender Jonathan Quick, what happened on July 1st for him is most likely a dream come true. The Milford, CT native signed a one-year, $825,000 deal with the team he grew up rooting for, the New York Rangers, on the first day of free agency. According to Mollie Walker of The New York Post, […]

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Barrasso Finally Gets His Due

With the Hockey Hall of Fame announcing its new class on Wednesday, June 21st, one should have noticed that there was a theme that really had not been present before. That theme was goaltenders. This year, the selection committee announced that three goaltenders would be going into its Hall of Fame. One of them was […]

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Marchessault Is The Perfect Golden Knight

One of the best things in sports is when a homegrown or original team member wins a championship with said team. That happened on Tuesday night, June 13th, when the Vegas Golden Knights won the Stanley Cup for the first time in their six-year history by defeating the Florida Panthers by a score of 9-3 […]

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The Flyers Should Stick with Hart in Goal

The Philadelphia Flyers do not have a good track record when it comes to goaltenders. This franchise has gone through a boatload of masked men. Bernie Parent is the only Flyers goaltender to win the Stanley Cup, something he did back-to-back in 1974 and 1975 while also earning back-to-back Conn Smythe Trophies as the league’s […]

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Hill Getting Close to the Top of the Playoff Mountain

When it comes to goaltending and this year’s Stanley Cup playoffs, there has been no stranger story than the one that the Vegas Golden Knights are currently writing. After defeating the Dallas Stars 6-0 in Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals on Monday night, May 29th, the Golden Knights are off to their second […]

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Can The Kings Count on Their Goaltending in the Playoffs?

Undoubtedly, the Los Angeles Kings have had one heckuva hockey season. As of this writing (Tuesday, April 11), the team, who clinched a spot in the Stanley Cup playoffs for a second straight season, is 46-25-10 with 102 points. They are currently third in the Pacific Division and 11th in the league. Throughout the regular […]

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Goaltenders and the Hockey Hall of Fame: Not Just About the Numbers

When one thinks of Hall of Fame caliber players in any professional sport, one usually thinks of an athlete with outstanding numbers, a plethora of personal awards, and who played a big part in helping their team win a championship. The Hockey Hall of Fame seems to be a different kind of animal. There have […]

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Cale Makar Makes Prediction for Avalanche’s 2022-2023 Season

The Colorado Avalanche were a wagon last season as they dominated the NHL en route to the 2022 Stanley Cup Championship. The team was as consistent as a team could be as they rarely showed signs of struggle throughout their playoff run, and now the biggest question faces them, can they repeat their success? The […]

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Duncan Keith Has Called It A Career

Per Pierre LeBrun, Duncan Keith has told the Edmonton Oilers he is officially retiring. The Oilers previously gave Keith a deadline of July 1st to let them know his plans, but after two deadline extensions, Keith has decided to hang them up. He might not be the only one on the Oilers to have played […]

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