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Opinion: Torn on What to do Regarding Rangers’ Rempe

When Matt Rempe first stepped onto the ice with the New York Rangers, he created a lot of buzz. He fought guys, threw big hits, played a physical brand of hockey, and did not back down from any opponent. Every time he hit the Garden ice, fans chanted Rempe’s name and waited for him to […]

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Dallas Stars All-Star Representative

2024 is a new year and a fresh start for all of us, including Dallas Stars goaltender Jake Oettinger, whose nickname is Otter. Before the puck drop in the Dallas Stars vs. Colorado Avalanche game on Thursday night, Oettinger was named an NHL All-Star for the 2024 NHL All-Star Game at the Scotiabank Arena in […]

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Same Old Senators

The Ottawa Senators were supposed to be a team that would contend for a Stanley Cup playoff spot this year. With a new starting goaltender, a solid offense, and a decent defensive corps, the Senators had a lot to look forward to going into this season. Yes, they play in an incredibly tough division with […]

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Stick Taps for Barry Melrose

It absolutely pains me to write this as I was a fan of this particular hockey personality for many years. In fact, every time I watched him, I would think about the 1990s when I would watch NHL 2Night on ESPN/ESPN 2. Whenever he spoke, my eyes and ears were glued to this particular hockey […]

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Jamie Benn Isn’t Captain Material

Some Dallas Stars fans said that forward Logan Stankoven is the team’s next captain, and I respectfully disagree. Here’s what I think about the “Jamie Benn isn’t captain material” topic. Stars captain and forward Jamie Benn is the longest-tenured player in Dallas Stars’ history. But Benn’s also one of the most controversial players in the […]

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Does the NHL Have a Visibility Issue?

Back in 2021, when the NHL announced its new TV deal with ESPN and Disney, I, for one, was very happy. I was already a subscriber to the Hulu, ESPN+, and Disney+ package, so now that a puck bag full of NHL games were going to be at my fingertips almost every night, I dusted […]

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Evander Kane: A Settlement Has Been Reached

As Kevin Weekes of ESPN reported, a settlement has been reached for the Evander Kane grievance. The expectation is that Evander Kane will be due money from the Sharks, 2.5 million. The Sharks will be paying the difference between the final three years of his deal with the Sharks(19M) and his current deal with the […]

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Out of Market: An NHL Disaster

Being an NHL fan who lives outside of their team’s market has always been a difficult time. Fortunately for some, the NHL signed a deal with ESPN last year to carry NHL content on their platforms. ESPN+ has become the new beacon of the NHL, and the league has routed their NHL Gamecenter subscribers directly […]

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Five of 32 NHL Teams Still Have Perfect Attendance

The first “month” of the NHL season is coming to a close, and sellouts in NHL stadiums are hard to come by. According to the ESPN NHL Attendance Report, only five teams have managed to sell out their home games and have the fans attend those games. This isn’t all surprising based on numerous factors, […]

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