Playoffs

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Are the Buffalo Sabres Ready for the Next Step?

The Buffalo Sabres have not made the Stanley Cup Playoffs since the 2010-11 season. After 12 long years in Western New York, are the Buffalo Sabres ready for the next step? Led by superstar Tage Thompson, the Sabres have carefully crafted a young core, that will be explosive for years to come. This upcoming season […]

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ECHL: Gladiators Dominate Swamp Rabbits, Move To Within Three Points of Playoff Line

Duluth, GA– The Atlanta Gladiators (31-23-5-1) played their most complete game in almost a month on Tuesday night, beating the rival Greenville Swamp Rabbits (32-19-7-1) 6-4 at Gas South Arena. Atlanta was aggressive from the opening faceoff, getting a power play early in the first period but not scoring. Atlanta’s leading goal scorer Cody Sylvester […]

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Birthday boy Connor McDavid (97) gets love from his teammates after scoring a goal during the first period in a game against the San Jose Sharks Jan 13, 2023 (AP Photo/Godofredo A. Vásquez) (Godofredo A. Vásquez / Associated Press)

Reasonable Expectations for the Edmonton Oilers

If we turned the calendar back exactly a year, we’d see the Edmonton Oilers in a glaringly similar position as they are today. A 6-4 loss at home against the lowly Ottawa Senators on January 15 dropped the Oilers’ record to 18-15-2, and the season’s outlook would seem even more grim after fans watched their […]

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Something To Prove For The Oilers

Finally, we have made it. The 2022-23 season is here, as the Oilers and Canucks gear up to play tonight. This is one of the best months in the hockey season; you finally get to see the new faces play in real games, and you see teams that could surprise and teams that may disappoint. […]

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Zach Hyman: A Great First Impression

Before Joining The Oilers On July 1st of 2021, the Oilers opened up free agency by announcing the signing of Zach Hyman, a Toronto Maple Leaf for the previous six seasons. In the NHL Entry Draft, Hyman was drafted 123rd overall by the Florida Panthers. Leading up to the draft, Hyman played in the Central […]

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Just How Good was The Great One?

While the players listed here are phenomenal and have evolved the way the game of hockey is played, none of these guys are looked at the same way as Wayne Gretzky. When you hear the name Alex Ovechkin, you think of his goal-scoring ability. Sidney Crosby, The way he thinks the game miles ahead of […]

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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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Upper body photo of Nazem Kadri

Analyzing the Avalanche Round 2 Victory and Round 3 Matchup

The Avalanche have finally overcome the second round, and while the narrative was drastically overblown, they are halfway to the ultimate goal of the Stanley Cup. Recap The Avalanche dominated at 5v5 the majority of the series, but especially in the 3rd period, where outside of game 5, when they were horrible, completely shut the […]

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Avalanche forward Artturi Lehkonen taking a shot while Blues defender Justin Faulk attempts to check him

Analysis: Avalanche lock it down defensively in Game 3

Game Overview After their first loss of the playoffs Thursday, the Avalanche looked to rebound on the road. The team started off slow, falling behind 4 minutes in off an unfortunate deflection by Devon Toews on a Colton Parayko bomb. It took a bit more time, but eventually, the Avalanche stepped up their game. Most […]

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Could Lysell be added to Team Sweden for World Championships?

It’s no secret Fabian Lysell is the Boston Bruins’ top prospect. The 19-year-old Sweden native has done nothing but shines since coming over to play in the WHL. He was taken in the first round of the 2021 NHL Entry Draft. Lysell has been electric for the Vancouver Giants as he scored 22 goals and […]

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