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New York Rangers General Manager Chris Drury

Opinion: No One Should Envy Rangers’ GM Drury

Going into the offseason, it was clear that one area that the New York Rangers needed to address was finding a high-end winger to play on the team’s first line with Mika Zibanejad and Chris Kreider. Unfortunately for the Blueshirts, team general manager Chris Drury struck out on that front. He missed out on the […]

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Dallas Stars Player Profile: Tyler Seguin

The Dallas Stars have been in offseason mode after dropping a 2-1 decision to the Edmonton Oilers in Game 6 of the NHL Western Conference Finals on Sunday, June 2, 2024. But the Stars’ offseason is reportedly powered by the reality that they’re still in a championship window. Most recently, Dallas traded forward Ty Dellandrea […]

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Boston Bruins Could Look To Old Friend In Trade Market

With the NHL’s announcement of a slight increase in salary cap to $88 million for next season, the Boston Bruins now have just under $23 million to use to try and upgrade the roster. A skilled center, scoring forward, and left-shot defenseman are on the wish list for Bruins’ General Manager Don Sweeney. With the […]

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Penguins Looking to Trade Forward Reilly Smith

Veteran forward Reilly Smith was acquired by the Pittsburgh Penguins from the Vegas Golden Knights last season in Vegas’ effort to clear cap space. The move was seen as a way for the Penguins to replace winger Jason Zucker, who left in free agency. At the beginning of the season, the move looked great on […]

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Golden Knights: Is a Trade Coming That Nobody Expects?

Vegas Golden Knights general manager Kelly McCrimmon has a flair for the dramatic. No one ever knows what he is going to do. In Vegas, we have come to expect the unexpected when it comes to player and coaching changes. Mark Stone was acquired at the eleventh hour during the 2019 trade deadline. No one […]

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Golden Knights: Is Marchessault in His Final Days as a Vegas Golden Knight?

Make no mistake about it, the heartbeat of the Vegas Golden Knights is Jonathan Marchessault. The soon to be unrestricted free agent might just be entering the prime of his career at age 33. The original misfit registered a career second-best 69 points and a career-best 42 goals during the 2023-24 regular season. Did I […]

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Golden Knights: Failed Plan(s)

Plan “A” for Vegas Golden Knights general manager Kelly McCrimmon was to keep the 2023 championship roster as close to intact as possible and attempt to run it back. Reilly Smith was traded soon after the parade to free up salary cap space to extend Ivan Barbashev. Adin Hill was extended and no other major […]

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Pittsburgh Takes Another Tough Loss, Meier and Mercer Score Two Each | 3/19/2024

The New Jersey Devils hosted the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday, March 19th at the Prudential Center. New Jersey had a strong game with the lead early and defeated the Penguins 5-2 to break their two-game losing streak. Pittsburgh has been struggling lately with on-and-off losses, and the Devils also have been struggling with the losses […]

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Columbus Loses At Pittsburgh For 14th Time In A Row

The Columbus Blue Jackets knew there was a tough night in store for Tuesday’s game against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Besides missing Adam Fantilli, Kent Johnson, and Patrik Laine, the Blue Jackets were also missing goaltender Elvis Merzlikins (upper-body injury) and forward Kirill Marchenko (healthy scratch). Jacket’s head coach Pascal Vincent said the reason for Marchenko’s […]

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Penguins: The Case For Trading Reilly Smith

The Pittsburgh Penguins knew Jason Zucker was going to test free agency and leave the Penguins, so the then newly acquainted GM Kyle Dubas wasted no time on getting his replacement. He went out and acquired forward Reilly Smith from the Vegas Golden Knights. Smith seemed like the perfect Zucker replacement. Similar age, production, and […]

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