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Opinion: Laviolette Did Wonders With the Rangers This Season

The NHL Broadcasters’ Association got it right when it came to picking their three finalists for the Jack Adams Award, which, according to the award’s definition, is “presented to the head coach who has contributed the most to his team’s success. The three finalists, which were announced on Friday, May 3, Rick Tocchet (Vancouver Canucks), […]

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Lindgren’s Injury Not As Bad As the Rangers Originally Feared

When New York Rangers defenseman Ryan Lindgren left Sunday afternoon’s game against the New York Islanders with an injury to his left leg, many feared the worst. With Jacob Trouba already out, Rangers fans and pundits figured that Lindgren, 26, might miss significant time as the injury looked gruesome. It is not often that Lindgren […]

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Los Angeles Kings defenceman Drew Doughty

What Is Wrong With the Kings?

Just a month or so ago, the Los Angeles Kings were one of the best teams in the NHL. The team was getting timely goal-scoring, playing well defensively, getting great goaltending, and looking like a Cup contender. In all, the Kings looked like one of the toughest teams to beat. It is amazing how quickly […]

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With Wallstedt, Wild Set in Goal for the Future

When it comes to the Minnesota Wild, they have never really had any problems when it comes to their goaltenders. With guys like Marc-Andre Fleury, Dwayne Roloson, Manny Fernandez, Niklas Backstrom, Darcy Kuemper, Jose Theodore, Cam Talbot, Josh Harding, and several others, goaltending is something that has never really held the Wild back from winning. […]

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