The Calder Trophy race (without Connor McDavid)

Earlier this month, Edmonton Oilers’ rookie Forward Connor McDavid crashed into the end boards during a game against the Philadelphia Flyers. That night the city of Edmonton, along with the entire NHL, held their breath. McDavid arose and skated off under his own power, but not without nursing a hurt shoulder. Later X-rays confirmed the last thing McDavid and the

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Rookies take over

We are one month into this NHL season and it is clear that the young guns in the league are starting to take over. From Edmonton to Arizona, rookies have been adding a new sense of excitement that the NHL has not seen since Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin came into the league. The obvious blow to this rookie filled

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The Future of the Arizona Coyotes

Well folks there you have it: in a special meeting this previous Wednesday, the Glendale City Council terminated the contract between the Phoenix Coyotes and the Glendale owned Gila River Arena. In other words, as of the writing of this article, the Coyotes have no arena to play in for the 2015-2016 NHL season. With the schedule release less than

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NHL Trade Deadline: Biggest Winners, Losers, and More

With the NHL Trade Deadline come on and gone, team rosters are now set for a playoff run. Let’s take a look at a day that, while quiet for past deadline standards, saw over 30 players and 15 draft picks traded. Winners Arizona Coyotes In: D John Moore, F Anthony Duclair, D Klas Dalhbeck, F Maxim Letunov, 2015 first-round pick,

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Predicting Where the 10 Best Remaining NHL Trade Targets Go

We are now less than three weeks from the NHL trade deadline and with only nine teams more than five points out of the playoff picture, pickings are slim for contenders looking to add a player to improve their squad. The narrow list initially included Buffalo’s Tyler Myers and Toronto’s Cody Franson, but they were dealt this week to Winnipeg and

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