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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NHL Bets: Becker vs. Fiorentino

Score: It’s all tied up at 1-1.  Bet: Who scores more points by the midpoint of the season, McDavid or Eichel? Prize: Loser must speak in a southern accent for an entire staff meeting. Peter: Connor McDavid. The dude had 120 points in 47 games for the Erie Otters, and clearly the Oilers saw something in him to take him

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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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