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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The NHL did it right with 3-on-3 overtime

The 2015-2016 NHL season has been full of ups and downs. So far, we have seen a rape investigation on Chicago Blackhawks’ star Patrick Kane come and go, a record almost broken by the Montreal Canadiens, who fell one win shy of a 10-0 start and an injury to the of Edmonton Oilers’ forward and Calder Trophy favorite Connor McDavid, which will

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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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The Blackhawks Dynasty Has Only Just Begun

The answer to the two questions you are asking yourself are yes, Chicago finally has a team with a dynasty with no signs of slowing down anytime soon, and it’s a hockey team. Last season, one of the teams from the famous Original Six, the Chicago Blackhawks, won their third Stanley Cup in six years, bringing their tally of Lord

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Alexander Ovechkin: Confident or Stupid?

He has been called many things. Great. Confident. Bruising. Deadly. Even masterful. But stupid? That’s a new one. After some of his words on the series against the New York Rangers in the Eastern Conference semifinals, I wondered if this adjective is fitting. There’s a fine line between stupid and confident, and it appears as though Ovechkin and his guarantee

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NHL Eastern Conference Preview

Ah yes, playoff hockey is back. No sport can compare its playoff season to that of the NHL, so just accept it. The fight for playoff position in the Eastern Conference was intense and will be sure to carry over to the second season. #1 New York Rangers vs. #4 Pittsburgh Penguins Winner: Rangers in 4 This one is pretty

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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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Losing with a Purpose

(Cover Photo from Claus Andersen/Getty Images) It is very rare that fans actually cheer for their respective team to lose, but for many in Buffalo, that is the cold reality every night. With the NHL Trade Deadline looming, it is no denying that the Sabres are in full tank-mode after they already shipped off forward Drew Stafford and defenseman Tyler

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The 3 Essential Things So You Have The Most Swagger In Your Sport

It’s not about the potential, talent, or handwork. It’s not about the minutes logged into the gym, breaking into a cold sweat. It doesn’t require genetics or DNA passed from your grandparents. No, sports swagger has evolved into a bigger beast. It takes a man or woman so dedicated to their wardrobe, their closet game reeks of coolness. A bottle

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