Month: March 2018

Alexander Khovanov 2017-18 Team: Moncton Wildcats (#31)Date of Birth: April 12, 2000Place of Birth: Saratov, RussiaHt: 5’11” Wt: 191 lbsShoots: LeftPosition: CentreNHL Draft Eligibility: 2018 first-year eligible Rankings Alexander Khovanov has been a highly-touted prospect for a number of years and was seen by many as a first-round talent prior to the 2017-18 season. Selected
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There’s no doubt that the Tampa Bay Lightning have been an offensive juggernaut throughout the 2017-18 season. With a team that features scoring superstars like Nikita Kucherov and Steven Stamkos, it felt like they could score at will. Not only are the Lightning ranked first overall in goals for per game and goals scored, they have
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Hobey Baker Award finalist and the NCAA’s leading scorer, Adam Gaudette made his Vancouver Canucks debut Thursday night and he looked pretty solid. The hype has perhaps been over the top in regards to the 21-year-old’s debut, and expectations have not been managed as well as they probably should have. The pressure was on for
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T.J. Oshie has been heating up at the right time for the Washington Capitals. The 31-year-old winger hasn’t had the most impressive season to date, but that is subject to change. In his last seven games, he’s gone from feeling frustrated to returning to the form of a first-overall draft pick. Oshie, acquired from the
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It is always easy to determine the winner and loser of a trade long after the fact.  The Chicago Blackhawks have made some awful trades that looked like mistakes the very moment they made them. Here are the five worst trades in franchise history. 5. October 25, 1991 Blackhawks trade away offense to get better
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Unless you’re a New Jersey Devils fan you might not know who Stefan Noesen is, and that’s okay. All the winger who was claimed off of waivers from the Anaheim Ducks last season (January 25, 2017) has done this season is net four game-winning goals for the Devils – with three of them occurring during
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10:49 AM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN Boston Bruins captain Zdeno Chara, the towering 41-year-old defenseman having a resurgent season, has decided to return for 2018-19. General manager Don Sweeney announced on Wednesday that Chara has agreed to a one-year, $5 million contract with performance-based incentives that could add $1.75 million to his salary. Chara is in
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With more and more new hockey fans enjoying the game we feel it’s more important than ever to look back at some of the game’s greatest. When discussing all-time great defensemen Bobby Orr’s name is always the first mentioned, as it should be, but the list directly below him is crowded. Names like Nicklas Lidstrom,
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After an unforeseen, but strong, debut to his NHL career, New York Rangers goaltender Alexandar Georgiev has been sent back down to Hartford. With Henrik Lundqvist set to return from back and neck injuries and Ondrej Pavelec healthy as well, there’s no longer a spot with the Rangers for the 22-year-old netminder. Although he isn’t
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