Ilya Kovalchuk Returns to the NHL with the Kings

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One of Ilya Kovalchuk’s last NHL memories is a tough defeat in the 2012 Stanley Cup Final, when his team, the New Jersey Devils, lost to the Los Angeles Kings in-game six. Now, after five long years spent in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) in Russia, Kovalchuk has finally returned-and he’s

NHL Quarter Recap: Teams Chances of Playoffs

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With roughly a quarter of the season done it is time to look at the odds of each team making the playoffs. It is still pretty early and a lot could and probably will change throughout the season, but it is definitely interesting to see where the league stands after each

Three Storylines for the 2017-2018 NHL Season

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After the conclusion of the NHL’s centennial season, which resulted in the Pittsburgh Penguins becoming the first repeat champions of this millennium, an fascinating off-season took place which ushered in the next hundred years in the NHL’s storied history. With notable free agents signings like Kevin Shattenkirk, Joe Thornton, Alex Radulov,

Trade Alert: Blackhawks Repeating Problems

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The NHL Draft is tonight, but the Chicago Blackhawks didn't wait to make some blockbuster trades today. The Chicago Blackhawks traded two core pieces today in Niklas Hjalmarsson and Artemi Panarin. It seems like every year the Blackhawks run into cap problems. Having Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane combining for $21

NHL Awards Plus Expansion Revealed!

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It is the night hockey fans have been waiting for, the NHL Awards. This year not only will players be nominated for rewards from their stellar play this past season, but also the Las Vegas Golden Knights will announce their new team. As the awards are handed out and players are

NHL Expansion Draft Protected List Revealed

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The NHL released the list of players that are being protected and exposed for the upcoming expansion draft held June 21st. Anaheim Ducks Protected players Andrew Cogliano (F) Ryan Getzlaf (F) Ryan Kesler (F) Corey Perry (F) Rickard Rakell (F) Jakob Silfverberg (F) Antoine Vermette (F) Kevin Bieksa (D) Cam Fowler (D) Hampus Lindholm (D) John Gibson (G) Available players Spencer Abbott (F) Jared Boll (F) Sam

All Trades On Expansion Deadline Day

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Expansion Deadline Normally on June 17th not too much happens, but this year has been completely different. With the expansion draft coming up, NHL teams had until 3 p.m ET today to make trades before a mandatory roster freeze goes into effect. Many teams scrambled to get things done, while some managed

Blue Jackets Trade 1st-Rounder for Expansion Draft Protection

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With the upcoming expansion draft, teams are in scramble mode. Trying to make trades or decide who will be protected and exposed for the upcoming expansion draft. All NHL teams except the Golden Knights have until 3 p.m ET on Saturday to make deals before a mandatory roster freeze goes into

Blockbuster Trade With Tampa and Montreal

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Blockbuster Trade For weeks now there were rumblings that Jonathan Drouin was on the move. The destination was narrowing to the point where all you could hear is one destination, Montreal. Prior to the trade being announced, rumors were that it would be a swap of Jonathan Drouin for Alex Galchenyuk. In

Keys to the Las Vegas Golden Knights Inaugural Season

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Despite only Reid Duke and Vadim Shipachyov under contract, and misfortune regarding the draft lottery the NHL’s newest team, the Las Vegas Golden Knights will be a prosperous NHL expansion team. Here are a few reasons as to why the Golden Knights have the potential to be somewhat successful in