NHL Teams Most Likely to Decline This Season

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NHL Teams Most Likely to Decline This Season

Bleacher Report13 hours ago
A third of the way through the 2017-18 NHL schedule, the New Jersey Devils and New York Islanders are among the clubs jockeying for playoff berths. However, they are also at risk of declining over the course of the season. A lack of secondary scoring is one factor that could derail the rebuilding Devils.
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Surging NHL Players Most Likely to Stay Hot in 2017-18

Bleacher ReportDec. 12, 2017
According to Stephen Whyno of the Associated Press, via the National Post, scoring is up by more than 12 percent in the NHL this year. That’s fuelled in part by an influx of skilled players and coaches’ willingness to push the pace offensively. This year’s crackdown on slashing has also helped free up …
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Fantasy Hockey: Overcoming injuries throughout the NHL

New York Daily NewsDec. 13, 2017
For more Fantasy Hockey insights, injury news, waiver wire articles and more, be sure to visit the NHL pages at RotoExperts.com. … Coaches in the NHL tend to regard injuries as state secrets but usually when it comes to a goaltender, an immediate roster move is necessary as teams can’t go into a game …
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In the Beginning, Toronto Was Almost Left Out of the NHL

New York TimesNov. 24, 2017
Livingstone’s court case lingered for years, and supporters of pro hockey in Toronto were fed up with articles on litigation dominating the sports page. When the team slumped badly, fans turned their attention to the city’s many popular amateur clubs. Toronto’s attendance became so poor that when it was …
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The Death of the Slap Shot in the NHL

Wall Street JournalNov. 24, 2017
Toronto. The slap shot is hockey’s version of the home run in baseball, the touchdown bomb in football—an explosive play that changes a game in an instant and electrifies fans. The problem for the NHL is that the slap shot is slowly disappearing from the game. Due to the modern game’s faster pace and …
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A simpler time, when we read about hockey without shouting at one …

Edmonton JournalDec. 3, 2017
One said Laurent Brossoit should have received “a Minus-1” grade for his performance. Another wondered if I thought Brandon Davidson would be claimed by Edmonton off waivers. I did. He was. You may have noticed that I tend not to call people names in my articles. I openly cheer for the team I love, …
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US Women’s Hockey Team to Play NWHL Team in Olympic Tune-Up

U.S. News & World Report12 hours ago
12, 2017 file photo, United States’ Hilary Knight smiles deeply after winning the during the Four Nations Cup championship hockey game against Canada in Tampa, Fla. The U.S. women’s national team will play two exhibitions against some familiar faces from the National Women’s Hockey League next …
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Sports unions unveil ‘universal declaration of player rights’

Toronto Star15 hours ago
WASHINGTON—Leaders from the NFL, NBA, NHL and Major League Baseball players associations helped unveil a universal declaration of player rights that is designed to establish a new approach to governing sports and protecting athletes. Among the 17 articles laid out in the declaration are rights to …

NHL Teams Most Likely to Make a Deal Before the Holiday Roster …

Bleacher ReportDec. 7, 2017
The NHL‘s annual Christmas holiday roster freeze runs from Dec. 19-27. Struggling clubs, such as the Buffalo Sabres and Edmonton Oilers, could use the days leading up to that period shopping for help via the trade market. For the Sabres, mired in last place in the Eastern Conference, a roster overhaul …
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Highlights of Wednesday’s NHL games

KFGODec. 13, 2017
Kari Lehtonen became the 33rd goalie in NHL history to record 300 career wins Wednesday night, when he carried a shutout into the third period and recorded 32 saves as the Dallas Stars defeated the New York Islanders 5-2. The win capped a milestone-filled night for Lehtonen. The game appearance …

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