There are some household names atop the points standings in the National Hockey League, and then there is Leon Draisaitl. Draisaitl is a member of the Edmonton Oilers, and you can be forgiven if you have not heard the name.
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It’s always interesting to find disparities between how analytics measure the talent level of a certain player versus traditional thinking. To name a few, Pekka Rinne, Kris Russell, and Rasmus Ristolainen are all players who many fans consider to be very good. However, a statistically … Read Full Post >>
It’s been quite some time since the Toronto Maple Leafs made a major player acquisition. Today, Toronto acquired 26-year-old goaltender Frederik Andersen from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for a 1st Round pick in 2016 (30th overall), and a 2nd Round pick in 2017.
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It was one of the greatest redemption stories in hockey history. After being one of the most criticized players in the NHL just a year ago, Phil Kessel proved all of the doubters wrong, leading the Penguins to a Stanley Cup Championship.
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The Florida Panthers revealed their new uniforms for the 2016-17 NHL season today. The team has had relatively the same logo and uniforms since they entered the NHL in 1993. This is the first major change they have made.
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An odd moment from Game Three between the Penguins and Lightning. Pittsburgh forward Patric Hornqvist blocked a shot and was in significant pain heading to the bench. On his way to the dressing room, he shoved an equipment manager out of his way.
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