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March 27, 2019-Flyers-Leafs: History was Made

I have a confession to make. I’ve been writing about hockey history, hockey coaches, and hockey general managers for years but I’ve never had the nerve to admit until, now, that I’ve never attended a single,...

Farewell Coach Q

The firing of Joel Quenneville by the Chicago Blackhawks ends an era for the Windy City franchise. Until now Coach Q was the greatest active NHL coach and was the fourth greatest NHL coach all-time in the eyes ...
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Barry Trotz: this where the heartbreaks end

For this writer the most beautiful aspect of the Washington Capitals first Stanley Cup win is that gave head coach Barry Trotz some richly deserved glory and immortality after 19 seasons of solid hockey coachin...
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Rest in Peace Bow-tie Bill

The NHL lost a living legend yesterday with the death of Bill Torrey. If anyone created a formula for creating and developing expansion franchises it was Bowtie Bill. He took a team that struggled to compete wi...
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Nashville: the New Power

Nashville is poised to make franchise history this season. Never before have the Predators won a division title or the President’s Trophy for that matter and yet they are in a great position to do both. Ever si...
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Film Review: The Nagano Tapes

It’s been 20 years when the Winter Olympics opened its gates and welcomed the NHL’s elite players to compete for Olympic gold in Nagano, Japan in 1998 however, today, in Pyeonchang, South Korea no NHL players a...
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Winnipeg Jets: Full Throttle

The last time the Winnipeg Jets reached the same altitude they’re flying at now it was in 1975/76 when they were winning their first Avco Cup courtesy of Bobby Hull, Anders Hedberg, and Ulf Nilsson with a lovel...