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FREE $100 Fantasy Hockey with DraftStreet

You’ve seen this before and we’ve been getting great feedback from the players. Fantasy enthusiasts all over the country are now participating in daily fantasy leagues for cash on DraftStreet.com. And here at The Hockey Guys, we’ve partnered up with Draftstreet to do a free one-day NHL fantasy league with $100 in prizes to the […]

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Concussions: Being Proactive Instead of Reactive

By Bob Haynes (@BobHaynesJr) The list is growing. Sidney Crosby, Chris Pronger, Claude Giroux, Jeff Skinner, Ryan Miller, Milan Michalek, Janni Pitkanen, and others are all currently injured with concussions or post-concussion issues. It is time to treat this as a serious threat to the game. If the players keep dropping the attendance will as […]

Underrated Nation: Ed Olczyk

We at The Hockey Guys are pleased to bring back a very successful weekly series feature called Underrated Nation. Writer, fan and NHL history aficionado Bill Kellett will focus on a different NHL’er every week in our Underrated Nation segment’s, seen only on The Hockey Guys. By Bill Kellett Few players get to begin and […]

Richards Earning His Pay for Rangers

By Christopher Decker (@HockeyGuy_Chris) (Photo by Scott Levy/NHLI via Getty Images) There have not been many big-name free-agent signings that worked out well for the Rangers in the past 10 years or so. But the biggest and brightest signings that have brought the Rangers organization back to its feet and rejuvenated an entire fan base […]

Flyers Correct to Treat Claude Giroux with Kid Gloves

By Charlie O’Connor (@THG_Charlie) In an early afternoon press conference, Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby admitted to a recurrence of concussion-like symptoms, and will be out indefinitely. Crosby was only eight games into his return from a series of concussions suffered in January of 2011 before this most recent setback. Three hundred miles to the […]

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What Has Been Causing the Maple Leafs’ Inconsistency?

By Lukas Hardonk (@LukasHardonk) Things haven’t been going so great lately for the Toronto Maple Leafs. That is a phrase in which we have heard multiple times already this season despite a 15-11-3 record. Whether it be rough goaltending, an offensive dry spell or poor defensive play, the Leafs have gone on one too many streaks […]

Time to Expand Video Replay in the NHL

By Bob Haynes (@BobHaynesJr) The game of hockey is the fastest game on earth; played with people constantly changing on the fly and pucks moving at speeds nearing 100mph or faster. The officials are right in the mix with the players, ducking contact with players and the puck constantly, and for the most part they […]

The NHL Realignment: THG Weighs In

By Rhys Richards (@RREsq) On Monday, the NHL Board of Governors voted 26-4 in favor of realignment from six divisions and two conferences to four conferences. In a surprisingly quick move, the Board adopted the four-conference format that will establish two eight-team and two-seven team conferences primarily premised on geographical proximity. The NHLPA must still […]

NOTES: Nugent-Hopkins Has Exceeded Expectations So Far

By Michael Joachim When Ryan Nugent-Hopkins was drafted first overall, the Edmonton Oilers knew they were getting a future NHL superstar. The youngster is just 18 years old and was drawing comparisons to Wayne Gretzky for his outstanding vision on the ice while in the WHL for the Red Deer Rebels. After he was drafted, […]

Flyers Top Rival Penguins; Move Into First Place in East

By Charlie O’Connor (@THG_Charlie) The Pittsburgh Penguins succeeded in shutting down former team heroes Jaromir Jagr and Maxime Talbot. But Claude Giroux, Daniel Briere, Scott Hartnell and Wayne Simmonds? Not so much. The Flyers raced out to a 3-0 lead at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, weathered a late surge and barely hung on […]

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