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Stars Go Out With a Bang

By Mike Luciano (@MikeLuci) Talk about a lengthy layoff. If the Hockey Guys was a hockey team and its writing staff comprised of its roster, where written posts were the equivalent of goals and points, I’d be that one inconsistent player everybody scratches their head over. With that said, let’s get right into it. For […]

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2012 NHL Draft Top 30 Rankings [January Release]

Radek Faksa replaced Gabriel Landeskog asthe Kitchener Rangers’ import pick and he’s succeeded. (Aaron Bell/OHL Images) The Hockey Guys are pleased to release the third edition of “THG’s NHL Draft Top 30 Rankings”, a guide aimed at providing all hockey fans with information on the upcoming 2012 draft class.  As in the first edition released […]

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Leafs’ Phaneuf One of Two Non-Senators Voted to NHL All-Star Game

By Lukas Hardonk (@LukasHardonk) The National Hockey League announced the six players who have been voted into the 2012 All-Star Game on Thursday morning. While the results didn’t really come as much of a surprise, a lot of fans expressed their displeasure over what they are calling ballot stuffing. The reason why these fans are upset is […]

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Pittsburgh Penguins Can Improve Short-Term Problems With a Few New Years Resolutions

By Joe Depto (@PensDeptoTFP) To say 2011 was an exhausting calendar year for the Pittsburgh Penguins would be an arduous understatement. I certainly don’t need to remind even the most casual of hockey fan what circumstances the beginning of 2011 brought on for Sidney Crosby and the entire Penguins organization. After Evgeni Malkin healed his […]

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Winter Classic: Success

By Christopher Decker (@HockeyGuy_Chris)   It was cold; it was intense; and it lived up to its hype. The 2012 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic was one that many will most likely never forget. After the initial 1 p.m. start time was pushed back to 3 p.m. due to weather conditions, there were concerns that the […]

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Struggling Leafs, Streaking Bolts Meet at ACC

By Lukas Hardonk (@LukasHardonk) The Toronto Maple Leafs will kick off their 2012 regular season schedule this evening as they will take on the Tampa Bay Lightning at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto. While the Lightning appear to be a struggling squad at first glance, don’t let the standings fool you. Tampa Bay is […]

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OHL Rumor Roundup

By Todd Cordell (@ToddCordell) I haven’t had much time to do a writeup here at TheHockeyGuys as between the holidays and everything else going on at this time of the year, it’s been quite hectic. With that said, the Ontario Hockey League’s trade deadline is next Tuesday and there is a lot of talk and […]

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Maple Leafs Notebook: Dupuis on Waivers, Injured Players Set to Return & More

By Lukas Hardonk (@LukasHardonk) There was plenty of news to go around Leaf Nation on Monday. From waivers to injured players to interesting practice strategies, the Toronto Maple Leafs had a rather eventful day. For all the day’s news and some added opinion, read on. Leafs place Dupuis on waivers It was announced on Monday […]

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