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Couturier injury or not, Flyers should stay the course

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Couturier injury or not, Flyers should stay the course

The morning after tallying an impressive 6-3 win over the Nashville Predators, their third-straight victory, the Flyers received some devastating news when they learned that blossoming two-way forward Sean Couturier would miss at least the next four weeks with a lower-body injury. Since his rookie season in 2012, the former first-round pick found his niche […]

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Calgary Flames Season Opener Preview

By Ryan Holmer (@RyanHolmerNHL) The Calgary Flame’s officially begin their season tonight, as they take on the San Jose Sharks at the Scotiabank Saddledome.  This past off-season brought upon a few changes to Calgary’s roster, to attempt to increase scoring and depth. Additions: Roman Cervenka, Dennis Wideman, Jiri Hudler, Steve Begin (signed via PTO this week), […]

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Calgary Flames Season Preview

By Ryan Holmer (@RyanHolmerNHL) With the players having ratified the new Collective Bargaining Agreement, and the memorandum of understanding being close to signed, it is time to turn our attention to more pressing matters –  the upcoming NHL season. The Calgary Flames are coming into this season with a slightly different look. New head coach […]

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Calgary Flames Sign Free Agents Dennis Wideman, Jiri Hudler

By Ryan Holmer (@RyanHolmerNHL) June 27th began a busy offseason for the Calgary Flames, as they signed defenseman Dennis Wideman to a five-year contract. Wideman had a good season last year, putting up 46 points in 82 games for a strong Washington team. The Flames wanted to get a head start on signing Wideman, so […]

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Detroit Red Wings: I’ll have the Enigmatic Russian? Wings Could Eye Alex Semin

By Rhys Richards (@RREsq) While the summer can also be considered the winter of sports for hockey fans, the time between the awarding of the Stanley Cup and July 1st is akin to the exciting days leading up to a birthday during childhood. First, the NHL Entry Draft gives every fan the opportunity to dream […]

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Motor City: Replacing a Rival

By Rhys Richards (@RREsq) Last Tuesday, the Detroit Red Wings and their fans celebrated the 15th anniversary of the team’s brawl with the Colorado Avalanche at Joe Louis Arena with a 7-2 drubbing of the Columbus Blue Jackets at home. That famous bloodbath pitted Igor Larionov against Peter Forsberg, Brendan Shanahan against Adam Foote, and […]

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To Trade or Promote from Within

By Rhys Richards (@RREsq) Entering back-to-back away games against the Los Angeles Kings and Anaheim Ducks this afternoon and tomorrow night, the Detroit Red Wings is reeling after a two-game losing streak culminated by a resounding beating at the hands of the San Jose Sharks on Thursday night. Detroit is 9-7-1 and are very much in the […]

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Detroit’s Unlikely MMA Fighter and Powerplay Defenseman

By Rhys Richards (@RREsq) The Detroit Red Wings are 4 and 0. That represents the first time they have been 4 and 0 to start a season since they won the Stanley Cup in 2007-2008.  Detroit is on pace to win 82 games and will hoist the Cup. Two of those statements are true, one […]