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Hartman’s Natural Hat Trick Propels Blackhawks Past Predators, 5-2

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Hartman’s Natural Hat Trick Propels Blackhawks Past Predators, 5-2

Ryan Hartman recorded his first career hat trick, and Patrick Kane recorded three assists as the Chicago Blackhawks won their third game in a row, 5-2 over the Nashville Predators.  This was the third game of a four game home stand for the Hawks.  It proved to be what the doctor ordered after losing five […]

2016 World Cup of Hockey: “Fast, speed, skilled” Team North America dominates Finland in 4-1 victory

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2016 World Cup of Hockey: “Fast, speed, skilled” Team North America dominates Finland in 4-1 victory

By Hunter Crowther (@HunterCrowther)  TORONTO — The conversation leading up to Team North America’s round robin opener against Finland was if they had the mental maturity to take on the top hockey nations in the world. But after a dominating performance from all four lines and a firm presence in goal, the under-23 squad cruised to a 4-1 […]

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Weekly NHL Goalie Roundup: Monday February 18, 2013

By Amy Fetherolf (@afetherolf) Goalie stats pulled from Monday February 11, 2013 through Sunday February 17, 2013. Three Stars: 1. Ben Scrivens – After James Reimer was injured during the Leafs’ game against the Flyers, Scrivens was fantastic in relief, stopping 32 of 33 shots he faced to preserve the 5-2 win. He continued his […]

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Vezina Watch: A Look At This Season’s Best NHL Goalies

By Amy Fetherolf (@afetherolf) It’s still quite early in the season, but it’s never too soon to look at some early contenders for the NHL’s award for best goaltender. My candidates are chosen based on a small sample size, and the Vezina can be awarded based on other factors like career achievement in addition to […]

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TheHockeyGuys 2012 NHL Award Results

Since none of us here, at TheHockeyGuys.net, have the privilege to vote for the real NHL Awards, I thought it would be a great idea if all of the writers on this website made picks for each major award and I posted the results here. There’s an interesting twist in this ballot, though. The writers […]

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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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Devils Gearing Up for Post-Brodeur Era

By Mike Luciano For the first time in a very long time, the New Jersey Devils finally have goalie depth in their prospect pool. That said, most of these prospects are at least a few years away from fully maturing and are currently on a completely different plateau from the likes of elite prospects Jacob […]

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Uphill Climb for Poile, Predators Following Weber Arbitration Award

When an independent arbitrator awarded defenseman Shea Weber a record one-year, $7.5 million salary yesterday for the 2011-12 season, it brought a harsh NHL reality to the forefront for the Nashville Predators.

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A Conversation With Pekka Rinne

by Buddy Oakes of PredsOnTheGlass A Conversation with Pekka Rinne The Nashville Predators ended their recent ‘goalie controversy” by resigning Pekka Rinne to a two-year, $6.8 million contract that will pay the big netminder $2.8 million in 2010-2011 and $4.0 million in 2011-2012. Over the last couple of months, neither Rinne or Dan Ellis has […]