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NHL Future Power Rankings

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NHL Future Power Rankings

First things first, huge stick tap to generalfanager.com, eliteprospects.com, and hockey-reference.com. Without those sites, I wouldn’t have been able write this. Before I start, I just want to state that this is NOT a regular power ranking for this season. This is a future ranking, as in ranking each team in how successful they’re built […]

Where did the Ottawa Senators Come From, and Where are They Going?

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Where did the Ottawa Senators Come From, and Where are They Going?

By: Ryan Kiray (@RyanK_THG) The NHL has returned. A host of player movement, front office turmoil, and restructuring was the rule for most teams this offseason, but the NHL has returned. For some teams, such as Pittsburgh, the early results have been promising, and for others, such as Colorado, not as much. We could spend […]

The Hockey Guys Podcast: Episode 17 “Holiday Edition” — #THGTalk, Salary Cap, Sharks, World Junior’s

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The Hockey Guys Podcast: Episode 17 “Holiday Edition” — #THGTalk, Salary Cap, Sharks, World Junior’s

We love and encourage all our listeners to give us feedback and your thoughts on what we discussed on the show. If you have something to share, send a tweet to either Hunter or James and speak your mind. Don’t forget to use the hashtag #THGTalk to ask the pair a question; your tweet will be read […]

Edmonton Oilers Set a Winning Precedent With Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

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Edmonton Oilers Set a Winning Precedent With Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

By: Ryan Kiray (@RyanK_THG) The Edmonton Oilers recently announced the signing of former first overall pick Ryan Nugent-Hopkins to a seven-year, $42 million contract, leaving the Oilers in control of the young center’s fate for years to come. While the reaction to the contract has been mixed, in part due to the high risk the […]

TheHockeyGuys Weekly Podcast: Episode #9 – August 6th, 2013

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TheHockeyGuys Weekly Podcast: Episode #9 – August 6th, 2013

Check us out on iTunes! The ninth episode of TheHockeyGuys Weekly Podcast, co-hosted by myself (@HunterCrowther) and James Stephan (@J_Habs). In today’s show: We introduce our newest element to the Podcast– Twitter Time — Fans can send their tweets to the two of us using the hashtag #THGTalk and have their questions read in future episodes James […]

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Carolina Hurricanes: Dealing With The Adjusted Salary Cap

By Dylan Howlett (@DylanHowlett) In September 2008, Jim Rutherford could see the vultures swirling overhead: salivating, expectant. The Carolina Hurricanes general manager had assembled a talented nucleus of young, incipient stars. The post-championship blueprint — devised to ween Carolina off the veteran-laden 2006 Cup-winning club and acclimate the Hurricanes to a younger, faster, skill-driven league […]

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CBA Negotiations Continue; A Modest Proposal

  By: Tyler J. Altemose (@TJamesAltemose) Chris Campoli, representing the NHLPA, met with the media Thursday as CBA negotiations continued. He explained that the sides discussed “hockey issues” within separate sub-committees, all of which he considered “equally important” to the process. Although Campoli and the NHLPA expect to continue working day to day in an […]

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Flyers Would Be Wise to be Proactive in Defensive Acquisition

  By Tyler J. Altemose (@TJamesAltemose) The Flyers have suffered a plethora of injuries within their defensive ranks. Chris Pronger is sidelined for the remainder of the season with severe post-concussion syndrome. Andreas Lilja and Erik Gustafsson remain sidelined by injury.  Even Oskars Bartulis remains out for the foreseeable future. Marc-Andre Bourdon and Kevin Marshall, […]

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Free Agency Day 2011: A Review

Holy hockey happenings, Batman! Today marked the beginning of NHL free agency. And although it took a little bit of time for the proverbial ball to get rolling, the league saw plenty of action. Naturally (as one might assume) one of the league’s busiest teams was the Philadelphia Flyers. Three weeks ago I was telling […]