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Recent Posts

Western Conference 2011 12 NHL Predictions

September 12, 2011 1. Vancouver Canucks – Losing Ryan Kesler to start the season will hurt, the ‘Nucks are still the most balanced team in the National Hockey League. I don’t think the loss of Raffi Torres will hurt – they’ve got youngsters ready to jump in and could be even better than last year.

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Vezina Watch A Look At 2013s Best NHL Goalies

We’ve decided to come back and do a yearly Vezina watch. Check back soon for the 2019 / 2020 NHL Campaign and early Vezina Favorites! Or, check out our sister site, Goalie Coaches. 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

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The Hockey Guys’ 2012 NHL Draft Top 30 Rankings

These were the 2012 NHL Draft Top 30 Rankings. October 31, 2011 The Hockey Guys are pleased to release the inaugural “THG’s NHL Draft Top 30 Rankings”, a guide aimed at providing hockey fans with information on the upcoming 2012 draft class.  Prospect guru Brendan Ross and credentialed OHL writer Todd Cordell team up to

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Philadelphia Flyers Ian Laperriere

Ian Laperriere quietly roamed the hallways of the Flyers Skate Zone during last week’s Developmental Camp with a skewed smile and some pep in his step. He had just stepped off the ice after running the annual Flyers rookie camp for the second year in a row in Voorhees, New Jersey. The newly appointed Director

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Petr Straka Signs With The Philadelphia Flyers

Petr Straka wants to bring a different element to the Philadelphia Flyers. Pure skill and speed. “My best skill would be skating,” Straka told The Hockey Guys Friday afternoon. “I can use my speed and I like to use my speed.” “I can use my hands with (the speed), too,” he added. “When I score

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Matt Carle vs Ryan Suter

Making the case for Matt Carle over Ryan Suter. How undervalued is Matt Carle in Philadelphia? Complaining by the fans often includes rants about his turnovers, lack of physical play, among other things, but is it warranted? Let’s compare him to a player that would reportedly cost a team an “NHL player + A prospect

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Flyers Ready To Pull Trigger on Trade

The Philedelphia Flyers are getting ready to make a trade. Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren announced earlier today that Chris Pronger will undergo surgery on his left knee on Tuesday. The injury, which was kept quiet by the Flyers is the most recent on a laundry list of problems with Pronger, but it didn’t start out

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