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Capitals Resign Defenseman Mike Green

The Washington Capitals announced they have signed star defenseman Mike Green to a new 3 year, $18.25M contract ($6.08M/AAV). When healthy, Mike Green is one of the best defensemen in the entire league.  Green has put up 70+ points twice … Continue reading

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Draft Deadline Losers

To determine the 2012 NHL Trade Deadline losers, not only was the actual deadline day taken into consideration. Moves or lack of them in the previous few weeks were included as well. Here are this year’s losers: 1. St. Louis … Continue reading

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NHL Trade Deadline Blog

The NHL trade deadline is finally among us!  A lot of trades have already occurred in the previous weeks to the deadline with Carter, Kubina, Quincy, Grossman, and others already having been traded.  Many more players have signed extensions with … Continue reading

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Rene Bourque Suspended Five Games

Rene Bourque of the Calgary Flames has been suspended a total of five games for elbowing the Nicklas Backstrom.  The incident occurred midway through the third period of the January 3rd versus the Washington Capitals.  A minor penalty was assessed … Continue reading

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Capitals Fire Bruce Boudreau

The slumping Washington Capitals announced Monday that they have fired head coach Bruce Boudreau.  Dale Hunter, who captained the Washington Capitals, will replace him starting immediately. The Capitals started off red hot with a 7-0 record.  They obliterated opponents by … Continue reading

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Friday Five: League’s Top PlayMakers

The Friday Five is a new weekly column giving thoughts on a major topic in the last week. If you have any suggestions for next week’s topic, feel free to post it here or email me. I’d love to hear … Continue reading

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Harding Shuts Down Competition This Week

First Star – Josh Harding Josh Harding had a tremendous week for the Minnesota Wild posting a 3-0 record allowing just one goal against in each.  Playing every other day versus the Detroit Red Wings, Vancouver Canucks, and St. Louis … Continue reading

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