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All the small things


Like their general manager, the Oilers skaters can't get the little things right. What makes us think they can get the big things right?

NBCSN: an adequate replacement for ESPN


The NBC Sports Network's coverage of the NHL is not only good enough to compensate for not being on ESPN, it might actually be even better.

BREAKING: Ondrej Pavelec is not an elite goalie


Statistically speaking, the Winnipeg Jets goalie is having a terrible season. However, the sad reality is that his career stats aren't much better. At the end of the day, he just isn't close to being an elite goalie despite the big ticket contract.

The Leafs' Defence: What Have We Got?


A detailed look at defencemen's development and where the current Leafs' defence stands.

Devin Shore Talks To DBD


Defending Big D recently caught up with Dallas Stars prospect Devin Shore, who shared his experiences as a freshman with a big role at Maine and what it's like as a Dallas Stars prospect.

The Best & Worst Waiver Claims in Preds History


Will this week's waiver claims on Bobby Butler and Zach Boycuk really help the Nashville Predators? Let's allow history to be our guide...

Patrick Marleau is good at hockey

Apart from Antti Niemi, no player has been more valuable to the Sharks this season than their oft-maligned former captain.

Analyzing David Clarkson's Scoring this Season


The New Jersey Devils are struggling to score the last few games. One of the main reasons for the Devils scoring drought is David Clarkson's personal scoring problems.

Brown vs. Eager - There is no Escape


Which one is better? Which one has more of an impact?

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