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Evan Sporer

NHL Contributor

Evan is an NHL contributor for SBNation.com, as well as Blueshirt Banter and SB Nation College Hockey. He’s originally from Brooklyn, N.Y., where he grew up rooting for the Rangers, and is an admitted Wayne Redden-apologist.

MOST RECENT POSTS

How Hertl scored 2013-14's best goal

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Great moments can be born out of virtual obscurity, and Tomas Hertl, a teenage rookie, created one of the best moments of the 2103-14 season very early into his first NHL campaign.

Giroux's provacative pirouette completes comeback

Claude Giroux knows how to take over a hockey game, even if he's not looking at what's going on.

Gustav Nyquist could not be stopped

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Gustav Nyquist would not and could not be stopped as he battled through hooks and holds to score a masterful goal.

A look back at Perry's masterpiece

Few players score goals every season to beat the buzzer. Fewer score those goals from their knees. Then again, Corey Perry isn't most players.

Wheeler out-waits, outwits the Avs

Blake Wheeler had Jets fans screaming "shoot!" until he finally finished off a spectacular goal.

Granlund's season-saving goal

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With the Minnesota Wild facing a proverbial must-win, Mikael Granlund took things into his own hands.

Analyzing Tomas Tatar's slick steps

Tomas Tatar made something out of nothing as he choreographed a rather impressive sequence through a sea of Stars. It's No. 7 on our list of the 10 best NHL goals from 2013-14.

Pens passing kills the Caps PK

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Considering Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin don't need much of an advantage or open ice to embarrass a would-be defender, putting them both on the same power play unit can produce some...

Marchand single-handedly conquers the Kings

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Brad Marchand beat five Kings all by himself, a feat good enough for No. 9 on our list of the top 10 goals of the 2013-14 NHL season.

Duchene embarrasses the Capitals

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Matt Duchene's early-season beauty against the Capitals comes in at No. 10 on our list of the best 10 goals of the 2013-14 NHL season. Let's break it down frame-by-frame.

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