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ProfessorOak

  • joined May 08, 2011
  • last login Jul 11, 2014
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Know Your CBA: Performance Enhancing Drugs

Stick tap to Steve House for encouraging me to start this series. Disclaimer: I am not a lawyer like an abnormally large amount of this community seem to be (looking at you c6). I am also not an...

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Trading for the first pick

Hey All, Avs fan here. In case you haven't had heard Director of Amateur Scouting has stated that the Sabres have had talks with the Avs about acquiring the number 1 pick. This doesn't surprise...

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Locking out the NHL: Trophic Cascades

In my attempt to lock out the NHL, we will be looking into an ecological concept that has fascinated me for years: The concept of Trophic Cascades. Initially I researched this topic in the 3rd...

Moving Leafs' van Riemsdyk to centre means someone is expendable | Toronto Maple Leafs | Sports | Toronto Sun

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You ask why this is relevant? Well basically, this means that the Leafs shouldn't be inquiring about Stastny (like a certain untrustworthy anonymous blogger has suggested) until after the season starts and this experiment comes to fruition. So basically, that rumor should be squashed.

2011-12 Season Montage

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Apparently this was played on the Jumbotron? Either way, really awesome montage. I can't help but love this team.

Mueller on NHL Live

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Man, I'm really gonna miss him and I have a horrible feeling not qualifying him will bite the Avs in the ass. I think it was the right business decision, with the uncertainty and all, but ugh. I'm gonna miss ya Mules!

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NHL13 Video Game Info

Hey all, I just watched an hour long webcast that EA put on about NHL 13 describing new features etc. I wanted to relay the information to anyone here who may be interest come it's release date,...

Possible Tampering Charges Surrounding The Justin Schultz Situation

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Really interesting article over at Bucky's 5th Quarter about the Justin Schultz situation. Real good read.

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Favorite non-Avs players

So this is really more out of curiosity than anything else and since there isn't too much going on in the Avalanche world, I figured why not have a thread about this? Most if not all people here...

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Bracket Challenge, half way there...

Alright, the first two rounds of the playoffs are done so it's time to give a leader board update. This round hindered some (Stachi and GoDevs) while it helped others soar in the rankings (Frosty...

Avalanche Sign Their Trifecta…Now What?

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Great article written by Justin Goldman talking about the Avs goaltending situation.

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MHH Bracket Challenge

I don't know about you, but I love some friendly competition. I created a private NHL Bracket Challenge for MHH. The link is here and the password is Avalanche (capital A). Best of luck to...

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Marleau

So, I figured I'd start a thread about this. Earlier in the night, Dater posted a tweet that read Here's what I think about the Avalanche's chances of getting Patrick Marleau: I think the Avs...

NHL's Fantasy Award Winners

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Notables include Landy winning Rookie Standout unanimously, Duchene being considered for bounce back player and Barrie being a sleeper pick for next year.

Clear Win Victories

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real interesting article over at C&B.

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Duchene's spins

So earlier in the year, we saw Duchene get all dirty, and create space against the Sharks here...http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E1aP2WBuqkU Interestingly enough, looks a lot like this video...h...

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Comparison of the Avs' Structure to Another Team's...

We seem to have some forward depth now. The top 9 are full of people that can produce yet full of no one that is superstar caliber. Duchene might get there one day, maybe, and maybe Landy or...

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Last Year's Team Statistics Compared to This Year

So beyond the amount of points, I wanted to look into how our team has improved in team-wide statistics that aren't total goals for/against, team points, etc. Comparisons after the break.

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Peter Mueller Has Inspired Me

So none of you really know me personally so let's start with a little background. I am 22 and have been smoking since I was 14 and a halfish so let's say I have been smoking for 8 years give or...

25 More superstitions

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Since Cheryl wrote a lovely article on superstitions, I figured I would share this article with everyone. Beware: Bleacher Report article, but some of the superstitions are really interesting.

Was this hit not just like the Marchand hit?

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44.1 Clipping - Clipping is the act of throwing the body, from any direction, across or below the knees of an opponent. A player may not deliver a check in a "clipping" manner, nor lower his own body position to deliver a check on or below an opponent’s knees. An illegal "low hit" is a check that is delivered by a player or goalkeeper who may or may not have both skates on the ice, with his sole intent to check the opponent in the area of his knees. A player may not lower his body position to deliver a check to an opponent’s knees.

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Official "Who Should We Trade For Or Sign?" Thread

So in many different threads much has been discussed surrounding trades. Who is available, what would we have to give up for them, etc. This is simply a thread for everyone to discuss these at...

"Tortorella fined $30,000 for his WC postgame rant on officiating."

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"Tortorella fined $30,000 for his WC postgame rant on officiating."

Darren Dreger (darrendreger) on Twitter So Torts can get as much as $30,000 and possibly more but Torres can only get fined a max of $2500. Uh, what?

Avalanche keeping its goaltenders busy with platoon system - The Denver Post

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"I play when Coach tells me to play," he said. "Otherwise, I sit and try to learn from Jiggy." A very hunble statement from Varly. If he did seem entitled as the number 1 last year in Washington, then he has definitely matured a lot lately.

Shanahan Rules No Suspension Or Fine Regarding Kronwall Hit | Yardbarker.com

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Well there it is, this is honestly getting a little ridiculous. It seriously seems like he is showing either some bias, or some horrible judgment. No fine, no nothing, wow.

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