NHL Notebook - March 13

Anthony Petrielli
March 13 2015 09:34AM

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The Colorado Avalanche are being touted as the latest example of a poor possession team that rode unsustainable percentages to success in a fluke season and are now regressing, but is that fair?

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Johnny Boychuk signs a 7-year, $42 million deal with the Islanders

Cam Lewis
March 12 2015 02:41PM


Well, the 2015 Unrestricted Free Agent market for defencemen just got a lot weaker. The Islanders and defenceman Johnny Boychuk agreed to a seven year, $42 million contract extension, so a cap hit of $6 million. Sorry Oilers fans, the dream is dead. 

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The NHL awards according to our polls — part 1

Cam Lewis
March 09 2015 08:00AM

Public opinion is fun, so I decided to poll our users to see who they thought would be most likely to take home the league's individual awards at the end of the season. Let's take a look at what our fellow users thought about the Selke, Vezina, Hart, Calder, and Norris Trophies. 

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NHL Trade Deadline Notebook: Western Conference

Anthony Petrielli
March 05 2015 09:38AM

Trade deadline day gets of all the attention, but it's the moves an NHL general manager accumulates over the course of an entire season, the sum of it all, that matters most. 

Below is a team-by-team breakdown of all the trades each Western Conference club has made throughout the course of the year.

The Eastern Conference can be found here

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CWHL Numbers: Clarkson Cup Matchup Preview

Angelica Rodriguez, Zoë Hayden, Valerie Chiasson
March 04 2015 09:10AM


Editor's note: The seventh annual Clarkson Cup playoff tournament will be contested in Markham, On. beginning on Wednesday morning!

Named after former Governor General Adrienne Clarkson, the Clarkson Cup is the CWHL's prestigious championship trophy. In roughly a week, four teams will play for a chance to hoist it: the Boston Blade, the Calgary Inferno, the Montreal Stars, and the defending champion Toronto Furies.

To prepare you for all the action, our CWHL writers Valerie Chiasson, Angelica Rodriguez and Zoë Hayden have put together an extensive matchup preview.

Read on past the jump!

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