Nation Notebook: Teams looking for upgrades and the aftermath of the Duchene trade

Cam Lewis
November 12 2017 04:05PM

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This a weekly feature that rounds up news, rumours, and interesting things happening around the NHL. 

Last weekend, the Colorado Avalanche finally pulled the trigger on a deal involving Matt Duchene. The third overall pick from the 2009 draft has been wanting out of Colorado since last Christmas, and it was expected he would be moved over the off-season. But, oddly enough, in the middle of a game, Joe Sakic dealt Duchene in a three-team deal involving the Ottawa Senators and Nashville Predators.

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Nation Notebook: Rangers possibly selling, Vegas finally cooling, and possible Houston expansion

Cam Lewis
November 03 2017 10:26AM

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This a weekly feature that rounds up news, rumours, and interesting things happening around the NHL. 

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Could the New York Rangers be #ActuallyBad Enough to Win the Draft Lottery?

Pat Keogh
October 30 2017 09:00AM

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On paper, it seemed like the New York Rangers improved this offseason. 

They traded their top-line center Derek Stepan for Anthony DeAngelo and the 7th overall pick, but Tony D was considered NHL-ready and the hope was that either the player taken with that 1st round pick, Lias Andersson, or his counterpart taken at 21, Filip Chytil, would slot into the depth chart high enough that New York’s problems down the middle would be mitigated. Trusted Sportsbooks like Bookmaker suggested the Rangers would contend for a playoff spot this season, but what's gone wrong? 

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Gazing Into The Crystal Ball

Jayson Spikes
October 04 2017 12:52PM

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The day has finally arrived! The puck drops tonight and the race for the 2018 Stanley Cup is on. While there are still 1,271 games to be played between now and the playoffs begin, everyone wants to talk about who will win the Cup. Will it be the Penguins getting the three-peat? The young Oilers or Leafs breaking through? Will Ovechkin, Backstrom and Holtby finally figure things out?

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Watch the Game Episode 39: Western Conference Preview with Mike Pfeil and Dom Luszczyszyn

Watch The Game Podcast
October 04 2017 07:00AM

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After the Eastern Conference preview, Sam continues on to talk about the Western Conference. He is joined by a guest co-host this week, Mike Pfeil and they talk about the teams that have a chance to impress. Mike talks about the in's and out's of the Calgary Flames and why you should maybe pump the brakes on calling them a contender. (00:13-46:12)

Dom Luszczyszyn then joins the podcast to take stock of different teams and allows Sam to make terrible jokes in the process. (46:17- 1:06:01)

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