Watch the Game Episode 24: J.D. Burke 2, Electric Boogaloo

Watch The Game Podcast
February 05 2017 09:00AM

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Cam and Sam were joined by Canucks Army Managing Editor J.D. Burke as they discussed the Canucks season and the rest of the NHL at-large. They try to pinpoint where fans stand on Jim Benning and they also try to figure out what kind of player Bo Horvat will end up being. It's an exciting episode filled with good hockey talk.

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NHLN Notebook: Hitchcock's firing, Greiss' extension, and the Disasterous Avalanche

Cam Lewis
February 02 2017 11:18AM

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The NHLN Notebook is a semi-regular feature of interesting hockey content from the past few days that doesn't quite deserve its own article.

Poor goaltending costs Ken Hitchcock his job, good goaltending gets Thomas Greiss an extension and could singlehandedly save the Islanders' season, and the Avs are a complete disaster. 

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NHLN Power Rankings: Jan. 31, 2017

Scott Maxwell
January 31 2017 04:11PM

It's time for your weekly dose of the NHL Numbers power rankings. I'll look at the five best and worst NHL teams thus far in the season, as well as the three best and worst players in the last week.

Note: All use of Corsi For and Expected Goals For are Score and Venue Adjusted, and at even strength. All stats come from Corsica Hockey, and NHL.com (don't worry, it's only the standings).

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Watch The Game Episode 23: Catching up

Watch The Game Podcast
January 31 2017 08:52AM

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We're back after a month hiatus! Sam, Cam, and Adam talked about the NHL's All-Star weekend, how it could be improved, and who it's actually marketed towards. Then they dug into the New York (?) Islanders and their arena fiasco, and where the franchise may end up in the next few years. Also, can the Columbus Blue Jackets outlive Western Civilization as we know it? Listen to find out! 

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Homeward Bound Four: This Time It's The New York Islanders

Pat Keogh
January 31 2017 08:00AM

The New York Islanders may have signed goaltender Thomas Greiss to a three-year, $10 million extension on Monday, but there was another bit of news that evening that perhaps piqued the interest of Isles fans. 

Bloomberg News reported that people familiar with the financials of the Barclays Center organization have let on that a financial projection shared with potential investors indicates that the stadium, currently home to the New York Nets and a lucrative concert venue in its own right, would make more money without the Islanders. According to Bloomberg’s sources, the fact that the Islanders aren’t set to contribute any revenue after the 2018-19 season is a “clear signal that the team won’t play there”.

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