NHLN Power Rankings: Feb. 7, 2017

Scott Maxwell
February 07 2017 07:13PM

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 25: Evaluating Royalty with Jesse Cohen

Watch The Game Podcast
February 07 2017 03:32PM

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Sam was joined by Jesse Cohen from All the Kings Men, the official podcast of the L.A. Kings to talk about Jeff Carter, Peter Budaj, Jonathan Quick, Daryl Sutter and Dean Lombardi. After that, Cam and Adam came on the line to banter about the Eastern Conference playoff picture after the Bruins dismissed Claude Julien. 

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#NationDubs - Episode 1

Nation World HQ
February 07 2017 07:00AM

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The pulse of hockey introduces the first episode of NationDubs.

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What might the Flames do at the trade deadline?

Ryan Pike
February 06 2017 03:00PM


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In just over three weeks, the Calgary Flames are going to take part in one of the most unpredictable National Hockey League trade deadlines in recent memory. Due to a combination of league parity, a flat salary cap for next season and the impending addition of the Vegas Golden Knights via an expansion draft, we could see few big trades. Or because of the parity, a team or two might make a big swing to try to break away from the pack.

In terms of the local sports club, it's hard to tell exactly what the Flames will do on March 1. But here's what we can decipher as of right now.

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NHLN Notebook: ASU Falls Through, Shattenkirk in Jersey, and Deadline Selling in a False Parity League

Christian Pagnani
February 06 2017 11:46AM

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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. 

The Coyotes plans to stay in Arizona have been foiled, and with the trade deadline approaching, we explore a new possible suitor for Kevin Shattenkirk, a Brandon Davidson trade, and who, with the reality of false parity, the NHL's sellers are. 

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