Top to Bottom: A reason for every NHL team to be thankful

Cam Lewis
November 24 2016 12:00PM

Hockey coverage is often so negative. We look at why things aren't going to happen or why a team is actually significantly worse than they appear to be. So to celebrate American Thanksgiving, let's look at a reason fans of every NHL team have to feel thankful.

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NHLN Notebook: WCOH falters, shootouts and the John Scott rule

Zach Laing
November 24 2016 10:43AM


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. 

Happy thanksgiving to our readers south of the border. 

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On moving on from Holland and pursuing a shutdown defenceman

Jeff Veillette
November 23 2016 12:33PM

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For the first time in quite some time, an actual trade rumour has surfaced involving the Toronto Maple Leafs. Darren Dreger was on TSN's Insider Trading yesterday, and spoke of Toronto's excess and needs heading into the immediate future.

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Goalies and the Playoffs Part 2: What's Shot Volume Got to Do with It?

Joel Short
November 23 2016 11:00AM

My first article focused entirely on save percentages. I thought it would be helpful to have a look at the other side of the coin – shots – and how the two interact. 

It’s pretty well known that Sv% has risen and goals per game have dropped over the years, but what is the long-term trend in shots per game? And do the playoffs see a drop off in shots from the regular season?

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Watch the Game Episode 12: The Pesky Penguins with Bill West

Watch The Game Podcast
November 23 2016 10:13AM

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Sam has Jeff Veillette on again to talk about the happenings around the NHL. They start with Brent Burns, move to J.T. Brown then finish it up with Jeff's big birthday wish. After that, Bill West, Pittsburgh Penguins beat writer for the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review joins the show (27:55) to talk about the defending Stanley Cup champions.

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