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Eastern Conference Preview: New York Rangers

As we look ahead to the 2014-15 NHL season, we are working our way through Metropolitan Division. We have already previewed the Carolina Hurricanes, New Jersey Devils, Washington Capitals, New York Islanders, Columbus Blue Jackets, Philadelphia Flyers and Pittsburgh Penguins. The Rangers won the Eastern Conference last year, but … Continue reading

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NHL Central Division Player Movement Update II

In the wake of Nashville matching Shea Weber’s offer sheet and Columbus trading their captain, Rick Nash, to the Rangers, it’s worth looking at the landscape surrounding the Blackhawks in the Central Division as the summer continues. Here’s an updated … Continue reading

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Blue Jackets Trade Rick Nash

The Columbus Blue Jackets appear to have finally completed their divorce with captain Rick Nash. The New York Rangers will reportedly send forwards Brandon Dubinsky, Artem Anisimov, defenseman Tim Erixon and a first round pick to Columbus for Nash and … Continue reading

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Central Division Cap Situations

With the retirement of Nicklas Lidstrom in Detroit becoming official, there should be two immediate responses from Blackhawks fans: Respect. He was the best of his era. Fear. The Wings now have an enormous amount of cap space. Looking around … Continue reading

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Should the Blackhawks Pursue Rick Nash?

Reports surfaced on Monday night that Blue Jackets captain Rick Nash might be open to waiving his no-movement clause to get out of hockey hell Columbus. Should the Blackhawks swing for the fences and make a play for Nash? And … Continue reading

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Western Conference Intrigue: Ranking the Forwards

As we get ready for the 2011-12 season, we continue our series breaking down the Western Conference. On Sunday night we ranked the groups of defensemen around the league, and now we’ll evaluate the forwards in the conference. Some of … Continue reading

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Mike Richards and Jeff Carter: How Thursday Changes the NHL’s Western Conference

On Thursday, the Philadelphia Flyers traded two of their core players – captain Mike Richards and Jeff Carter – to Western Conference teams. How do these two moves impact the Flyers? The changes will be dramatic, and the improvement (if … Continue reading

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Blue Jackets Chances? Gone in 60 Seconds

OK, so it took 61 seconds for Brian Campbell to score what turned out to be the game-winning goal on Thursday night. It was clear in that first minute, though, that the Blackhawks that showed up to play were the … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Leave Jackets Blue as Quenneville Reaches Milestone

How many firsts were there on Tuesday night? Tuesday was December 1st. The Blackhawks played at home for the first time in two weeks. It was the first game between the Blackhawks and division rival, and second place, Columbus. Marian … Continue reading

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