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Western Conference Preview: Vancouver Canucks

So far, our Western Conference previews have looked at two consistent bottom-dwelling teams in the Calgary Flames and Edmonton Oilers. Now we’ll look forward to a team that may face the unfamiliar setting of looking up at the playoff picture … Continue reading

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Ryan Kesler Traded – To Anaheim

Ryan Kesler has reportedly been traded before the 2014 NHL Draft, but he isn’t coming to Chicago. The Anaheim Ducks appear to have landed the coveted center. Anaheim will trade center Nick Bonino, Luca Sbisa and tonight’s 24th overall pick … Continue reading

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Report: Ryan Kesler Wants Chicago (or Pittsburgh)

According to a report, Vancouver Canucks center Ryan Kesler wants to be traded and “only wants to go to either” the Blackhawks or Pittsburgh Penguins. Tweet

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NHL Awards Predictions: The Frank J. Selke Trophy

Yesterday, we looked ahead to the 2014 NHL Awards by making our predictions for the Vezina and Norris Trophies. Now, let’s discuss the Frank J. Selke Trophy. Tweet

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2013 NHL Awards: Selke to Chicago?

With the best record in the league, the Chicago Blackhawks will rightfully get a lot of attention when the NHL hands out their annual awards this summer. Over the next few days, we’re going to look at how the Hawks … Continue reading

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Jonathan Toews Defense Becoming More Impressive The Longer the Vancouver Canucks Play

Vancouver’s Ryan Kesler is making a strong case for the Conn Smythe Trophy this spring. And, the better Kesler plays, Jonathan Toews’ performance against him in the first round of the NHL playoffs becomes increasingly impressive. Tweet

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Blackhawks Captain Jonathan Toews Named a Selke Finalist

Hours after his Blackhawks were eliminated from the postseason, Chicago captain Jonathan Toews was named a finalist for the Selke Trophy (given to the league’s best defensive forward). Tweet

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Jonathan Toews: How He’s Playing An Outstanding Series

  Blackhawks captain, and 2010 Conn Smythe Trophy winner, Jonathan Toews hasn’t had the most offensive series against the Vancouver Canucks to begin the 2011 postseason. But does his lack of scoring mean he’s having a bad series? Some people … Continue reading

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NHL Playoff Preview – Blackhawks vs. Canucks: Ready For War?

  Where do we begin previewing the second round series between the Vancouver Canucks and Chicago Blackhawks? Before we get to the fun fighting videos, we’ll talk hockey. These two teams clearly don’t like each other, and played a heated … Continue reading

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Jonathan Toews Somehow Missing From Selke Award Finalists

On Tuesday morning, the NHL announced the finalists for the Selke Award: Detroit’s Pavel Datsyuk, Pittsburgh’s Jordan Staal and Vancouver’s Ryan Kesler. The Frank J. Selke Trophy that is presented annually “to the forward who best excels in the defensive … Continue reading

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