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Dinamo Riga retires Sandis Ozolinsh #8

Latvia has flipped another page on the huge book of Latvian hockey. Dinamo Riga held their season ending ceremony where they thanked one of the greatest Latvians of all time – Sandis Ozolinsh. After the team didn’t qualify for the playoffs, the team announced that they will honour their long time captain, as well as the long time captain of team…

Tampa Bay Lightning v Colorado Avalanche

Avs’ Nathan MacKinnon out 6-8 Weeks

The Colorado Avalanche were dealt a major blow to their already dim playoff hopes Friday. UPDATE: Nathan MacKinnon will be out 6-8 weeks with a fractured foot. — Colorado Avalanche (@Avalanche) March 6, 2015 The 2013 No. 1 overall pick has dealt with the sophomore slump this season, potting 14 goals and 38 points in 64 games. It took him…

San Jose Sharks v Boston Bruins

Boston Bruins Trade Jordan Caron to Colorado Avalanche

In the Boston Bruins second trade of the day, it has been announced that Jordan Caron is being sent to the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for Max Talbot. Bostons Caron to the Avs for Max Talbot as main elements. — Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) March 2, 2015   Jordan Caron, 24, was drafted by the Boston Bruins 25th overall in 2009….

Vancouver Canucks v Los Angeles Kings

Breaking Down the Western Conference Playoff Race

With the National Hockey League entering what fans and franchises know as “the stretch run,” it seems like an appropriate time to break down which Western Conference teams have a good chance of snagging a playoff berth, and which teams will have to seriously get their acts together, along with finding a bit of good luck if they want any…


NHL Report Card, Term 2: Central Division

As the NHL continues on in the month of February, teams are hitting the 54-game mark which means it’s the time where almost every team has played two thirds of the NHL schedule. With student’s report cards being sent home to the moms and dads of the world, it’s only fitting to give every NHL team a report card of their own….

Erik Cole

Trade Deadline Outlook for the Central Division

With the NHL trade deadline just weeks away, it’s time to continue looking around the league to see what options are out there for the contenders, and what players might be available. TRADE DEADLINE OUTLOOK FOR THE CENTRAL DIVISION NASHVILLE PREDATORS Record: 38-12-6, 82 Points Quite possibly the surprise story of the year, the Predators went from missing the playoffs…

Nashville Predators vs. Colorado Avalanche, NHL

The Avs Are Proof Rebuilds Aren’t Easy

In the NHL, there is no definite script on how a rebuild will pan out. In the case of the Edmonton Oilers, they are at the point of rebuilding the rebuild, so they are in a state of hockey purgatory that has not been seen in awhile. On the other hand, the Colorado Avalanche have experienced the highs of having…

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