A Night of Firsts in the NHL

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It was truly a night of firsts in the NHL, last night. Buffalo Sabres’ 2015 2nd-overall pick Jack Eichel gave Sabres fans a reason to cheer when he blasted a shot past Craig Anderson, in the third period of Thursday night’s encounter with the Ottawa Senators. As remarkable as his goal may have been, he […] READ MORE


MUST SEE: Jack Eichel Notches First Career NHL Goal

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For those waiting on when prospect Jack Eichel will make an immediate impact on the Buffalo Sabres team, you didn’t have to wait long. In his first career NHL game, the first Sabres game of the 2015-16 season, Jack Eichel scored a beautiful goal from the top of the right faceoff circle, beating Ottawa Senators […] READ MORE


MUST SEE: Dustin Brown Headbutts Logan Couture

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We’ve seen headbutts in fights before. A player is clearly on the receiving end of a pummeling and in the heat of the battle, he lunges his head forward in order to cause damage. It’s dirty and it shouldn’t happen. But what happen when a player uses his head as the primary source of contact […] READ MORE


Max Pacioretty Passes First Test as Captain

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Crowned the 29th captain of the Montreal Canadiens, Max Pacioretty couldn’t have asked for a better start to his season. Max Pacioretty Passes First Test as Captain Three minutes into the first period, the Habs sniper put the team up 1-0 when he took an offensive-zone entry stretch pass from P.K. Subban, and  fooled goaltender […] READ MORE


MUST SEE: Mike Babcock uses first Coach’s Challenge

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The first NHL coach’s challenge has been used in successful fashion.  Nearing six and a half minutes into the second period, captain Max Pacioretty fed a pass to defenseman Jeff Petry, and he buried his chance to give the Montreal Canadiens a 2-1 lead over the Toronto Maple Leafs. As he celebrated the goal, head […] READ MORE


What is next for Derek Roy?

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When the Washington Capitals announced their final roster cuts on Monday morning, the biggest surprise of the six names was the name of Derek Roy. The veteran center signed a professional tryout with the organization last month, hoping to impress during training camp and preseason but could not secure a roster spot. With the decision […] READ MORE


Marc Bergevin talks big changes; Fleischmann, Tokarski and Kassian

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When General Manager Marc Bergevin was set to meet with the media at noon on Monday, it was expected that changes were going to be made. Tomas Fleischmann, 31, signed a one-year deal with the team after an impressive pre-season showing, during his professional tryout. The veteran winger looked comfortable on a third line with […] READ MORE


MUST SEE: Karri Ramo takes mid-game warm-up

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The 2015-16 pre-season has given fans some great moments. Truth be told, we’ve all been without hockey for too long. Pre-season marks the beginning of a ritual that everyone partakes in; we bring out the gear, we place the flags on our cars, and most importantly, we analyze the ever-loving heck out of meaningless games […] READ MORE


Jordan Eberle out four-to-six weeks

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Fans of the Edmonton Oilers just can’t catch a break. With Connor McDavid providing new hope to a team that has finished out of the playoff picture for nearly a decade, it was only time before the Oilers would be dealt another blow that continues the trend of dragging their fan base through the mud, even if […] READ MORE


P.A. Parenteau’s Chance for Redemption with Maple Leafs

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It was a rough end to the 2014-15 for Pierre Alexandre Parenteau. A concussion knocked him out for nearly two months, he struggled to find a spot in the line-up when he was healthy. There wasn’t much going for the 32-year-old winger. When it came to head coach Michel Therrien, it was evident where the […] READ MORE