Alex Chiasson is Holding Back the Edmonton Oilers Power-Play

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Alex Chiasson wrapped up his second season with the Edmonton Oilers this year. But unlike in 2018-19, Chiasson didn’t net over-20 goals this year. He didn’t even surpass 25 points. This is despite the fact that Chiasson spent almost all season alongside at least two of Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Leon Draisaitl, and James Neal. But despite […] READ MORE


Jesse Puljujarvi is the Star the Edmonton Oilers Forgot

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The Edmonton Oilers have had a very monotonous history with winger Jesse Puljujarvi. The team drafted Puljujarvi fourth overall in the 2016 NHL Draft and brought him to the NHL immediately after. But despite the rush to the league, the Oilers were clearly hesitant to use him much in the 2016-17 season. He only appeared […] READ MORE


Mikael Granlund Has Everything the Buffalo Sabres Want

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Mikael Granlund‘s agent came out recently, making it known that the forward has no intention of re-signing with the Nashville Predators before free agency begins. He is instead opting to test the open market. This is surprising but not unwise. With an ability to play in all three forward positions and a proven, reliable track […] READ MORE


Juuso Riikola Demands More Respect From the Pittsburgh Penguins

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The Pittsburgh Penguins just re-signed Juuso Riikola to a two-year deal. The deal has a cap hit topping $1 million, officially clocking in at $1.15 million. This inking has shocked Penguins fans. Many rumours have said that head coach Mike Sullivan was less than fond of Riikola. This, and the log-jam at left-defence, led many […] READ MORE


The To-Do List for the New Florida Panthers General Manager

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Terms have apparently been reached with a new Florida Panthers general manager. After a brief-but-intense search — that featured high-end names like Mike Gillis, Peter Chiarelli, and Eddie Olczyk — the Panthers have agreed to terms with an out-of-left-field name… Bill Zito. Zito is a former attorney, turned agent, turned AHL-general manager, turned Colombus Blue […] READ MORE


Arizona Coyotes Lose Two Draft Picks to Fitness Testing Scandal

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The NHL announced on Wednesday that punishment has finally been dished out to the Arizona Coyotes. In late-January, the team underwent an investigation that found that they had been inviting prospects to secret fitness tests, giving the team an unfair advantage and extra look at prospects. Nearly seven months later, the league has finally come […] READ MORE


The Washington Capitals Jakub Vrana is a Dreamy Trade Target

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The Washington Capitals season has come to a premature, and disappointing, early-end. In classic “underdog” fashion, the elite New York Islanders defence was able to shut down the Capitals offence, effectively silencing the team. There weren’t many stand-out issues with the Caps play, simply just a poor all-around effort. But despite the upsetting end, the […] READ MORE


Figuring Out a Package to Bring Jared Spurgeon to the Toronto Maple Leafs

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The Toronto Maple Leafs had an unceremonious Qualifying Round. Their loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets shined a light on all of the woes in the Leafs lineup. The most prominent of these issues were the six men making up the Leafs defence. While a few defencemen had strong performances, it was readily apparent that […] READ MORE


Setting Expectations for the 2020 NHL Draft’s Top Players

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The order of the 2020 NHL Draft’s top-15 picks is finally solidified. The New York Rangers landed the first-overall pick and, thusly, consensus-top-pick Alexis Lafreniere. With no more speculation about the draft order, attention has once again turned towards the 2020 NHL Draft top players. Thankfully, Byron Bader has updated his NHLe models with new […] READ MORE


Carey Price Had an Amazing Season with the Montreal Canadiens

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Carey Price has received a bad-rap from the hockey world. As the 2019-20 season came to its premature close, many were calling the goalie out as a weakness in the Montreal Canadiens system. He was accused of complacency in his older age, with many claiming he was one of the issues holding Montreal back this […] READ MORE