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Player Development Of Euro Forwards: Mikko Rantanen

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NHL player development seems to always result in more questions than answers. How likely is it for a top pick to pan out? What makes a player a “steal”? Last Word On Hockey will be starting a new series on how to properly develop prospects from all different spots throughout the draft. With forwards drafted […] READ MORE


What If The Maple Leafs Lose In The First Round Again?

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The Toronto Maple Leafs are on a collision course with the Tampa Bay Lightning in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. It has been well-documented the Maple Leafs’ last playoff series win came in 2004. Despite being fourth overall in the standings, advancing to the second round is not a slam dunk. Could […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: Chicago Blackhawks Centre Future in Doubt

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It’s time for another edition of NHL rumours to start your week. We’re closing in on the end of the regular season and there were some seismic moves at the trade deadline. However, there could be some more shocking news coming in the off-season. The Chicago Blackhawks are one team that already made big moves […] READ MORE







Buffalo Sabres Signs Goaltender Prospect to Entry Level Contract

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The Buffalo Sabres have signed goaltender Devon Levi to an entry-level contract. Sabres General Manager Kevyn Adams is delighted to sign the highly touted Levi. After the Northeastern Huskies got eliminated in the quarterfinals of the Hockey East Championships, Levi was set to get his contract. The signing puts a conclusion on a very impressive […] READ MORE