Starting Six: Anaheim Ducks All-Time Lineup

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The Starting Six series comes to you to dive into the best player at each position all-time for every organization. The biggest and best at each position, with the most memorable moments in franchise history. Here is the Anaheim Ducks all-time lineup. Starting Six: Anaheim Ducks All-Time Lineup In the 24-year history of the Anaheim […] READ MORE



2015 HHOF Induction Profile: Chris Pronger

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The Hockey Hall of Fame is welcoming seven new members into its prestigious halls on Monday, November 9, 2015. Join us here at Last Word On Sports as we take an in depth look at the new inductees. We continue the series with one of the best two-way defensemen of the 1990s and 2000s, Chris Pronger. 2015 […] READ MORE



Gruesome NHL Injuries (Part 2 of 2)

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Searching through hundreds of NHL injuries, I have narrowed down to what I believe are 50 of the most gruesome NHL injuries that many NHL fans today remember will remember. This isn’t a comprehensive list, and *Please note: The numbers 1-50 do not denote the severity of the injury. The numbers are simply there to […] READ MORE


Update: Flyers sign Mark Streit to a 4 year Deal

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Last week, the Philadelphia Flyers traded a fourth round pick in the 2014 NHL Draft, and prospect Shane Harper to the New York Islanders for Defenceman Mark Streit. Today the Flyers announced that they have signed Streit to a 4 year deal, worth 5.25 million per season. As an over 35 contract the Flyers would […] READ MORE


Instant Analysis: Flyers trade for Mark Streit

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The Philadelphia Flyers have traded a fourth round pick in the 2014 NHL Draft, and prospect Shane Harper to the New York Islanders for Defenceman Mark Streit. Streit, 35 years old, is scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent on July 5th and reports surfaced last week that he would not be re-signing with the […] READ MORE


Three Stars: All Time Greats of Central Division Teams

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Welcome back to Peculiar Side of Sports.  Every so often something in sports perplexes me, and I just hate not knowing something.  So, I do what any normal, sane sports fan does – I search ad nausea for the answer by any means necessary.  The good news is that I take all my hard work and relay […] READ MORE


Taking the D out of Philadelphia

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The Flyers have started the season 2-5-0 and currently sit in 13th place in the Eastern Conference.  Yes, it is early and the team certainly has the time to turn things around, but there are some concerning signs for a team that has been a perennial contender in recent years. While many are quick to […] READ MORE


Crosby, Staals, Nash, or Young: Team Canada in 2014

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The Summer Olympics have ended and as hockey fans we are now over two years removed from Vancouver 2010 and the “Golden Goal”.  It is also less than two years away from what awaits in Russia in 2014. So while we are stuck in international limbo (with all due respect to the World Juniors and […] READ MORE