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Winger Mark Recchi accomplished it all in hockey. He is a three-time Stanley Cup champion, seven-time NHL All-Star, and a Hockey Hall of Famer among other accolades. He spent his 22-year NHL journey with seven clubs and played in over 1,500 games. While he did not win a Stanley Cup in a Flyers sweater, some […]
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Whether you appreciate seeing a player’s number retired or would rather see them honoured instead, the Calgary Flames have several players in line for the next banner to be raised at the Scotiabank Saddledome. While the biggest omission to date has to be Theo Fleury, who’s second in all-time goals, third in all-time assists, and […]
On Black Friday, buried under the holiday and pandemic and post-election coverage, the NBA quietly announced their 2020-21 preseason schedule. That helps pave the way for the NHL to return to home arenas in 10 cities — including Washington. The Washington Wizards will host a pair of preseason games on Dec. 17 and 19 against […]
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When life is anything but normal, looking back on years gone by and reminiscing can be a nice escape. Over the last 30 years, the Windsor Spitfires have had hundreds of players, coaches, and general managers come through their organization. It makes you wonder what the future held for some of them. In our four […]
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by Anatoliy Metter Over the last few decades, individuals such as Vladislav Tretiak have shaped the game of hockey in unbelievable ways. It has often been noted that Tretiak never had a fair shot to compete in the NHL back in the 1980s, but the Russian netminder changed the face of the game for future […]
As mentioned in a prior article, the San Jose Sharks’ depth at center lacks depth and consistency. However, the wing depth has plenty of younger options, mixed with consistent NHLers. In fact, three of the top four wingers are under 25 years old. Not included in this assessment are players such as Noah Gregor or […]
Since they joined the NHL almost 30 years ago, the Tampa Bay Lightning have been a franchise defined by high-end forwards. Even when the team struggled on ice with bad goaltending or a patchwork defense, they always found a way to keep games entertaining by icing some of the top offensive talents in the league. […]
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How should one rate the contract values of the Toronto Maple Leafs forwards? That question has been spinning around in Maple Leafs nation for the past two weeks, and it’s an interesting one to ask and answer. General manager Kyle Dubas has a reputation of either being overly generous with players contracts; or, conversely, he’s […]
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