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Sean Monahan Or Tomas Hertl: Who Keeps It Up?

Just about every NHL season there are teenage rookies who create a buzz early in the year with exceptional, surprising performances. There’s no doubt that through the first week of the season, those two outstanding stories have been Calgary Flames center Sean Monahan and San Jose Sharks winger Tomas Hertl. The question now is: can

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NHL Pacific Division Predictions 2013-14

The 2013-14 Pacific division is an amalgamation of the three Western Canadian teams in the Vancouver Canucks, Edmonton Oilers and Calgary Flames, and the four West coast teams in the Anaheim Ducks, San Jose Sharks, Los Angeles Kings and Phoenix Coyotes. It looks like an extremely tough division. Here’s a breakdown of the seven teams

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Canucks and Sharks Meet With Plenty at Stake

For any successful NHL franchise failure in the postseason after a strong regular season is unacceptable. If teams like Pittsburgh and Chicago are dumped out of the first round in the 2013 playoffs then they will definitely ask questions of themselves. However, there are arguably two franchises that have more questions than others entering this

2013 NHL Playoffs: Western Conference Preview and Predictions

The 2013 NHL playoffs kick off on Tuesday with three of the Western conference series opening their accounts on that day. The West’s top three seeds were wrapped up promptly, but the conference produced fascinating battles both for home ice advantage and its final two playoff places. Last year the eighth seed in the West

NHL Final Day Preview: Western Conference

The state of play in the Western conference entering Saturday’s action really is everything that the final day of the NHL’s regular season is and should be about. There are still two places in the postseason to be contested between three teams and none of the match-ups are set in stone. Hockey Schedule previews a

NHL Western Conference Playoff Race: Schedule Breakdown

We’ve entered the final couple of weeks of the season and the playoff race is heating up. In the Western conference the Chicago Blackhawks and Anaheim Ducks are mathematically guaranteed a playoff berth. It seems pretty likely that the Vancouver Canucks will join them pretty soon. That realistically leaves eight teams battling for the five

NHL Pacific Division 2013 Playoff Watch

In 2011-12, the Pacific division was the most exciting competition in the NHL. The division title was up for grabs between four teams up until the last weekend and four Pacific teams were vying for three places at the end of the season. In the end the Los Angeles Kings won the Stanley Cup and

San Jose Sharks Showing A Little Fight In Win Streak

The San Jose Sharks beat the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday securing a second straight shutout and third straight win. It has been a bit of an up and down season for coach Todd McLellan’s team. Fans will be wondering whether this current streak is just another swing in a streaky season, or whether the

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