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Bruins Sign Torey Krug, Reilly Smith to Dual One-year Contracts

Bruins Sign Torey Krug, Reilly Smith to Dual One-year Contracts

The Boston Bruins and GM Peter Chiarelli have announced the signing of restricted free agents Torey Krug and Reilly Smith to dual one-year deals worth $1.4 million.

Krug, in his rookie season with the Bruins, tallied 40 points (14+26=40), he became just the fifth rookie in Bruins history to score 10 or more goals.

In Smith’s first season in Boston, after coming over in the trade that brought…

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Stars Sign Forward Remi Elie to 3-year ELC

Stars Sign Forward Remi Elie to 3-year ELC

Dallas Stars GM Jim Nill announced today the signing of forward Remi Elie to a 3-year, entry level contract. Per team policy, the official terms and conditions of the deal weren’t released.

The 19-year-old Elie spent the 2013-14 campaign with the Ontario Hockey League‘s London Knights before a trade early in the season sent him to play for the Belleville Bulls. Elie posted a team high 65 points…

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Pacific Division Key Questions Per Team

Pacific Division Key Questions Per Team

Today we look at the Pacific division in the NHL. This division has two teams who are on the short list of favorites to win the Stanley Cup this year. But this division also has 4 teams I doubt make the playoffs and another team in turmoil.


The Duckshave an excellent chance to have a magical season this year. This team is loaded with talent. Gone is Selanne, Koivu and Bonino. In the fold…

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Injuries Plague The NHL’s Eastern Conference

Injuries Plague The NHL’s Eastern Conference

Many injuries have stunned teams in the NHL’s Eastern Conference, including the ones sustained by Jordan Staal, Pavel Datsyuk, Derek Stepan, and Jonathan Drouin. highlights these such ailments in this article.

Jordan Staal:

Carolina Hurricanes center Jordan Staal is expected to miss 3-4 months after receiving surgery to repair his fractured right leg.

This is a major blow to the…

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Central Division Key Questions Per Team

Central Division Key Questions Per Team

Today is part III of my articles breaking down the NHL Divisions. Today we look at the Central Division.


The Blackhawks bringing back the same team except they added Brad Richards. We know the Hawks are on the short list this year in terms of favorites to win the Cup. Chicago does have to make some moves before opening night as they are currently 2.2 Million over the cap so expect a…

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American Prospects

Jack Eichel – 6’2-193 – The most highly touted American prospect since Pat Kane comes from North Chelmsford, Massachusetts. Eichel tore up the youth hockey ranks prior to coming to the US National Team Development Program (USNTDP) in Ann Arbor, Michigan. In 13′-14′ Eichel had what amounted to the fourth most productive season of all time for the USNTDP program that has produced a steady stream on…

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Atlantic Division Key Questions Per Team

Atlantic Division Key Questions Per Team

Today we break down the key questions for each of the Atlantic Division teams. Let’s not waste any time.

Boston Bruins:

To me the Bruins are the class of the Eastern Conference. The have a great goalie in Rask, strong and deep on defense lead by Zdeno Chara and the same can be said about their forwards lead by Patrice Bergeron. The only issue facing the Bruins is the salary cap. The Bruins are…

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He Shoots, He Scores!

He Shoots, He Scores!

On the night of September 23rd, Jordan Subban had every reason to celebrate – he had just scored his first NHL goal of any kind, certainly a huge achievement.

In an expected celebratory fashion, the Vancouver Sun (and later, The Province) chose to display the joyful moment with a photograph on their website.

Jordan Subban VancouverThat’s where things began to go badly.

The photo in question depicts the Canucks prospect…

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Metropolitan Division Key Questions per Team

Metropolitan Division Key Questions per Team

Today starts a 4 part series of where I go through each division and ask the key questions facing each team as we embark on the 2014-15 NHL Season. Today we get started with the Metropolitan division.

Carolina Hurricanes:

To me this is a team that while has some big time star power up front in Skinner, Semin and the Staal brothers (Eric & Jordan) they lack secondary scoring. I question if they…

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Will there be magic one last time in Nassau?

Will there be magic one last time in Nassau?

Heading into the 2014-15 National Hockey League season, there are of course question marks when it comes to every team. When you talk about a team that didn’t even make the playoffs last year, there will be even more…usually. There is a lot of optimism around Long Island in regards to their beloved New York Islanders. There was a lot last season, too, after finally breaking through and making the…

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