A View on Six NHL Teams

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Is it time for another hockey blog? I think so, below I made a few comments about some of the teams in the NHL check and see if your team made the list and enjoy!

Phoenix Coyotes: Isn’t it nice that we don’t hear the word Phoenix anymore, or at all? Currently fifth in the Western conference the Coyotes are flying under the radar with a 14-4-3 record, that’s good enough for first place in the Eastern conference! Too bad the Yotes are in the West; another amazing thing is they are 9-0-1 at home, which is incredible, unfortunately they are only averaging over 12 000 fans, but the best part about all of this. Continue reading

Laviolette is Out, Is Holmgren Next?

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So Peter Laviolette has been fired by the Philadelphia Flyers after an 0-3 start you say? Its about time too, maybe the Flyers owner should throw in their GM, I know it sounds harsh, but both of them haven’t helped the team ever since they lost the Cup to the Chicago Blackhawks in 2012. The Flyers would make the playoffs twice the next two years after losing the Cup and they were still considered to contenders, but bad decision-making and a bad injury, or two led to the teams demise. Continue reading

NHL: Review of a Few July 5th Signings

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The NHL free agent market opened up this past Friday July 5th and it did not disappoint. It also seems as though that the GMs forgot there was strike with a lot of money spent on the first day. I am not going to talk about all the signings that were made that will take forever, but I will talk about a few signings and explain why I think they are good, or bad deals.

Let’s start off with Ryan Clowe, he played for two teams last year the San Jose Sharks and the New York Rangers. In the 40 games he played last season he had 3 goals and 19 points, but in San Jose he scored none of those goals. Clowe can play the right wing and the left wing and he is 6’2 weighing 225 pounds, in a league where height is the new obsession, he fits the bill. Continue reading