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9
Apr

2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs Predictions: First Round Eastern Conference

Its time for my annual Stanley Cup Playoffs First Round Predictions. Now that the pretenders have packed their bags for the off season and are preparing for their tee times, the real contenders get to face off in the toughest tournament in professional sports. The NHL playoffs are a long grind, where the winner is usually the team with the least amount of injuries and the most stars left standing after the first couple of rounds. Without further ado, here are my picks for round one. Read moreRead more

15
Aug

Tomas Kaberle: Deal or No Deal?

In what has been a very slow off season for movement around the NHL, there have been two big fish the media have covered. The speculation around where Ilya Kovalchuk would sign, and his ridiculous contract have dominated the hockey blogging headlines. Of course Kovalchuk is now an unrestricted free agent once again, as his contract was turned down by an independent arbitrator who sided with the NHL and ruled that it was void for circumventing the salary cap. So while Kovalchuk is renegotiating with the New Jersey Devils, and still in free agent limbo, we turn our attention to the other big fish. That being none other than the Maple Leafs defenceman, Tomas Kaberle. Read moreRead more