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Pucks On The 'Net
Time to throw a few pucks on the 'net about the week that was in hockey: - Emotional. Classy, Tasteful. Inspiring. These are just a few of the words I can muster up to describe the scene on national television this week as TSN broadcast the Humboldt Broncos...
Pucks On The 'Net
Pucks On The 'Net
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Stevie, Why?
Oh wow. Steve Yzerman steps down as GM of the perennial Stanley Cup favorite Tampa Bay Lightning on the eve of training camp. He will honour the final year of his contract by staying on as an adviser, but will not commit to the organization beyond that at t...
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A Rare Win-Win In Vegas?
As NHL teams ready for training camp, fans were treated to a big trade on Monday. Montreal traded captain Max Pacioretty to Vegas for Tomas Tatar, Nick Suzuki and a 2nd round draft pick. It could be a case of both teams winning this trade. Many Montreal fan...
A Rare Win-Win In Vegas?
A Rare Win-Win In Vegas?
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The Straw That Stirs The Drink In Toronto
There is a lot of hype surrounding the Toronto Maple Leafs as the 2018-19 NHL season starts. There always is in Toronto, but this time it is very warranted. Of course the Leafs landed the biggest unrestricted free agent signing in league history this past  ...
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Oilers Bringing Back The Blue
Maybe I'm old school - or just old. But in my opinion the best Edmonton Oilers jersey ever is their classic blue with the orange and white trim. That's the jersey Gretzky and company wore. That is the jersey Connor McDavid should wear, too. He will in 2018-...
Oilers Bringing Back The Blue
Oilers Bringing Back The Blue
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Remembering Ab McDonald
This 15-year NHL veteran was mostly known as one of the members on the famous "Scooter Line" in Chicago. Together with his linemates Stan Mikita and Ken Wharram they formed one of the best two-way lines during the 1960's. Ab recalled the time in Chicago ver...
Remembering Ab McDonald
Remembering Ab McDonald
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Breakout Candidate: Phillip Danault
One of the most underrated players in the league today has to be Montreal's Phillip Danault. His scoring numbers suggest he is a solid third line center in the NHL, though his fancy stats suggest he's more than that. His line controls the shots, shot attemp...
Breakout Candidate: Phillip Danault
Breakout Candidate: Phillip Danault
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Reluctant Tough Guy: Dwight Schofield
Dwight Schofield is one of the forgotten pugilists of the 1980s. Schofield, 6'3" 195lb native of Waltham, Massachusetts, was never considered to be in the same class as Chris Nilan, Dave Semenko or Doug Brown, but he knew his role. "Management doesn't think...
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Labour Pains?
The darkest mark - and it is a pretty big one - on Gary Bettman's legacy is the multiple lockouts in collective bargaining with the NHLPA. We could be in store for another such labour dispute as early as one year from now. According to the CBA itself, the N...
Labour Pains?
Labour Pains?
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A Clean Sheet. Just Write
Long time readers know that activity here at GreatestHockeyLegends.com has been sporadic at best the last couple of seasons. That is partially because I lost steam. Trying to write player profiles of all 7500 or so former NHL players by myself is an impossi...
A Clean Sheet. Just Write
A Clean Sheet. Just Write
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