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Ever since Maurice “The Rocket” Richard became the first to do so in 1944-45, scoring 50 goals in one season has been the pinnacle plateau for NHL goal scorers. The magic 50-number has distinguished the true “snipers” of the league. While Wayne Gretzky once scored 50 in only 39 games – an NHL record –
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The very first Russian-born and trained player to make it to the NHL was Victor Nechayev. Upon marrying an American woman that allowed him entry into the USA, Nechayev played one season of professional hockey in North America. That included three games for the Los Angeles Kings during the 1982-83 season, one of which saw
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A lot has changed within the Washington Capitals organization in the two seasons following their 2018 Stanley Cup championship run. To begin, head coach Barry Trotz and his coaching staff made the transition from the nation’s capital to Long Island two weeks after their Stanley Cup victory. Most notably, a significant number of players who
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It would not be a stretch to say that the Ottawa Senators’ 2009 draft was a bust. A decade later, none of the nine players drafted are still with the franchise, and their first-round pick, which sat ninth overall, was one of the worst of the first round. While the team would find a number
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With junior hockey seasons over, we’ve completed our first campaign since the 2019 NHL Entry Draft. There were many storylines to follow from this draft class and many questions surrounding certain picks. With an additional season under the belt’s of these prospects, let’s take a look at some of the biggest risers and fallers from
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The what ifs. The coulda shouldas. The almosts. They’re the lost or forgotten teams of the NHL. Those that have relocated or merged or went belly-up. While some teams have been reincarnated, i.e. the Winnipeg Jets became the Arizona Coyotes, this article focuses on selecting the best player from each team that no longer exists
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Welcome back to our 2020 Columbus Blue Jackets Q&A series. In this series, we are going to talk with different members of the Blue Jackets’ community about hockey, their jobs, how they’re handling things today and much more. Today in part six, Boone Jenner stops by and catches us up on a wide range of topics.
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