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Hockey February 20, 2019

News Edmonton literally has better draft lottery odds than playoff odds at the moment. It’s time to drop the idea of a late-season surge for a team that has lost 11 of 12 games. Connor McDavid and Brock Nelson|Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Everyone has a chance in that kooky, zany Western Conference wildcard race, people say. […]

Hockey February 19, 2019

Despite opening the season on a 15-game unbeaten run and losing just once, the Northern Selects were challenged right down to the final game of the regular season, edging out the Metro Fire by two points to make it back-to-back regular-season titles in the NSFMHL. Northern was dominant at both ends of the ice, finishing […]

Hockey February 19, 2019

News The Bruins have rattled off six-straight victories and enter into the pre-deadline week in second spot in the Atlantic Division. Boston doesn’t have the hype, but they have many of the necessary pieces to contend in the Eastern Conference. Boston Bruins celebrate|Ric Tapia/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Blame the St. Louis Blues and their […]

Hockey February 19, 2019

Podcast It’s your trade deadline primer, with predictions on the biggest names potentially in play, reader questions answered and more. Matt Duchene and Mark Stone|Steven Kingsman/Getty Images This week on The Hockey News Podcast: It’s the 2019 trade deadline primer edition! – We break down the biggest names potentially on the move before Feb. 25, […]

Hockey February 19, 2019

I try to keep a good mix going here, but sometimes geography is destiny. As such, I’ve seen OHL Mississauga twice in the past two weeks now and the Steelheads are looking dangerous – pretty amazing considering they traded away top players Ryan McLeod and Owen Tippett to Saginaw more than a month ago. Not […]

Hockey February 19, 2019

Here’s something to watch come the trade deadline: which team ships out a mid-range draft pick to pick up some additional depth in time for the playoff run. Why? Well, if history is any indication, it’s been those pickups, not the splashy, multi-piece deals that seem to grab headlines, that have paid some of the […]

Hockey February 18, 2019

As we enter into the final week before the trade deadline, we prepare to see several big names on the move. The Ottawa Senators have a trio that seem primed to land elsewhere — Mark Stone, Matt Duchene and Ryan Dzingel — while other top talents include the Philadelphia Flyers’ Wayne Simmonds, New York Rangers’ […]