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The story of Bat Kid touches the hockey world

Throughout Friday, some of hockey’s most notorious Twitter accounts were sharing the story of a 5-year old San Franciscan cancer battler named Miles, or Bat Kid as he’s known on this day. Rather than elaborate any further on this heart…

Red Wings and Devils dominance evident in recent Hockey Hall of Fame induction ceremonies

Red Wings legends have their numbers honoured at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

The true measure of a hockey team’s legacy can be measured by its contributions to the Hockey Hall of Fame. Over the last several years the Detroit Red Wings and New Jersey Devils have been supplying hockey’s most elite club…

Bruins try to avoid ‘Curse of the Stanley Cup loser’

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History does not favour the 2013 Stanley Cup finalist Boston Bruins this season. Never mind that the Cup winner typically fails to repeat as champion the following season, for the team that loses in the Finals, the year after tends…

Comparing Avs’ MacKinnon To Last 10 1st Overalls After 6 Games Played.

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As far as samples sizes go, this is as small as you’re going to get, but it’s still the best way to measure Nathan MacKinnon‘s place amongst NHL 1st overalls this early in his high scoring career. Since 2004, the…

Jumbo Joe Makes Light Of Hertl Goal Reaction

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Just as negativity began to cloud the incredible 4-goal performance of San Jose Sharks’ rookie Tomas Hertl, captain Joe Thornton stepped up and put the spotlight on himself. If you haven’t heard it yet, Jumbo Joe made a humorous remark…

7 NHL Franchises Try To Break 30+ Year Stanley Cup Droughts In 2014

Toronto Maple Leafs Stanley Cup Team 67'

For seven NHL franchises it’s been a long wait to win the Stanley Cup. The Philadelphia Flyers, Toronto Maple Leafs and New York Islanders have suffered through thirty or more years without reclaiming the most notorious trophy in professional sports.…

Top 10 Blue Collar Star Forwards In The NHL

Brooks Laich, Washington Capitals

The National Hockey League is filled with fun-to-watch superstars capable of dazzling audiences with sheer and utter clinical displays of finesse and finality. However, some of the NHL’s finest leaders play a take charge, all round, in your face brand…

The Boston Bruins Philosophy: You’re All In, Or You’re Out

Tyler Seguin, Boston Bruins

The Boston Bruins Philosophy is simple – play the game hard, responsibly, and tenaciously, or you’re out. Possessing one of the most defined organizational ideologies in the National Hockey League ensures the Bruins have a clear blueprint to build with,…