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Boston Bruins

They hoisted the cup a mere 3 and a half months ago and they come into this season with very few new faces. Can they have a repeat performance or will  the glow of Stanley’s silver lull them into complacency? Pluses Zdeno Chara – At 6’9″ he towers over his competition and has the discipline … Continue reading

The Pick 6 of Prospects: Flyers Rookies to Watch at Training Camp.

The Flyers Rookie Camp culminated in a big way Thursday night at the Wells Fargo Center. The Rookie Flyers faced the Rookie Capitals in a big arena showdown and the Flyers came out top dogs. This morning those same rookies are playing with the big boys as Flyers Training Camp gets underway. Although the Flyers … Continue reading

The Journey of One Man’s Helmet: The Jaromir Jagr Story

Jaromir Jagr made his first unofficial official appearance as a Flyer today at the Virtua Skate Zone in Vorhees, NJ at approximately 11 a.m.- one hour after fans were told he would be taking part in skate testing and a day before media was told he would be riding into Flyers’ practice. Upon stepping on … Continue reading

St. Louis Blues

Another team facing the Detroit/Chicago/Nashville trifecta of fury, the Blues have paid their dues and put in the time to rebuild their team and expect to win big this year. Winners in the E. Johnson- Stewart/Shattenkirk trade with the Avs, they have built a scoring powerhouse for the 2011-2012 season …as long as they stay … Continue reading

Columbus Blue Jackets

The Columbus Blue Jackets are among the youngest of the thirty NHL teams and inarguably considered one of the league’s underdogs.  With only one playoff run in their decade-long existence, the Jackets are feeling some heat to produce.  It can be argued that the offseason additions of Jeff Carter, James Wisniewski, and Vinny Prospal could … Continue reading

Chicago Blackhawks

After barely squeezing into the the playoffs a year after hoisting the cup over their heads, the Blackhawks found themselves reworking their roster for the second year in a row in hopes of finding another winning combination. Coach Quennville will be plugging and chugging different faces into and out of the roster slots to create … Continue reading

Colorado Avalanche

They are a young team in search of a good captain to replace the experienced Adam Foote.  The Avs are still in the process of building a solid team. With young players and little veteran leadership, the team turns to its young scoring studs. With Matt Duchene, Erik Johnson, and Paul Stastny can the Avs … Continue reading

Hockey’s Summer of Hard Hits

This week marks the unofficial end of summer. Labor Day has passed, the Guidos have left Seaside, and the school buses are waking me up promptly at 6:18 every morning. Parents all over the US are overjoyed to see their kids hop on the big yellow blimps on wheels and kiss this summer goodbye. However, … Continue reading

30 Teams in 24 Days

By this time next month, every team in the NHL will have opened their season. I am personally counting down the days until the Flyers don their road whites and step on the ice at TD Garden and take on last year’s Stanley Cup Champions! Sounds epic right? (Side note: They may be the “Starley … Continue reading