Vancouver Canucks forward Ryan Kesler directs teammates during a

Who Are These Ducks?

You look at the Ducks lineup, and the first thing you notice is who’s not there. That’s obvious. Selanne. Koivu. No, Finland isn’t on the naughty list. These guys just got old, and they faded into a...
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The Kekalainen Way

Last spring, I met and interviewed Columbus Blue Jackets General Manager (GM) Jarmo Kekalainen as part of a two-part story on one of the most brilliant talent evaluators and development gurus in the history of...
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Bigger, Better, But Blue(s)

So the Ryan Miller thing didn’t work out for them. The St. Louis Blues aren’t looking back. They’ve played three games this year, letting in just four goals in regulation and OT. On Thursday night...
Right Wing Tim Jackman (#18) of the Anaheim Ducks gets congratulated by the bench after scoring

Photo Gallery: Ducks vs Flyers (10/14/2014)

The visiting Anaheim Ducks defeated the Philadelphia Flyers by a score of 4-3, in a shootout victory. The Flyers continue searching for their first win of the season while the Ducks extend their winning...
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The Kids Are Alright

Just when, for the first time, hope didn’t just appear to spring eternal, it appeared justified, the Columbus Blue Jackets were beset with a rash of injuries as well as a contract holdout from its first-line...
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Jets Not Yet Good Enough

At what point is it not enough simply to have a hockey team in your town? That’s a question that many in Winnipeg might be asking right about now. This is the fourth season since the team’s move, and man,...
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Home Opener Nightmare for Rangers

NEW YORK – They streamed into the building, 18,006 of them, with more than the normal amount of anticipation for the home opener. After last year’s run to the Stanley Cup Final, it isn’t just hope that...