With the NHL down to its final four playoff teams, there are a handful of players who have emerged as front-runners for the Conn Smythe Trophy as postseason MVP. After having scored 25 points in 15 games, Nathan MacKinnon looked like he was going to run away with the award until his Colorado Avalanche lost
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Just imagine how good the Tampa Bay Lightning would be with Steve Stamkos. And, if you’re in one of those moods, imagine how good the New York Islanders would be with John Tavares. The Lightning have more or less steamrolled through the Eastern Conference so far, beating Columbus and Boston in five games each. They’ve
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This isn’t the first time Joel Kiviranta has surprised people. The scrappy forward was one of the depth invitees to training camp for the Finnish National Team’s World Championship entry in the spring of 2019, and to be honest, not many had him making the final roster. “When we had training camp, he came to
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Sept. 6 has been a pretty big date for the National Hockey League in the state of California. Also, the legendary Summit Series continued in Winnipeg and a pair of Hockey Hall of Famers are traded. Game 3 Ends in a Draw The infamous Summit Series continued on Sept. 6, 1972, with Winnipeg hosting the
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Playing in the National Hockey League can be difficult, grueling, and enervating in the best of circumstances, and playing hockey in the revolving doghouse of huffy fans and unappeasable sports-talkers is certainly not the best of circumstances. Dividing hockey players up into types inside said revolving doghouse is easy – you have your standard pigeons
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