Articles tagged: hockey


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Potential One-For-One Trades Ahead Of The NHL Offseason

It’s easy to appreciate hockey trades. Though it’s difficult to locate a singular reason why, throughout the NHL’s history, even the game’s biggest names have never been totally off the... Read more

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Mock drafting Seattle’s NHL expansion team

NHL Seattle is slated to make its expansion draft selections about one year from now ahead of their inaugural season in 2021-22. Whether COVID-19 will push those dates back is... Read more

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Social Distancing Sports

With many staying home due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, sports fans, including myself, are trying to find ways to stay engaged. Both the NBA and the NHL have suspended... Read more

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2019-2020 NHL Award Picks

I miss hockey. Well, I miss a lot of things. I miss school. I miss my girlfriend. I miss Voice Sportz meetings. But I really do miss hockey. Sure, the... Read more

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Release The Kraken: NHL Seattle Franchise Name Rumors Continue To Grow

With the new NHL franchise in Seattle set to begin play in the Emerald City in a little over one and a half years, rumors continue to swirl around the... Read more

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First Time Long Time 2: The One Where They Talk About The World Series

The guys venture around the NFL, NBA, and NHL. Oh yeah, and they ponder the fate of Nathan’s beloved Nationals in the World Series. “It’s painful playing in a nuclear... Read more

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The Voice’s Hockey Experts’ Round 3 Predictions

Our “experts” are keeping score of how many series they predict correctly and incorrectly, though doing anything would yield better results than what Will Shanahan has had. A bonus is... Read more

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The Type of Trade Unfit for Dry Land

One of the reasons the hockey offseason is fascinating is because, perhaps more than in any of the other three major American sports, bona fide superstars are constantly on the... Read more

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Questions for the Vegas Golden Knights

On Nov. 22, it was officially announced that the National Hockey League’s new Las Vegas team, scheduled to first take the ice in the fall of 2017, will be known... Read more

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John Scott: All Star, Victim in the League’s Battle Against Fun

I have absolutely no idea what I will be doing the night of Sunday, January 31. Anyone who knows me will tell you that this is because I’ve never been... Read more

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This Week in Hockey: Bruins Fall and Can’t Get Up

Following weeks upon weeks of the same eight teams staying in their lofty Shangri-La of playoff berths, the ceiling in the East has come crashing down. I won’t say on... Read more

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This Week In Hockey: Tied at 95

There are four NHL teams tied at 95 points, all their respective division leaders, all sharing first place for the Presidents Trophy. I don’t believe I’ve ever seen such an... Read more

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This Week in Hockey: The Bigger They Come…

The Nashville Predators, widely regarded as the best in hockey, even recently by the New York Times, are simply not right now. Four consecutive losses have spoiled the eight-point lead... Read more

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I Hate the Kings and Other Musings

Remember when Los Angeles couldn’t give a crap about hockey? It wasn’t that long ago when nobody in SoCal had any idea who the Kings were. Now, the twice-recent Stanley... Read more

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This Week In Hockey: The Streak for the Playoffs Begins

My Bruins, my poor, poor Bruins. They break my heart so. … (three minutes of crying) … Let’s get this over with The Bruins: Still Alive, For Now The Bruins,... Read more

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This Week in Hockey: Injuries and Intrigue

The Minnesota Wild is making a play to be the first team of the mid-season to break into the playoff grouping and everybody is getting hurt. Hockey lovers, it’s time for... Read more

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Toronto is Bad at Hockey and Other Shocking Revelations

Remember how last week I wrote about Toronto’s 6-game losing streak? Well, about that; it’s now a 10-game losing streak. The highlight of their past 10 games was that their... Read more

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On Thin Ice: This Week In Hockey

It’s January, and the NHL is already stratifying. In the East, there sits an unusual seven point divide between the eighth place Bruins and their playoff seat and the ninth... Read more

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Halfway Hockey: Midseason Updates

Just over halfway through the season, the NHL standings are taking a more defined form as winners and losers start to shape up. An average of 46 games into the... Read more

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The State of Hockey Thus Far

Welcome to the 2014-15 Regular Season of the NHL! We’re about a quarter of the way into the season thus far, long enough that success isn’t a fluke and failure... Read more