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The NHL version of the Cleveland Barons was one of the shortest-lived teams in the history of the league. The franchise was originally part of “The Great Expansion” of 1967 when the NHL expanded from six teams to an even dozen. Initially known as the Oakland Seals from 1967 until 1970, the Bay Area team
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The Los Angeles Kings‘ draft history has been solid. They’ve had some big misses in the past, but overall have been consistent with their ability to draft. Where they’ve been less successful is trading away their draft picks. It’s always a risk in trading away talent, and the Kings haven’t always found success when rolling
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On Thursday, April 28, Los Angeles Kings fans received the news that team legend Dustin Brown will be retiring after the 2022 Playoffs. Brown captained the team to their only two Stanley Cup victories in 2012 and 2014 and was instrumental in both championships. He will go down as one of the organization’s all-time greats
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The Philadelphia Flyers joined the NHL in 1967. Ed Snider, their founder and long-time owner, built the franchise based on a “professional, no-nonsense culture” and “fostered their relentless will to win and set the highest standards for every activity on and off the ice,” according to NHL commissioner Gary Bettman following Snider’s passing in 2016.
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The franchise was known as the Minnesota North Stars from 1967-1992 before they moved to Dallas. There are ten distinct uniforms that they had along the way from Minnesota to Dallas. Since sweaters are a hot topic in the NHL, let’s see where each jersey falls in the rankings. 10. What Were They Thinking? (2007-2012)
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On Sept. 13, 2018, the San Jose Sharks made an absolutely shocking trade with the Ottawa Senators. They traded for two-time Norris Trophy winner Erik Karlsson, as well as forward prospect Francis Perron, in exchange for Chris Tierney, Rudolfs Balcers, Dylan Demelo, and former Sharks draft pick Josh Norris, as well as a 2020 unprotected
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*With P.K. Subban’s recent retirement, we are republishing this article to celebrate Subban’s career Pernell-Karl Subban, known to most as P.K., is one of the most dynamic defensemen in recent memory. His electrifying play on the ice combines with his equally-charismatic personality off-ice into a person who is both beloved and criticized, often at the
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This article was originally published in April, 2012. With the Florida Panthers finally back in the NHL playoffs, a new generation of fans is getting to experience one of the best traditions in hockey. For older Panthers fans, the return of the rats to South Florida is a sight for sore eyes and leads them
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Dating back to 1967, when the NHL saw its first expansion, the Philadelphia Flyers have had one of the most iconic uniforms in hockey. As one of the only teams to utilize the color orange in their uniform, the Flyers sweaters have almost always stood out. On top of that, the use of the same
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The Ottawa Senators have had a number of franchise faces since their inception in 1992. Many fans ask common questions about their teams as to whom would be their prospective best players of all-time. Naming a group of Senators players was an interesting exercise in examining what defines “The Best”. I assembled a list of
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Marc Bergevin has been a busy general manager since taking over at the helm of the Montreal Canadiens in 2012. While some of his decisions have left people bewildered, others have earned him praise and a reputation as a savvy front office boss. Here’s a look at Bergevin’s five best trades over the past eight
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