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Previewing The NHL’s Qualifying Round Playoffs: Western Conference

You can find the Eastern Conference preview, that was posted yesterday, here. (5) Edmonton Oilers (37-25-9) vs. (12) Chicago Blackhawks (32-30-8) Season series: 2-1 Blackhawks As you read this, Gary Bettman is probably salivating at the thought of Connor McDavid taking on a 30-win Chicago Blackhawks team in the ultimate five-game qualifying series. In all

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Preview The NHL’s Qualifying Round Playoffs: The Eastern Conference

Introduction The most important tournament in sports, featuring potentially forty hockey game over eight days, begins August 1st. So, I took it upon myself to break it down series-by-series, offering the best statistical analysis hockey has to offer. Additionally, I picked a winner for each series and also included picks made by our Editorial Staff.

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Why the NHL’s Round-Robin is Must-Watch TV

Introduction This past week, the NHL released a finalized schedule for qualifying and round-robin play. This ultimately has created a buzz around the hockey community unlike ever before.  The Eastern Conference But, seeing as we have time before the play begins. I wanted to draw attention to the round-robin tournament that features the league’s eight

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Devils Draft Series: Brendan Brisson, College-Bound Playmaking Centerman

Profile Brendan Brisson is an 18-year-old, dual-citizen of the United States and Canada. He is listed as five-foot-ten and 179 pounds. The left-handed centerman has played his junior hockey career in the United States. After spending this season with the Chicago Steel of the USHL, Brisson is scheduled to attend the University of Michigan and

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What to Watch Part 2: Waiting for NHL’s August 1st Return

Yesterday, the NHL came out with specific dates to carry on with their return-to-play plan, announcing that official training camps will begin July 13th, and the qualifying tournament will commence Aug. 1.  In that light, I decided it was appropriate to release the second and final “What to Watch ‘Till Hockey’s Back” guide.  American Soccer

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Devils Draft Series: Ryan O’Rourke; Two-Way, Puck-Moving Defenseman

Profile Ryan O’Rourke is an 18-year-old, left-handed defenseman who’s listed at 6-foot-2, 181 pounds. The Canadian has played his whole junior career in his native country, most recently with the Soo Greyhounds of the OHL. The final 2020 NHL Draft Rankings were not so kind to O’Rourke, as he ranked 27th among North American skater. The

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