Penguins’ Franchise Stars: Malkin Is Better Than Jagr

Pittsburgh Penguins’ center Evgeni Malkin finished the 2018-19 season with 72 points, which for most would be a pretty stellar season. It matched that of fellow Russians Evgeny Kuznetsov and Alexander Radulov, but it wasn’t good enough for Malkin. Related: All-Time Best Player From Every NHL Team “Geno,” as some call him, was disappointed with […]

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Oilers’ Nugent-Hopkins Deserves More Credit for His Play

With a majority of the headlines directed towards praising other teammates, it can be easy to forget that Ryan Nugent-Hopkins has played an integral role on the Edmonton Oilers for almost a decade now. No. 93 may not be the team’s top scorer or flashiest player, but his strong two-way play, calm on-ice presence, and […]

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Lightning Still Need an Insurance Defenseman

With the 2020 NHL trade deadline just days away, the Tampa Bay Lightning have already been big spenders. After acquiring Blake Coleman from the New Jersey Devils, the Lightning parted ways with top-prospect Nolan Foote and the first-round draft pick that they acquired from the Vancouver Canucks in the 2019 offseason. Related: Lightning Go All-In […]

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Golden Knights Acquire Martinez from Kings

The Vegas Golden Knights have made their first major move of trade deadline season, acquiring left-handed defenseman Alec Martinez from the Los Angeles Kings. In exchange, the Golden Knights will surrender their 2020 and 2021 second-round draft picks. BREAKING: Alec Martinez is heading to Vegas. #TradeCentre pic.twitter.com/0nbnWb3LN7 — TSN (@TSN_Sports) February 19, 2020 This trade […]

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Ranking the Canucks 2000s First-Round Picks

* games played is as of the beginning of this season when this article was originally produced There was certainly a large disparity of first-round talent drafted in the 2000s. Some teams, like the Pittsburgh Penguins, drafted franchise cornerstones such as Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, and Marc-Andre Fleury at the top of the draft. Other teams, […]

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