Archive for November, 2009

Restoring the Rosters: Carolina Hurricanes

2011CAR

Based on Matthew Pouliot’s series on Circling the Bases, I have decided restore the rosters for every NHL team. Like Pouliot, I have established some ground rules for my selections. Each team contains players they originally drafted or signed before any other NHL team. This includes players drafted and not signed, as well as European [...]

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by Alexander Monaghan - November 30, 2009 at 5:07 pm

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Trade Rumors: Not So Lazy Sunday

2011CBJ

Just a couple of trade rumors going around the league. The Columbus Blue Jackets are not looking to make a move at the moment according to Aaron Portzline of The Columbus Dispatch.  As of this writing only two teams have less wins than the Blue Jackets in the last ten games, the Oilers and Hurricanes. [...]

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by Alexander Monaghan - November 29, 2009 at 7:19 pm

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Quarterly Review: Projected NHL Trophies

2011NHL

With Atlanta playing their 20th game last night, the first quarter of the 2009-2010 season is officially over.  Seeing as this is a milestone within the season we thought it would be a good idea to discuss the trends emerging around the NHL. The article’s intent is to show who would win the NHL awards [...]

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by Alexander Monaghan - November 23, 2009 at 7:35 pm

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Cost Efficiency: Rich Peverley, best player in hockey?

2011ATL

Well maybe our headline is taking it a bit too far, but you can’t get a better player for your money.  Claimed off waivers last year from the Predators the 27-year-old now has 59 points in 58 games for the Thrashers. The undrafted free agent recently signed a 2 year contract worth a total of [...]

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2 comments - What do you think?  Posted by Alexander Monaghan - November 22, 2009 at 11:52 pm

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Restoring the Rosters: Calgary Flames

2011CGY

Based on Matthew Pouliot’s series on Circling the Bases, I have decided restore the rosters for every NHL team. Like Pouliot, I have established some ground rules for my selections. Each team contains players they originally drafted or signed before any other NHL team. This includes players drafted and not signed, as well as European [...]

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2 comments - What do you think?  Posted by Alexander Monaghan - November 21, 2009 at 10:22 pm

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Trade Rumors: Fallout from the Big Three Signings

2011CHI

The big three in Chicago reportedly signed today.  Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews both for 6.3 a year for five years and Duncan Keith 72 million over 13 years.  By my calculations, the Blackhawks need at least 4.5 million off the books to even get under the cap and realistically around 7 million to round [...]

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by Alexander Monaghan - November 20, 2009 at 5:46 pm

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Restoring the Rosters: Boston Bruins

2011BOS

Based on Matthew Pouliot’s series on Circling the Bases, I have decided restore the rosters for every NHL team. Like Pouliot, I have established some ground rules for my selections. Each team contains players they originally drafted or signed before any other NHL team. This includes players drafted and not signed, as well as European [...]

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by Alexander Monaghan - November 19, 2009 at 8:37 pm

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Restoring the Rosters: Atlanta Thrashers

2011ATL

Based on Matthew Pouliot’s series on Circling the Bases, I have decided restore the rosters for every NHL team.  Like Pouliot, I have established some ground rules for my selections. Each team contains players they originally drafted or signed before any other NHL team.  This includes players drafted and not signed, as well as European [...]

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by Alexander Monaghan - November 18, 2009 at 11:42 pm

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Restoring the Rosters: Anaheim Ducks

2011ANA

Based on Matthew Pouliot’s series on Circling the Bases, I have decided restore the rosters for every NHL team.  Like Pouliot, I have established some ground rules for my selections. Each team contains players they originally drafted or signed before any other NHL team.  This includes players drafted and not signed, as well as European [...]

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2 comments - What do you think?  Posted by Alexander Monaghan - November 17, 2009 at 10:41 pm

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