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Things to keep in mind as the season progresses

If you’ve followed my writing over the years I analyze the NHL  (and filled in the gaps with the Coyotes coverage during my beat reporting days) and its goings on.  I never passed myself off as an insider and that … Continue reading

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Steven Stamkos joins other Pro Athletes for a Nike ‘Snow Day’

During tonight’s Thursday Night Football game with the New England Patriots and the Miami Dolphins, Nike will debut their creative and fun ‘Snow Day’ campaign which features Tampa Bay Lightning Forward Steven Stamkos among a cast of other professional athletes. … Continue reading

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Ducks Getzlaf out 4-12 days with appendicitis

  Anaheim Ducks forward Ryan Getzlaf will not play tonight in Dallas against the Stars due to appendicitis.  The Ducks and Pucks blog first reported he flew back home to Orange County today for his surgery which is scheduled for … Continue reading

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What Happened With the Columbus Blue Jackets?

By the time you read this, the Columbus Blue Jackets will have started the 2015-2016 NHL season 0-7.  They have allowed 34 goals and only scored 13 through these seven games.   It’s amazing that a professional hockey team has started … Continue reading

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Coyotes New Marketing Plan – A Good First Start

As you may or may not know, I covered the Phoenix/Arizona Coyotes as the first non main stream media beat reporter and later the NHL (current coverage). Throughout the Coyotes ownership circus, the marketing of the team was basically some … Continue reading

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2016 All-Star Game Commissioner’s Selection – Shane Doan

As you may or may not know, Arizona Coyotes captain Shane Doan is the final year of his contract, and is in his 19th NHL season.  Doan is also the longest active serving Captain in the NHL and is in … Continue reading

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Five teams that need to have a better 2015-2016 season

Now that the new season is underway it’s time to take a look at five teams that need to have a better season than their 2014-2015 results.  For whatever reason last season, these teams couldn’t put things together and fulfill … Continue reading

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