Evaluating the Pre-Deadline Deals

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On Saturday’s Illegal Curve Hockey Show, the first hour of the show was spent analyzing the week in trades leading up to the deadline. In this post we evaluate each of the trades that were completed in the week leading up to the deadline.

Posted by Michael Remis in Colorado Avalanche,Columbus Blue Jackets,Detroit Red Wings,Florida Panthers,Los Angeles Kings,Minnesota Wild,Nashville Predators,New Jersey Devils,Philadelphia Flyers,Phoenix Coyotes,Tampa Bay Lightning,Trade on February 27, 2012

Wednesday Morning NHL Papers (Western Conference): Alain Vigneault is very unhappy with Canucks, Mikko Koivu’s leadership in Minnesota and Brenden Morrow unhappy with Stars’ loss

This morning in the Western Conference, Marian Hossa is finding his game, Valtteri Filppula has cast removed, Mikael Samuelsson avoids media after yesterday’s game, the importance of Joffrey Lupul and Bobby Ryan in Anaheim and much more after the jump.

Posted by Richard Pollock in Anaheim Ducks,Calgary Flames,Central Division,Chicago Blackhawks,Colorado Avalanche,Columbus Blue Jackets,Dallas Stars,Detroit Red Wings,Edmonton Oilers,Los Angeles Kings,Minnesota Wild,Nashville Predators,NHL Morning Papers,Northwest Division,Pacific Division,Phoenix Coyotes,San Jose Sharks,St.Louis Blues,Vancouver Canucks,Western Conference,Western Conference Papers on December 9, 2009

St. Louis Blues 2009-10 Season Preview

For all the talk about the Chicago Blackhawks being one of the best young and up-and-coming teams in the NHL, the Blues often get overlooked; well, that is a mistake on the part of many fans because this team simply should not be underestimated. Led by a management team that includes John Davidson, Larry Pleau […]

Posted by Richard Pollock in Columns,Season Previews,St.Louis Blues on September 26, 2009

Nashville Predators 2009-10 Season Preview

Much has changed over the years for the Predators, but two men have remained constant amidst all the turnover and those two men are David Poile and Barry Trotz.  These two men have been in charge of the Predators since day one and their past work allows us a great insight into what to expect […]

Posted by Richard Pollock in Columns,Nashville Predators,Season Previews on September 17, 2009

Detroit Red Wings 2009-10 Season Preview

The Detroit Red Wings last season were one game away from repeating as Stanley Cup Champions.  The wounds from that loss are still fresh and should serve as motivation for this season.  They would have been the first team to repeat since the Red Wings of 96/97 and 97/98.  GM Ken Holland has been very busy all summer ensuring […]

Posted by David Minuk in Columns,Detroit Red Wings,Season Previews on September 11, 2009