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  1. In praise of John Tavares

    Aug 22, 2014, 10:05 AM EDT

    John Tavares, Kyle Okposo, Chad Johnson

    At 23 years old, he’s one of the best players in the NHL.

  2. In praise of Justin Williams

    Jun 5, 2014, 1:08 AM EDT

    2014 NHL Stanley Cup Final - Game One

    Drew Doughty calls him the Kings’ most underrated player.

  3. In praise of Marc-Edouard Vlasic

    Mar 26, 2014, 2:33 PM EDT

    Marc-Edouard Vlasic

    “One of the most fundamentally strong defensemen I’ve seen in 20 years,” said Sharks GM Doug Wilson.

  4. In praise of the Calgary Flames

    Mar 24, 2014, 2:07 PM EDT

    Kevin Westgarth, Brian McGrattan, Oscar Klefbom

    13-8-0 record in their last 21 games.

  5. In praise of Jarome Iginla

    Mar 18, 2014, 3:29 PM EDT

    JaromeIginla

    At 36, he’s Boston’s leading goalscorer.

  6. In praise of Mike Babcock, who doesn’t want you to be confused

    Feb 23, 2014, 12:32 PM EDT

    Canada's head coach Babcock directs his team during their men's team ice hockey practice at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics

    “We out-chanced these teams big time; we didn’t score. We were a great offensive team.”

  7. In praise of Antoine Vermette

    Feb 5, 2014, 2:04 PM EDT

    Antoine Vermette

    Phoenix GM Don Maloney called him the team’s MVP.

  8. In praise of Darcy Kuemper

    Jan 28, 2014, 2:37 PM EDT

    Chicago Blackhawks v Minnesota Wild

    Complete with charts showing his importance to the Wild.

  9. In praise of Mats Zuccarello

    Jan 21, 2014, 2:24 PM EDT

    Mats Zuccarello #36 of the New York Rangers celebrates a goal against the Philadelphia Flyers during their game on March 6, 2011 at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York.
(March 5, 2011 - Source: Al Bello/Getty Images North America)

    “The Hobbit” is carrying the Rangers this season.

  10. In praise of Nick Bonino

    Jan 13, 2014, 12:47 PM EDT

    NickBonino

    Anaheim center is having a breakthrough campaign.

  11. In praise of Clarke MacArthur

    Jan 10, 2014, 11:32 AM EDT

    MacArthurClarke

    Veteran winger might be the best free agent score of last summer.

  12. In praise of Ryan Johansen

    Dec 23, 2013, 1:29 PM EDT

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    The fourth overall pick in 2010 is having a breakout campaign.

  13. PHT Extra: In praise of the St. Louis Blues

    Nov 26, 2013, 4:59 PM EDT

    Vladimir Sobotka

    Who are a rather ridiculous 17-3-3 so far this season.

  14. In praise of Brent Burns

    Nov 22, 2013, 12:22 PM EDT

    BrentBurns3

    San Jose’s defenseman-turned-forward continues to make a huge impact.

  15. In praise of Mike Babcock

    May 21, 2013, 11:26 AM EDT

    Mike Babcock

    He’s got the Red Wings two wins shy of a huge upset.

  16. In praise of Adam Oates

    May 2, 2013, 2:15 PM EDT

    Adam Oates

    Washington’s new head coach has the Caps rolling into the playoffs.

  17. Can Kyle Okposo maintain momentum from his breakout year?

    Aug 22, 2014, 4:22 PM EDT

    New York Islanders v Winnipeg Jets

    Despite missing 11 games, he set many career-high numbers.

  18. Looking to make the leap: Griffin Reinhart

    Aug 22, 2014, 1:32 PM EDT

    GriffinReinhart

    Disappointed with demotion last season, 20-year-old will get another shot in September.

  19. Under Pressure: Garth Snow

    Aug 22, 2014, 12:14 PM EDT

    Garth Snow

    Has to get his team on the winning track.

  20. What to do about Justin Williams

    Aug 1, 2014, 9:05 PM EDT

    Justin Williams

    He’s a free agent after next season,

  21. Kings court: L.A.’s five candidates for Conn Smythe

    Jun 5, 2014, 11:56 AM EDT

    Phoenix Coyotes v Los Angeles Kings

    The series is far from over, but they’re loaded.

  22. Sharks like their defense even without Vlasic

    Apr 30, 2014, 9:24 AM EDT

    Marc-Edouard Vlasic

    He’s probably their best blue liner this season.

  23. NHL on NBCSN: Canadiens looking to end Bruins’ 12-game win streak

    Mar 24, 2014, 9:17 AM EDT

    Montreal Canadiens v Boston Bruins

    This classic rivalry should provide a playoff warm-up.

  24. Price: Canadians were ‘hardest-working team I’ve ever seen’

    Feb 23, 2014, 2:30 PM EDT

    Canada goaltender Carey Price is congratulated by teammates after shutting out Sweden 3-0 in the men's gold medal ice hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

    He allowed just three goals in five games.

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