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  1. Shooting percentages show that Kings’ luck turned around in playoffs

    Jun 11, 2012, 8:10 PM EDT

    2012 NHL Stanley Cup Final – Game Three

    After being glaringly absent during the regular season.

  2. Hot weather presents challenge for Caps’ ice crew

    Apr 16, 2012, 8:13 PM EDT

    Boston Bruins v Washington Capitals - Game Three

    Not like the Kings’ staff faced on Sunday, but still.

  3. Zdeno Chara wins Round 1 against Alex Ovechkin

    Apr 12, 2012, 11:00 PM EDT

    Zdeno Chara, Alex Ovechkin

    Big Z kept Ovi almost completely under wraps.

  4. Highly specific history says Penguins are A-OK

    Apr 12, 2012, 12:13 AM EDT

    kennedygetty

    Small sample sizes are the best.

  5. Florida Panthers reaped referees’ rewards the most this season

    Apr 10, 2012, 7:01 PM EDT

    Tampa Bay Lightning v Florida Panthers

    Meanwhile, Dallas Stars might want to sell tin foil hats as memorabilia …

  6. Blowouts deflate what’s left of Leafs, Bolts’ playoff dreams

    Mar 19, 2012, 10:43 PM EDT

    Tampa Bay Lightning v Buffalo Sabres

    Meanwhile, the Sabres keep stride with the Capitals.

  7. Tim Thomas: “We’re stuck. I don’t have answers.”

    Mar 16, 2012, 7:30 AM EDT

    Tim Thomas, Dennis Seidenberg, Evgeni Malkin

    Obligatory joke: Perhaps they can be found at the White House?

  8. Gabriel Landeskog makes a serious Calder statement

    Mar 13, 2012, 12:57 AM EDT

    Gabriel Landeskog

    The splendid Swede won it for Colorado.

  9. Gauging the surging Anaheim Ducks’ playoff prospects

    Feb 15, 2012, 10:02 PM EDT

    Anaheim Ducks v Pittsburgh Penguins

    Can Bruce Boudreau’s bunch complete an unlikely run after reaching the .500 mark tonight?

  10. Blocking shots: Mad genius or just mad?

    Feb 14, 2012, 8:30 AM EDT

    Chuck Kobasew, Gabriel Landeskog, Kyle Quincey, Jason Garrison

    Debating the merits of a very courageous strategy.

  11. Evaluating Buffalo’s slim playoff chances

    Feb 9, 2012, 8:00 AM EDT

    Buffalo Sabres v New York Islanders

    Can the Sabres beat long odds?

  12. Bruins still have no answer for the Hurricanes

    Feb 2, 2012, 10:11 PM EDT

    Cam Ward

    Actually, they really just can’t beat Cam Ward this season.

  13. Assessing Erik Karlsson’s Norris Trophy hopes

    Jan 30, 2012, 9:35 PM EDT

    Erik Karlsson

    A breakdown of the arguments for and against the budding young star.

  14. Is this Evgeni Malkin’s best work yet?

    Jan 20, 2012, 10:57 PM EDT

    Evgeni Malkin

    Geno is putting up some of the best numbers of his brilliant career.

  15. Ilya Bryzgalov admits his game isn’t quite ‘there’ yet

    Oct 22, 2011, 1:37 PM EDT

    Dustin Brown, Ilya Bryzgalov

    Ilya Bryzgalov said he’s happy with the Flyers’ team results, but isn’t so pleased with his own work so far.

  16. Can Jack Johnson generate a ‘plus’ season in 2011-12?

    Sep 21, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT

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    Ryane Clowe, Jonathan Quick, Jack Johnson

    Whether you measure a blueliner’s defensive ability by plus/minus or a more sophisticated metric, Jack Johnson hasn’t been very strong in his own end. Should the Kings expect that to change next season?

  17. Calgary Flames expect to see less of Miikka Kiprusoff, more results from Niklas Hagman

    Sep 2, 2011, 11:41 AM EDT

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    Miikka Kiprusoff

    Jay Feaster says that Miikka Kiprusoff won’t start 70+ games next season but expects to see more out of winger Niklas Hagman in 2011-12.

  18. Official benefits: How NHL teams have been drawing and taking penalties since the lockout

    Jul 24, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

    Tuomo Ruutu, Joe Corvo, Bryan Rodney, Ray Whitney, Niklas Backstrom

    Want to know how officials have treated all 30 NHL teams since the lockout? This post takes a look at which teams enjoyed the best and worst disparities in power plays and penalties during the last six seasons. (Apologies to any conspiracy theories this might weaken.)

  19. The NHL’s best and worst special teams units during the 2010-11 season

    Jul 24, 2011, 12:12 AM EDT

    Henrik Sedin,Daniel Sedin,Christian Ehrhoff,Alexander Edler,Ryan Kesler

    The Vancouver Canucks’ dominant 2010-11 season is reflected in Special Teams Plus/Minus stats, but find out how the other 29 teams fared. Following that, put on your tin foil hats and take a look at which teams enjoyed far more (or far less) power plays than penalties.

  20. Which teams’ penalty kill units were the best and worst last season? (Penalty kill +/- in 2010-11)

    Jul 23, 2011, 11:05 PM EDT

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    Boston Bruins v Toronto Maple Leafs

    Now that we shared which teams featured the best and worst PP units, we’ll give shorthanded squads the same treatment with the 2010-11 Penalty Kill Plus/Minus stats.

  21. Which teams really had the best and worst power plays last season? (Power play +/- in 2010-11)

    Jul 23, 2011, 10:22 PM EDT

    Derek Mackenzie

    The power play percentage stat might seem like a good indicator of the best units in the NHL, but it doesn’t factor in the total amount of PP goals scored or the shorthanded goals allowed. That’s why we like to take a look at “Power Play Plus/Minus” to see which power plays were really the best and worst.

  22. Henrik Lundqvist, Rangers prove to be kings of the shootout

    Jul 18, 2011, 6:54 PM EDT

    Henrik Lundqvist, Marcel Goc

    After covering the forwards, this post takes a look at which goalies and teams have been most successful since the shootout was instituted in the 2005-06 season. As it turns out, Henrik Lundqvist and the Rangers benefited the most.

  23. Shootout stars: The best forwards in the ‘skills competition’

    Jul 18, 2011, 4:52 PM EDT

    Marc Andre Fleury, Jussi Jokinen

    A recent report pointed to Jarret Stoll’s 2010-11 season as the best single campaign in shootout history. We couldn’t help but wonder: who are the all-time leaders in shootout scoring, though? Check out this post to find out which players are the kings of the shootout.

  24. Wild introduce Dany Heatley, Devin Setoguchi, who know their roles: shoot and score goals

    Jul 11, 2011, 7:48 PM EDT

    Dany Heatley, Joe Thornton, Devin Setoguchi

    The Wild introduced Dany Heatley and Devin Setoguchi today. There’s been a lot of debate about how much Minnesota really improved with those two moves, but they might benefit if Heatley and Setoguchi do what they’re asked to do: shoot. A lot.

  25. Some interesting stats from the 2011 NHL Entry Draft

    Jun 26, 2011, 12:51 AM EDT

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    2010 NHL Entry Draft - Day 2

    Want a little more information about the 2011 NHL Entry Draft? Check out these interesting (and sometimes obscure) stats.

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