The favorites for the MVP award are emerging with one-third of the season in the books, but don't count out these five players whose Hart candidacy is flying under the radar.
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Antonio Stranges' excellent skating technique has made him an exciting prospect, but as Ryan Kennedy points out, he's receiving some tough lessons from the London Knights.
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One month after he was found unfit to stand trial, former NHLer and 1980 U.S. Olympic team member Mark Pavelich was ordered to be committed to a secure treatment facility. One psychologist suggested Pavelich's condition was the result of head...
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The Lightning remain on the outside of the playoff picture looking in with American Thanksgiving in the rearview. Worried? Don't be.
Tampa Bay Lightning
... given the diametrically opposite directions the two teams are heading – the Bolts would be tied with or ahead of the entire division, save the near league-bes ...
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Is Shayne Gostisbehere set for an offensive comeback? Is Mikko Koskinen a true No. 1 goaltender? Matt Larkin is here to answer all your fantasy hockey questions.
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On a team full of deep talent at every position, Jakub Vrana has quietly emerged as one of the Washington Capitals' most valuable players in 2019-20 – and he's doing it efficiently, too.
... er 5, 2019 Share Have you checked the NHL standings recently? The Washington Capitals are pretty damn good. That shouldn’t surprise anyone, of course, given the t ...
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The blueline is still an issue in New Jersey, but top prospect Ty Smith far away from making a splash in the NHL. In fact, his high-end two-way game makes him one of the best defensive prospects the Devils have drafted in the past decade.
New Jersey Devils
... his high-end two-way game makes him one of the best defensive prospects the Devils have drafted in the past decade. Ty Smith |Bruce Bennett/Getty Images By Dec ...
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The Colorado Avalanche freshman has the puckmoving skills and the offensive firepower to be a difference-maker and he has lived up to billing through one-third of the season. With a lot of talent surrounding him, the goal is clear in Denver: make a...
... but it’s easy to forget that Cale Makar is a rookie sometimes. The Colorado Avalanche defenseman has already done so much to establish himself in the NHL, but at ...
by: Ken Campbell — The Hockey News 4 Dec
At the time of his firing by the Toronto Maple Leafs, it seemed certain Mike Babcock would be back in the NHL. Incidents and allegations that have come to light recently have brought that into question. Will he be back?
Detroit Red Wings
... member that in the 2008 playoffs, the Red Wings were up 3-0 on the Dallas Stars in the Western Conference final before the S ...
Toronto Maple Leafs
... f 2021, when he would have two years left on his current deal with the Maple Leafs. It’s probably safe to assume that Babcock will never work with a Hockey Can ...
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Germany has three prospects who have a realistic shot at a first-round selection in June. With the World Junior Championship coming up, there is hope that Germany can be a disrupter on the international stage.
by: Steven Ellis — The Hockey News 4 Dec
After a terrible October, the Minnesota Wild have quickly become one of the NHL's best teams over the past few weeks. But shouldn't the team focus on building a sustainable future instead of chasing a playoff run?
... ints he had in 13 games in October. When he’s healthy, he’s valuable for the Wild, but he hasn’t played in 75-plus games since 2011-12. Reliability and injury ...
by: Jared Clinton — The Hockey News 4 Dec
He's scored at a rate that only a select few Hall of Fame defensemen have in the past, and the Washington Capitals defenseman is on pace to score more than 100 points. That doesn't necessarily mean he's a lock for the Norris quite yet.
... ter, Carlson picked up the primary helper on Jakub Vrana’s goal that put the Capitals ahead. And little more than two minutes after that, Carlson, left wide-open ...
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