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Penguins' Defenseman Simon Despres Finally Realizing His Potential

PITTSBURGH (93-7 The FAN) – “Simon Despres is part of a rock solid defensive pairing.” That is a phrase you never would have heard about the Penguins 6’4” defenseman before he turned 23 in July. 478 more words


Dougie Hamilton has something to prove this season

With the latest move in which the Bruins traded Johnny Boychuk for draft picks, the next up in a thin defensive-defenseman line is Dougie Hamilton. Hamilton, who may need to lead the second line, or stay on his first line pairing with Chara and increase his workload to preserve an aging Chara for the playoffs. 345 more words


Flyers Accidentally Demote Top Defensive Prospect Morin Instead of the Team's Morons

A simple mispronunciation due to talking with his mouth full, Ron Hextall accidentally ordered the Flyers to demote top defensive prospect Samuel Morin to Juniors instead of the morons they already had at the position. 172 more words


Wild Claim Nate Prosser Off Waivers From St. Louis

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild have claimed defenseman Nate Prosser off waivers from St. Louis.

The Wild announced the move Thursday. Prosser became a free agent last summer and signed with St. 84 more words


Why the Bruins Cannot Trade Johnny Boychuk

With the incredibly cheap 1 year deals signed by Torey Krug and Reilly Smith today, Peter Chiarelli is putting the finishing touches on his salary cap jammed 2014-15 Boston Bruins roster.  773 more words