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Ranking the NHL's 30 best defensemen

Continuing our look at the players who'll be the best at each position for next season, here’s our ranking of the top No. 1 defensemen of 2016-17. 46 more words

Player Recap: Marc-Edouard Vlasic

So my plan for these outlooks is to do two more, one for MEV and then another for Martin Jones, and then add on two more, one for the rest of the forwards and then one final one for the defense/goaltending. 605 more words

Dima Finally Signs with Washington Caps

According to the Washington Capitals, Dmitry Orlov finally signed a one-year contract with them today (9/21/16). Dmitry, who is playing defense for Team Russia in the World Cup of Hockey this week, will make $2.57 with this new contract. 158 more words

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Top 20 NHL Defensemen: Part 2

The current state of the NHL is catered towards shutdown defensemen now more than ever. The value of a two-way, stud defenseman is arguably at its highest now with the way that forwards in the league are progressing into point-producing machines. 1,078 more words


Top 20 NHL Defensemen: Part 1

The role of the number 1 NHL defenseman has changed drastically over the years. Whereas teams once wanted a big, physical lug, teams nowadays prefer speedy, offensively-inclined dynamos. 1,021 more words


Three D’s of John Carlson

John Carlson: defenseman, dad, and devoted husband. The NHL includes him in their ranking of the Best 20 Defense Players Today. He has long been a favorite of FiCP – we even have his number on our license plate and for one of us he was the first jersey we ever bought. 484 more words

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Karl Alzner: The Iron Man in Pictures

For a sixth season, Karl Alzner played every game – even in the final game of the playoffs when he played through an injury. In January 2016 he earned the “Iron Man” title when he passed former Captial’s player Bobby Carpenter’s 1986 record of consecutive games played. 299 more words

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