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Top Pairing Defensemen

Where do top pairing defensemen come from?

I was “in conversation” with some Oiler fans last night…pretty much all of whom are counting on Oscar Klefbom and Darnell Nurse to soon be a cheap source of high level defensive acumen while the team spends all its resources on the top 6 forwards it has received via the draft. 577 more words

Dum Luck

The Edmonton Oilers are likely a much better hockey team today than they were yesterday but they are also a team that is being rewarded, handsomely, for a decade of incompetence. 448 more words

Elite NHL Defensemen

Kevin Shattenkirk, former BU player and current defenseman for the St Louis Blues did a nice two part series on Elite Defensemen in the NHL and the premier skill that each player possesses that sets him apart. 129 more words


Hockey Talk: On player control over save percentage

Welcome back to our semi-regular segment where I will touch on a few trending topics in hockey statistics in a less mathematical and more discussion-based format. 769 more words

Save Percentage

My Thoughts On Eric Karlsson's Game So Far This Season

So as most of you know, my second team is the Ottawa Senators (Canucks come first obviously).  At the beginning of the season I wrote an article on… 599 more words

Ottawa Senators

Top three NHL Norris Trophy candidates

The award that goes to the top all-around NHL defenseman is coveted, and only the best can win it. Here are the three players that are front-runners for the award. 303 more words