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NHL training camps starting soon; I'm cutting two

Just a reminder as to why I’m doing this series of blogs…….

I haven’t watched a National Hockey League game since before the 2012/2013 “season”. I haven’t watched more than maybe, 20 minutes total (including SportsCentre highlights) since then. 726 more words

Gio won't go: Flames extend Giordano for six years, $40.5M

It seemed like the Calgary Flames were going to have a big elephant in the room regarding Mark Giordano’s expiring contract next season. They removed that problem in a huge way on Tuesday. 338 more words

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NHL 2015-16 Season Preview: The Calgary Flames are Just Heating Up (Get It?)

Was last season a fluke? This time last year, the NHL’s Alberta teams were the laughingstock of the league. But year-two of Calgary’s rebuild showed some real solid improvement. 435 more words

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Flames' Treliving: 'We prefer to look through the windshield and not the rearview mirror'

After last season marked a 20-point improvement from the 2013-14 season, the Calgary Flames are hopeful the best years are still to come.

The Flames put together their best regular season record since 2008-09, making the postseason for the first time since that same campaign. 125 more words

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Bruins' biggest question: Is the blue line good enough?

It was no coincidence that the Bruins missed the playoffs after trading Johnny Boychuk to the Islanders in October.

Boychuk’s departure left a big hole in Boston’s top four, one that became even more pronounced when Zdeno Chara was injured a short time later. 219 more words

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Looking to make the leap: Zach Trotman

For the second straight season, the Boston Bruins must absorb the loss of a key right-shot defenseman after Dougie Hamilton was traded to Calgary.

That prospect is unsettling for the Bruins’ short-term outlook, but it opens the door for young players to sink or swim. 250 more words

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It’s Boston Bruins day at PHT

If nothing else, you shouldn’t confuse next season’s Boston Bruins with the group who failed to make the playoffs in 2014-15.

After a pretty impressive run of seven postseason berths, the Bruins fell two points short of the postseason, but apparently the bitter flavor of that campaign was too much for management. 310 more words

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