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Senators vs. Habs: Stars align on playoff blue lines

I hate the word “superstar.” It’s a vapid compound, made up of two words that have long since been emptied of meaning. That I’ve been guilty of using it myself on occasions only makes it worse. 1,045 more words

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EK65 roars back into the thick of the Norris Trophy discussion

It’s no grand revelation to suggest Erik Karlsson is the offensive engine driving the Ottawa Senators. Getting the captain to talk about it, however, is a bit like trying to pry the puck away from Mark Stone. 879 more words

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Penguins' Letang released from hospital; diagnosed with concussion

Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang has been diagnosed with a concussion as a result of the nasty hit he took from Shane Doan in Saturday’s win over the Arizona Coyotes. 58 more words

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Kris Letang; On his way to a Norris Trophy

Last season Kris Letang had a lot of criticism about his style of play and his effort in the 2014 playoffs, but this season it seems as though Letang has put those criticisms to rest. 187 more words

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Mark Giordano's injury hasn't knocked Flames out of playoff race

BOCA RATON, Fla. – Basketball has the so-called Patrick Ewing effect to explain how players on a team that loses its best player raise their game to compensate. 483 more words

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Report: Multiple Pens Amongst Candidates For Yearly Awards

PITTSBURGH (93-7 The FAN) – As the Pittsburgh Penguins currently sit in third place in their division with 81 points, behind both the New York Rangers and New York Islanders, some of the individual performances that have gotten them to this place are beginning to get recognized. 173 more words

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The NHL Central's Shining Stars: Part 2

By Nick Fathergill

Last week, we took a look at the meilleur du meilleur in the NHL Central’s excessive list of talented forwards. However, as dominant and game-changing as those fine young players are, they’re nothing without a shutdown blue line. 724 more words

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Nick Fathergill reblogged this on Diaspora Sports and commented:

Here's my story for EP Sports Mag on the NHL Central's best defensemen: