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Reigniting Crosby Vs Ovechkin

Crosby vs Ovechkin. A battle among players, organizations and fans for the last ten years. It will never go away. There are times where the rivalry will fade, like in 2011 when Crosby missed significant time due to concussion problems. 674 more words


15th-seeded '00-'01 Avalanche Dominate 6th-seeded '84-'85 Oilers in 5-2 Win in Game 3; Now Trail EDM 2-1

The first two games of this series were fairly even in terms of chances, but for the first time, one team dominated by a wide margin and it was the 15th-seeded ’00-’01 Colorado Avalanche. 409 more words

Ultimate NHL Playoff

Some titles' notes as the Supe approachs

Perhaps it is appropriate that on the day the Carolina Panthers are facing the Denver Broncos for the league crown, the NHL Carolina Hurricanes are visiting Montreal to face the Canadiens. 178 more words


I remember when I was a kid being really into hockey and I have my dad to thank for that. My favorite team has always been the Buffalo Sabres, the weird thing was I grew up in Southern Maryland. 672 more words

Cult of Hockey: What is this magic McDavid sprinkles on the Oilers?

Over the years I’ve engaged in debates with many Oilers fans over what exactly a great player can bring to the Edmonton team. Some folks doubt the overwhelming impact a superstar has on his team. 772 more words

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Oilers fan's advice for despondent Canadiens devotees: Start a support group

In Montreal, when the Canadiens go on a terrible two-month losing streak, it’s a horrible aberration.

In Edmonton when it happens, it’s any two months out of any season in the past decade. 723 more words


Cult of Hockey: "The crowd is still buzzing about that one" -- Live impressions of Connor McDavid on a special night for Oilers fans

I remember “the Goal” as if it was yesterday. It was in fact, nearly four decades ago, in November of 1978 that I saw 17-year-old Wayne Gretzky play a live game for the first time. 2,149 more words

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