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Stay or go: Evaluating roster decisions for rookies approaching 10-game mark
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Affordable young talent is the lifeblood of a salary-cap league. And ensuring their proper development is critical in converting these assets into NHL talent. As the season’s 10-game mark approaches, so too does a key date for general managers: whether their freshmen talent sticks in the big league or if more seasoning in the minors […]

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How the Panthers' poor decisions helped fuel Vegas' hot start
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Head coach Gerard Gallant and forwards Jonathan Marchessault and Reilly Smith have all been key ingredients to the Golden Knights' historic 7-1-0 start, but the team wouldn't have any of these three important figures if it weren't for some horrible mismanagement from the Florida Panthers organization. Let’s backtrack to 2014-15. The Panthers were coming off […]

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5 poor decisions by Canadiens' front office to blame for slow start
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The Montreal Canadiens have not been able to stop the bleeding in their disastrous start to the 2017-18 season. On Friday, the club dropped their seventh straight game, this time a 6-2 defeat to the Anaheim Ducks. Head coach Claude Julien called his club’s performance “unacceptable,” but in their defense, it isn’t just the players […]

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Bruins goalie decisions may become tougher than you might think
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The good news for Tuukka Rask on Friday is that there was no dark, quiet room required for the Bruins goaltender when he reported to the Warrior Ice Arena practice facility for treatment for his concussion. Instead, the Bruins goalie got going on the concussion protocol after getting steam-rolled by Anders Bjork at practice on […]

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McKenzie on Penguins’ cap space, Capitals’ free agent decisions (Video)
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About 1:20* into the video above this post’s headline, hockey insider Bob McKenzie shared some interesting tidbits with NBCSN’s Kathryn Tappen regarding potential future moves for the Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins. In the case of the Penguins, McKenzie reports that the team is happy with what they’ve seen from the wonderfully named Greg McKegg so far, […]

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Young players' impressive camps could mean tough decisions for Blackhawks
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Patrick Sharp raised his arms after connecting in an end-of-practice shootout drill at the University of Notre Dame. The season hasn’t started yet but the Blackhawks forward is already having a ball. “I think you’ve been around long enough to know that when I’m acting like an idiot and having fun, that’s when I play […]

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Penguins want Letang to make calculated decisions to avoid taking unnecessary hits
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Kris Letang is one of the absolute best defensemen in the NHL. There are maybe only one or two defensemen in the league that can match his skating, he is a force offensively and he is a 25-minute per night player — being used in every situation — for

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Blue Jackets face big cap decisions after Wennberg signing
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Aside from some concerns about his numbers being inflated by a robust Blue Jackets power play, the majority of the reviews were very positive for Alex Wennberg‘s new deal with Columbus. Locking up the intriguing 22-year-old talent settles a big question for the Blue Jackets, but after looking at their salary structure, some agonizing decisions […]

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Expansion draft will force Ducks to make some big decisions
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Bob Murray managed to keep the Anaheim Ducks together for a shot at the Stanley Cup. If the Ducks decide to protect seven forwards and three defensemen, the blue line will definitely be worth watching. Bieksa, 35, has a no-movement clause, so unless the Ducks find a way to get around that, they’ll need to […]

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MLB, NHL and NBA Picks For May 23rd | Game Time Decisions
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Gabe lists his favorite picks for May 23. Find out who you should be betting on and why! SUBSCRIBE: https://www.youtube.com/c/FNTSYSportsNetwork?sub_confirmation=1 FOLLOW US ON TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/FNTSYSportsNet LIKE US ON FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/FNTSYsportsnetwork/ FNTSY Sports Network has your fantasy sports mock drafts, draft strategy, previews and analysis for MLB, NHL, NBA and NFL, including fantasy football 2017 and […]

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Murray gets Game 5 start for Penguins; injured players game-time decisions
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In what should be no surprise following his performance in Game 4 on Friday night, Matt Murray will be back in the starting lineup for the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday afternoon when they return home to face the Ottawa Senators, coach Mike Sullivan announced before the game. Murray, who backstopped the Penguins to the Stanley […]

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2017 NHL Draft: Weak Draft Class Makes for Difficult Decisions
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2017 NHL Draft: With Patrick Nolan being the #1 draft prospect, this draft class does not rank up well in comparison to past drafts. With a weak draft class, this year's draft may not be too exciting.2017 NHL Draft: In an era where we have seen Connor McDavid, Jack Eichel, Auston Matthews, Pa…

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