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Rask's streak of consecutive decisions with at least 1 point ends at 21
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Boston Bruins netminder Tuukka Rask‘s unbelievable streak of 21 consecutive decisions with at least one point ended with Boston’s 4-2 loss against the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday night. Tuukka Rask saw his run of 21 consecutive decisions with at least one point snapped by the @BuffaloSabres. Rask was the 11th different goaltender in NHL history […]

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Parros defends recent disciplinary decisions on Cogliano, Brown
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It did not take long for George Parros to find himself in the thick of NHL suspension controversies. Parros is serving as the NHL's head of player safety, and recently came under fire as a result of two contentious decisions: a two-game suspension for Anaheim's Andrew Cogliano that ended the Ducks forward's iron man streak […]

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Senators GM: ‘Priority’ to re-sign Erik Karlsson, ‘no rash decisions’ coming
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As he stood at the podium on Thursday with the Ottawa Senators’ bye week over, general manager Pierre Dorion said he still had hope for the playoffs. In looking at the last four seasons and the point totals of the teams that grabbed the final spot in the East, Ottawa would need 57 points in […]

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Puck Daddy Bag of Mail: Bad decisions, PDO and the best place for Karlsson
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The Carolina Hurricanes, forever doomed by a low PDO. (Adam Lacy/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) Does it strike anyone else as weird that so many teams in the league seem to be winning like five of their last seven games, or six straight, and things

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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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