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Video: Sabres finally get a goal from a defenseman
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Going into last night’s game against Colorado, the Buffalo Sabres had scored just 56 goals this season. One of the big reasons why the Sabres haven’t found the back of the net more, is because their defensemen had combined for zero (yes, zero) goals through 27 games. Jake McCabe‘s goal at the 18:59 mark of […]

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Watch: Sabres finally get 1st goal by a defenseman this season
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JAKE MCCABE RIPS ONE THROUGH TRAFFIC, SABRES LEAD 2-1! pic.twitter.com/caxRDaYkav — NHL Daily 365 (@NHLDaily365) December 6, 2017 It took nearly 30 games, and it was almost nullified upon review, but it finally happened. A Buffalo Sabres defenseman scored a goal for the first time this season when Jake McCabe fired one in from the […]

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Watch: Matt Duchene finally nets first goal with Senators
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Matt Duchene scored his first goal for the Ottawa Senators in Saturday’s loss to the New York Islanders. (Justin Tang/The Canadian Press via AP) Throughout his first seven contests with his new team, all Matt Duchene saw were goose eggs. But the 26-year

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Hall of Fame wait finally over for NHL, Lightning great Dave Andreychuk
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Dave Andreychuk sensed his numbers would be good enough to get him into the Hockey Hall of Fame. He just had to stay patient.

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Can An NHL Player Finally Score 50 Goals In 50 Games Again?
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Scoring 50 goals in 50 games is the crowning achievement of an NHL goal scorer. Players who do so join a club of legends including Wayne Gretzky, Mario Lemieux and Maurice Richard. The club is exclusive — it has only five members, and it hasn’t accepted a new application in 25 years. There are dozens

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Benning-era Canucks finally providing reason for optimism
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The direction of the Vancouver Canucks has been nothing but a spinning compass ever since Jim Benning took over as general manager in 2014. Until now, that is. In the first few years of Benning's tenure, the Canucks were a team that desperately needed to start a full-on rebuild, but refused to do so. He […]

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Ducks' Derek Grant Finally Breaks Though With First Two NHL Goals
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Derek Grant’s luck looks to be changing. A veteran of 92 NHL games spread over five seasons with the Senators, Flames, Sabres, Predators and Ducks heading into Friday's tilt against the Canadiens, Grant had seven assists to his credit. On Jan. 8, 2017, he poked a loose puck past Canucks goalie Ryan Miller, but officials […]

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Andreas Athanasiou, Red Wings finally settle on one-year deal
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The contract stalemate between the Detroit Red Wings and Andreas Athanasiou is finally over. On Friday, TSN’s Bob McKenzie reported that the two sides struck a deal that will see the 23-year-old forward back in the lineup, at least for this season. Due to Detroit’s tight salary cap situation, the deal has not been officially […]

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Quick Hits: The NHL is Finally Here Edition
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In Red Wings Land Krupa: Wings a few years away from contending status – The Detroit News Krupa with a lot of the stuff we've been talking about all factored together in the frank discussion that the team isn't just good enough and what kind of stuff they need to focus on in order to […]

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2017-18 NHL Preview: Do the Calgary Flames finally have the answer in goal?
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After failing to solve their persistent issues in goal with Brian Elliott last season, the Calgary Flames have decided to try on another veteran netminder. Mike Smith was acquired from the Arizona Coyotes in an offseason trade the franchise hopes will finally bring stability to the position. Smith’s numbers in recent seasons may not inspire […]

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Finding two-way balance Scott Laughton's key to finally sticking with Flyers
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The 2012 NHL entry draft is an excellent case study in how the career of an NHL prospect and the future of a first-round pick can venture in one of two directions. Scott Laughton was the Flyers first-round selection that year, taken 20th overall. Laughton can begin to comprehend how that fork in the

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Poll: Will the Caps finally make it to the Stanley Cup Final?
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This post is part of Capitals Day on PHT…… If you’re a fan of the Washington Capitals, you’re used to having a lot of fun between October and April. Once mid-April hits, things become a little more frustrating. There’s no denying that the Capitals

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