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Poll: With Price back and healthy, are the Canadiens a playoff team?
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With five wins in seven days, the Montreal Canadiens are the hottest team in the NHL. And a big reason for that has been the return of all-world netminder Carey Price. While we give the fans in the La Belle Province a minute to contain their excitement, here's an opportunity to weigh in on one […]

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Poll: Will the Golden Knights make the playoffs?
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The Vegas Golden Knights are 8-1-0 after defeating the Colorado Avalanche 7-0 on Friday. They sit fourth in the NHL with 16 points, and first in the league with an .889 points percentage. Though there's still plenty of hockey left to be played, do you think the Golden Knights will make the playoffs in their […]

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Poll: Is Joe Thornton a lock for the Hockey Hall of Fame?
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San Jose Sharks center Joe Thornton has moved into 20th on the NHL’s all-time scoring list. He's won both the Art Ross and Hart trophies (2006), a World Junior Championship (1997), the World Cup of Hockey (2004, 2016), and an Olympic gold medal (2010). He does not, however, have his name on the Stanley Cup. […]

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Poll: Which team's surprising start is most sustainable?
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As everyone predicted, the Colorado Avalanche, New Jersey Devils, and Vegas Golden Knights are each sitting comfortably in a playoff spot. Related: 3 teams off to surprisingly good starts Sure, the NHL season is just a week old, but still the hot starts by these three clubs have been surprising. The Avalanche had – by […]

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USA Today poll: NHL players want next expansion team to be in Quebec City
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There has been talk of a future NHL presence in both Seattle and Houston in recent months, but if hockey players themselves had the say over where a potential 32nd franchise would land, they'd choose Quebec City, according to a USA Today poll. Surveying 31 "high-profile players at the NHL/NHL

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Poll: Does Doan deserve Hall of Fame induction?
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Shane Doan‘s place in Arizona Coyotes (and original Winnipeg Jets) history is undisputed, but is he worthy of enshrinement in hockey’s hallowed hall? The 40-year-old, who retired Tuesday after a 21-year NHL career spent entirely with the aforementioned franchise, leaves the organization as its all-time leader in goals, assists, points, games played, game-winning goals, and […]

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Poll: Are the Sharks still serious Stanley Cup contenders?
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The San Jose Sharks are just two seasons removed from their first and only trip to the Stanley Cup Final. Unfortunately, they were unable to take down the Penguins in that series. The biggest change happened this summer, when Patrick Marleau surprised the hockey world by leaving the Sharks to sign with the Toronto Maple […]

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Poll: Do the Flames have the best defense in the NHL?
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The Calgary Flames have a number of quality forwards like Johnny Gaudreau and Sean Monahan on their roster, but the team’s calling card is on defense. Going into last season, the Flames were led by Mark Giordano, T.J. Brodie and Dougie Hamilton. Before the trade deadline, they added Michael Stone from the Arizona Coyotes (they […]

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Poll: Will this be the Sedins’ final season in Vancouver?
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Henrik Sedin and Daniel Sedin have been pillars of the Canucks’ franchise for much of their career. There are elite players like Jaromir Jagr that have managed to stay relevant beyond their 30s, but those are few and far between. If the 2016-17 campaign was any indication, the Sedin twins’ end might be fast approaching.

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Poll: Are the Oilers legitimate Stanley Cup contenders?
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This post is part of Oilers Day on PHT…… The Edmonton Oilers were one of the biggest surprises of the 2016-17 season. No one expected them to break their 10-year playoff drought last season, but that’s exactly what they did. Led by Connor McDavid,

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Poll: Will Anze Kopitar bounce back next season?
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Coming into the 2016-17 season, Anze Kopitar had led the Los Angeles Kings in scoring in nine consecutive seasons. The Kings finished the season ranked 25th in goals scored (201). Rob Blake replaced Dean Lombardi as GM and John Stevens took over behind the bench for Darryl Sutter, who isn’t exactly known for being a […]

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Poll: Will the Flyers make the playoffs?
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The Philadelphia Flyers missed the playoffs by seven points last season, but that doesn’t take away from the fact that their future looks bright. If Patrick could stay healthy, he could provide the Flyers with a nice offensive boost next season. Philadelphia can use all the help they can get up front, as they ranked […]

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