Ranking

Kevin O’Connor: Why Markelle Fultz earns No. 1 overall ranking
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Kevin O’Connor joins Boston Sports Tonight to break down what aspects of Markelle Fultz game separates him from the rest of the field.

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Corey Hirsch column: Ranking the 4 remaining playoff goaltenders
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Corey Hirsch is a former NHL goaltender who spent parts of seven seasons with the New York Rangers, Vancouver Canucks, Washington Capitals, and Dallas Stars. Wayne Gretzky was once asked who his goaltender would be if he had to put everything on the line for one game. He answered, without hesitation: Grant Fuhr. So if […]

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Ranking the NHL’s second-round playoff series based on watchability
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All four second-round matchups based on which have the potential to be the most fun and enjoyable wire-to-wire.

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Corey Hirsch column: Ranking the top 5 playoff goalies so far
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The best round of playoffs in all of sport is upon us – and I’ve ranked the five hottest goalies out of the gate in descending order: 5. Marc-Andre Fleury, Pittsburgh Penguins (Photo courtesy: Action Images) I am enjoying the resurgence of the NHL’s best teammate. I say that because last season, Fleury had to […]

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Ranking the top 5 OT winners in the early stages of the NHL playoffs
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The 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs are off to a roaring start, with 11-of-24 first-round games needing extra time. Monday night featured four overtime games for only the third time in NHL playoffs history and first time since 1985, per NHL Public Relations. In honor of the early dramatics, we’ve ranked the top five winners so […]

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Ranking every Winter Classic jersey in NHL history
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Let’s take a look back on the best and worst uniforms from the annual outdoor game

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New York Rangers: Ranking the Metropolitan Division
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The Metropolitan Division is one of the best in the NHL. Over the last five years the New York Rangers, Pittsburgh Penguins and the Washington Capitals stand out as the top three. But which team is the best?Rating the Metropolitan Division of the NHL is a double edged sword, because whichever wa…

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Ranking the top 5 goals of the 2016-17 season so far
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On Thursday night, Toronto Maple Leafs rookie Mitch Marner cashed in another dazzling goal, making a fool of former Maple Leafs netminder James Reimer. The goal was just the latest in an early barrage of crafty goals to start the 2016-17 campaign. Of course, Marner's marker was easily the highlight of Thursday night, but where […]

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Ranking Laine and Matthews' 8 goals
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Patrik Laine? Or Auston Matthews? Matthews? Or Laine? Get used to this debate for the next 10 to 15 years, at least. Forever, actually. The Toronto Maple Leafs‘ and Winnipeg Jets‘ prized rookies – drafted first and second overall in June – faced each other for the first time Wednesday and the matchup did not […]

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NHL Power Ranking: Is Peter Chiarelli a trade champ or a chump?
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Peter Chiarelli has traded four players drafted with a top five pick. How’d he do in those trades? Edmonton Oilers general manager Peter Chiarelli is a Stanley Cup Champion. He is one of the more respected front office executives in the NHL and his resume speaks for itself. However, he also h…

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Ranking the 31 NHL owners
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Every day this week, theScore's hockey editors are evaluating NHL teams on a different level of management. This time, we're focusing on the owners, ranking them based on their willingness to spend, level of involvement, and the long-term viability of the franchises in their respective markets. Farm systems Head coaches General managers Owners Final results […]

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Ranking the 31 NHL general managers
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Every day this week, theScore’s hockey editors are evaluating NHL teams on a different level of management. This time, we’re focusing on the GMs, ranking them based on salary cap and asset management, as well as draft history. Farm systems Head coaches General managers Owners (Thursday, Aug. 4) Final rankings (Friday, Aug. 5) 31. Vancouver […]

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