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NHL 2021-22 Recap Week 14 – Oilers sink further, Kreider rolls, data and history fun and more

The Edmonton Oilers have almost become a joke. They're so bad they made a Pardon the Interruption segment and a reporter called Leon Draisaitl pissy.
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NHL 2021-22 Recap Week 13 – All-Star rosters revealed, Panthers rolling, Malkin and Rask return and more

The NHL announced the All-Star game rosters, and I didn't realize there was one. Usually, there isn't when the players go to the Olympics.
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NHL 2021-22 Recap Week 12 – Cale Makar and Avalanche shine, old Southeast division formidable, Klingberg and Kane drama

The slumping Edmonton Oilers faced the Toronto Maple Leafs on Wednesday night which should have been the featured game on TNT, but they went with the St. Louis Blues...
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NHL 2021-22 Recap Week 11 – Blues Stars Winter Classic, Penguins Post Crosby Malkin, Eastern playoffs race over

The NHL resumed their season after taking a break due to COVID. Consequently, they are now out of the Olympics. But I don't believe they were that keen on...
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NHL 2021-22 Recap Week 10 – Jets Maurice Resigns, Predators Penguins Canucks hot, COVID cancels games

Another week another coaching change. This time Winnipeg Jets coach Paul Maurice stepped down voluntarily. It's rare to find a coach who admits someone else would do a better...
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NHL 2021-22 Recap Week 9 – Coaching changes in Philly and Vancouver, Stars Golden Knights thriller, Rangers blossom, Trouba hits

A third of the way through the season, we have our first firings courtesy of the Vancouver Canucks and Philadelphia Flyers. Neither is surprising since both teams had higher...
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NHL 2021-22 Recap Week 7 – Tight Eastern Conference, Avalanche breaking out, Canucks dreadful penalty kill

The Eastern Conference is very crowded. Seven teams have six or fewer losses. Ten have seven losses or less. Five teams had a three games or more winning streak...
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NHL 2021-22 Recap Week 6 – Oilers hot but for how long, Islanders rough start, Lucas Raymond’s great start

The Edmonton Oilers are rolling and outscoring everyone to death. That's fun to watch, especially when Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl show off their skills as McDavid did again...
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NHL 2021-22 Recap Week 5 – Ducks and Kings roll, Ovechkin sizzles, Caufield struggles, NHL has bad week

There was a stretch where all three California teams made the playoffs. The last two seasons, none did. But that may change this season.
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NHL 2021-22 Recap Week 4 – Eichel traded, Coyotes stink, Maple Leafs goalies doing well

Jack Eichel has finally been traded to the likeliest of teams, the Vegas Golden Knights. The price wasn't high for me: Alex Tuch, a prospect and a first and...