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On Rebuilding, Part 6: The New York Islanders

Frequent commenter and guest contributor RexLibris’ series on rebuilds continues with the New York Islanders. New Orleans York is Sinking What are the myths and storylines that we, as fans, tell ourselves when it comes to the horror show rebuild that is going on in Long Island?

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NHLnumbers Podcast: All About Tracking

  In this edition we covered all things tracking with an expert panel on the subject: Neil Greenberg from the Washington Post and ESPN Insider, Geoff Detweiller of Broad Street Hockey, Eric T. of BSH and NHLnumbers and our own tracking addict Corey S. We went over Eric’s article on the link between scoring chances and shot differential…

Problems up the middle

    When your hockey club misses the playoffs for a third straight season by such a narrow margin, it’s natural to take a look at what your club’s weaknesses have been and to try to address them. The easy things to look at are the areas measured in percentages – face-offs and special teams.

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STOKING THE FIRE – In Search of a Hot Ember…

  It hasn’t been the highly active off-season most fans were hoping for, but there have been a few items that have crept into the news for Flames-land. While some of the news reaching the fan base has brought about smiles, there are also the ones that have left people still shaking their heads wondering…