• Vezina Trophy Finalists: Bobrovsky vs. Holtby vs. Price
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    Vezina Trophy Finalists: Bobrovsky vs. Holtby vs. Price

    COLUMBUS, OH – DECEMBER 20: Sergei Bobrovsky #72 of the Columbus Blue Jackets warms up prior to the start of the game against the Los Angeles Kings on December 20, 2016 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images) Sergei Bobrovsky

  • Blues eliminate Wild in five games, prepare for Predators
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    Blues eliminate Wild in five games, prepare for Predators

    Call it Magnus Paajarvi‘s payday. The Minnesota Wild provided some push back both in Game 5 and after falling behind 3-0 in the series, but the St. Louis Blues ultimately ended it in overtime on Saturday, collecting a 4-3 OT win. The Blues saw a 3-1 lead evaporate in the third period, and with the Nashville Predators resting up after sweeping the Chicago Blackhawks, one couldn’t help but wonder if Minnesota was going to keep fighting back. St. Louis got that decisive goal after Paajarvi finished a great chance set up by Vladimir Sobotka, however, and the Blues now get to advance. While the 3-3 goal was one that Jake Allen would like to have back, Saturday provided additional reminders that he’s

  • Morning Skate: Kovalchuk looking to return to NHL
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    Morning Skate: Kovalchuk looking to return to NHL

    Quick Slants Podcast: Schedule released; Josh Norris on the Draft Tom E. Curran and Phil Perry discuss the newly-released Patriots 2017 schedule. Rotoworld and NBC Sports draft expert Josh Norris joins the podcast to discuss prospects and some Patriots-related themes. The podcast ruminates over a very negative review. Here are all the hockey links from around the world, and what I’m reading while watching Trolls for about the 1,000th time with my son this morning.   -- FOH (Friend of Haggs) Marc Spector chronicles the Edmonton Oilers showing they’re ready for the challenge in advancing over the San Jose Sharks.   -- Interesting report from Elliotte Friedman about Ilya Kovalchuk looking to return