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    Three Projections for the 2017/2018 Flyers

    Yes, we are still a month away from the 2017 NHL Entry Draft, but some projections can't hurt right? The Flyers have already shocked the world by securing the no.2 pick in the draft moving up from their 13 spot prior to the lottery. The Flyers will get one of Nico Hischier or Nolan Patrick, that's almost a guarantee, but the rest of the roster moves that will be made this off season are still completely up in the air. Who does Vegas pick? Do we sign a goalie? Do we trade a goalie? Do we trade a forward? These are just some of the questions that will be answered by the start of the 2017/2018 Philadelphia Flyers season. While the projections I have done could be extremely far off because let's

  • Penguins, Crosby refuse to lose
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    Penguins, Crosby refuse to lose

    Craig Custance ESPN Senior Writer Close Senior NHL writer for ESPN The Magazine Wrote for Atlanta Journal-Constitution Wrote for The Sporting News Follow on Twitter PITTSBURGH -- It's a play they've made so many times together that Sidney Crosby didn't need to see much to know Chris Kunitz wanted the puck. There was brief eye contact but it was the way Kunitz was holding his stick that signaled he was ready. Crosby had just retrieved a pass from along the boards and was skating toward Kunitz when he started to raise his stick slightly in anticipation. "He wanted the puck," Crosby said. "He stopped in that area. He wanted to let one rip. I don't know how much he got on it, but he put it in the

  • Blackhawks announce plans for NHL Draft Fan Fest
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    Blackhawks announce plans for NHL Draft Fan Fest

    It’s been just over a month since the Blackhawks were eliminated from the playoffs in swift fashion. And as Patrick Kane told WGN Radio on Tuesday morning, the bitter taste hasn’t gone away. “I think a lot of us didn’t figure we’d be in the situation we’re in right now,” Kane told Steve Cochran and Dave Eanet on Tuesday. “All of us can work this offseason to get better. It’s a long time to wait to get back to that opportunity to play in the playoffs again, so we’ll have a sour taste in our mouth for a while.” The Nashville Predators, who made quick work of the Blackhawks in the first round, eliminated the Anaheim Ducks on Monday night to earn the first Stanley Cup Final appearance in franchise