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Rangers Complete Trade with Blue Jackets for Rick Nash

Over the past couple years, the New York Rangers have been a very active team during the offseason.  Back in 2009, the Rangers signed Slovakian superstar Marian Gaborik to a five-year deal. In the previous offseason, the Rangers signed Brad Richards, who happened to be the top overall unrestricted free agent in 2011. Even after […]

Bruins Draft Dougie Hamilton at No. 9, Completing Kessel Trade

In what could become a completely lopsided trade (but can’t be classified that way yet), the Bruins selected in the lottery for the second straight season thanks to the Toronto Maple Leafs, who traded two first rounders and a second rounder in exchange for the enigmatic Phil Kessel back in 2009. Last year, the Bruins took Tyler […]

The Couch Potato Report: Soccer Kicks, Draft Picks, and Get Your Jacko Fix

Another sports-filled weekend is upon us, as June wraps up having featured a crap load of highly entertaining, enjoyable, and in some cases heartbreaking, sports programming. This weekend should add to that, as nearly every sport has something big going on, either on or off the field, from soccer to hockey to tennis, and everything […]

NHL Draft Lottery Results Are In: Bruins Get No. 2 Pick

The Bruins did not suffer the same fate as the Celtics did twice before them, and officially landed the No. 2 pick in June’s NHL Draft on Tuesday night. The lottery balls fell all according to plan, as the B’s were slated to the land the No. 2 pick if there were no lottery anyway, […]

What Could Have Been: Joe Sakic

On Thursday, two days after turning 40, Joe Sakic, the storied center of the Colorado Avalanche and Team Canada, announced his plans to retire from hockey. In light of this announcement, which will have an extensive impact on the entire National Hockey League, let’s journey back into history. This trip is not to recount all […]

Bruins Draft Caron in First Round

Back in Montréal for the first time since his team swept the Canadiens out of the playoffs, Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli knew he was less than welcome at the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. Commenting on how nice it was to return to Montréal, the locals booed Chiarelli as if the Bruins had decided to […]

Feeling a Draft? Could Be Trade Winds

Every June each year, the best of the best in the world of high school and collegiate athletics set their sights on making the big leagues. Major League Baseball kicked this off by holding their amateur entry draft two weeks ago, and this week, the focus turns to winter sports, as the NBA will stage […]

Bruins Address Scoring Need on Draft Day

The Boston Bruins needed goalscorers so badly in the 2007-2008 season, that they decided to invest in one in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft. GM Peter Chiarelli and current Vice President Cam Neely decided on Alberta Junior Hockey League player Joe Colborne. The 6’5″ forward was recently named the Canadian Junior A Hockey League Player […]