It’s a good time to be Teemu Hartikainen

Jonathan Willis
November 06 2012 05:50AM

In yesterday’s AHL grades piece, I wasn’t overly enthusiastic about Teemu Hartikainen. That doesn’t mean I wasn’t optimistic about his NHL future – far from it. In fact, he’s done as much to cement a shot at an NHL job when this lockout ends as anyone on the team not named Justin Schultz.

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Ten Games In: AHL Report Cards

Jonathan Willis
November 05 2012 10:19AM

We're now 10 games into Oklahoma's season, and that seemed like a good time to grade players on their performance so far.

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KHL Highlights Chara destroys Satan, Pekka Rinne finally looks like Pekka Rinne

Steve Dangle
November 04 2012 06:28PM


Look at that picture. Just look at it. That's really all you need to know. "There's no hitting in the KHL." Phooey! Also we have the KHL's Top 10 goals, saves, and hits of the week.


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Anton Lander’s Job

Jonathan Willis
November 04 2012 12:09PM

We all know the story from last season: the coaching staff fell in love with Anton Lander after a hot preseason. At the same time, Gilbert Brule was struggling, and so the coaches sent Brule to the minors and handed the fourth line job to the rookie Swede.

Is Lander losing that job with his work in the minors this year?

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Best of the Nation – 11.4.12

Jonathan Willis
November 04 2012 09:15AM

Photo: S.Yume/CC BY 2.0/Wikimedia

After the jump: 20-ish articles covering a range of subjects. Which player overseas has had the most impressive performance so far? Why is the CHLPA imploding? Who were the best free agent signings of the last CBA? Zack Kassian or Cody Hodgson? Perhaps most importantly: who is Roberto Luongo mocking with his new Twitter avater?

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