Free agency approacheth!

Jason Gregor
June 14 2010 02:25PM

Montreal Canadiens' Tomas Plekanec skates off the ice after their loss to the Philadelphia Flyers in Game 5 of their NHL Eastern Conference final hockey series in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania May 24, 2010. REUTERS/Tim Shaffer (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT ICE HOCKEY)

The two-week buy out period starts tomorrow, and free agency is 17 days away, so be prepared to read and hear lots of conjecture on teams who are interested in certain players. But ask yourself how many of them are realistic.

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Taylor & Tyler: Tambellini should pitch his brains out to Peter Chiarelli

Robin Brownlee
June 10 2010 09:44PM

TORONTO - APRIL 13: Edmonton Oilers GM Steve Tambellini awaits the announcement for the first overall pick during the NHL Draft Lottery Drawing at the TSN Studio April 13, 2010 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Abelimages / Getty Images for NHL)

It's not often a team with the second overall pick in the NHL Entry Draft has a reasonable chance to win now like the Boston Bruins do, and that's reason enough why Steve Tambellini should be all over Peter Chiarelli like a bad haircut.

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Around the League - Playoff Edition - Wk 7

Jason Gregor
June 10 2010 09:44PM

The most entertaining playoffs in recent memory wrapped up last night with the Chicago Blackhawks ending the longest active Stanley Cup drought with an exciting 4-3 OT victory. Now that the Hawks hoisted the Cup for the first time in 49 years, teams will undoubtedly try to mirror what the Hawks did to succeed. But is that possible?

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HAWKS WIN HAWKS WIN

Wanye
June 10 2010 09:22AM

Jason Gregor made the following claim on Facebook yesterday afternoon: "Flyers will win and game seven goes Friday. Nothing better than game seven...at least in the sports world."

Heh heh heh.

Gregor.

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ADVERTISING COOLIDITY

Wanye
June 09 2010 03:35PM

Jason Gregor mentioned recently that the new 'history will be made' ads put forth into the world by the NHL were one of the finest marketing efforts by the NHL in recent years. While we certainly agree, we thought you might like to see where the bar is currently being set, miles above backwards footage of NHL games.

Behold the Nike "write the future campaign" for the World Cup of Soccer.

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