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Monday Musings: Goalie fitting chart, Lucic and more

Only 19 days until the 2016 NHL Entry Draft. Seeing the Oilers pick in the top four is nothing new, but the expectation of them to make a significant trade is heightened compared to previous years. The Oilers simply didn’t have the depth at forward to consider trading one of their scorers, but the arrival…

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The North x NorthGretz Podcast – RIP Nexopia

This week Chris gets fired up about music bingo, the boys talk Sidney Crosby the cheater, overtime nuggets, and wrap up the Memorial Cup before Chris hosts a round of the Newlywed Game with JS and BM! Then it’s another life affirming edition of Ask The Idiots in which the panel gives you advice to propel…

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The Chicago Blackhawks and the Myths of Winning in the West

Build down the middle. Up front, this means having good centres. Talented wingers are a nice luxury, but a 1-2 punch at the middle of the ice is vital to victory. Size matters. It’s important to have a big team overall, but even more important to have big centres and big defencemen, so as to…

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Monday Mailbag – Ads on Jerseys?

We’re another week closer to the draft (AND THE DRAFT… UHHH… CONNORVERSARY PARTY!) and that means we’re getting closer to, what could be, the implosion of this website. Can you imagine what the comments section will be like once Peter Chiarelli trades someone of actual value to the team? Wild time are coming, my friends. Until then,…