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Detroit Red Wings – Mike Babcock: The “Sixth Man”

Detroit Red Wings – Mike Babcock: The “Sixth Man”

William Wilson April 5, 2014 11

The “sixth man” is a mythical figure in the world of hockey. He can take the form of the home crowd, equipment manager or biased official, but he’s generally seen to provide some extra

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NHL: Injuries Hurt Everyone

NHL: Injuries Hurt Everyone

William Wilson March 15, 2014 8

It’s always unfortunate when the NHL loses a player to injury. This applies to top-line players and bottom-lines player equally. As fans of the sport, we’d naturally prefer to see the players on the ice,

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What Now?

What Now?

Lance Hornby March 13, 2014 5

  Photo by Marianne Helm/Getty Images Can I get off this ride? Please??? Wow! What a crazy year. I have to be honest, I knew things would be tougher this year with the conference

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NHL Trade Winners and Losers

NHL Trade Winners and Losers

Greg Smith March 7, 2014 2

boltsbythebay.com The following article is a Guest Post. From time to time fightingforstanley.ca will feature the work of other writers with the intention of providing a different perspective on the NHL.  In this instance,

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Golden Tournament For Canada

Golden Tournament For Canada

Jeremy Wiebe February 23, 2014 8

Canadian Press Clinical. No better way to describe the performance of Team Canada at the 2014 Winter Olympics. While there was no golden goal like Sidney Crosby’s overtime winner four years earlier in Vancouver,

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A Perfect Benn

A Perfect Benn

Jeremy Wiebe February 21, 2014 7

David J. Phillip/AP There were many complaints about the lack of goals Canada has scored at the 2014 Winter Olympics. Only four Canadian forwards have scored in this tournament for Canada, and Jeff Carter

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Pour Yourself A Cold Drew

Pour Yourself A Cold Drew

Jeremy Wiebe February 16, 2014 7

Whenever the argument arises on who is the best defenceman in hockey today is, the name Drew Doughty is usually uttered very quickly. After all, the Los Angeles Kings blue liner, started making headlines

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Ottawa staying active during season freeze

Ottawa staying active during season freeze

Greg Smith February 12, 2014 3

OttawaSenators.com The following article is a Guest Post. From time to time fightingforstanley.ca will feature the work of other writers with the intention of providing a different perspective on the Canadian teams in the

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Weekly Grab Bag

Weekly Grab Bag

James Lumsden January 27, 2014 1

Settling into Monday evening after a good brisk walk home from work across the Ottawa River here in my homestead in Vanier, Ontario (yes, technically I live in Ottawa, but I still call Vanier

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Welcome Back Lumsden?  Sure … :)

Welcome Back Lumsden? Sure … :)

James Lumsden January 24, 2014 0

Okay, time to start posting my facebook rants into something … less understandable.  Hi, I’m James Lumsden, and I’m back with Fighting For Stanley as a feature writer. (I just don’t know how the

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