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Edmonton Oilers – Viktor Fasth Shines Against Old Team

Edmonton Oilers – Viktor Fasth Shines Against Old Team

William Wilson April 7, 2014 1

The Edmonton Oilers may not sit anywhere near the top of the Western Conference standings, but that didn’t stop them from beating one of the elite teams in the NHL last night. Edmonton earned

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Ottawa Senators – Ales Hemsky Finds a Home in Ottawa

Ottawa Senators – Ales Hemsky Finds a Home in Ottawa

William Wilson April 6, 2014 5

Ales Hemsky has long been the subject of trade rumours so when he was finally moved this season, it didn’t catch anyone by surprise. If there was a surprise, it may have involved the destination.

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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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James Reimer: The “Other” Goalie in Toronto?

James Reimer: The “Other” Goalie in Toronto?

William Wilson November 10, 2013 11

I don’t normally agree with Don Cherry, but he raised an interesting argument last night: are the Toronto Maple Leafs deliberately feeding goaltender James Reimer to the wolves? Here the idea is that Jonathan

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Toronto Maple Leafs Add Veteran Centerman Jerred Smithson

Toronto Maple Leafs Add Veteran Centerman Jerred Smithson

William Wilson November 6, 2013 21

In an effort to battle injuries, the Toronto Maple Leafs have added veteran centerman Jerred Smithson. Smithson was signed by the team to a one-year deal. The exact financial terms of the deal remain

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Toronto Maple Leafs Aim for Western Canada Sweep

Toronto Maple Leafs Aim for Western Canada Sweep

William Wilson November 2, 2013 9

For me, the low point of the Burke era came on Feb. 18, 2012. The Toronto Maple Leafs were technically still in the playoff hunt, but an inconsistent effort all season and an early-season head injury

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NHL Conference Realignment: A Long and Winding Road to the Stanley Cup

NHL Conference Realignment: A Long and Winding Road to the Stanley Cup

Greg Smith October 17, 2013 8

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 NHL.

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Is Hockey Night in Canada too Toronto-centric?

Is Hockey Night in Canada too Toronto-centric?

William Wilson October 13, 2013 29

Whether you’re a fan of the Toronto Maple Leafs or one of Canada’s six other professional hockey teams, you’ve likely heard the argument before in some form: the CBC and Hockey Night in Canada are bias towards the Leafs.

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Road Trippin’: The Habs Go West

Road Trippin’: The Habs Go West

Ryan Mallough October 9, 2013 8

A friend of mine wrote on Facebook, shortly before the season opener, that he was looking forward to the following day’s consensus that a) the Habs would definitely win the Cup this year; or b)

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