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Here we go, the Stanley Cup Final. Down to the last two teams remaining, and we have what is, in my opinion, the best Final matchup you could’ve hoped for at the start of the season. A team looking to win their third Championship in a row, and a team who has been knocking on the door of greatness trying…...

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We are officially into Round 3 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, and it has been such a fun postseason so far. For the Conference Finals, we’ve got two early-season favorites and two teams that have proved all the doubters wrong (including myself). Two great matchups featuring four extremely talented teams. 1. Tampa Bay Lightning (Round 2 Series Win: 4-0) 1st…...

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What a Round 1. That was one of the more chaotic opening rounds of the Stanley Cup Playoffs that I can remember. The individual games weren’t always super close, but the overall series were fantastic. Plenty of interesting storylines, and some great matchups set up in Round 2, here’s where I see every team that’s still standing. 1. Tampa Bay…...

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It’s like the first day of school. Actually no… it’s like Christmas morning. You’ve talked about it, looked forward to it, imagined what it would be like, ad now it’s here. The NHL Playoffs. We’ve talked so much about the lead up to the end of the regular season, and how teams were mailing it in just trying to get…...

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It’ll be the tale of two themes this week. I want to take a look at the various playoff races unfolding around the league, things have gotten very interesting in the past seven days. Obviously though not every team is in a playoff race this time of year, so for those teams we’ll be looking at what they need to…...

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Every team in the league is officially at the 10 games or less mark, and we are going to take a look at what exactly every team has left to play for the rest of the way. You’re going to notice a bit of a theme in this piece. Teams at the top are going to be primarily focusing on…...

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We are into the home stretch, with some teams having only 10 games left to play in the regular season. I got to thinking, as I looked at the standings last night… how did we get here? Meaning, after such a long season, what is the biggest reason teams are sitting where they’re sitting now with the season almost over?…...

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I sent a tweet put earlier this week being a little tongue and cheek, talking about how dependent the Minnesota Wild were on Kirill Kaprizov to produce offense. That got me thinking, who is THE guy for every team? Who is the player that each team looks to in a big moment to come through for them?  https://twitter.com/jessemontano_/status/1508230844875350020?s=20&t=oP1SybBvb-I7MyNh_zHVBw That’s the…...

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Well here we are, no more wondering, we’ve seen all the moves teams made. Some are vastly improved, some made great decisions for the sake of their franchises, and other stood pat to watch their process play out. Oh, and one traded a player they weren’t allowed to trade. No matter what, to was a busy week for all 32…...

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There’s a new team at #1 this week after stringing together some very, very impressive play as of late, which is not something a lot of the top teams in the league can say they’ve done recently. I’ve started to get the sense that we’re entering that weird lull right before the deadline where the top contending teams in the…...

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I know last week I told you Power Rankings would be coming out every Friday, but after some slight tweaking of our content schedule, my weekly rankings will now be coming out every Thursday. That’s nothing but a positive for those of you that are reading this, because it means we have a new regularly scheduled piece that took the…...

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We’re back for the second installment of our NHL Power Rankings, and it’s my turn to take a crack at this. I agreed with a lot of AJ’s rankings from last week honestly, but I’m certain we’ll have some differences of opinion this week.  I’m going to *try* and not be too wordy on my explanations for why I have…...

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Justin Michael gives his final thoughts on Colorado State’s disappointing showing at Boise State and also plays postgame audio from head coach Steve Addazio on the Rams’ special teams miscues. In the second half of the episode, Justin recaps the Mountain West slate of action and gives his power rankings for the conference right now. DON’T FORGET TO SUBSCRIBE!  iTunes…

On the docket tomorrow… time spent eating copious amounts of turkey, sweet potatoes, and stuffing with family. A monumental reason to be thankful. The theme of this week’s BSN Central Division Power Rankings is recognizing what each team in the division can be thankful for, as we head into the holiday season. 1. DALLAS STARS Current Record: 17-5-0 (34 points)…...

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The month of October has flown by, just like the Colorado Avalanche’s playoff hopes this season. Too snarky before November has even hit? Perhaps… The Central Division is humming along nicely, and not much has changed in regards to my opinion of the strength of this division since our last edition of Central Division power rankings, two weeks ago. Only the Avalanche…...

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If anyone was on the fence about the potency of the Central Division entering the 2015-16 NHL season, the first week of the season was a compelling argument to its strength. Time for those people to dismount said fence into the camp ready to enjoy seven teams duking it out in the best division in sports for the next twenty-six…...

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