NHL Draft Lottery: Edmonton Wins 3rd Straight As Columbus Loses Out Again

Nail Yakupov is expected to be the first player drafted. Will Edmonton take him, or will they trade the pick? (Photo by Resolute (Own work) via Wikimedia Commons)

The Edmonton Oilers will select first in the 2012 NHL Entry draft for the third straight year, the first team to do so since the Quebec Nordiques did in the late from 1989-91. This was anther blow to the Columbus Blue Jackets, who just can’t buy a break.

Fire Sale in Columbus: Is Rick Nash Next?

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The Columbus Blue Jackets don’t seem to care that the trade deadline is on Monday. In the past two days they’ve traded away two of their top six most expensive contracts. It’s going to be interesting leading up to the trade deadline on Feb. 27 to see where Rick Nash ends up, if anywhere at all.

Note To Chicago Blackhawks Fans: We’re Spoiled

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Blackhawks fans have a right to be angry about the team’s poor play recently, but Tyler’s recent trip to Columbus made him realize just how spoiled ‘Hawk fans really are.

NHL Trade Deadline Analysis of Jeff Carter, Derek Roy, Marek Zidlicky, and Jonathan Bernier

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Here’s a look at some players that are under contract at least through the 2012-13 season that could have a new address by the February 27th trade deadline.

NHL 2011-12 Season Preview and Predictions: Western Conference

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With baseball wrapping up, no NBA season in sight, and the NFL only being on a couple times a week, looks like you’ll be turning to the ice for your sports fix. So kick back, relax and enjoy the conclusion of the MSF NHL Preview.

Which Ohio Professional Sports Team Will Win a Championship First?

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It’s been 21 years since the state of Ohio celebrated a championship in one of the four major professional sports. During that time Ohio has suffered like few other states have. Which team has the best chance to end the state’s suffering and bring home a championship?

NHL Trade Deadline: Central Division Winners and Losers

There was not any huge player dealt, but Chicago, Nashville, St. Louis, and Columbus all got skaters that they hope will benefit them this season and possibly for seasons to come. Here are the NHL trade deadline winners and losers for the NHL Central.

Pietrangelo, Beach, and the other top prospects in the NHL Central Division

Many fans want a veteran player on their hockey team, but what really gets them excited is raw, young talent. On that note let us dive into a much closer look at the NHL’s Central Division’s top prospects.

NHL Central Division Offseason Outlook

The Central Division is always one to watch in the NHL. In this Central Division outlook, we’ll look at some of the more pressing offseason issues for each team.

Blackhawks Start Eight-Game Road Trip

The Hawks will start an important eight-game road trip this weekend, first kicking it off in Columbus, were they will play the Blue Jackets right after they shut them out 3-0 Thursday. It’s the longest road trip for the Hawks this season, and it comes in a crucial part of the season. The Hawks looked […]