When asked about his team’s defense’s struggles, MacLellan added that he felt it wasn’t just his blue liners that were were having a hard time in that area. He pointed out that the forwards make life difficult for themselves when they don’t have the puck. In short, his point was that the team’s overall play has slipped of late. … [Read more...] about What will Capitals do before trade deadline?
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“One of the things we talked about between the second and the third was we put ourselves in position to win the hockey game by playing 20 good minutes of hockey, because we certainly didn’t play 40 good minutes of hockey when the game started,” Quinn said. “Rarely do you get that opportunity in this league, and our guys responded.” … [Read more...] about Rangers Score 5 Times In Third Period, Top Blackhawks
8. I looked back at the Broncos’ last eight playoff appearances (2003-05 and 2011-15) to see how the 14-team format would have impacted them. In 2005, the second-seeded Broncos would have had to face No. 7 Kansas City in round 1. And in 2014, the second-seeded Broncos would have had to host a No. 7 team that went 9-7 (Buffalo, Houston, Kansas City or the Chargers based on the tiebreakers). … [Read more...] about NFL Journal: Analyzing key points of CBA proposal