NHL Winners and Losers Through Two Weeks

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It has been two weeks since the NHL season began. Here are a few of the winners and losers thus far: Note: All advanced statistics used are from behindthenet.ca and Stats.HockeyAnalysis.com. All conventional team statistics are from NHL.com. Winners: Matt Carle:  Tampa Bay Lightning GM Steve Yzerman has done a nice job constructing this team. … Read the whole thing.

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Blurred Lines: How Minnesota Is Changing the Lineup Paradigm

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When the Minnesota Wild faced off with the Colorado Avalanche for both teams’ season opener on Thursday night, one could make the case that the Avalanche had the four best forwards in the match-up. But then something funny happened: The Wild blitzed the Avalanche 5-0. And this score might actually understate how badly Colorado was … Read the whole thing.

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