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Andrew Rodger

Andrew Rodger is the resident writer for the NHL Alumni Association (www.nhlalumni.net), operates his own website (The Voice of Sport.com) and he is a contributor on CBC News Now.

You can also follow him on Twitter (@ARodgerTVOS). He shares his thoughts from inside the NHL Alumni Association and from around today’s NHL every Wednesday here.

 

Teams and Fans Getting Excited for NHL Stadium Series

With Thanksgiving having come and gone, and the calendar inching closer to Christmas and the New Year, hockey fans and teams alike are counting down the days to the NHL’s new Stadium Series. There is a growing excitement as the … Continue reading

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The Curious Case of the Edmonton Oilers

It wasn’t supposed to be like this…. This season would be different… A new GM in Craig MacTavish, a new head coach in Dallas Eakins, and a new winning attitude were going to help bring this once proud franchise back … Continue reading

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Shark Attack, Koivu Returns and NHL Tweets

Shark Week All Season? Even though the last season NHL season was a shortened one, the Chicago Blackhawks were a notch above the rest of the league from start to finish. When the playoff marathon concluded, they were the last … Continue reading

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Are the Best in the West?

Every season, the Eastern Conference teams must make the dreaded (and lengthy) West Coast trip. Usually in mid-season, they leave behind the winter blues and head for warmer weather and for many, a sub – .500 road trip is the … Continue reading

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Is it October Yet?

NHL training camps are open and pre-season games are underway, which only means one thing – hockey is back!! After last year’s shortened season, hockey fans are celebrating the start of a full 82-game schedule. With a mid-season break for … Continue reading

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Familiar Faces in Unfamiliar NHL Uniforms

A friend called me on Sunday for our usual weekly hockey-talk and he brought up an interesting topic of conversation. Ed wondered if the Briere signing in Montreal would be a good one. At 36-years old, does Daniel have something … Continue reading

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The “Olympic Name Game” Begins!

As we hit the mid-point of the Summer, there is not much NHL news floating around these days. The Entry Draft has taken place, the 2013-14 schedule has been released, the Coyotes have a new owner, most free agents have … Continue reading

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Alfredsson Leaves and Sens Fans Will Never Forget July 5th

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Hockey fans throughout the NHL eagerly awaited the start of the annual “Free Agent Frenzy” on July 5th. While it has not always lived up to the hype in past years, this season’s spending started with a bang. Unless of … Continue reading

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Draft Day Dreams

It is one of the days every young hockey player dreams about – the NHL Draft. Except for dreaming about scoring the game-winning goal in the deciding game of the Stanley Cup (which we have all done!) or even scoring … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Bring Stanley Cup

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Home to Chicago “It’s always the greatest feeling in the world. Once you do it, you can’t wait to do it again. The stories, the ups and downs and the process of trying to win a Cup, that’s what makes … Continue reading

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