Monthly Archives: December 2013

What does each NHL team want for Christmas? (Part 2)

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Continuing on from this morning’s post, here is the second part of our team-by-team guide to what each NHL team might be hoping to find under the tree today!

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What does each NHL team want for Christmas? (Part 1)

Image courtesy of Bleacher Report.

With the festive season upon us, it is the sworn duty of a hockey blog to publish at least one (1) post dedicated to creating a profound connection between the sport and the “most wonderful time of the year”.  As the exalted leader of Ice Nation UK, I have decided to take on the burden of such a piece, in order that you may read it, absorb it, enjoy it, think about it, talk about it over the water-cooler, get it trending on Twitter, write a letter to your Grandma about it, you get the picture.

In true Bleacher Report style, I am going to take a look at what each NHL team might be hoping to find in their stockings on Christmas morning.

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NHL Dictionary: Your Very Own Personal Rule

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The Official NHL Rule Book contains a handful of rules inspired by individual players, but none of them are formally named for those players. The Official NHL Rule Book is sneaky that way. Not to worry, though: The NHL Dictionary is here for you, and it can totally take the Rule Book in a fight. Against the express wishes of the Rule Book we now present some of the most prominent of those rules.

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The State of the EPIHL – Part 2 (So Far This Season…)

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The Tigers, with new recruits, are beginning to surge.
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I want to start this recap with a caveat: it has been a tumultuous few weeks since I wrote “Part 1”, wherein the word tumultuous has been used in a very understated manner. Hirings, firings, injuries, panic, excitement and a dash of drama has made the Premier League something of a topsy turvy world at present. Accusations of player poaching, the implosion of a seemingly stable team and upsets galore.

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