Turning Heads & Raising Eyebrows: 5 NHL Teams with Surprising Starts

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1) The Clobbering Canadiens

Hockey fans have never been able to doubt the talent of Habs net minder, Carey Price. His resumé speaks for itself, from Hart and Vezina Trophies to Team Canada Gold, Price has been in the conversation as one of the league’s best goalies for nearly his entire career. Last season in particular, many hockey aficionados were under the impression that he was the only reason that his team made it through to the second round of the playoffs, doubting the actual talent in front of him, and attributing their second round exit to it.

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NHL Playoffs 2015: Teams that Deserve Your Love, South of the Border

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Perhaps I failed to convince you to support one of the 5 Canadian teams in this years’ Stanley Cup race. In which case, there are a few good stories floating around some of the American teams, hoping to keep the Cup south of the border, where it has been for the past 22 years! A fact in itself that may skew you in the opposite direction simply to even the playing field a little bit.

There are plenty of reasons given by some of these teams that make it more appealing to cheer for them, even if you can’t stand the team in general. Let us being with a dark-horse team, whom I think has the potential to surprise everyone, even more than they did by easily qualifying for the postseason.

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NHL Playoffs 2015: On the Outside, Looking in?

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Coming off one of the most exhilarating NHL playoff pushes in recent memory, I am relieved to say that it is finally time for fans to catch their breath. The race is over at last, and the battle is about to begin! Now that the gladiators have been decided, and we know who will be watching from golf course club-houses, there are many fans out there whom, just like those players teeing-off today, are not ready for their hockey season to be over.

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Toronto Maple Leafs Anti-Bullying Campaign

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After seeing yet another blue and white jersey thrown onto the ice, this time in Vancouver; and hearing a Boston Bruins fan refer to loyal Toronto fans as ‘Sheep Nation’, I’ve decided that I am tired of seeing Leafs get bullied unnecessarily, not only by opposing fans, but by some of their own heartless, fairweather, so-called supporters. Evidently, Phil Kessel felt the same way, scoring a spiteful goal shortly after seeing his #81 jersey float to the ice surface at Rogers Arena last week.

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