Anatomy of an undervalued hockey player

Cam Charron
July 18 2011 04:39PM

 

 

Niclas Bergfors. Tyler Kennedy. Torrey Mitchell. Scott Gomez. Martin Hanzal. Scottie Upshall. Nikolay Zherdev. Peter Regin. Michael Frolik.

What do all nine of these players have in common?

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What can the Flyers expect out of Jaromir Jagr?

Cam Charron
July 14 2011 09:38AM

 

 

When the Philadelphia Flyers signed Jaromir Jagr, my initial reaction was that it was just another crazy transaction from Paul Holmgren, who has been the summer's most talked-about General Manager.

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On Mike Zigomanis and the quest for a #3 centre

Cam Charron
July 13 2011 04:39PM

 

 

The Toronto Maple Leafs were third worst in the NHL in penalty killing last season at 77.4 per cent success rate, ahead of just Edmonton and Colorado. This doesn't equal a complete retooling of defensive personnel, as the pieces were there for success.

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The best defensive group in the league

Cam Charron
July 12 2011 09:50PM

 

 (Cam Charron continues to look at general NHL issues for us here at the Nations. This week, he investigates the Sharks new top-four defense rotation and wonders if it's one of the best in the league)

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On Brad Richards and the quest for a #1 centre

Cam Charron
July 06 2011 11:04AM

 

 

You can skip ahead, as long as you notify me when Brad Richards officially retires. Chances are, we won't see him all that much when he's kicking around the New York Rangers as a 40-year old, cane in one hand, fruitlessly pushing the puck ahead with his stick with the other.

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