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The Hockey Writers Aug 14, 2018

Isles’ Rookie Barzal and His 3 Big Nights

At the beginning of the 2016-17 season, the New York Islanders took the opportunity to see how their two first-round picks from the 2015 draft would perform at the NHL level. Mathew Barzal, drafted 16th, and Anthony Beauvillier, drafted 28th, were both 19 years old at the time. Barzal was slightly favored to make the […] The post Isles’ Rookie Barzal and His 3 Big Nights appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Last Word on Hockey Jul 25, 2018
Nick Shore: Fourth Line Center Option for the Philadelphia Flyers

Nick Shore: Fourth Line Center Option for the Philadelphia Flyers

Nick Shore is an underrated center in the NHL. Ryan Stimson's recent article highlights his attributes well. The goal here is to expand upon his work to see how Shore would fit in the Flyers lineup. Jori Lehtera is the Flyers current fourth line center. The 2017-2018 season was a rough one for Lehtera. The NHL is getting faster by the day and it was very clear that Lehtera doesn't have the speed necessary to succeed. The most egregious example was a game against the Islanders, where Mathew Barzal left him in the dust. Shore, while not exactly a speedster himself, can keep up with the pace of...

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