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The Golden Knights have defied all conventional wisdom. But they’re not lovable losers and our affection is better spent on another.
The Golden Knights have defied all conventional wisdom. But they’re not lovable losers and our affection is better spent on another.

Golden Knights are the ramen noodles of the NHL

By Gavin MacFadyen Columnist Troy Media
May 14, 2018 - 11:25am

What can be said about the Vegas Golden Knights that hasn’t been said already? How about this: Their instant success is becoming just a bit annoying. They are the ramen noodles of the National Hockey League.

Getting to the bottom is the only way to get to the top when it comes to securing quality prospects.
Getting to the bottom is the only way to get to the top when it comes to securing quality prospects.

To the loser go the spoils … at least when it comes to the NHL draft

By Bruce Dowbiggin Columnist Troy Media
May 2, 2018 - 9:41am

“Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, the wretched refuse of your teeming shore all dreaming of Rasmus Dahlin.”

— Words on the National Hockey League’s Statue Of Draft Liberty

Few French Canadians are prominent in modern professional hockey. What happened to the legacy of Rocket Richard?
Few French Canadians are prominent in modern professional hockey. What happened to the legacy of Rocket Richard?

Slim pickings for next great Quebec NHL hockey star

By Bruce Dowbiggin Columnist Troy Media
April 25, 2018 - 9:38am

While the Boston Bruins have done well enough when he was injured this season, Patrice Bergeron clearly remains the straw that stirs the Bs’ drink. The 32-year-old centre doesn’t put up Alex Ovechkin numbers but he’s the kind of difference maker every team needs.

With 12 teams racing to the bottom and bonafide stars waiting for contracts, this looks to be a season of fan despair. Will the Blue Jays join the club?
With 12 teams racing to the bottom and bonafide stars waiting for contracts, this looks to be a season of fan despair. Will the Blue Jays join the club?

Baseball's season of creative destruction

By Bruce Dowbiggin Columnist Troy Media
April 3, 2018 - 2:05pm

The Major League Baseball season just began and already 12 teams have been eliminated from the playoffs. What's that, you say? We’re only three or four games into the season, how can teams already be eliminated?

HIGHLIGHTS: Spruce Kings Lose Game Three In Double Overtime

By Wendy Perch
April 3, 2018 - 4:29am Updated: April 3, 2018 - 7:46pm

POWELL RIVER - Ben Berard's powerplay goal at 13:40 of the second overtime period, lifted the Powell River Kings to a 3 - 2 victory over the Prince George Spruce Kings Monday night in Powell River.  Despite the loss, the Spruce Kings continue to lead the best of seven Coastal Division Final 2 gam

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