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NHL Seattle Expansion Draft Part 4 :: Seattle’s Tactics

It’s finally time to get to the star of the show at the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft — the new Seattle franchise, and what they will be doing in the…

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NHL Seattle Expansion Draft Part 3 :: Teams’ Tactics

So, let’s say you’re an NHL team. There’s another NHL team coming into the league, and they are allowed — required, really — to STEAL one of your players. You…

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NHL Seattle Expansion Draft Intermission :: Las Vegas Swindle

Tod Leiweke probably doesn’t realize it yet, but he’s got a big problem. We’re about 18 months away from the 2021 Expansion Draft, when the NHL Seattle ownership group will…

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NHL Seattle Expansion Draft Part 2 :: Players’ Defensive Tactics

The media in every NHL city is going to make a big deal about their team’s strategy and tactics for the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft. Which players are they protecting,…

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NHL Seattle Expansion Draft Part 1 :: Rules & Vocabulary

The what, where, why, and when of the upcoming NHL Expansion Draft are pretty much nailed down. It’s an expansion draft, it’s happening in the late spring of 2021 at…

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Your New GM: 10 Things To Know About Ron Francis

At last the pieces are coming together. Your Seattle hockey franchise (the one still without a name) has brought it’s first General Manager into the fray. The man behind the…

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Hockey Fan Internet Starter Kit

I’ll start with this: there are a lot of you for whom this is commonly-known material, and you can skip this article. For you, here is a picture of a…

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First Piece to the Puzzle :: Finding a GM — Part Two

In Part One of this article we took a look at some candidates who I think would be bad choices for the General Manager post with our new Seattle team….

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What’s In A Team?

So, Seattle, you’ve finally gotten that hockey team. Let the interminable wait begin for a name, a logo and a uniform. Congratulations. Now comes the fun part. For anyone bringing…

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First Piece to the Puzzle :: Finding a GM — Part One

The Seattle ownership group has its hands full. They have to decide on the name of the team, the logo, the colors, every single detail related to the still-non-existent farm…