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  1. Breaking down the Jordan Staal trade

    [ATTACH=CONFIG]954[/ATTACH]The NHL entry draft is consistently full of big splashes. Friday night in Pittsburgh was no different than any other year.

    Before the [B]Carolina Hurricanes[/B] arrived at the podium to make their first round selection, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman announced that the Hurricanes had traded said pick, along with [B]Brian Dumoulin[/B] and [B]Brandon Sutter[/B] to the draft host [B]Pittsburgh Penguins[/B] in exchange for [B]Jordan Staal[/B].

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  2. How will Bob Hartley change the Calgary Flames?

    [ATTACH=CONFIG]857[/ATTACH][B]Bob Hartley[/B] was appointed to the helm of the [B]Calgary Flames[/B] ship on May 31.

    My first thought was: what will this mean for Calgary's on-ice style of play?

    For years the Flames have played a slow-paced, cautious style of hockey under the tutelage of previous coaches [B]Brent Sutter, Mike Keenan and Jim Playfair[/B]. Some years, this provided the team with moderate success but in recent years, it brought nothing but heartbreak as the ...
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