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  1. Three (Future) Star Selection: Portland Winterhawks

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Size:  3.1 KBIn this edition of Three (Future) Star selection we’ll take a look at the WHL’s Portland Winterhawks.

    In existence since the 1976-1977 season, the Winterhawks have come a long way from humble beginnings, that being a transfer franchise who couldn’t afford new uniforms in their first year. The uniforms they eventually wore were a used set from the Chicago Blackhawks. Early pictures feature the Blackhawks telltale “C” on the shoulders, later to be changed ...
  2. No love for the Shootout

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    Imagine a tie baseball game after 11 innings. Clearly the only way to settle this boring affair after investing four hours of your life is a homerun hitting contest.

    The Spurs and the Lakers tied at 114 each after overtime. Clear the court, its slam dunk contest time.

    Absurd right? Ridiculous. Foolish. No way would it ever happen. Why then, does the NHL insist on ending games with a shootout? Why not mix it up a little and next year ...
  3. Three (Future) Star Selection: Quebec Remparts

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Size:  3.1 KBIn this edition of Three (Future) Star Selection, we’ll look at the Quebec Remparts of the QMJHL. Known as one of the most popular franchises in the CHL, the Remparts consistently ice a talented team and have produced notable, current NHL players such as current Simon Gagne, Antoine Vermette and Mike Riberio along with Hall of Fame members Michel Goulet and Guy Lafleur. Playing in front of crowds in excess of 11,000 on a regular basis, the Remparts are also a major draw ...