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San Jose Sharks Team History

Updated October 2018. The California Seals left the Bay Area in 1976 and the NHL was absent from the region until 1991. Because the partial owners of the Minnesota North Stars sold their shares to
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Colorado Avalanche Team History

Updated October 2018. The Avalanche came into existence in August 1995 when the Quebec Nordiques moved to Denver. The Nordiques played in the World Hockey Association (WHA), a rival league to the NHL in the
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Edmonton Oilers Team History

Updated October 2018. One of the most storied sports franchises, the Oilers are five-time Stanley Cup champions. It all began in 1972 when the Oilers started play in the World Hockey Association (WHA). Named after
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shane doan

Arizona Coyotes Team History

Updated October 2018. As the original Winnipeg Jets, the franchise made a splash in the World Hockey Association (WHA) in 1972 when they signed Bobby Hull to a $1 million contract. Hull played all seven
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Washington Capitals Team History

Updated October 2018. The 2017-18 season was one for the ages for the Washington Capitals. Before that, though, the franchise struggled to garner any long-lasting success. The Capitals got off to a rough start in
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New Jersey Devils Team History

Updated October 2018. The Devils were formed in 1974 as the Kansas City Scouts.  The club moved to Colorado for six years before relocating to New Jersey in 1982.  A statewide contest was held to
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Jim Corsi

Advanced Statistics Explained

There has always been goals, assists and points. Over the years, the NHL and fans alike started keeping track of real-time stats, which included hits, blocked shots and faceoff wins/losses. The way we kept tabs
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John Tavares

New York Islanders Team History

Updated October 2018. The New York Islanders joined the NHL in 1972. It was expected they would be called the Long Island Ducks after a former local club. Instead, the team reviewed the names considered
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