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Java on Ice: Connor Murphy a Role Model for Youth Hockey in Ohio

Java on Ice: Connor Murphy a Role Model for Youth Hockey in Ohio
Franklin Steele

| 2.4.15 Edition |

Every day we’re going to do our absolute best to bring you the top NHL reads from around the web.

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Hockey fans make up one of the best communities around, and in a lot of ways, we’re all in it together.

Without further delay… your top posts for February, 4 2015.

A good column from Adam Savard at about how quickly fans can turn on players during the NHL trade deadline.

Get a handle on the top Vancouver Canucks prospects with They write about the 17 through 20 youngsters in the organization.

Is it too early to determine a winner of the Jason Demers/Brenden Dillon swap? Andrew Bensch takes a shot at it for

It looks like Pekka Rinne will get the start tonight when the Anaheim Ducks and Nashville Predators square off. From Justin Cuthbert at

David Perron spoke to Dan Rosen of about how he’s setteling in with the Pittsburgh Penguins after getting traded a few weeks ago.

What will the Detroit Red Wings do at the NHL trade deadline? Craig Custance examines for

J.J. From Kansas takes the Red Wings chatter a step farther, analyzing the impact that current Washington Capitals defenseman Mike Green would have on the team.

From Sarah McLellan at The Arizona Republic: Coyotes defenseman Connor Murphy is a great role model for youth hockey players in Ohio.

And now for your moment of Zen… (like you don’t want to know what Wayne Gretzky’s possession stats would’ve been)

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Java On Ice
Franklin Steele

Franklin Steele has been watching and playing hockey since the age of six. He’s written for a variety of NHL websites around the web, and now is the director of content and growth for A lot of folks say they are living the dream sarcastically. He is not among them. Feel free to email him or Tweet at him with any questions, comments or concerns.

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