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Java on Ice: Lightning Fed Up With Red Wings Fans, Wild Have Options With Dubnyk

Java on Ice: Lightning Fed Up With Red Wings Fans, Wild Have Options With Dubnyk
Franklin Steele

| 1.30.15 Edition |

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

Sometimes we’ll pull from larger sites like, but for the most part the goal will be to sort through dozens of posts from more mid-range sites so you can see some things that maybe wouldn’t have made it onto your radar normally. If you like what these sites do then give them a follow on Facebook or Twitter, and share the content that you love!

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 January 30, 2015

What will the Pittsburgh Penguins look like once Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin are through their primes? Sonny Sachdeva takes a look at the organization’s top-five players under 25 for

Devan Dubnyk has been spectacular since arriving in Minnesota. Joe Bouley wonders if the Wild should extend the goalie at this point. From

Former NHLer Brendan Witt has stayed busy since retiring by helping come up with an excellent idea for an app called Angel Mail. Good and uplifting stuff from Katie Strang at ESPN.

How do the Nashville Predators lines look when you break their stats down individually? Jonathan Garcia of used Dominic Galamini’s incredible new visualization tool to figure that out.

What’s life in the AHL going to be like for Mike Richards? Wade Redden has a pretty good idea. Pierre LeBrun caught up with him to talk about life as a former NHL star playing in the minors.

Add the Tampa Bay Lightning to the list of organizations that are tired of seeing Detroit Red Wings sweaters at home games. Tom Jones from The Tampa Bay Times has the story.

According to Don Maloney, the Arizona Coyotes only have one untouchable in Sean Doan. It appears the NHL has the first seller of the trade deadline. From Ian McLaren at

And now for your (not so much) moment of Zen…

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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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