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Expectations For the NHL

from Al Strachan of the Toronto Sun, Welcome to a year of uncertainty in the National Hockey League. With new rules, a new officiating approach, massive player movement, and the uncertainty that comes from a one-year hiatus, no one really knows what to expect. This is the year that your hockey pool could be won by your dog, your 4-year-old, or even Gary Bettman. But keeping in mind that what follows is speculation, not prediction, let’s hypothesize about some of the developments that might be seen in the 2005-06 NHL: Increase in injuries Cap controversy More boarding calls Mid-season retirements Shootout specialists


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Paul Kukla founded Kukla’s Korner in 2005 and the site has since become the must-read site on the ‘net for all the latest happenings around the NHL.

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