A look into the worst penalty-killing teams of the last half century, the NHL midseason awards are handed out, a deeper look into this year's Washington Capitals as a team and on the penalty kill, a look at shot recording bias in New Jersey and Florida and it's time to get the NHL's midyear hot stove heated up for Ilya Kovalchuk trade rumors.
JLikens of Objective NHL looks into shot recording bias for the New Jersey Devils and the Florida Panthers.
J.P. of Japers' Rink analyzes why the Washington Capitals perform so much better on the penalty kill at home as opposed to on the road. Congrats to J.P. and the Japers' Rink staff for being named the top NHL blog by Sports Media Challenge.
Matt Gunning of Bird Watchers Anonymous wonders what several teams would need to surrender in order to land Ilya Kovalchuk in a blockbuster deal. John Fischer of In Lou We Trustponders the same question for the New Jersey Devils.
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