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2011-12 NHL Preview

Sep 27, 2011

Is Sidney Crosby ready to play again after missing more than half the season last year? Guess who’s the most popular team in the NHL this year? And who’s this year’s pretty boy that has all the girls flocking to the ice rink in Carolina? Kidzworld has all the answers in this year’s 2011-12 NHL hockey preview!

Comeback Crosby

Can Crosby Comeback?Courtesy of the NHL

Sid the Kid is back in action... finally. Poor Sidney was leveled in the head and suffered a 3rd degree concussion last season when Washington Capital power forward David Steckel bulldozed right over him. Sid was on pace to win the scoring title and another Stanley Cup, but now it might be tough to recover from seeing stars all the time. Please keep your head up Sidney! Hockey is boring without you.

Hungry for Hockey

Winnipeg's wish comes true!Courtesy of the NHL

There is a small little city in the middle of Canada called Winnipeg and they used to have a hockey team in the NHL back in the 80s and early 90s. Well they’re back and they’re more popular than ever. The Winnipeg Jet Fans are so hungry for hockey that their hockey rink was sold out for their practices. But I’m not sure if this means hockey is really popular or the people are just really bored. I mean watching a practice... really? Well I guess it beats catching grasshoppers and gophers.

Skinner Vs. Bieber

Rookie of the YearCourtesy of the NHL

Jeff Skinner is the NHL’s pretty boy and teenagers are flocking to watch him play like Justin Bieber riding a moped. Jeff won the Calder Trophy (Rookie of the Year) last year, and the Carolina Hurricanes are moving him into the top line and on the power play this year.

Blunder in Boston

The Boston Bruins dominated the playoffs last year and they probably will be just as big of a force this year. Most of the same players are returning except for Boston’s Michael Ryder who dropped the Stanley Cup and put a big dent in it. Shortly thereafter, Michael was moved to the Dallas Stars... a team that will probably go bankrupt after this year. Whoops! Keep two hands on the Cup at all times Michael!

 

 

Have Your Say!

So, are you excited for the NHL? Who do you think will win the Stanley Cup this year? Have your say in the comments below!

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Rock_chick12

Rock_chick12 wrote:

CANUCKS FTW.
commented: Tue Sep 27, 2011

Persefinie

Persefinie wrote:

i cant wait to see it!
commented: Mon Sep 26, 2011

Roit

Roit wrote:

AWEsome
commented: Mon Sep 26, 2011

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nascarawesome
Who will win????
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Cinderella_red
"Sana11" wrote:I 'm honestly not very sure but I do think its an activity just like music classes, drama etc. M8 b. I wrote what I thot. but I think ur point can also b veiwed
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Sana11 posted in Cheerleading:
I 'm honestly not very sure but I do think its an activity just like music classes, drama etc.
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Cinderella_red
Cheer leading, I think, is not a sport. I mean the girls who are cheer leaders never go are the girls teams but never miss a team where there are boys. So if it was a sport then shouldn't they cheer for all the students who are play a certain game where cheer leading is needed/allowed? Maybe in some schools it is a sport but in most, it isn't. -_-'
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Team Audi #46
I don't know what is wrong with these teams. Former Colt's Head Coach, Tony Dungy, said that he wouldn't wan Sam because of the attention he was bringing. I just don't get it. I heard that his stats were amazing. A player should not be cut because of their orientation but because of their attitude or extremely poor skill. Why can't they just let him do what he loves to do, play football on a team that wants him.
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