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FlightZone:Top Four Conundrum

The Jets messy top four defenders, the problem with early season conclusions, and Adam Larsson may be on the block.

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Oh, Ondrej
Oh, Ondrej
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Video of the Day:

ConferenceIII News:

Olivier Bouchard examines all 30 teams top four defencemen and the results are not pretty for the Winnipeg Jets. ( (French)

EVERYONE REMAIN CALM: it is still early. You can start to panic soon. (Arctic Ice Hockey)

Lyle Richardson looks at which NHL coaches are most likely to be fired this season. (Bleacher Report)

The Connor McDavid Power Rankings from Matt Brigidi. (SBNation Hockey)

NHL News:

Arik Parnass asks if shot blocking actually improve a goalies performance. (HockeyProspectus)

The New Jersey Devils are reportedly looking to trade Adam Larsson. (TheScore)

Dan Rosen on how Mike Babcock has lost countless assistants to opposing teams and how he replaces them. (

Garik is investigating the idea that you can predict a teams Fenwick numbers based on last season. (HockeyGraphs)

John Scott knows the risks of fighting, but will continue to fight anyways. (Mercury News)

Bruce Arthur on the Canadian researchers are hoping to gain more knowledge on CTE. (Toronto Star)

Gary Lawless on Bob McKenzie and his new book. (Winnipeg Free Press)

Anze Kopitar and his dog Gustl are adorable together. (TheScore)

Monte Stewart on the Vancouver Canucks hearing-impaired prospect, Mackenze Stewart. (Globe and Mail)

Barry Trotz with devil horns and other important things from Sean McIndoe. (Grantland)

Our friends at Winging it in Motown started a fun game on Friday based on Phil Kessel in street clothes. (WIIM)

Jonathan Willis on why the Colorado Avalanche losing their starting goalie is not their biggest problem. (Sportsnet)

Alison Lukan on the Columbus Blue Jackets personal story in relation to Hockey Fights Cancer. (FoxSports Ohio)

Corey Masisak on why teams should not play goalies on back to back nights. (

And Kevin Woodley on Ryan Miller's new style. (