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**Contest** CTS Cup Final Frenzy

CTS Cup Final Frenzy

We’re excited to announce the “CTS Cup Final Frenzy” contest. The name of the game is simple:

1) Before each Stanley Cup Final game, tweet us your game prediction (winning team and final score) —> www.twitter.com/cyclonetaylor.com

2) Anyone who correctly guesses the winning team and final score will be entered into our Grand Prize draw (one game prediction allowed per game, per person)

3) Game-by-Game winner(s) will be posted on our CTS blog —> www.cyclonetaylorblog.com

4) After the series, all correct entries will be compiled together and a winner will be randomly chosen

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Game 1 Winners: Daman Jagpal (@DJagpal7), Ryan Brown (@therealDTRB)

Game 2 Winners: No correct predictions

Game 3 Winners: Trevor Knapp (@Real_VSBNKnapp)

Game 4 Winners: No correct predictions

Game 5 Winners: No correct predictions

Game 6 Winners: Patrick Flynn (@patrick_flynn31)

GRAND PRIZE WINNER: Daman Jagpal (@DJagpal7)

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Grand Prize

  • $100 CTS Gift Card ($100 value)
  • Sauce Hockey Hat ($30 value)
  • Sauce Hockey Shirt ($35 value)

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Miscellaneous

Contest PeriodThe Contest starts on June 12, 2013 and ends at the puck drop of the deciding game in the series (the night the Stanley Cup is awarded). All entries must be posted onto our Twitter page during the Contest Period to be eligible to win.

Selection of Winner – Once the contest closes, CTS staff will compile all correct entries and randomly choose the winner via www.random.org. The more correct entries into the contest, the better chance you have to win.

Notification of Winner – The winner will be notified no more than three days after completion of the Stanley Cup Final through an announcement in this blog post and on social media. To claim the prize, the winner should follow the instructions contained in their email once a representative from CTS has made contact.

*If you have any additional questions or concerns about the contest, please email cyclonetaylorsports@gmail.com*

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UPDATED: WINNER’S ANNOUNCED! –> Tribute Contest – Enter to Win 1 of 3 Vancouver Millionaires Prize Packs!

Millionaires Tribute Contest

In late 1912, my Great Grandfather Fred “Cyclone” Taylor packed up his bags in Ottawa and headed out west to Vancouver. Joining the Millionaires as the team’s highest paid player, “Cyc” embarked on a career in Vancouver that’s well-known to this day. I’m proud to say that my Great Grandfather accomplished the following:

  • In 1915, he helped lead the Millionaires to the only Stanley Cup victory in Vancouver history
  • In 1947, he was elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame
  • In 1957, he helped his oldest son (my Grandfather) start Cyclone Taylor Sports

This weekend, before their game on March 16 vs. Detroit, the Vancouver Canucks will be honouring “Cyc” and his many teammates. We will be in attendance, and a member of the Taylor family will be dropping the puck at centre ice before the game.

In honour of this special event, we’d like to invite Lower Mainland hockey fans to help pay tribute to the Vancouver Millionaires and 100 years of hockey in Vancouver!

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We’re pleased to announce our Millionaires Tribute Contest. With the help of our friends at the BC Sports Hall of Fame, we’ve put together 3 prize packs worth over $600! The name of the game is simple:

1. Head into 1 of our 4 retail stores (Vancouver, Surrey, Coquitlam, Richmond)

2. Get your photo taken with the Fred “Cyclone” Taylor mural (see examples below)

Sample Contest Entry

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3. Enter the contest by posting the photo online with the following message(s). A maximum  of 3 entries is allowed per person.

  • FACEBOOK: “Like Us,” upload photo, and post the following:

I just entered to win a Millionaires prize pack from @Cyclone Taylor Sports and the BC Sports Hall of Fame. Info: http://bit.ly/CycMural

  • TWITTER: “Follow Us,” upload photo, and tweet the following:

I just entered to win a Millionaires prize pack from @CycloneTaylor & @BCSportsHall! http://bit.ly/CycMural #CycMural

  • INSTAGRAM: “Follow Us,” upload photo, and post the following:

I just entered to win 1 of 3 Millionaires prize packs from @CycloneTaylor and the BC Sports Hall of Fame #CycMural

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Grand Prize ($360 value)

1. One RBK Premier Vancouver Millionaires jersey ($135 value)

Millionaires Jersey

2. Custom lettering and numbering on the jersey ($90 value)

3. Family Membership to the BC Sports Hall of Fame ($75 value)

BC Sports Hall of Fame

4. Vancouver Millionaires hat ($35 value)

5. Cyclone Taylor Gift Card ($25 value)

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2nd Place Prize ($195 value)

  1. One RBK Premier Vancouver Millionaires jersey ($135 value)
  2. Vancouver Millionaires hat ($35 value)
  3. Cyclone Taylor Gift Card ($25 value)

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3rd Place Prize ($60 value)

  1. Vancouver Millionaires hat ($35 value)
  2. Cyclone Taylor Gift Card ($25 value)

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…good luck…and get those “snap shots” in!!! :-)

Post Written By: Justin Taylor

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Miscellaneous

Contest PeriodThe Contest starts on March 13, 2013 at 12:00 PM Pacific Time (“PT”) and ends on March 20, 2013 at 11:59 PM PT. All entries must be posted onto Facebook, Twitter, and/or Instagram during the Contest Period to be eligible to win.

Selection of Winner – Once the contest closes, CTS staff will collect all entries and randomly choose the 3 winner’s. The more entries into the contest, the better chance you have to win!

Notification of Winner – The 3 winner’s will be notified on or about March 24, 2013 through an announcement in this blog post and on social media. To claim the prize, the winner’s should follow the instructions contained in their email once a representative from CTS has made contact.

*If you have any additional questions or concerns about the contest, please email cyclonetaylorsports@gmail.com*

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**UPDATED: WINNER’S ANNOUNCED**

Thank you to all the participant’s in our Millionaires Tribute Contest – we received a lot of entries. 3 lucky winners have been randomly selected. The winners are…

*drumroll*

1st Place: Don Striha

2nd Place: Mike Chong

3rd Place: Michelle G

Congratulations! We will be contacting the winners by email very shortly!

…and if you didn’t win, don’t sweat it. We’ve always got an upcoming promo or contest to throw your way. Stay tuned! :)

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UPDATED: WINNER’S ANNOUNCED! –> Facebook Back2NHL Sweepstakes – Over $850 in Prizes to be Won!

Back2NHL Sweepstakes

Cyclone Taylor Sports is excited to announce the “Back2NHL Sweepstakes.” The puck drops tomorrow in the NHL…and we think it’s was a perfect time to join the party! By entering the sweepstakes, you’re automatically entered into a draw to win 1 of 9 prizes, including a new-release Easton Mako II hockey stick ($250 value).

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To enter, visit our Facebook page, and click on the “Back2NHLSweepstakes” tab. Or, click here if you’re having problems viewing it on your mobile device.

SWEEPSTAKES PRIZES:

  • One new-release Easton Mako II stick ($250 value)
Mike Cammalleri using the Mako ll

Mike Cammalleri using the Easton Mako ll stick

  • Set of 4 tickets to the Abbotsford Heat game on Mar 23rd (Seven different winners)
Abbotsford Heat tickets for Mar 23rd

Abbotsford Heat tickets for Mar 23rd

  • One $25 Cyclone Taylor Gift Card
Cyclone Taylor Gift Card

Cyclone Taylor Gift Card

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We will draw 9 different winners from all entries received and contact these individuals via email on or around January 31, 2013. Good luck, and enjoy the opening games of the shortened NHL season! We’ve waited a long time for this… :) #GameOn

*Sweepstakes runs from January 18, 2013 (3:00 PM) until January 27, 2013 (11:59 PM). Sweepstakes open to residents of Canada and USA*

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**UPDATED: WINNER’S ANNOUNCED**

Thank you to all the participant’s in our January Back2NHL Sweepstakes – we received a lot of entries. 9 winners have been randomly selected. The winners are…

*drumroll*

  1. Sawyer Smith (1st place) - Easton Mako II stick
  2. Steven Elgie (2nd place) – AHL tickets
  3. Richard Duff (3rd place) – AHL tickets
  4. Jarrett Lee (4th place) – AHL tickets
  5. Jake Murphy (5th place) – AHL tickets
  6. Heather McInnes (6th place) – AHL tickets
  7. Jason Cheng (7th place) – AHL tickets
  8. John Mah (8th place) – AHL tickets
  9. Kyley Wong (9th place) – $25 gift card

Congratulations! We will be contacting the winners by email very shortly!

…and if you didn’t win, don’t sweat it. We’ve always got an upcoming promo or contest to throw your way. Stay tuned! :)

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UPDATED: WINNER ANNOUNCED for Cyclone Trivia – Win a CCM RBZ Stick


Cyclone Taylor Sports is happy to announce a new trivia contest. How well do you know Cyclone Taylor Sports? Answer all 5 questions correctly for your chance to win a CCM RBZ composite hockey stick (valued at $300).

To enter, visit our Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/cyclonetaylor), and click on the ‘Trivia‘ tab. Or visit (http://apps.facebook.com/triviahq/contests/299055) if you’re having problems viewing it on your mobile device.

HINT: Look through our Facebook timeline to learn more about CTS’s history. It doesn’t get much easier than that!

We will draw a winner from all the entries received and contact the winner via email. Good luck! :)

Contest runs from October 23, 2012 (midnight) until November 6, 2012 (11:59pm). Contest open to residents of Canada and USA. 

**UPDATE: Winners Announcement (November 10, 2012)**

Thank you to all the participant’s in our Cyclone Trivia Contest – we received a lot of great entries. Our grand prize winner was randomly selected using the random.org number generator and is listed below!

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# 9 – Eric Drummer (Eric-drummer444)

Congratulations Eric! We will be contacting you by email shortly.

…and if you didn’t win, don’t sweat it. We’ve always got an upcoming promo or contest to throw your way. Stay tuned! :)

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@FyferTheSniper – Cyclone Taylor’s October “Beauty of the Month”

This is the October edition of the Cyclone Taylor Sports (CTS) Beauty of the Month. The point of these player interviews is to get to know some of the local personalities currently playing the game that we all love – hockey. Want a skating or shooting tip? Insight into what gear other players are using? Some of the funniest dressing room pranks? If so, keep reading!

Is it possible to have a better-looking Twitter profile picture? Doubtful.

CTS would like to present to you our October Beauty of the MonthTyler Fyfer (@FyferTheSniper). Current team: Delta Hockey Academy AAA (Midget). Position: right wing, Shoots: right. Size: 5’10, 151 lbs

Q&A

1. How long have you been playing hockey?

  • First time I ever strapped on the skates was when I was 4 years old – just kept on going from there and I’ll never regret that decision.”

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2. What is your favourite hockey memory to date?

  • “The 2011-2012 season when I played for the Cloverdale Colts Bantam AAA team. We won 4 tournaments, the Final 4 playoffs, made Provincials, and at one point in the year we won 32 games in a row.”

3. What is your favourite NHL team and favourite NHL player? Why?

  • “My favourite NHL team is the Toronto Maple Leafs. My grandfather was a huge fan of them back in the day so when my Dad was born, my grandpa passed it down to him who passed it on to me – just runs in the family. 

    Phil Kessel and Mats Sundin – two pretty good players!

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  • My favourite player right now is Phil Kessel; I love the way he can skate and put the puck in the net in any situation. My favourite player of all time is Mats Sundin; I’ve always wanted to be like him – he was a hard worker, and had a talent for making plays and scoring goals.”

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4. We have many hockey players who read our blog. Can you provide 1 skating tip and 1 shooting tip?

  • Skating tip“Strive to get those long, quick strides with your knees bent of course. If you do that you’ll get power out of your strides which will make you faster.”
  • Shooting tipI’d have to say look at where you’re shooting before you shoot, then release it as hard as you can on every shot. Shoot To Score.” 

5. If you were gearing up for game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final, what would be the last song you would listen to before skating out for warm ups?

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6. In regards to your equipment, what do you use? Please fill in the blanks:

Congratulations on your 1st WHL training camp! #Muck #Grind

 

  • SkatesI wear the Bauer APX skates. They’re really comfortable on my feet, and have a sick style to them. And I like to keep my tongues in – just feels more comfortable.”
  • StickBauer Nexus 1000 and the CCM RBZ as my back-up. Both great sticks, and very strong too.”
  • Gloves: “Bauer Pro 4 Rolls – probably the most comfortable gloves I’ve ever used.”
  • Helmet“Bauer 9900 bucket.”

 

 

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7. What is your “go to” pre-game meal? 

  • “Would have to be Chicken Alfredo pasta.”

8. You recently attended your first Western Hockey League training camp down in Everett, Washington. What are some of the things that stood out the most?

  • On-ice: “I noticed out there that every kid was working his butt off. They were all invited for a reason and they all showed it. Very motivating.”
  • Off-ice: “Fitness testing was taken very seriously, every kid tried to do the best he could. All the vets were showing their class and leadership and making the younger guys feel comfortable. We had some good times.”

9. Hockey players are known for their dressing room pranks. What is the funniest one you have witnessed or been a part of?

  • The funniest one would have to be the time when one of the boys put Rub A535 in my gloves right before the game. Had to wear an old junky pair from the hockey store at the rink, but ended up popping 3 ginos that game. It was pretty funny.”

A535 – perfect for dressing room pranks? You be the judge…

10. Hockey players (especially goalies) are also known for weird pre-game superstitions. Do you have any?

  • “I’m not a big fan of that stuff but I do like to make sure that the blade of my twig doesn’t touch the ground before the game.”

11. You were the creator of a Twitter account with almost 10,000 followers (@ AAAProblems – account was unfortunately shut down). What kind of advice do you have for a hockey player currently on Twitter looking to get a solid following?

  • It is unfortunate that account is shut down now – it had a great following and was a lot of fun. As for how to get followers, I’d say you have to come up with some pretty filthy tweets (funny, serious, inspirational, etc.) and to get your followers to like you. The more you do that, the more retweets you get…which means there’s more and more followers to come.”

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CTS would like to thank Tyler for letting us get to know him and for participating in the October Beauty of the Month player interview. And don’t forget, if you’re on Twitter, toss Tyler a follow @FyferTheSniper - he’s a unreal tweeter!

Look out for the “Movember” Beauty of the Month player interview, coming next month! Will it be you?

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UPDATED: WINNERS ANNOUNCED – Stick2Win Contest – Enter to Win 1 of 2 Easton RS ll Sticks!

We’re pleased to announce our September Easton ‘Stick2Win’ Contest! The name of the game is simple:

1) There is a question below. Enter your answer in the “Leave a Reply” box at the bottom of this page for 1 contest entry.

      • For the answer to be valid, you MUST also provide a YouTube video clip to back up your response.

2) For 2 additional entries:

Bonus entry #1

    • Post this on Twitter —> I just entered to win 1 of 2 @Easton_Hockey RS ll sticks from @cyclonetaylor! http://ow.ly/dJ0Z1 #Stick2Win

Bonus entry #2

Up for Grabs: 1 of 2 newly released Easton Stealth RS ll hockey sticks (retail value $280/each)

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***Contest Question***

Who was/is the best “dangler” in the NHL, past or present?

(remember to include with your entry a video clip to prove your point)

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Miscellaneous

Contest Period – The Contest starts on September 15, 2012 at 12:00 AM Pacific Time (“PT”) and ends on September 30, 2012 at 11:59 PM PT (the “Contest Period”). All entries must be received during the Contest Period to be eligible to win.

Notification of Winner – The 2 winner’s will be notified on or about October 5, 2012 by email. To claim the prize, the winners should follow the instructions contained in their notification.

**UPDATE: Winners Announcement (October 4, 2012)**

Thank you to all the participant’s of last month’s contest – we received a lot of great entries. 2 winners have been randomly selected. The winners are…

*drumroll*

  1. Ajay Nair
  2. Josh Parra

Congratulations! We will be contacting the winners by email later this evening.

…and if you didn’t win, don’t sweat it. We’ve always got an upcoming promo or contest to throw your way. Stay tuned in the next couple weeks! :)

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@Big_Dyl97 – Cyclone Taylor’s September “Beauty of the Month”

Notice flow peaking out the back of @Big_Dyl97′s helmet. Nice!

This is the September edition of the Cyclone Taylor Sports (CTS) Beauty of the Month. The point of these player interviews is to get to know some of the local personalities currently playing the game that we all love – hockey. Want a skating or shooting tip? Insight into what gear other players are using? Some of the funniest dressing room pranks? If so, keep reading!

CTS would like to present to you our September Beauty of the Month, Dylan McCann (@Big_Dyl97). Current team: Cloverdale Colts AAA (Midget). Position: center, Shoots: right. Size: 5’8, 145 lbs

Q&A

1. How long have you been playing hockey?

    • “I first started playing when I was around 4 or 5 years old.”

2. What is your favorite hockey memory to date?

    • “Just this past year when we made it to provincials in Kamloops (Cloverdale Bantam AAA). All the boys bleached their hair blonde – such a For The Boys move.”

3. What is your favourite NHL team and favorite NHL player? Why?

Typical Patty Kane —> always chewing on that mouthguard! #Beauty

4. We have many hockey players who read our blog. Can you provide 1 skating tip and 1 shooting tip?

    • Skating tip: “It’s all about stride length – the longer your stride the more ice you’re gonna be able to make up.”
    • Shooting tip: “I’m not a big shooter but I would say follow through on every shot. That way you generate more power while remaining accurate.”

5. If you were gearing up for game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final, what would be the last song you would listen to before skating out for warm ups?

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6. In regards to your equipment, what do you use? Please fill in the blanks:

    • Skates: “I’m a huge Bauer guy. Right now I rock the TotalOne NXG’s.”
    • Stick: “Easton Mako, 75 flex, Taylor Hall curve.”
    • Gloves: “CCM 4 Roll (blue) in a 14 inch.”
    • Helmet: “CCM V10.”

7. What is your “go to” pre-game meal? 

    • “I have to have my fettuccine alfredo with two pieces of grilled chicken on the side.”

8. You recently attended your first Western Hockey League training camp as a member of the Prince George Cougars (congratulations on getting drafted). What are some of the things that stood out the most?

    • On-ice: “Playing against some of the guys on the team in the young guns game – all of the players were just sick, it was surreal.”
    • Off-ice: “Getting to meet all the other drafted players from this year and last year. The one that stood out the most was Troy Bourke, a 1994 who got sauced up by the Colorado Avalanche in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft (72nd overall).”

A shot of the ice at the CN Centre in Prince George, BC

9. Hockey players are known for their dressing room pranks. What is the funniest one you have witnessed or been a part of?

    • “I fell victim to the old shaving cream in the skate a couple years ago. It was funny at first, but cleaning shaving cream out of your skate gets old real fast.”

10. Hockey players (especially goalies) are also known for weird pre-game superstitions. Do you have any?

    • I’m not too far out there – I usually throw on my right side equipment first and get to the rink as early as I can. Preparation goes a long way…”

11. You are one of the creators of a Twitter account with almost 10,000 followers (@AAAProblems). What kind of advice do you have for a hockey player currently on Twitter looking to get a solid following?

    • “I’d say don’t be afraid to network, that way is easier to spread the word and promote your account. Also, don’t be afraid to ask for the odd shoutout…especially on Follow Friday’s! #FF.”

Not a bad following for a couple of small-town kids from Cloverdale, BC!

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CTS would like to thank Dylan for letting us get to know him and for participating in the September Beauty of the Month player interview. And don’t forget, if you’re on Twitter, toss Dylan a follow @Big_Dyl97 and wish him good luck for the upcoming season.

Look out for the October Beauty of the Month player interview, coming next month! Will it be you?

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Facebook Summer Photo Contest – Announcement of Runner-Up and Winner!

On August 1st, we introduced you to our Facebook Summer Photo Contest. The rules were simple – upload a photo of yourself wearing your favourite hockey jersey while enjoying your favourite summer outdoor activity. Throughout the month, many outstanding photos were uploaded (30 in all). Of the 30 entries, we judged the photos based on the number of votes they received, as well as the creativity of the submission. We are very excited to have a Winner and a Runner-Up, and would also like to extend our thanks to EVERYONE who entered the contest and got involved in the voting process.

*Dim the Lights*

The RUNNER-UP is…..

*Drum Roll*

Keith R. (Quesnel, BC)“This lake won’t be frozen for hockey, for 4 months yet.” 

Congratulations Keith! You’ve won yourself a brand new Bauer Nexus 1000 hockey stick worth $270!

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The WINNER is……

*Drum Roll*

Eric S. (Surrey, BC) – “Vintage ‘Cyclone’ Millionaires”

Congratulations Eric! You’ve won yourself a brand new pair of Bauer Supreme TotalOne NXG hockey skates worth $850!

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Honourable Mentions

  • James (Ontario) - “Great times with great friends during our Summer Ball Hockey Event!!”

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  • Bobby (Surrey, BC) - “Just lounging around, catching some rays, thinking about the Vancouver Canucks bringing home the Stanley Cup!!!!”

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  • Tim (Surrey, BC) - “In the off-season when the Canucks are playing golf, my two year old, pup and myself are brushing up on our frolf game!”

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From all of us at Cyclone Taylor Sports, thanks for participating! To the winners: we will be contacting you by email this afternoon.

And PS – look out for our next contest where you will have a chance to win 1 of 2 Easton Stealth RS II hockey sticks! The contest will launch on September 15th right here on our blog. Stay tuned!

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Cyclone Taylor’s Top 5 NHL Snipes – 2011/2012 Edition

Last month we tossed up our take on the best goals of the 2011/2012 Major Junior season. Now it’s time to look at where these kids go after they’ve proved themselves, the National Hockey League (NHL). The NHL was full of surprises this past year with Phoenix making it all the way to the Conference Finals, and Los Angeles taking home the Stanley Cup in unbelievable fashion.

With a lockout possibly looming (please no!), the only possible way to fulfill the void of a postponed or cancelled season is to revisit some of the best moments from 2011/2012 in the ‘Big Leagues.’ Below is a list of my top 5 goals from last season, featuring the likes of Mike Ribeiro, Evgeni Malkin, Claude Giroux, Jamie Benn, and Patrick Kane. Enjoy!

5. Mike Ribeiro – Dallas Stars (now with the Washington Capitals)

Overtime is where the game of hockey gets interesting. In this clip, Ribeiro literally pulls the puck (and his stick) behind his back and around a defender. He then proceeds to wire a clapper into the top corner on Mika Kiprusoff. To this day, I still don’t know how he did it! #Sick

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4. Evgeni Malkin – Pittsburgh Penguins

When somebody asks me who I think the best player in the game is, I always say Malkin. He may not be the leading goal scorer every year, but he is hands down the most dangerous player in the league today. In this clip, he makes a cheeky little chip play through Calder Trophy winner Gabriel Landeskog and then undresses Semyon Varlamov (all from within ~10 feet of the goal). Gino Gino Gino!

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3. Claude Giroux – Philadelphia Flyers

You can’t help but smile when you see “Mr. Mullet” himself Jaromir Jagr still putting up points at his age. But the real beauty here is 24-year-old Giroux. In this clip, he pots his 1st goal of the season as he drives past Zdeno Chara, kicks the puck off his skate, goes backhand past Tim Thomas (while falling), and still manages to score! Look for this guy to consistently put up highlight reel goals like this for years to come. 1st round hockey pool draft pick?

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2. Jamie Benn – Dallas Stars

I didn’t even really know who Jamie Benn was until the 2012 All Star Game in Ottawa, but wow has he really impressed me. In this clip, he throws the puck off the boards to himself, wheels by 3 defenders and then goes bar down. The goal is very reminiscent of Rick Nash (circa 2008), who Benn happened to dance around on this play. It’s crazy how things can change!

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1. Evgeni Malkin (2) – Pittsburgh Penguins

This goal is a prime example of why Malkin is the most dangerous player in the NHL. The speed he breaks through the middle of the ice at is astonishing – he blows past 5 defenders and then slides the biscuit between Dwanye Roloson’s legs. This is the consensus Goal of the Year…I believe! #EndToEnd

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*** Honourable Mention***

Patrick Kane – Chicago Blackhawks

This goal blows my mind every time I watch it. Sure it’s in a shootout where there is no defender to worry about, but hands like these need to be appreciated. Patrick Kane is a shootout specialist; I could spend all day watching clips of this guy dangle. What amazes me the most is that he throws ~8 quick, precise moves in the time it takes him to close the gap. Bingo!

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