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As one of the pioneers of The Athletes Hub, Tristin Mckinstry is one of the writers, editors, and leaders of the site. With knowledge in just about every sport, Tristin specializes in coverage featuring the city of Detroit.

NHL

How Complacency Led To The Downfall of the Detroit Red Wings

The Detroit Red Wings are one of the more storied franchises in not only the National Hockey League, but in all of North American sports. A team that has produced legends such as Gordie Howe, Ted Lindsay, Terry Sawchuk, Steve Yzerman, and Niklas Lidstrom, among countless others. They recently had a streak of 25 consecutive […]

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NHL Free Agency Tracker

The NHL Free Agency Period officially begins on July 1st at Noon Eastern. We here at The Athletes Hub have all the news and rumors covered for you here. Refresh for all the latest updates. This will not include rumors reported before the publication of this post. NOTE: Problems with WordPress prevented this from being […]

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What Might Come Out of Red Wings, Habs Potential Draft Clash?

The Detroit Red Wings and Montreal Canadiens are two of the most storied franchises in NHL history, but they have both fallen on hard times. Both failed to reach the postseason last year and there are few signs of a turn around next year. Both teams are looking to the June 22nd NHL Entry Draft. […]

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Breaking Down The 2018 Detroit Lions Draft Class

The 2018 NFL Draft was one of the more hotly anticipated drafts in recent memory. That usually wouldn’t be saying much, as each draft has it’s own specific buzz around it. However, this draft seemed to be a bit different. It seemed to be captivating in a way we haven’t seen in a while. Now […]

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Last Minute NFL Draft Board Panel

NFL Draft day is now about 24 hours away. We are getting closer to finally getting answers to some of our most burning questions. Will the Cleveland Browns be able to acquire both their franchise quarterback and dynamic running back Saquon Barkley? Will the Buffalo Bills be able to jump up and snag one of […]

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Sedin Twins Announce Retirement

The Sedin Twins, Henrik and Daniel, have announced that this season will be their last in the NHL. The two have played 17 seasons, all with the Vancouver Canucks. The Canucks selected the two second (Daniel) and third (Henrik) overall in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft. The duo were known for their ability to play […]

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Detroit Lions Three Round Mock 3.0

It’s been awhile, but I’m back with my newest Detroit Lions Mock Draft. You can find the other two here and here. Let’s just jump right into this one: First Round: Detroit Lions select DE Harold Landry Landry is a guy that could very well be taken before the Lions pick at #20, so we […]

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NFL

Post-Brady History of Pick #199

The NFL Draft is coming up rather quickly, and it often makes us think about draft steals. These are the players who we don’t see get a lot of attention and hype, but come out of nowhere and emerge as successful players in the league. Often times, we end up asking ourselves how we didn’t […]

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About Time The NFL Took Shaquem Griffin Seriously

Every year around NFL draft time, there’s always at least one extremely inspirational story. There always seems to be that one prospect you root for more than the others. This year, it’s no different. UCF linebacker Shaquem Griffin was born with Amniotic Band syndrome, and as a result, had his left hand amputated at four […]

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XFL

Eight Cities We Could See XFL Teams In

The XFL is on its way back in two years, and eight teams will be playing a ten week regular season. However, since the league is barely new, we don’t know where those teams are located. There has been speculation in terms of cities that could become the potential homes to the XFL rebirth. In […]

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