Each year the Sports Media Challenge puts together a regular index of the Top NHL Blogs using "our proprietary algorithm of more than 10 key variables." The main criteria are Content, Community, and Influence. This year, SMC ranked Japers' Rink 1st overall in the NHL sports blogosphere. See the list of the top ten here. A hearty thank you to our wonderful Community! Also, nine of these top 10 NHL blogs are SB Nation affiliates, so congrats to our SBN compatriots too. Well deserved. Now back to your regularly-scheduled programming.
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