Category: NHL

NHL Preview: Montreal Canadiens

NHL Preview: Montreal Canadiens
As we continue our 2014-15 season previews in the Atlantic Division, we’ve already looked at the Buffalo Sabres, Florida Panthers, Ottawa Senators, Toronto Maple Leafs and Detroit Red Wings. Let’s now turn our attention to the Montreal Canadiens. Leadership changes are taking place in Montreal. Will they pay off with another deep playoff run? Additions: PA Parenteau, Manny Malhotra, Tom Gilbert,... Read more »

NHL Preview: Detroit Red Wings

NHL Preview: Detroit Red Wings
As we continue our 2014-15 season previews, we’ve already looked at the Buffalo Sabres, Florida Panthers, Ottawa Senators and Toronto Maple Leafs. Now, let’s discuss the Detroit Red Wings. This season could be a significant changing of the guard in Detroit. With only cosmetic changes heading into the new year, the Wings are looking for youth to step into... Read more »

NHL Preview: Toronto Maple Leafs

NHL Preview: Toronto Maple Leafs
As we continue our 2014-15 season previews in the Atlantic Division, we’ve already looked at the Buffalo Sabres, Florida Panthers and Ottawa Senators. Let’s shift our attention to the Toronto Maple Leafs. Toronto came up nine points short of the playoffs last season. Will this year be any different? Additions: Roman Polak, Stephane Robidas, David Booth, Matt Frattin, Leo Komarov,... Read more »
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NHL Preview: Ottawa Senators

NHL Preview: Ottawa Senators
As we continue our 2014-15 season previews, we’ve already looked at the Buffalo Sabres and Florida Panthers. Now, let’s look at the Ottawa Senators. With a couple veteran leaders now gone, the Sens will look to their young leaders to step up again this season. But a summer filled with questionable moves may lead to... Read more »

NHL Preview: Buffalo Sabres

NHL Preview: Buffalo Sabres
On Oct. 11, the Chicago Blackhawks will open their 2014-15 home schedule by hosting the Buffalo Sabres. As we continue our season previews, let’s take a look at what the Sabres bring to the table heading into the new campaign. Additions: Matt Moulson, Brian Gionta, Andrej Meszaros, Josh Gorges, Cody McCormick, Zac Dalpe, Tyson Strachan... Read more »

NHL Preview: New York Rangers

NHL Preview: New York Rangers
As we look ahead to the 2014-15 NHL season, we are working our way through Metropolitan Division. We have already previewed the Carolina Hurricanes, New Jersey Devils, Washington Capitals, New York Islanders, Columbus Blue Jackets, Philadelphia Flyers and Pittsburgh Penguins. The Rangers won the Eastern Conference last year, but weren’t able to overcome the LA Kings in the Cup Final. They’re another team in the division... Read more »
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NHL Preview: Pittsburgh Penguins

NHL Preview: Pittsburgh Penguins
Continuing our preview series through the Metropolitan Division, we have already looked at the Carolina Hurricanes, New Jersey Devils, Washington Capitals, Columbus Blue Jackets, Philadelphia Flyers and New York Islanders. Let’s look at the favorite to win it, the Penguins. In Pittsburgh, Sidney Crosby had another banner year statistically. But, once again, the Penguins failed to reach the... Read more »

NHL Preview: New York Islanders

NHL Preview: New York Islanders
Continuing our preview series through the Metropolitan Division, we have already looked at the Carolina Hurricanes, New Jersey Devils, Washington Capitals, Columbus Blue Jackets and Philadelphia Flyers. Now, let’s take a look at a young team getting their captain back from an Olympic injury. Will John Tavares lead the Islanders back into the playoffs? Additions: Jaroslav Halak, Mikhail Grabovski,... Read more »

NHL Preview: Philadelphia Flyers

NHL Preview: Philadelphia Flyers
Our 2014-15 preview series is now half-way through the Metropolitan Division, having already previewed the Carolina Hurricanes, New Jersey Devils, Washington Capitals, and Columbus Blue Jackets. Last year, an early season slump led to a coaching change in Philadelphia, and the Flyers rebounded to make the playoffs. What will the 2014-15 season hold? Additions: RJ Umberger, Andrew Gordon, Blair Jones, Michael... Read more »
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NHL Preview: Columbus Blue Jackets

NHL Preview: Columbus Blue Jackets
Our 2014-15 previews continue rolling through the Metropolitan Division, having previewed the Carolina Hurricanes, New Jersey Devils, and Washington Capitals. Last season, the Columbus Blue Jackets tasted the postseason. Will they return in 2015? Additions: Scott Hartnell, Brian Gibbons Subtractions: RJ Umberger, Nikita Nikitin, Nick Schultz, Blake Comeau, Derek MacKenzie, Jack Skille Prospects To Watch: Simon Hjalmarsson, Kerby Rychel,... Read more »