2015-16 NHL Preview: Early Playoff Outlook

It has become the biggest reason for the NHL’s growth in the USA and around the world, the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

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NHL Week in Review (November 17-23)

The NHL season would start with one of the biggest changes in the NHL as the offseason would see a new alignment for the NHL. The realignment would come thanks to the addition of the Winnipeg Jets in 2011. When the Atlanta Thrashers would fold the NHL would award a franchise to Winnipeg but would have little time to adjust anything to help the Jets. So the newly minted Jets would be forced to take the place of the Atlanta Thrashers in the Southeast Division in the Eastern Conference.

2013-14 NHL Preview: Preseason Playoff Outlook

Realignment has been a main subject in all of the previews and in many of the looks ahead to the upcoming season. Although the divisions get a lot of the attention the one thing that has rarely been the topic of discussion yet is the new playoff format for the league. With new division comes a new balance of teams with 7 teams in each of the Western Conference divisions and 8 teams in the Eastern Conference divisions.

2012 NHL Preview: Early Playoff Outlook

The NHL this season will be one that hasn’t been seen in a long time as they will only play a total of 48 games. In a regular season that would only be a few games above a half of a season and that means teams and players will need to adjust. One bad streak of games could eliminate a team immediately from the playoffs.

CFL Playoff Preview

The CFL had a very interesting season with the season going down to the last week of the season. The six teams that made the playoffs clinched weeks before but both conference titles were up for grabs until the end. When all was done the B.C. Lions and Winnipeg Blue Bombers took home the two titles and earned the first round byes. With this the Lions will have the chance to win the Grey Cup at home for the first time since Montreal won at Olympic Stadium in 1977.

The Road to the Cup (NHL Preview)

The road to the Stanley Cup has already started as NHL teams have made their draft picks and made their offseason moves. Now comes the time for the real work as the teams begin their season and look to win the next Stanley Cup. There are plenty of favorites this year but it all depends on who you ask. The Fans all believe that their team can make it to the finals but only a few actually have a chance.

Can the Leafs Break the Streak (Northeast Division Preview)

The Northeastern Division has been one of the most successful divisions in the NHL with three of the original six teams. With the Leafs, Canadiens, and Bruins in the division the Northeastern division is one of the most watched in the NHL with the biggest pool of fans. Not only do they have the most loyal fans but they are also the teams with the most focus in terms of media. This means that the Senators and the Sabres tend to fall below the talk even though they have performed better than other teams in the division.

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