NHL Week in Review (January 12-18)

The NHL and NHLPA made the decision this week to cancel the 2020 World Cup of Hockey in what could be a signal for the upcoming opt-out dates for both sides in the CBA.

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2017-18 NHL Preview: Pacific Division

The Pacific Division will certainly be a division with a lot of eyes on it as the California teams still fight it out and try to get back to the top while the Alberta teams look for a resurgence and the newest team tries to make an impression.

NHL Week in Review (January 29-February 4)

The NHL continues to see teams shift and the latest could be the Islanders who may not have a place to play when the next season begins.

NHL Week in Review (March 6-12)

The NHL may be a league for the young generation but the veterans are having an impact more than ever and with the playoff race in full swing they will only get more important.

2015-16 NHL Preview: Central Division

The NHL’s Western Conference has been the one to beat for a number of years as the last four champions have come from the west.

2014-15 NHL Preview: Central Division

The Central division saw a facelift in 2013-14 and with the adjustment of teams it was expected that one would rule them all. The Chicago Blackhawks had been the rulers of the old Central division for years and have been Stanley Cup favourites for the same amount of time. They went into last year as favourites again to win a division with a lot of questions. They seemed like the only sure shot in the division that was full of young teams and unsure talent. Then the season started and a team that many thought as a rebuilding team began to take control of the division.

2014-15 NHL Preview: Atlantic Division

The Atlantic Division is a mix of some of the best teams and some of the worst teams in the NHL as the division is one of the hardest to figure out. On one end of the spectrum lies the Boston Bruins, Tampa Bay Lightning, and Montreal Canadiens. These three teams have proven to be some of the most talented teams in the league over the last few years. The Bruins are the team that leads the pack with one of the best combinations of skill and toughness that make them a true contender in the Stanley Cup playoffs. Meanwhile the Lightning and Canadiens have been built with skill in mind as both are loaded with offensive talent although the toughness has suffered on both of the teams.

NHL Week in Review (December 8-14)

The NHL season is fast approaching the halfway point of the season and in some cities decisions are being made to try and turn the tide before it is too late. Buffalo would be the first as they would fire their general manager and coach. For the Sabres it was less an attempt to right the ship and more of an attempt to plan for the future and restart the rebuild. This week the Calgary Flames would become the second team to make a big move in their management.

2013-14 NHL Preview: Pacific Division (Part 1)

The NHL continues to grow and despite many teams in the south struggling to get by there is one area that is not following suit with other non-traditional markets. The west coast of the USA, or more accurately California, was never a hockey market when the Los Angeles Kings entered the NHL in 1967. It was one of the first major expansions in the NHL and they would look to the West Coast to add two teams.

2013-14 NHL Preview: Atlantic Division (Part 1)

The newly revamped alignment of the NHL will have its affects in every one of the new divisions including the new Atlantic Division. The Atlantic Division will see a new host of teams from the Northeast join the division. In fact the entire Northeast division has joined the new Atlantic Division among a number of familiar faces. Then there are the new faces for many of these teams in the form of the Florida teams who will move from the southeast to the Atlantic.

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