NHL Week in Review (December 8-14)

The NHL is heading towards a new important date for the calendar as the roster freeze is coming and it is becoming a secondary trade deadline for teams looking to add some extra talent before the new year.

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NHL Week in Review (April 22-28)

When the NHL re-organized they made a big change to the playoff format that was meant to grow the game but instead it has forced some matchups to happen earlier than expected.

2017-18 NHL Preview: Central Division

The central Division is always a big battle as all seen teams can have a tough time but that makes this division so exciting as there are a lot of good teams all fighting for playoff spots making this one of the biggest battles of the division.

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.

NHL Week in Review (April 20-26)

The playoffs are in full swing with few teams already getting their walking papers for the season. There are many series still going on but then Tampa Bay Lightning and Detroit Red Wings are heading home for another offseason after being beat by the Montreal Canadiens and the Boston Bruins. Now these two teams will get ready to take on each other in a classic rivalry series that is sure to be a good one.

NHL Week in Review (December 22-28)

The NHL CBA signed only last year did a lot to change the NHL, including providing a long labour peace. One of the aspects that is brand new was used for the first time this year as the Christmas break would begin early in the week. The Christmas Break is something that was added to the CBA by the NHLPA and was an aspect that the players loved.

NHL Week in Review (December 1-7)

The holiday season is approaching and for the NHL and for hockey in general it means the beginning of their busiest time of year. The holiday season is the time that the NHL sees their big event season. The process of getting ready for an unprecedented 6 outdoor games has already started while the selection for the Olympic teams is right around the corner. There is another event that is taking focus for a small amount of the NHL players as the World Juniors begins on December 26th.

NHL Week in Review (October 20-26)

The NHL is quickly becoming a young man’s game as the days of the veterans dominating the league are fading away. It is now the young players who are taking over and dominating the league as they are the new generation of superstars. It wasn’t long ago when young players spent the majority of their first years after being drafted sitting in the AHL. They would do this to help develop their skills at the lower levels before being thrown into the fire of the NHL.

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

The new Central Division is not the same as it once was with the top two teams taken away from the group. The Central Division had been built off of the rivalry between Detroit and Chicago but that is no longer there. The Chicago Blackhawks remain in the Central Division while the Detroit Red Wings move to the Eastern Conference.

Young Talent Essential to Success (2013 NHL Draft Preview)

The NHL is ever changing and as the league continues to grow it continues to become that much more complex. It wasn’t so long ago when the key to winning a Stanley Cup was adding veteran players to a team that could bring the experience needed to win in the league.

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