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.

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 19-25)

The first round of the playoffs is just about over as the Anaheim Ducks, Chicago Blackhawks, Calgary Flames, and New York Rangers have punched their ticket to the second round.

2015 NHL Playoff Preview

The NHL playoff are here and so the most exciting time in the NHL schedule is ready to begin. This year is a great mix of teams that have been there before and teams that have found their way to the playoffs for the first time in a long time.

NHL Week in Review (April 5-11)

The regular season is officially over in the NHL and that means that the best time of the hockey season is here, NHL playoffs.

NHL Week in Review (February 8-14)

The NHL is set to begin the most important part of the regular season as the trade deadline approaches and marks the true beginning of the playoff race. It is the most exciting time in the regular season as teams look for their shot at the Stanley Cup. The competition is that much more when the playoff race begins as everyone knows the stakes have been raised. With the race coming close February becomes a positioning race as teams look to make improvements and get themselves in the right position before they start the playoff race already out of contention.

NHL Week in Review (February 1-7)

The NHL is getting closer to one of the busiest days in every season as the Trade Deadline is less than a month away. With the trade deadline looming the trade rumours start to develop and the phones of every GM begin to work in double time. Teams are all looking to unload players and build for the future or build for a playoff push. As they continue to look for those pieces of the puzzle teams get a lot more active and names begin to pop up about potential players that could be available.

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 NHL Draft Preview

The youth movement in the NHL continues to grow every year as younger players are having a bigger impact in the league every year. Last year the 18-year old Nathan MacKinnon would light up the NHL and earn the Calder Trophy, becoming the youngest player to do so. This youth movement has made the draft one of the most important events of the NHL calendar.

NHL Week in Review (March 30-April 5)

The NHL playoff race is coming to an end with only a few games left and one week of the season remaining for teams to make their move. Teams are not in the single digits in terms of games remaining and many of the playoff spots have been taken. In the Western Conference the division leaders have all solidified their spots in the playoffs with only the two wild card spots remaining. Nobody has clinched their division yet though as the race among the best teams in the league continues on for the last week of the season.

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