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The NHL salary cap set to rise to $78-$82 million

According to Renaud Lavoie, the NHL’s salary cap is going to be raised to somewhere between $78 and $82 million next season. This season, the salary cap ceiling was set at $75 million. Continue reading →

The Good and Bad of Trade Deadline Week: Metropolitan Division

The Rangers said that they were going to go on a rebuild and they certainly didn’t disappoint as they essentially gutted their entire team for prospects and picks. The Penguins, Devils, and Blue Jackets ... Continue reading →

The Good and Bad of Trade Deadline Week 2018: Atlantic Division

Over trade deadline week the Bruins, Lightning, and Leafs all loaded up for what will be a difficult battle to make it out of the division in the playoffs. Continue reading →

The Good and Bad of Trade Deadline Week 2018: Central Division

For the first time in a long time, the power in the Central Division is shifting away from Chicago. The Blackhawks sold at the trade deadline while the Jets bought as Winnipeg is looking to ... Continue reading →

Good and Bad of Trade Deadline Week 2018: Pacific Division

The San Jose Sharks made a major splash at this week’s trade deadline, separating themselves from the pack of teams (Anaheim, Calgary, and Los Angeles) currently in a battle for playoff positions who largely ... Continue reading →

There’s someone to blame for the Oilers’ struggles, but it isn’t Connor McDavid

PHOTO CREDIT: SERGEI BELSKI-USA TODAY SPORTS The Oilers are through 20 games and own a 7-11-2 record. They’re sitting in 14th in the Western Conference and need 87 points in their next 62 games in order ... Continue reading →

Pacific Preview: Battle of Alberta back to life but California teams haven’t faded yet

PHOTO CREDIT: © SERGEI BELSKI-USA TODAY SPORTS The Pacific Division may not be as deep as the Central Division, but it’s top heavy, and winning it isn’t going to be easy. The Oilers and ... Continue reading →

Central Preview: Dallas Stars look poised to return to the top of league’s toughest division

PHOTO CREDIT: © JEROME MIRON-USA TODAY SPORTS Welcome to the Central Division, likely the NHL’s toughest and most difficult to predict. When looking at an oddsmaker like Bodog, it’s clear this division is going ... Continue reading →

The Good and Bad of Summer 2017 (So Far): Metropolitan Division

PHOTO CREDIT: © GEOFF BURKE-USA TODAY SPORTS This is one part of a four-part, division-by-division series looking at the moves made by each team this offseason and what they still have left to do before the ... Continue reading →

The Good and Bad of Summer 2017 (So Far): Atlantic Division

PHOTO CREDIT: © ERIC BOLTE-USA TODAY SPORTS This is one part of a four-part, division-by-division series looking at the moves made by each team this offseason and what they still have left to do before the ... Continue reading →

The Good and Bad of Summer 2017 (So Far): Central Division

© Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports This is one part of a four-part, division-by-division series looking at the moves made by each team this offseason and what they still have left to do before the season begins.  ... Continue reading →

Feature: Remembering the birth of the Predators, Thrashers, Wild, and Blue Jackets

The National Hockey League underwent a massive period of growth during the 1990s. At the 1989 Board of Governors meeting, the league put forward the goal to expand from 21 clubs to 28 by the turn of the ... Continue reading →

Feature: Remembering the birth of the Sharks, Senators, Lightning, Mighty Ducks, and Panthers

For the first time since the 2000-01 season, the National Hockey League will welcome the birth of a new franchise — The Vegas Golden Knights. Earlier this week, each team submitted a list of seven forwards, ... Continue reading →

Because It’s The Cap: Anaheim Ducks Offseason Preview

© Kelvin Kuo-USA TODAY Sports For the first time since 2013, the Anaheim Ducks won a Game 7 on home ice, knocking out the Edmonton Oilers in the second round to reach the Western Conference Final for the ... Continue reading →

No Movement Clause Expansion Draft Thread

June 12 was the deadline for teams to ask to players to waive their No Movement Clauses to be exposed to Vegas in the expansion draft. Players have until June 16 to accept or deny.  Here’s ... Continue reading →

Because It’s The Cap: Edmonton Oilers Offseason Preview

PHOTO CREDIT: JAMES GUILLORY/USA TODAY SPORTS The Edmonton Oilers enjoyed a massive improvement from 2015-16 to 2016-17, jumping a whopping 33 points in the standings and qualifying for the playoffs for the first time in ... Continue reading →

Because It’s The Cap: San Jose Sharks Offseason Preview

© Neville E. Guard-USA TODAY Sports The San Jose Sharks have a Jumbo decision to make this summer. Both Joe Thornton and Patrick Marleau, the faces of the Sharks’ franchise over the past decade, are set ... Continue reading →

Because It’s The Cap: Philadelphia Flyers Offseason Preview

Because It’s The Cap: Philadelphia Flyers Offseason Preview

Embed from Getty Images The Philadelphia Flyers were a weird team with a weird roster last season. The team finished with a bottom-10 Goals For percentage at even strength but a top-10 Corsi For percentage. ... Continue reading →

Because It’s The Cap: Carolina Hurricanes Offseason Preview

© James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports The Carolina Hurricanes are an interesting team. For a couple of years now, they’ve boasted strong possession numbers, but nothing has come of it. Last year, though, the Canes went ... Continue reading →

Because It’s The Cap: Los Angeles Kings Offseason Preview

© Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports After spending three years at the top, which included two Stanley Cups and a loss in the Western Conference Final, the Los Angeles Kings have relinquished their throne. Despite finishing at ... Continue reading →