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The Worst Ballot Possible For Each Award

The Worst Ballot Possible For Each Award

Embed from Getty Images The NHL awards are always quite controversial. Despite the fact that it might be pretty straightforward to, you know, pick the best player for each award, it’s never that easy, ... Continue reading →

2017 NHL Entry Draft Mock Draft

2017 NHL Entry Draft Mock Draft

Embed from Getty Images The 2017 NHL Entry Draft is just one day away, and thanks to the Vegas Golden Knights finally selecting their roster there’s some added clarity on who exactly will own what ... 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 →

Because It’s the Cap: Washington Capitals Offseason Preview

Because It’s the Cap: Washington Capitals Offseason Preview

Embed from Getty Images It’s a familiar script, at this point, isn’t it? Capitals dominate regular season. Capitals dispatch first round opponents with relative ease. Capitals run into Pittsburgh Penguins in second round. ... 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 →

NHL Draft Scout Series: Finland

We continue along with the NHL Draft Scout Series with a look at a country that has turned in some sensational drafts in recent years, and doesn’t look to be slowing down much: Finland. ... Continue reading →

Because It’s The Cap: Pittsburgh Penguins Offseason Preview

Because It’s The Cap: Pittsburgh Penguins Offseason Preview

Embed from Getty Images For the first time in nearly 20 years, an NHL team has won back to back championships, as the Pittsburgh Penguins won their second Stanley Cup in as many years. Despite a ... Continue reading →

J.D. Burke’s Top 100 Prospects for the 2017 NHL Entry Draft

As I’m sure you’re well aware by now, the Nation Network Prospect Profile countdown concluded on Friday with Nico Hischier checking in as second overall in favour of Nolan Patrick in first. That ... Continue reading →

Because It’s The Cap: Nashville Predators Offseason Preview

© Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports Coming into the season, a lot of people expected the Nashville Predators to contend for the Stanley Cup. They didn’t fit the bill of contenders in the regular season though, ... Continue reading →

Because It’s The Cap: Chicago Blackhawks Offseason Preview

FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY After a disappointing first round exit to the St. Louis Blues in 2015-16, the Chicago Blackhawks returned with a vengeance, storming their way to first place in the Western Conference, and ... Continue reading →

Because It’s The Cap: Columbus Blue Jackets Offseason Preview

Because It’s The Cap: Columbus Blue Jackets Offseason Preview

Embed from Getty Images After a season that saw them finish fourth worst in the NHL, the Columbus Blue Jackets lottery in 2016 was a very good representative of their 2016-17 season, in that the results ... Continue reading →

Because It’s The Cap: Minnesota Wild Offseason Preview

© Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports The Minnesota Wild went into the 2016/17 season with an abundance of optimism. New head coach Bruce Boudreau was going to be the coach to take the Wild, a perennial playoff underachiever ... 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 →

NHL Draft Scout Series: Sweden

Chugging along steadily with the NHL Draft Scout Series, we cross the pond to Sweden, factory of great defenceman and a seemingly ageless people (yes, I’m looking at you Henrik Lundqvist). To talk about ... Continue reading →

Because It’s The Cap: Montreal Canadiens Offseason Preview

© Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports Division winners, seventh in the league in points, third in shot attempt differential, fourth in goals against. You’d think a team with all those accolades would be thought of a ... Continue reading →

NHL Draft Scout Series: USA

We head south of the border with the next stop on the NHL Draft Scout tour, and a look at the best prospects America has to offer. USA Hockey has been producing high-end prospects at ... 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 →

NHL Draft Scout Series: WHL and Cale Makar

The next iteration of this year’s NHL Draft Scout Series takes us to the Western Canada and the WHL and company. Usually, we just focus on just the WHL, but this year a defenceman ... Continue reading →

Because It’s the Cap: New York Rangers Offseason Preview

Because It’s the Cap: New York Rangers Offseason Preview

Embed from Getty Images The New York Rangers have been a steady playoff team for the past decade largely due to the goaltending prowess of Henrik Lundqvist, but have unfortunately come up short these past ... Continue reading →