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Because It’s The Cap: St. Louis Blues Offseason Preview

© Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports In terms of both their success in the playoffs, and their success in getting rid of any assets of significant value who were going to walk at the deadline, the St. ... 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: Ottawa Senators Offseason Preview

© Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports The Ottawa Senators managed to come within one goal of a Stanley Cup Finals berth this year. But are they really that good? And if they aren’t, what steps do ... Continue reading →

Because It’s The Cap: Boston Bruins Offseason Preview

© Stan Szeto-USA TODAY Sports The Boston Bruins were a team that not a lot of people expected anything out of heading into the season. But on the heels of a balanced attack that saw them ... Continue reading →

Because It’s The Cap: Toronto Maple Leafs Offseason Preview

© Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports After finishing last place in 2015-16 and winning the draft lottery, the Toronto Maple Leafs had little to no expectations for this year. Many, in fact, expected no different than the ... Continue reading →

Because It’s The Cap: Calgary Flames Offseason Preview

PHOTO CREDIT: SERGEI BELSKI-USA TODAY SPORTS The Calgary Flames had an eventful 2016-17 season. Armed with a new head coach in Glen Gulutzan, new contracts for Sean Monahan and Johnny Gaudreau, and a pair of ... Continue reading →

NHL Draft Scout Series: OHL

It’s that time of year again! A time when our thoughts turn to trades, roster turnover and of course, the National Hockey League draft. A time when trading away those picks in March seems ... Continue reading →

2017 Draft: How do OHL Goalies Stack up Against NHL-Caliber Competition?

This article is being co-posted on NHLNumbers as well as on my own site, OriginalSixAnalytics.com. Find me @OrgSixAnalytics on twitter. All Junior stats used here were provided by @3Hayden2, the creator of @Prospect_stats (... Continue reading →

No, the Flames aren’t after Alexander Ovechkin

Has it really been nearly two months since something interesting has happened to the Calgary Flames? All the usual conversations have burned out due to the rapid and vast nature of online discourse. The lunacy ... Continue reading →

Because It’s The Cap: New York Islanders Offseason Preview

Because It’s The Cap: New York Islanders Offseason Preview

Embed from Getty Images The New York Islanders have their most important offseason in recent history and it all hangs on what happens with John Tavares. Tavares has one more year left on his team-friendly ... 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: Tampa Bay Lightning Offseason Preview

© Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports In 2015, Tampa Bay made the Stanley Cup Final. In 2016, Tampa Bay made the Eastern Conference Finals. In 2017, Tampa Bay missed the playoffs by one point, thanks largely — but not entirely — to ... Continue reading →

Because It’s the Cap: Winnipeg Jets Offseason Preview

© Bruce Fedyck-USA TODAY Sports Let’s get this out of the way right off the bat: The Winnipeg Jets were (and are) a better team than their 2016-17 record indicated. Unfortunately for them, you don’... 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 →

Because it’s the Cap: Florida Panthers Offseason Preview

Photo Credit: USA TODAY/ Robert Mayer If you could say nothing else about the 2016-17 Florida Panthers, you could likely say they were a disappointment.  A year after a playoff berth, things were looking up ... Continue reading →

Because It’s The Cap: Dallas Stars Offseason Preview

© Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports The Dallas Stars were the NHL’s most fun team in 2015-16, pounding teams into paste with their high-flying, 80s team offence. But in 2016-17, after losing both Jason Demers and ... Continue reading →

Because It’s the Cap: Detroit Red Wings Offseason Preview

© Tom Szczerbowski The Detroit Red Wings 2016-17 season was nothing less than a disappointment. Finishing with less than 80 points for the first time since the 1990-91 season, the team ranked 25th in the league, missing ... Continue reading →

Because it’s the Cap: Buffalo Sabres Offseason Preview

Credit: Dan Hamilton / USA TODAY IMAGES The Buffalo Sabres are uh… not a very good hockey team. Some would even describe them as trash. Whatever the case, they finished with a -36 goal differential and ... Continue reading →

Because It’s The Cap: New Jersey Devils Offseason Preview

Because It’s The Cap: New Jersey Devils Offseason Preview

Embed from Getty Images The New Jersey Devils are trapped in limbo. They have a few good players on their roster right now that form the beginning of a group that you could go into ... Continue reading →