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Preview and Predictions for the Opening Games of the 2014-15 NHL Season

The National Hockey League drops the puck to open the 2014-15 season on Wednesday with four games on tap for opening night. There is something for every hockey fan, with the Montreal Canadiens and Toronto Maple Leafs kicking off their...Show More Summary

Turbulent Preseason Leaves Carolina Hurricanes Desperate for Success, Solutions

The rip current that annually sucks the optimism out of the Carolina Hurricanes' sheltered bay came early this year. As the hours until Friday's regular-season-opening game wind down, the 'Canes have been left near-shipwrecked and, in...Show More Summary

Complete Predictions for the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs

The 2014-15 NHL season is just about to get underway, so it seems like the perfect time for predicting the outcome of the 2015 Stanley Cup playoffs, which will get going in about six months. Sure, a lazy, amateur prognosticator would...Show More Summary

Breaking Down the Boston Bruins Depth Chart Entering the 2014-15 Regular Season

The Boston Bruins may be missing two seasoned centers for the start of their 2014-15 season, as a Tuesday post on the team’s website indicated. Author Caryn Switaj reported that David Krejci sat out Tuesday’s practice with an injury he sustained in Saturday’s preseason finale. Show More Summary

Strengths and Weaknesses for Every NHL Team in the 2014-15 Season

We're almost there. After a long offseason, hockey is just about to start for real, with the NHL season set to be kicked off on Wednesday. That makes now the perfect time to look at some of the key strengths and weaknesses (on paper at least) for all 30 teams. Show More Summary

2014 NHL Division by Division Favorites and Darkhorses

The L.A. Kings have won the Stanley Cup twice in the last three seasons; however, they will have a tough go at the Pacific Division this season with the Anaheim Ducks' addition of Ryan Kesler. Who else will win their division? How will...Show More Summary

Burning Questions Ahead of the 2014-15 Pittsburgh Penguins Season

The summer of 2014 has been a time of change for the Pittsburgh Penguins, but the goal remains the same. Not content with being one of the NHL's best regular-season teams, the Penguins replaced general manager Ray Shero and head coach...Show More Summary

Rangers Goalie Cedrick Desjardins Gets Derek Jeter, Frank Sinatra on His Mask

Cedrick Desjardins went from the Tampa Bay Lightning to the New York Rangers this year, and he has already found a way to endear himself to Rangers fans. Desjardins' goalie mask features two people whom New Yorkers hold near and dear to them: Derek Jeter and Frank Sinatra. Show More Summary

5 Biggest Questions for the Buffalo Sabres' 2014-15 Season

With less than a week remaining until the Buffalo Sabres begin their highly anticipated 2014-15 season, a lot of questions remain. It's a bit odd saying that a team expected to be among the worst in the league, if not the worst, canShow More Summary

Los Angeles Kings Receive Flashy 2013-14 Stanley Cup Champions Rings

Now that the Los Angeles Kings have received their 2013-14 Stanley Cup champions rings, they are going to want to show them off because they are pretty flashy. Los Angeles got sweet rings back when it won the Cup back in the 2011-12 season. Show More Summary

Complete Guide to the 2014-15 NHL Season

When the puck drops at Air Canada Centre at 7 p.m. ET Wednesday night between the Montreal Canadiens and Toronto Maple Leafs, it will mark the first meaningful NHL contest (no offense, exhibition schedule) since the Los Angeles Kings...Show More Summary

5 Keys for the Philadelphia Flyers to Get off to a Fast Start in 2014-15

The Philadelphia Flyers will open the 2014-15 NHL season this Wednesday when they travel north to face the Boston Bruins. Last season, the Flyers got off to a very slow start and had to finish very strong to barely reach the playoffs. Here...Show More Summary

New York Rangers Make Right Choice Naming Ryan McDonagh Captain

One of the worst-kept secrets is finally official, as Ryan McDonagh has been named the 27th captain in New York Rangers history. The news broke and was announced by the Rangers' official Twitter account. There was a chance that sage veteran Martin St. Show More Summary

5 Biggest Surprises for the Toronto Maple Leafs as 2014-15 Season Begins

With the 2014-15 NHL regular season set to begin on Wednesday evening, the Toronto Maple Leafs will enter play with a revamped roster. The Leafs needed to make changes in several areas, as goaltending was the only real bright spot in 2013-14. The fans will want to see a strong playoff push from this squad. Show More Summary

Burning Questions Ahead of the 2014-15 Boston Bruins Season

The Boston Bruins will end an exact 21-week fast from meaningful hockey action at the TD Garden with Wednesday night’s 2014-15 season opener. Characteristically, there was not much of a quantitative personnel overhaul in the intervening offseason. Show More Summary

NHL Power Rankings: Odds Shark Betting Power Has Bruins on Top

Dirty Harry probably would have disliked power rankings and opinion polls. In 1998’s The Dead Pool, he muttered the classic quote that opinions are like a certain body part— "everybody has one." But when an opinion is shared by someone with a stake in the matter, that opinion carries more weight. Show More Summary

Ryan Johansen's Deal with Blue Jackets Comes with Pros, Cons for Both Sides

Ryan Johansen wanted a raise, and the Columbus Blue Jackets want to keep control of their potential franchise player at a reasonable rate. Both sides were able to finally reach an agreement, and the Blue Jackets' official Twitter announced...Show More Summary

Predicting New York Rangers' Opening-Night Lineup

The New York Rangers open up the 2014-15 NHL season against the St. Louis Blues on Thursday, October 9. The Broadway Blueshirts will be without their No. 1 center, Derek Stepan, to start the season, and the team has made the necessary...Show More Summary

Burning Questions Ahead of the 2014-15 Tampa Bay Lightning Season

The Tampa Bay Lightning's preseason schedule is complete, with the team now focusing its attention on the upcoming 82-game schedule and a hopeful return to the postseason. As the regular season starts, the Lightning have some burning questions heading into the 2014-15 campaign. Tampa Bay went 5-1 in the preseason thanks to its explosive offense. Show More Summary

Fantasy Hockey 2014: NHL Player Rankings and Sleepers You Must Add

The 2014 NHL regular season is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, October 8, and the buzz surrounding fantasy hockey has fans of the sport analyzing the latest player rankings and sleepers. It is imperative to find the best players at each position. Show More Summary

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