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Bold Predictions for the Toronto Maple Leafs as the 2014-15 NHL Season Begins

The Toronto Maple Leafs have made a number of changes to begin the 2014-15 season that will have the club's supporters hopeful that they are a playoff team this season. While the Eastern Conference is not nearly as competitive as the...Show More Summary

Wayne Gretzky to Detroit Red Wings Could Have Happened, but at What Cost?

What would it have cost to have Wayne Gretzky play for the Detroit Red Wings? It is a question worth asking after The Great One revealed that his potential destinations were New York, L.A. or Detroit, per Bill Graveland of The Canadian Press (via the Toronto Star). In Graveland 's article, Gretzky said, "I got sold. Show More Summary

Bold Predictions for the Tampa Bay Lightning as the 2014-15 NHL Season Begins

It's here! The Tampa Bay Lightning begin their 2014-15 campaign at home against Florida on Oct. 9 and start the first installment of what could be a historic season. With so much optimism surrounding the Bolts, it provides a great opportunity...Show More Summary

Predictions for the Buffalo Sabres' 2014-15 Season

The Buffalo Sabres' 2014-15 season begins Thursday night with a matchup against what should be a solid Columbus Blue Jackets team. To say expectations are low may be the understatement of the century. Coming off arguably one of the worst seasons in NHL history, the Sabres had a lot of work to do to become respectable this season. Show More Summary

Fantasy Hockey 2014: Enticing Sleepers to Keep Your Eye On

Fantasy hockey is back. The NHL regular season fired up Wednesday night, but there are surely some stragglers who have yet to draft or are still looking for ways to improve their teams at the last minute. For those of you, here's one...Show More Summary

Are the Kings in for a Stanley Cup Hangover After Opening-Night Rout vs. Sharks?

You can ask all kinds of questions following the Los Angeles Kings' 4-0 loss to the San Jose Sharks on opening night of NHL action Wednesday. The most common might be, "How long is this Stanley Cup hangover going to last?" It's a fair question and a familiar situation. Show More Summary

Canadiens Forwards Start Erasing Memory of Poor 2014 ECF in Win vs. Maple Leafs

The Montreal Canadiens showed they had the makings of being an elite team in the Eastern Conference last season. Wednesday night's victory against Toronto reiterates what the team will need to take it to next level — something that didn't...Show More Summary

Bruins Get Best of Flyers in Sloppy Game, but Don't Overreact to a Season Opener

The more things change, the more things stay the same. The Boston Bruins, an arguably weaker team entering 2014-15 with the losses of Jarome Iginla to free agency, Johnny Boychuk to a financially necessary trade and the absence of David Krejci due to injury, looked no worse for wear Wednesday. Show More Summary

LA Kings Championship 2014 Banner, Ring Ceremony Twitter Reaction and Highlights

The Los Angeles Kings celebrated like, well, kings on Wednesday night ahead of their regular-season opener against the San Jose Sharks. As is the custom for every championship-winning team, the Kings raised their Stanley Cup banner into...Show More Summary

Why the New York Islanders Will Be Surprise Stanley Cup Contenders This Season

Start spreadin’ the news; the New York Islanders are going for the cup. You’ll want to be a big part of hockey in New York this season. Bolstered by a great offseason, the Islanders will be the surprise Stanley Cup contenders in theShow More Summary

Claude Julien and the 9 NHL Coaches with the Most on the Line This Season

The Stanley Cup isn ’t the only thing on the line for Claude Julien and other NHL coaches this season. Early playoff exits, poor regular-season performances or the weight of expectations have put jobs in jeopardy for several bench-callers heading into the 2014-15 seasons. Show More Summary

Bold Predictions for the Chicago Blackhawks as the 2014-15 NHL Season Begins

A look at the Chicago Blackhawks' roster, the team's past achievements and their high expectations means that there is only one prediction that truly matters for this team: Will they win the Stanley Cup for the third time in six seasons? We will get to that prediction as the Blackhawks prepare for their season opener in Dallas. Show More Summary

10 NHL Players Poised for a Hot Start to the 2014-15 Season

NHL teams have shuffled the deck and are ready to roll for the 2014-15 season. This past summer, trades changed fortunes in an instant, and the results could be astonishing. Several forwards have been given a push to a more skilled line,...Show More Summary

Sharks vs. Kings: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

While the Los Angeles Kings raise the banner to celebrate their 2014 Stanley Cup win, the San Jose Sharks will be looking to exact a measure of revenge when the Battle of California resumes on Wednesday. The Sharks surrendered a 3-0Show More Summary

Flyers vs Bruins: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

It's time to pop the cork on that bottle of bubbly you've been saving—the NHL regular season is finally here! The 2014-15 campaign gets underway Wednesday night, and you can follow all the live action from TD Garden in Boston right here...Show More Summary

B/R Experts' Twitter Debate: Who's the 2015 Stanley Cup Favorite?

Some would say it's too early to start debating the victor of the 2015 Stanley Cup. After all, we have 82 regular season games and four rounds of the playoffs to go before the answer is revealed, and a lot can happen in that time. Others...Show More Summary

NHL Teams Most Likely to End Lengthy Title Droughts in 2014-15

Several teams enter this season with hopes of ending their lengthy Stanley Cup droughts. For the clubs on this list, it's been over a decade since they last hoisted hockey's holy grail. Factors such as offensive or defensive depth, goaltending, experience and coaching will affect their championship aspirations. Show More Summary

NHL Opening Day Schedule 2014: Analyzing Top Storylines from Wednesday's Slate

The 2014-15 NHL regular season is finally here after a long offseason, and the league is wasting no time when it comes to providing fans with big-time matchups. Wednesday night's season-opening schedule will feature four intriguing games that can all be classified as encounters between rivals. Show More Summary

Bold Predictions for the Washington Capitals as the 2014-15 NHL Season Begins

With less than 48 hours remaining until the puck officially drops on the 2014-15 NHL campaign for the Capitals, the Barry Trotz era is about to get underway in Washington. Though expectations aren't nearly as high for the Caps as they...Show More Summary

Bold Predictions for the Montreal Canadiens as the 2014-15 NHL Season Begins

The Montreal Canadiens' 2014-15 NHL season is finally upon us! Sure, it hasn't been that long of an offseason after last year's playoff run, but any amount of time without hockey in Montreal feels like an eternity. The Habs open up their season with games on back-to-back nights on the road. Show More Summary

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