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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

Potential Pitfall Games in October for the Chicago Blackhawks

When the Chicago Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup in 2013, they set the tone for their success with a brilliant, record-setting start. The Blackhawks did not suffer a regulation defeat through their first 24 games of the season, earning...Show More Summary

Bold Predictions for the Philadelphia Flyers as the 2014-15 NHL Season Begins

We are finally upon the eve of the 2014-15 NHL season, and the Philadelphia Flyers will kick things off against the Boston Bruins Wednesday night. It should be an interesting and exciting year for the Flyers, with serious potential for...Show More Summary

Burning Questions Ahead of the 2014-15 Los Angeles Kings Season

Puck drop for the 2014-15 NHL season is just hours away. The Los Angeles Kings are healthy —for the most part —and expectations are the same as they've been the past three years. That is, anything other than a Stanley Cup will be a disappointment. General...Show More Summary

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

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