Florida Panthers Positional Preview: Goalie

(Christian Petersen/Getty Images) Entering the 2022-23 NHL season, it’s not a stretch to say that the Florida Panthers have an elite goaltending tandem that is possibly in the top-5 of duos as the season kicks off Thursday when the Panthers travel to New York to take on the Islanders. When the strength of each otherContinue reading “Florida Panthers Positional Preview: Goalie”

Rangers Training Camp Review

Via Getty Images The 2022 New York Rangers training camp is officially complete, and the Rangers begin their season on Tuesday, October 11th against the Tampa Bay Lightning. With training camp complete, let’s look at five takeaways from the Rangers preseason expeditions. Takeaway 1: Jimmy Vesey’s Return In classic New York Rangers fashion, Jimmy VeseyContinue reading “Rangers Training Camp Review”

Minnesota Wild Roster Breakdown: Forwards

Via NHL.com The 2022-2023 NHL season is finally upon us, and that means rosters are being finalized as teams get ready to start their seasons. Over the next three days, I will be breaking down the Wild roster to begin the season, broken into three articles (forwards, defensemen, and goalies), starting with the forwards. 1stContinue reading “Minnesota Wild Roster Breakdown: Forwards”

Expectations for the Edmonton Oilers This Season

Via NHL.com The Edmonton Oilers season starts this Wednesday and it’s the first time in a really, really long time that they’re entering the year as Stanley Cup contenders. The Oilers roster hasn’t changed all too much from the one that lost against the Avalanche in four, but there are some variables to consider andContinue reading “Expectations for the Edmonton Oilers This Season”

Comparing Avalanche Season Projections

Via NHL.com For the past two years, the Avalanche have been the favorite or near-favorite in every public model gambling book. However, following a season of key personnel losses in the forward group and net, the Avalanche have slid in ranking in several of these models. Here’s a look at where the Avalanche land inContinue reading “Comparing Avalanche Season Projections”

Looking at the Hurricanes’ 2C Options

Via NHL.com Second-line center is an incredibly important position and one that the Canes have to fill after Vincent Trocheck left the team in free agency. As it stands, the 2C position is the only real weak point in the forward group currently, which is a testament to the team’s depth at forward. Despite thisContinue reading “Looking at the Hurricanes’ 2C Options”

Biggest Training Camp Standouts in St. Louis

Via NHL.com It’s almost that time! We are now just under two weeks away from opening night for the St. Louis Blues, who open the regular season with a match up against the Columbus Blue Jackets on October 15th at Enterprise Center. It’s absolutely crazy to think that we’ve already made it to this point,Continue reading “Biggest Training Camp Standouts in St. Louis”

Calgary’s Goaltending Stands Out

Via Ross D. Franklin The Calgary Flames are 3-2-0 so far this pre-season. However, the main standout in the majority of the games has been the goaltending. Both Dan Vladar and Jacob Markström have each recorded one shutout so far. Markström’s occurred on September 28th against the Edmonton Oilers, while Vladar’s shutout occurred on theContinue reading “Calgary’s Goaltending Stands Out”

Which Forwards Will Make the Canes Roster?

Via NHL.com Talk about depth. The Carolina Hurricanes will have to make some very hard decisions, very soon. As it stands now, it looks like the top-nine is set in stone, with one of Ondrej Kase or Paul Stastny being on the fourth line. That leaves about two spots left, and a multitude of playersContinue reading “Which Forwards Will Make the Canes Roster?”

Nils Lundkvist Trade Review

Via Frank Franklin II The New York Rangers traded Nils Lundkvist to the Dallas Stars in exchange for a 2023 conditional first round pick, and a 2025 conditional fourth round pick. Nils Lundkvist was the former 28th overall selection in 2018, and is a highly touted defensive prospect. The conditions for the first round pickContinue reading “Nils Lundkvist Trade Review”