Pittsburgh Penguins 2009-10 Season Preview

  Defending Stanley Cup Champion Pittsburgh Penguins.  How does that sound?  Well if you are the city of Pittsburgh it sounded pretty good this summer but the 2008-09 season is over and it is time to focus on defending your title.  Now the Pens are looking to become the first team since the Detroit Red Wings […]

Posted by David Minuk in Columns,Pittsburgh Penguins,Season Previews on September 24, 2009

Phoenix Coyotes 2009-2010 Season Preview

Where to start with the Coyotes? Lost amid all the summer hubbub is the fact that a young team with a great core calls the desert home. Despite a 36-39-7 record last season (79 points) and a 13th place in the West finish, the Coyotes have some pieces in place that should allow them to […]

Posted by rusty in Phoenix Coyotes,Season Previews on September 23, 2009

Philadelphia Flyers 2009-10 Season Preview

The Philadelphia Flyers had a promising 2008-2009 campaign.    They were able to score consistently, get solid blue-line production, and win in spite of average goaltending.  The Flyers finished fifth in the Eastern Conference and lost to Pittsburgh in the  first round despite outplaying the eventual Stanley Cup champions.  This year, the Flyers should improve, as […]

Posted by Ari in Atlantic Division,Columns,Eastern Conference,Philadelphia Flyers,Season Previews on September 22, 2009

Ottawa Senators 2009-10 Season Preview

Last season was an unmitigated disaster in Ottawa and that disaster extended all the way through the summer in the form of the Dany Heatley trade demand.  After beginning the 2008/09 season with Craig Hartsburg behind the bench and a lot of optimism, the Senators faltered early and did not take well to Hartsburg’s tough-love […]

Posted by Richard Pollock in Columns,Ottawa Senators,Season Previews on September 22, 2009

New York Rangers 2009-10 Season Preview

The New York Rangers underwent some significant turnovers near the end of last season and then again over the summer.  They decided to fire Tom Renney near the end of last season and replaced him with his complete and total opposite—John Tortorella. As a result, the Rangers are attempting to remake their team from one that […]

Posted by Richard Pollock in Columns,New York Rangers,Season Previews on September 20, 2009

New York Islanders 2009-10 Season Preview

Have the Islanders fortunes changed with the drafting of super prospect, John Tavares? Have they managed to overcome any of their Atlantic division rivals? Can they stay healthy? Answers to these questions and more after the jump as we preview the 2009-10 New York Islanders.

Posted by David Minuk in Columns,New York Islanders,Season Previews on September 19, 2009

New Jersey Devils 2009-10 Season Preview

The New Jersey Devils enter the 2009’10 season with a new (but familiar) head coach in Jacques Lemaire, the same phenomenal world-class goaltender in Martin Brodeur and a boatload of prospects who are trying to make a team that relied too much on their veteran players last year. While the New Jersey Devils enjoyed plenty of regular season success during Brent Sutter’s […]

Posted by Ezra Ginsburg in Atlantic Division,Columns,Eastern Conference,New Jersey Devils,Season Previews,Teams on September 18, 2009

Nashville Predators 2009-10 Season Preview

Much has changed over the years for the Predators, but two men have remained constant amidst all the turnover and those two men are David Poile and Barry Trotz.  These two men have been in charge of the Predators since day one and their past work allows us a great insight into what to expect […]

Posted by Richard Pollock in Columns,Nashville Predators,Season Previews on September 17, 2009