This morning in the Western Conference, Marian Hossa is finding his game, Valtteri Filppula has cast removed, Mikael Samuelsson avoids media after yesterday’s game, the importance of Joffrey Lupul and Bobby Ryan in Anaheim and much more after the jump.
If the Predators couldn’t score last season, and didn’t make any significant offensive changes, should we be expecting them to suddenly score this season?
There are only two games on the schedule tonight. In fact, the schedule is fairly light until Thursday, but here are tonight’s contests: New York Rangers at New Jersey Devils These teams don’t like each other and never have. Tonight’s game marks the second of the season for the Devils, after the team was dominated […]
For all the talk about the Chicago Blackhawks being one of the best young and up-and-coming teams in the NHL, the Blues often get overlooked; well, that is a mistake on the part of many fans because this team simply should not be underestimated. Led by a management team that includes John Davidson, Larry Pleau […]
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 […]
The Detroit Red Wings last season were one game away from repeating as Stanley Cup Champions. The wounds from that loss are still fresh and should serve as motivation for this season. They would have been the first team to repeat since the Red Wings of 96/97 and 97/98. GM Ken Holland has been very busy all summer ensuring […]
The 2008-2009 season was the Columbus Blue Jackets’ most successful campaign. The Jackets finished seventh in the conference, making the playoffs for the first time in team history. Even though they were quickly disposed of by the Detroit Red Wings in the first round of the playoffs, the Blue Jackets opened a lot of eyes […]
The Chicago Blackhawks came up harder and faster than any other National Hockey League team last season. After missing the playoffs the previous six years, the Hawks racked up 104 points (good for 6th place overall) en route to a respectable Western Conference finals appearance against the powerhouse Detroit Red Wings. Individual breakout performances (Kris […]