Category Archives: Predictions

A Look At The NHL Standings At The Holiday Break

Photo: John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images There is the old saying that NHL teams who are in playoff position at Thanksgiving are likely to remain there when the season ends. In fact, since the 2005-06 season, when the salary cap … Continue reading

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Proposing A Fair Format To Resume The 2019-20 NHL Season

Photo: Gregg Forweck/Getty Images While the NHL isn’t expected to resume the 2019-20 season for at least two months, the league and players are taking time now to brainstorm a way to award the Stanley Cup, even if it comes … Continue reading

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Rounding out the Roster: Which Players Will Make the Capitals’ Final Roster?

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images After making a second round of cuts to their preseason roster, a clearer picture on who will be on the final roster for the Capitals is being drawn. With the added salary cap ceiling cushion that … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals 2019-20 Training Camp Preview: Lineup Battles, Salary Cap Decisions, and More Storylines to Watch

As the Capitals’ training camp kicks off tomorrow, there are going to be a few storylines fans will want to keep an eye on. The 2019-20 season is set to be one of the more important campaigns in the Alex … Continue reading

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Preparing For The Run for #12 In Hershey

Photo: JustSports/Hershey Bears The Hershey Bears made quite a few moves this offseason, all aimed at improving the forward corps, as well as the blueline, for the upcoming season. With the addition of new, young talent and the signing of skilled NHL … Continue reading

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Minding The Net: Which Team Has The Best Goaltending Tandem in the Metropolitan?

The Metropolitan Division has no shortage of elite and extremely talented goaltenders manning the cage for their respective teams. From solidified veterans like Henrik Lundqvist and Braden Holtby, up-and-coming talents like Carter Hart and MacKenzie Blackwood, and a fringe elite … Continue reading

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Our First Mock Draft For The Seattle Expansion Franchise In 2021

Photo: Jamestown Sun After naming Ron Francis their first General Manager in franchise history on July 18, the Seattle NHL franchise now has their architect for the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft. Francis has to select one player from each of … Continue reading

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Part 2: WAR! What Is It Good For? Projecting the Atlantic Division Standings by Expected WAR Standings Point Projections

Photo: NHL In Part 2 of our series for projecting out the 2019-20 NHL standings by division, we’ll be analyzing the Atlantic Division. At a glance, the Atlantic is the home to some of the best teams in the NHL, … Continue reading

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2019-20 NHL Offseason Power Rankings

Photo: NHL via Getty Images After a flurry of trades and free agent signings, a lot of teams improved their rosters going into next season, while others dropped in the 2019 NHL offseason power rankings. While some attractive free agents remain … Continue reading

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Full Season Ahead: Staying Healthy Will Be Important For T.J. Oshie This Season

Stephen R. Sylvanie/USA Today Sports There is no denying that since being acquired from the St. Louis Blues over three years ago, right wing T.J. Oshie has been one of the Capitals’ most valuable and productive players. Slotting in the … Continue reading

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