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Projecting The Atlantic Division Standings Using Goals Above Replacement (GAR)

Photo: NHL via Getty Images The Atlantic Division is back in action with one of the strongest divisions in the NHL. Many will be watching the pecking order in this division after the back-to-back Stanley Cup Champion Tampa Bay Lightning … Continue reading

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2021-22 Atlantic Division Preview

Photo: Eliot J. Schechter/Getty Images With training camps and exhibition games for the 2021-22 NHL season nearing its halfway point, our division preview series looks at the Atlantic Division.

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Hurricanes Announce Their Team Has 100% COVID-19 Vaccination Rate

Photo by Greg Thompson/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images The Carolina Hurricanes announced on Tuesday that 100% of their team has received their COVID-19 vaccines prior to the start of training camp for the 2021-22 NHL season next week.

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2021 Offseason Grades: Atlantic Division

Photo: The Audacy With the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft, entry draft, and most of the top free-agents signed this offseason, some teams have gotten better, while others have gotten worse. How has each team faired? NoVa Caps grades each team’s … Continue reading

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Flyers Acquire Rasmus Ristolainen From Sabres For 14th Overall Pick Friday Night, 2023 Second-Round Pick, Robert Hagg

Photo: The Athletic The Philadelphia Flyers announced on Friday afternoon that they have acquired right-handed defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen from the Buffalo Sabres in exchange for the 14th overall pick in the 2021 NHL Draft on Friday night (8 PM ET, … Continue reading

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15 Of The Worst Contracts In The NHL

Photo: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images With the buy-out period set to open very soon and the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft two weeks away, some teams might look to get rid of their worst contracts through buy-outs or trades. With that in … Continue reading

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Projecting The United States’ 2022 Men’s Olympic Ice Hockey Roster: Which Capitals Might Play In Beijing?

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images With the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in China set to start on February 4, the NHL is expected to allow players to participate as outlined in the last Collective Bargaining Agreement. That is expected to be … Continue reading

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Sabres Win First Overall Pick In 2021 NHL Draft; Kraken Move Up One Spot And Will Pick Second

Photo: MGoBlue The Buffalo Sabres won the 2021 NHL Draft Lottery on Wednesday night and will pick first overall on Friday, July 23. The draft will be held virtually for a second straight year.

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Sabres Flatten Capitals, 5-2, In Nicklas Backstrom’s 1,000th Game; Anthony Mantha Scores Twice In As Many Games Since Trade

Photo: Scott Taetch/Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the Buffalo Sabres by a score of 5-2 at Capital One Arena on Thursday night in center Nicklas Backstrom’s 1,000th career NHL game. The loss kept the Capitals two points ahead … Continue reading

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Ant-Man Strikes Again: Anthony Mantha Scores In Second Straight Game, Nicklas Backstrom Records An Assist on His Big Night

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images Just two nights after scoring in his Washington Capitals debut, forward Anthony Mantha notched his second goal in as many games as a member of the team on Nicklas Backstrom’s big night.

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