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Eastern Conference Play-In Preview

Photo: Francois Lacasse/Getty Images The NHL announced that the Stanley Cup Playoffs will begin with 24 teams. While there are many boxes to be checked before play begins, Commissioner Gary Bettman said that the playoffs could begin as early as … Continue reading

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Which Teams Would Have The Best Chance Of Pulling Off An Upset In The NHL Play-In Round?

Photo: Norm Hall/Getty Images After the first round of the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs featured a whopping five upsets, just imagine the possibilities for this year with 24 teams and a play-in round for all teams ranked fifth through twelfth … Continue reading

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Which Teams Has The NHL Pause Helped And Hurt?

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images As the NHL paused the 2019-20 season on March 12 in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak, it came at a good time for some teams around the league that were getting away from their game … Continue reading

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“Stay Well and See You Soon”: The Message NHL Players and Teams Are Sending to Fans Amid the League Pause

Graphic: NHL.com It has been an abnormal last few days since Thursday’s news of the NHL pausing the season due to the Coronavirus outbreak. What were supposed to be teams pushing for a spot in the 2019-20 Stanley Cup Playoffs have … Continue reading

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Blue Jackets Become First NHL Team To Announce That They’ll Play Home Games With No Fans Due To Coronavirus

Photo: The Columbus Dispatch The Columbus Blue Jackets announced on Wednesday that their game against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Nationwide Arena on Thursday will be closed to the public after the state of Ohio banned mass gatherings due to the … Continue reading

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The Road Ahead: Can the Capitals Gather Enough Points At the End To Hold Off the Competition?

The Washington Capitals are in a dogfight in the Metropolitan Division standings. Continue reading

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A Look at the Wild Card Race in the Eastern Conference

Photo: Mike Stobe/Getty Images As the NHL season winds down with fewer than 15 games remaining in the regular season for most teams, this time of year tends to bring out the best in everyone as they scrap and claw … Continue reading

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Blue Jackets Announce Josh Anderson Will Miss 4-6 Months After Undergoing Surgery To Repair Posterior Labral Tear In Left Shoulder

Photo: The Columbus Dispatch The Columbus Blue Jackets announced on Monday night that forward Josh Anderson underwent successful surgery to repair a posterior labral tear of his left shoulder on Monday and is expected to miss 4-6 months, meaning he … Continue reading

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Discussion Of “The Blueprint Game” And The Corresponding Capitals Downturn

You might ask yourself, what’s the value in pinpointing a specific game or set of games that might accurately represent a demarcation point or a change in trajectory of a team’s performance. If a team is struggling, the reasoning and … Continue reading

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Clash Of The Titans – The Metropolitan Division Is Showing Its Superiority Over the Rest of the NHL

The Metropolitan Division is tight and is shaping up to be a dogfight down the stretch. Continue reading

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