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Divisional Playoff Races Coming Down To The Wire

Photo: Rob Carr/Getty Images With most teams across the NHL down to 10 or fewer games before the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs start in May, some races for the Stanley Cup Playoffs could go to the final whistle. The East … Continue reading

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Winners And Losers Of The NHL’s 2020-21 Divisional Realignment

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images After Sunday’s announcement that the NHL will temporarily realign the divisions for the 2020-21 season due to the border closure, there are many teams whose Stanley Cup Playoff aspirations were boosted while others’ got worse. NoVa … Continue reading

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2020-21 Canadian Division Preview

Photo: Terence Leung/Getty Images While nothing is set in stone, it appears that the 2020-21 NHL season will be limited to intradivisional play and will feature a realignment due to the United States-Canada border closure, which has no timetable for … Continue reading

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Edmonton Oilers Being Sued Over Unpaid Hotel Bills

Graphic: YouTube The Edmonton Oilers are being sued by a Dallas, Texas hotel for allegedly bouncing a check for $28,000 following a team stay in December. The hotel also claims the Oilers owe an additional $27,000 for a team stay … Continue reading

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A Milestone And a Cloud of Controversy – Retro Recap: Washington Capitals vs Edmonton Oilers – November 8, 1997

NHL Under normal circumstances, barring strikes, lockouts, or pandemics, the NHL in early November is a month into their regular season.  This particular Retro Recap, Diane details a game from that time frame during the 1997-98 season, specifically, the Capitals’ game … Continue reading

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2020 Offseason Report Cards: Pacific Division

Photo: LVRJ As a result of the revenue impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the NHL salary cap will remain flat for the next three years. The unexpected cap constraint has impacted how companies have managed free agency. NoVa Caps grades each … Continue reading

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Oilers’ Superstar Connor McDavid Tests Positive For COVID-19

Photo: Bleacher Report As COVID-19 cases across North America are on the rise again due to the change of temperature, the Edmonton Oilers announced on Monday night that captain Connor McDavid, who led the NHL in points in three consecutive … Continue reading

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Oilers’ Leon Draisaitl Wins 2019-20 Ted Lindsay Award

Grpahic: Oilers Edmonton Oilers forward Leon Draisaitl was selected as the 2019-20 Ted Lindsay Award winner on Monday night. The award is given each season to the league’s most outstanding player in the NHL as voted by members of the … Continue reading

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The Last Hurrah: Stanley Cup Contenders Who Fell From the Promised Land

Photo: Getty Images Throughout NHL history, there have been a number of teams who have made the Stanley Cup Final only to fall into mediocrity for years following their appearance in the “Big Dance”. This list includes teams at the … Continue reading

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52 In A Decade – Remembering Mike Green’s Time With the Washington Capitals

Greg Fiume/Getty Images North America A few days ago, former and longtime Washington Capitals defenseman Mike Green, announced his retirement from the NHL after 15 seasons, 10 of them in Washington. Over the course of his time in the District, … Continue reading

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