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2021-22 Central Division Preview

Photo: Glenn James/Getty Images With training camps and exhibition games for the 2021-22 NHL season underway, it is time to preview each of the four divisions. NoVa Caps continues their annual season previews by division with the Central Division.

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

Photo: NHL via Getty Images The Central Division, the toughest division in years’ past, takes a step back in that direction with the Chicago Blackhawks strengthening their roster, the Winnipeg Jets adding depth on the blue line, and the Stanley … Continue reading

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2021 Offseason Grades: Central Division

Photo: NHL via Getty Images With the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft, entry draft, and most of the top free-agents signed this offseason, teams have moved up and down. How has each team faired? NoVa Caps grades each team’s offseason to … Continue reading

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Winners And Losers Of The 2021 NHL Expansion Draft

Photo: Sportsnet The 2021 NHL Expansion Draft has come and gone. The Seattle Kraken‘s strategy was quite different than the one that the Vegas Golden Knights employed four years ago, as they saved their salary cap room and passed on … Continue reading

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A Look At The Top Eight Centers Exposed In The 2021 NHL Expansion Draft

Photo: Tampa Bay Times With the possibility that Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov will be traded this summer “high” according to some reports, the team would need to bring a center in to play on the second line. While highly-touted … Continue reading

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Predators’ Prospect Luke Prokop Becomes First Player Under Contract With NHL Team To Announce He Is Gay

Photo: Candice Ward/Calgary Hitmen Nashville Predators prospect and WHL’s Calgary Hitman defenseman Luke Prokop became the first player under contract with an NHL club to publicly announce that he is gay on Monday morning via Twitter.

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The 25 Biggest Names Left Exposed In 2021 NHL Expansion Draft

Photo: SN After teams’ protection lists for the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft were released on Sunday morning, there were several surprises and plenty of big names available for the Seattle Kraken to pick from by Wednesday at 10 AM ET. … Continue reading

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Report: Flyers Acquire Ryan Ellis In Three-Team Trade, Part With Nolan Patrick And Philippe Myers

Photo: NHL.com According to TSN’s Frank Seravalli, the Philadelphia Flyers acquired right-handed defenseman Ryan Ellis from the Nashville Predators in exchange for right-handed defenseman Philippe Myers and center Nolan Patrick. The Predators flipped Patrick to the Vegas Golden Knights for … Continue reading

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Gary Bettman Announces 2021-22 NHL Events; Vegas Will Host 2022 All-Star Weekend

Photo: Thrillist Before Game 1 of the 2021 Stanley Cup Final started on Monday, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman held his annual Stanley Cup press conference, which included announcements of 2021-22 league events.

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The 2020-21 Playoff Teams – In Progress Observations

Sporting News Image As the Stanley Cup Playoffs of the delayed and shortened 2020-21 season due to the Covid-19 pandemic have finished two rounds and is about to go into the third round, here are some observations on each of … Continue reading

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