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2020 Mock Expansion Draft For The Seattle Kraken

Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images As the NHL expansion draft for the Seattle Kraken is around a year away, what could their inaugural season roster look like? NoVa Caps does its annual mock expansion draft for the NHL’s 32nd franchise. … Continue reading

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Report: “No Answer” On Whether NHL Players’ Salaries Will Be Prorated

Photo: Sporting News According to TSN’s “Insider Trading”, the joint committee consisting of NHL and NHLPA personnel designated to make plans for the 2020-21 season has not yet met because the league is still gathering information from each of the … Continue reading

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“A Great Teammate And Even Better Friend”: Tom Wilson Pays Tribute to Braden Holtby in Heartfelt Video

Harry How/Getty Images North America Although longtime Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby’s departure in NHL free agency was widely anticipated upon the opening of the market on Friday, the absence of the person and player Holtby was for the Capitals … 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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Lightning Win Stanley Cup After Getting Swept In First Round Of 2019 Tournament

Photo: @NHL After setting the NHL record with 62 wins during the 2018-19 regular season but getting swept by the eighth-seeded Columbus Blue Jackets in the first round of the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs, the Tampa Bay Lightning won 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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2020 Stanley Cup Final Preview

Photo: Scott Audette/Getty Images The Tampa Bay Lightning, the second seed in the Eastern Conference, will face the Dallas Stars, the third in the Western Conference, in the 2020 Stanley Cup Final with Game 1 from Rogers Place in Edmonton … Continue reading

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Penguins Dump Salary, Deal Nick Bjugstad To Wild

Photo: Pittsburgh Hockey Now The Pittsburgh Penguins announced on Friday night that they traded center Nick Bjugstad to the Minnesota Wild in exchange for a conditional seventh-round pick in the 2021 NHL Draft. The Penguins retained 50% of Bjugstad’s $4.1 … 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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NHL Telling Teams Scheduled To Play Thursday To Prepare For Postponements

Photo: Philadelphia Inquirer According to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Freidman, the NHL is telling the four teams that are scheduled to play on Thursday to be prepared for a postponement after African American Jacob Blake was shot seven times by police in … Continue reading

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