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Sabre Rattling – Retro Recap: Washington Capitals @ Buffalo Sabres – November 13, 1997

NHL Under normal circumstances, barring strikes, lockouts, or pandemics, the NHL would be just over a month into the season in mid-November.  This post looks at a Capitals’ game from mid-November during the 1997-98 season, specifically their game against the … Continue reading

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Winners And Losers Of 2020 NHL Offseason So Far

Photo by Fred Kfoury III/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images It has been an unusual offseason in the NHL to say the least, with a delay in both the draft and free agency and a flat salary cap. So, which teams … Continue reading

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2020-21 NHL Offseason Power Rankings

Photo: Andy Devlin/Getty Images After a flurry of trades and free-agent signings, a lot of teams improved their rosters going into next season, while others dropped in the 2020 NHL offseason power rankings. While some attractive free agents remain on … Continue reading

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2020 Offseason Report Cards: Central Division

Photo: Couch Guy Sports 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 … 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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A Look At The Capitals’ Three Possible First Round Matchups

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images By falling to the Philadelphia Flyers in their second round-robin tournament game by a score of 3-1 on Thursday, the Washington Capitals guaranteed that they can no longer finish higher than the third seed in the … Continue reading

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32nd NHL Franchise Named Seattle Kraken

Photo: Chris Johnston The 32nd team of the NHL finally unveiled their team name, which will be the Seattle Kraken and logo on Thursday. Their inaugural season will be in 2021-22.

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NHL Releases Team Hotel Accommodations In Edmonton And Toronto

Photo: Marriott Hotels The NHL released their hotel assignments in Edmonton (Western Conference) and Toronto (Eastern Conference) for the teams’ arrival on Sunday, July 26 for the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs, which is set to begin on Saturday, August 1.

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A Look At Fourth-Lines In The Metropolitan Division

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Across the Metropolitan Division, teams like the Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins made moves last offseason to revamp their fourth-lines while the New York Islanders arguably already had the best fourth-line in the NHL. Fourth-lines are … Continue reading

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Mystery Stanley Cup Play-In Team Wins First Overall Pick In 2020 NHL Draft

Photo: NHL.com Phase one of the 2020 NHL Draft Lottery occurred on Friday night as the top eight picks in one of the deepest drafts in years were announced. An unknown team (to be determined after the NHL play-in round) … Continue reading

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