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Part 4: WAR! What Is It Good For? Projecting the Pacific Division Standings by Expected WAR Standings Point Projections

Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images In part four of our series on projecting the 2019-20 NHL divisional standings by the “WAR” statistical metric, we’ll be taking a look at the Pacific Division.  If you missed the first three parts, here … Continue reading

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An Early Look At The 2020 Stanley Cup Favorites

Photo: Dirk Shadd/Tampa Bay Times As NHL training camp opens in about six and a half weeks, teams have been looking to make tweaks to take the next step as an organization whether that is towards becoming a Stanley Cup … Continue reading

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The Year In Review: Grading Each Pacific Division GM’s Performance Over The Last Year

Photo: CBC General Managers around the NHL have been busy in the past year with free agency, trades, and the draft. While some teams like the San Jose Sharks and Vegas Golden Knights have added superstars such as defenseman Erik Karlsson and … Continue reading

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Winners And Losers Of The 2019 NHL Offseason So Far

Photo: NHL.com There has been a lot of big names on the move from around the NHL since the 2018-19 season ended. While some teams have taken major steps into Stanley Cup contention, others have taken a step back. NoVa Caps … Continue reading

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A Look At The Best Acquisitions Of The 2019 NHL Trade Deadline

Photo: NHL via Getty Images The 2019 NHL Trade Deadline saw some big names switch places as contenders loaded up for Stanley Cup runs. While some moves paid big dividends, others turned out to be a bust. NoVa Caps reviews … Continue reading

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Hurricanes Acquire Erik Haula From Golden Knights In Exchange For Nicolas Roy, Conditional Fifth-Round Pick

Photo: Sporting News The Carolina Hurricanes acquired center Erik Haula from the Vegas Golden Knights in exchange for forward prospect Nicolas Roy and a conditional fifth-round pick in 2021, the teams announced late on Wednesday night.

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One Year Ago: “The Save”, Capitals Win First Stanley Cup Final Game

It is hard to believe it’s already been a year since that insane Game 2 of the 2018 Stanley Cup Final. The Washington Capitals defeated the Vegas Golden Knights 3-2 at T-Mobile Arena and won their first ever Stanley Cup … Continue reading

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NHL Postseason Inconsistencies: The Performance of the On-Ice Officials Is An Eyesore to the League

The NHL’s postseason officiating has been poor and changes must be made. Continue reading

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Checking In With Old Friends: Philipp Grubauer Is Taking the Colorado Avalanche to the Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs

Former Washington Capitals netminder Philipp Grubauer is taking the Colorado Avalanche further into the postseason. Continue reading

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Playoff Drama: Early Storylines Through the First Couple of Playoff Games

After two games of each playoff series, the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs are looking a bit unpredictable. Continue reading

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