2016-2017 Season Preview: Winnipeg Jets

The Winnipeg Jets closed out 2015-2016 with a 35-39-8 record, good for a last place finish in the Central Division. The club scored 215 goals, the lowest totals in the division, and allowed 239 goals against. Despite the miserable finish, general manager Kevin Cheveldayoff is hopeful about the fortunes of the Jets and the futureContinue reading “2016-2017 Season Preview: Winnipeg Jets”

2016-2017 Season Preview: Washington Capitals

The Washington Capitals closed out 2015-2016 by having their best season in franchise history. They posted a 56-18-8 record and scored a whopping 252 goals. They allowed just 193 goals against and secured the Presidents’ Trophy. Unfortunately, things fell apart in the playoffs and the Capitals lost in the second round to the eventual StanleyContinue reading “2016-2017 Season Preview: Washington Capitals”

2016-2017 Season Preview: Vancouver Canucks

The Vancouver Canucks would like to put 2015-2016 behind them. They finished the season with a 31-38-13 record, good for sixth in the Pacific Division and 13th in the Western Conference. The Canucks had the second-worst offence in the NHL, scoring just 191 goals. They allowed a miserable 243 goals against. Once again, the majorityContinue reading “2016-2017 Season Preview: Vancouver Canucks”

2016-2017 Season Preview: Toronto Maple Leafs

The Toronto Maple Leafs would like to forget 2015-2016 for the most part. They finished with a 29-42-11 record, the worst record in the National Hockey League. The last place finish put them in position to win the NHL Draft Lottery, which they did. And with that top selection, the Maple Leafs went on toContinue reading “2016-2017 Season Preview: Toronto Maple Leafs”

2016-2017 Season Preview: Tampa Bay Lightning

The Tampa Bay Lightning polished off the 2015-2016 NHL season with a 46-31-5 record, good for second place in the Atlantic Division. The Lightning finished six points behind the division-leading Florida Panthers and four points ahead of the Detroit Red Wings and Boston Bruins. Tampa made a considerable playoff push but were held out ofContinue reading “2016-2017 Season Preview: Tampa Bay Lightning”