2019-2020 Season Preview: Tampa Bay Lightning

For the Tampa Bay Lightning, last season was the best of times and the worst of times. Despite blasting through the regular season with 62 wins and leaving all other NHL teams in their dust, the Lightning ran into the Columbus Blue Jackets in the first round of the playoffs and were hastily swept rightContinue reading “2019-2020 Season Preview: Tampa Bay Lightning”

Rangers: Is New York’s Success “Sustainable?”

A lot of teams have been surprising this season and a big part of the job is sorting out which clubs are for real and which clubs are going through flashes of brilliance. Add the New York Rangers to the list, as they’ve been rocketing through some stellar play as of late. The problem hereContinue reading “Rangers: Is New York’s Success “Sustainable?””

2017-2018 Season Preview: New York Rangers

The New York Rangers are among the most proficient playoff teams in the NHL, in a way. They’ve played 98 post-season games since 2011, the most in the league, but they don’t have a lot to show for themselves. What’s more, the club is getting older and the window of opportunity to win it allContinue reading “2017-2018 Season Preview: New York Rangers”

Is This Finally the Year for the Washington Capitals?

After knocking off the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday night, the Washington Capitals have won 15 straight games at home. That improves their record to 27-5-1 at the Verizon Center. They haven’t lost a game at home since a shootout loss to New Jersey on December 27 and haven’t lost a home game in regulation sinceContinue reading “Is This Finally the Year for the Washington Capitals?”

Blues Trade Shattenkirk to Washington Capitals

The St. Louis Blues finally found a home for Kevin Shattenkirk, trading the defenceman and goalie Phoenix Copley to the Washington Capitals on Monday in exchange for Zach Sanford, Brad Malone, a first-round pick for the 2017 NHL Entry Draft and a few conditional picks. It’s a big price to pay for Shattenkirk, but ShattenkirkContinue reading “Blues Trade Shattenkirk to Washington Capitals”