2019-2020 Season Preview: Nashville Predators

The Nashville Predators are gearing up to win the Central Division for a third straight season and there’s every reason to believe they can do it. They strengthened their forward core this off-season, adding Matt Duchene to condense things down the middle. The move meant the departure of defenceman P.K. Subban, who was traded toContinue reading “2019-2020 Season Preview: Nashville Predators”

Penguins: Rutherford Will Be Busy at the Deadline

The Pittsburgh Penguins are positioning themselves for another playoff run and they’ll probably be among the most active teams at the trade deadline. Those are, of course, two obvious statements for anyone who knows Jim Rutherford and Co. But just what do the Penguins have up their proverbial sleeves? First, the reality. Pittsburgh is 27-17-6Continue reading “Penguins: Rutherford Will Be Busy at the Deadline”

Big Name Centres Populate Available UFAs

The NHL Expansion Draft and 2017 NHL Entry Draft are in the books, which means attention shifts to July 1 and the impending free agent frenzy. There are some compelling names expected to be in the works when the fur starts to fly, including a number of valuable centres. Joe Thornton is one of theContinue reading “Big Name Centres Populate Available UFAs”

Why the Penguins Will Win the Stanley Cup

The Pittsburgh Penguins could very well win it all against the San Jose Sharks, as some brave souls have predicted. And in the interest of digging deeper, it’s time to lay out the case for the Penguins as Stanley Cup champions and to explore some of the storylines to watch when the action gets underwayContinue reading “Why the Penguins Will Win the Stanley Cup”