2017-2018 Season Preview: Winnipeg Jets

The Winnipeg Jets made things interesting in the off-season by actually spending some green, something they haven’t really done since relocating from Atlanta in 2011. They signed goalie Steve Mason and defenceman Dmitry Kulikov off the free agent market and made moves to protect key players in the expansion draft. The Jets did win 40Continue reading “2017-2018 Season Preview: Winnipeg Jets”

2017-2018 Season Preview: Washington Capitals

The Washington Capitals did it again last season, winning the Presidents’ Trophy handily and subsequently leaving the post-season in an awful hurry. This time out, the Capitals failed to get past the second round of the playoffs. “People can make their own evaluations,” Washington general manager Brian MacLellan said. “I think we’re trying to throwContinue reading “2017-2018 Season Preview: Washington Capitals”

2017-2018 Season Preview: Vegas Golden Knights

The Vegas Golden Knights are ready to rumble. The NHL’s 31st team will open training camp on September 14 and will prepare to dish out 23 roster spots. They’ve drafted carefully, made a few trades and put the right people in charge. Now, the proof will or will not be in the pudding. “Training campContinue reading “2017-2018 Season Preview: Vegas Golden Knights”

2017-2018 Season Preview: Vancouver Canucks

It’s hard to put a finger on what the Vancouver Canucks are doing. They’ve missed the playoffs three of the last four seasons and have seemingly been in the midst of a so-called “rebuild on the fly” for the past several years. There have been some exciting developments, but the club has also piled upContinue reading “2017-2018 Season Preview: Vancouver Canucks”

2017-2018 Season Preview: Toronto Maple Leafs

Things have been looking up for the Toronto Maple Leafs and that could mean big things are in store for 2017-2018. Last season, the club went 40-27-15 and made it to the post-season for the first time in four seasons. They’re ready to take the next step. “Part of the excitement for our fans isContinue reading “2017-2018 Season Preview: Toronto Maple Leafs”