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Sharks Will Struggle to Replace Torres

Back to Square One As mentioned here yesterday, Raffi Torres is far from a goon, and the San Jose Sharks will sorely miss the 31-year-old’s physicality and scoring ability. The […]

The Chicago Blackhawks captured their second Stanley Cup in four years. (Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports)

Central Division Predictions for 2014-15

  Do you have another opinion on these? Let us know in the comments section below. The Central Division was arguably the best division in the league in 2013-14, the […]

by · August 21, 2014 · 2 comments · Previews and Predictions
3 Bold Predictions for the 2014-15 Ottawa Senators

3 Bold Predictions for the 2014-15 Ottawa Senators

Even with all the negativity surrounding the potential of the 2014-15 Ottawa Senators, there’s still a great deal of interest. So many opportunities will arise with a younger team striving to […]

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Western Conference Powers the NHL

As NHL training camps get under way next month, senior THW contributor Shawn Reznik will have more in depth power-rankings of the entire NHL but never too early for a […]

Antti Niemi certainly proved that he was worth the money during his solid 2012-2013 NHL season. (Gary A. Vasquez-US PRESSWIRE)

Burns, Niemi, & Torres: 3 Bold Sharks Predictions

Since NHL training camps won’t get started for another month, what better way to fill a hockey news void with some bold (but perhaps not as crazy as one might […]

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Teuvo Teravainen, the Center Chicago Has Been Waiting For?

Teuvo Teravainen, the great Blackhawk hope on Chicago’s West Side, represents the astounding aspirations that consistently plague Chicago sports fans. In Chicago, when it comes to sports, fans don’t fear […]

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Masked Men Are Key in the East

What do Tuukka Rask, Sergei Bobrovsky and Henrik Lundqvist have in common? They are the last three Vezina Trophy winners, in order — and they all call the Eastern Conference […]

by · August 6, 2014 · 0 comments · Previews and Predictions
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Centres of Attention: How The West Will Be Won in 2014-15

Some say defence wins championships. Others believe Stanley Cup contenders are built from the crease out. Yet, general managers in the Western Conference appear convinced that centre depth is currently […]

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Say What?! 30 Bold Predictions for the Upcoming Season

30 Teams, 30 Bold Predictions If there is one thing that is guaranteed in the game of hockey, it is the unpredictability that the game offers.  There is not one […]

by · August 2, 2014 · 14 comments · Previews and Predictions
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Five Biggest Questions Surrounding the Red Wings

The Detroit Red Wings made a lot of questionable decisions this offseason. The re-signing of Kyle Quincey and Dan Cleary were the two biggest question marks the team faced. However, […]

Anders Lee has figured prominently into the Islanders' offense as of late and is a great low-risk option for fantasy managers in the playoffs. (Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports)

8 Deep Sleepers That Will Surprise in 2014-15

Part I: Dark Horse Breakout Candidates Every year in the NHL, there are a dark horse players that come out of nowhere to post very impressive offensive numbers. Last year, […]

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Three Bold Predictions for the Red Wings Next Season

The NHL season is set to begin in about two months, so what better time to start making bold predictions. Anyone can predict Pavel Datsyuk or Henrik Zetterberg will lead […]