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Washington Capitals Season Preview: Not There Yet

The Washington Capitals missed the playoffs by three points last season under former coach and player Adam Oates, three measly standings points. There’s a lot that has changed in the […]

Mar 22, 2012; San Jose, CA, USA; San Jose Sharks head coach Todd McLellan stands behind the bench during the second period against the Boston Bruins at HP Pavilion. Mandatory Credit: Jason O. Watson-USA TODAY Sports

Back to the Future! Sharks Stuck in 1988

Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde There is no denying that San Jose Sharks GM Doug Wilson and head coach Todd McLellan are some of the best in the business in […]

THW’s Composite Standings Predictions

THW’s Composite Standings Predictions

At THW, 15 of our authors have joined together and created NHL standings predictions for every team in the NHL. Authors considered the team’s previous finishes in the standings, offseason […]

Vladimir Tarasenko scored 21 goals last season (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

5 Things Fans Learned from the Blues Preseason

The St. Louis Blues and their fans alike are anxiously awaiting opening night of the 2014-15 NHL season, and the excitement is truly rising around the city. Thursday night cannot […]

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Bank On It: 30 NHL Teams, 30 Big Predictions For 2014-2015

The NHL regular season begins today, and along with it comes the large number of intriguing storylines that happen each and every year. Each NHL season is full of surprises, […]

Vladimir Tarasenko scored 21 goals last season (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

Climbing the Hill: The St. Louis Blues 2014-15 Season Preview

The St. Louis Blues are much like the fabled story of King Sisyphus. The Ephyra king, who was a well-known adulterer and murderer, was given the mindless task of rolling […]

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Five Bold Preds Predictions: Overcoming Adversity

The start of the 2014-2015 season is nearly upon us, which mean it’s time for me to deliver my five bold predictions for the Nashville Predators this season! Now the […]

Everett's Mirco Mueller is rising up some draft boards (Photo by Christopher Mast)

Could Mueller Be Sharks’ Final Puzzle Piece?

Left Handed Defense When the San Jose Sharks were struggling last regular season and in the playoffs, their weakest area on paper was obvious. They had extremely limited left-handed defense […]

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30 Players 30 Teams: The Undervalued and Overlooked

At one time or another you may have found yourself watching a hockey game when a player who you had completely forgotten about captures your eye. Perhaps he is a […]

The Sharks completed their first Western Canada sweep in franchise history.  (Mandatory Credit: Perry Nelson-USA TODAY Sports)

Sharks Diagnosis Episode I

With the regular season on the horizon, what will the Sharks decide when it comes to the captaincy? What will their lineup look like on opening night? Considering their injuries […]

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Oilers Goaltending Still Poses More Questions than Answers

The Edmonton Oilers goaltending situation has been finalized with the waiving of Richard Bachman for purpose of re-assignment to the AHL OKC Barons. Both Ben Scrivens and Viktor Fasth have […]

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Colorado Avalanche: 2014-15 Stanley Cup Champions?

In 2013-14, the Colorado Avalanche were the biggest surprise in the NHL. After failing to reach the playoffs in each of the past three seasons, stretching from 2010-11 to 2012-13, […]