Penguins head coach Dan Bylsma (Flickr/wstera2)

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 […]

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Detroit Red Wings Henrik Zetterberg  - Photo By Andy Martin Jr

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, […]

Detroit Red Wings Stephen Weiss  - Photo By Andy Martin Jr

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 […]

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7 Dark Horse Breakout Candidates, Part I

Every year in the NHL, there are a dark horse players that come out of nowhere to post very impressive offensive numbers. Last year, Ondrej Palat and Reilly Smith scored […]

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Comeback Player of the Year: Bobby Ryan

You didn’t have to be an expert to know that something was clearly wrong with Bobby Ryan last season. The Ottawa Senators’ winger was on pace for career lows (minimum […]

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Top 10 NHL UFA’s Available Mid-Summer

The summer is entering it’s mid-point with many names off the board. That said there are still plenty of names available including; Martin Brodeur, Daniel Alfredsson, Dustin Penner and Michael […]

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MacTavish Has Turned Oilers Around In Two Summers

Saying the Oilers rebuild has been a disaster isn’t an understatement. The Oilers haven’t made the playoffs in eight consecutive seasons and fans aren’t happy. It’s been a dark and […]

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Top 10 Compliance Buy-Out Candidates

With the Stanley Cup Finals almost complete, the contract buy-out period is right around the corner. Last off season Grabovski, Lecavalier and Briere became free agents because of a new […]

Goaltender Peter Mannino has made some big saves for the Penguins in the first two games. (Alison Myers/THW)

Penguins’ Keys to Taking a Series Lead Against Senators

The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins arguably surpassed expectations in the first two games of their Eastern Conference quarterfinals series against the Binghamton Senators. Instead of being blown out by the Sens, the […]

The Penguins should win this series if their goaltending and defense is up to the task. (Alison Myers/THW)

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins Conference Quarterfinal Preview

The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins are in the Calder Cup Playoffs for the 12th straight season, which is tied for the longest active streak in the AHL. However, in all of those […]

Valeri Nichushkin has been compared to Rangers forward Rick Nash. (Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports)

Why the NY Rangers Will Win Against the Flyers in Round 1

The New York Rangers and Philadelphia Flyers have one of hockey’s great rivalries. They’ve been bitter division rivals since the 1974-75 season, so it’s no surprise that they’re bringing their […]