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Will the Florida Panthers Make the Playoffs?

When people mention the Florida Panthers, the majority of hockey fans instantly count them out of any playoff contention. They are considered to be one of the worst teams in […]

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5 Predictions for the 2014-15 San Jose Sharks

San Jose Sharks training camp will be a little more spirited  than it has been in recent years when it opens September 19. In an offseason that left Sharks fans […]

Tomas Hertl is experiencing reality for the first time in his young career (Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports).

Despite Drama, Sharks’ Cup Window Wide Open

With an offseason from H, E, double hockey sticks, there has been nothing but negativity lately surrounding the San Jose Sharks. However, despite the drama, the future isn’t all that […]

Evaluating the Window of Every Team: Central

Evaluating the Window of Every Team: Central

Part I: Metropolitan Division Part II: Atlantic Division When evaluating a team’s chances to win the Stanley Cup, teams are often judged based on the status of their “window”. A […]

by · September 8, 2014 · 2 comments · Previews and Predictions
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Facing Fate: Why Sharks Will Stumble Again

Last week we previewed what the San Jose Sharks are going to look like on the blue-line and at forward come the regular season. But where will the 2014-15 Sharks […]

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Ottawa Senators 2014-15 Player Projections

It’s that time of year again. Fantasy hockey is just starting up and fans want to know what players could be good grabs in their respective drafts. Though the Ottawa […]

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Sharks Season Preview Part II: Forwards

  With training camp nearing, it’s the time of year for season previews. Last week we previewed what the San Jose Sharks blue-line might look like on opening night. But […]

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THW’s Big List of Rookie Sleeper Candidates

  Be sure to check out other instalments in our Big List Series THW’s Big List of Comeback Candidates THW’s Big List of Bust Candidates THW’s Big List of Breakout […]

by · September 4, 2014 · 6 comments · Fantasy, Previews and Predictions
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Could Niemi Be a Cup Castoff Again?

 1943 Wings, 2011 Bruins, 2015 Sharks? First things first, I’m a realist. No, I do not see the San Jose Sharks pulling off what the 1943 Red Wings and 2011 […]

Mikael Granlund was certainly celebrating his fair share of points before he left to Sochi, and might be in line to celebrate many more after being Team Finland's leading offensive contributor. (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

THW’s Big List of Breakout Candidates

  Be sure to check out other instalments in our Big List Series THW’s Big List of Comeback Candidates THW’s Big List of Bust Candidates THW’s Big List of Breakout […]

by · September 3, 2014 · 0 comments · Fantasy, Previews and Predictions
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Sharks Season Preview Part I: Defense

With the 2014-15 NHL season just weeks away, it’s time for season previews. This first installment previews what the Sharks blue-line will look like to start the season. There are […]

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What Does Your NHL Expansion Team Look Like?

The Vancouver Province reported NHL expansion to Las Vegas and Seattle as a “done deal” early last week and the hockey world has been a buzz about the notion ever […]