January 14th, 2016 In Commentary, Editor's Choice, Power Rankings, Previews and Predictions 0 comments

NHL Standings Predictions: Off-Season Edition Off-Season Predictions Rehash NHL Standings Predictions: Pre-Season Edition Let’s try this again. As of Wednesday night, every team has reached the 41-game midpoint of the NHL regular season. Fortunately, for my off-season and pre-season standings predictions, we’re only halfway...

October 7th, 2015 In Power Rankings, Previews and Predictions 0 comments

The Eastern Conference will be incredibly competitive in 2015-16. There will surely be a few Stanley Cup contenders and even a few bottom feeders, although it is difficult right now to see any team in the Conference falling too far. Although I primarily follow and write about the Philadelphia Flyers, I have kept a keen eye on the developments...

September 11th, 2015 In Power Rankings, Top 10 Lists 0 comments

Looking ahead to the upcoming 2015-16 NHL season, a few teams stand to have tremendous power play units. But which team has the best power play in the league overall? Let's take a look at the top five power play units and what makes them effective: 5. Philadelphia Flyers One bright point of Philadelphia’s bleak season was their power play. Led...

September 2nd, 2015 In Player Profiles, Power Rankings 0 comments

The Metropolitan Division is a division that has some serious goaltending competition. To me it has the best goalies top to bottom as a division in the NHL. Anyone who watched all seven games of the Rangers versus Capitals series last season witnessed a goalie matchup for the ages. Henrik Lundqvist and Braden Holtby were simply outstanding the...

August 25th, 2015 In Power Rankings, Previews and Predictions 0 comments

The 2015-2016 hockey season has a lot of storylines as usual. In a crowded Eastern Conference that has 16 teams, making the playoffs is a season long grind. We have seen some great runs in recent seasons, and most recently the Ottawa Senators who appeared out of the ashes and qualified for the 2014-2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Not many at the start...

August 12th, 2015 In Power Rankings, Previews and Predictions 0 comments

Late July and August are the dead weeks of the hockey season. Those of us who enjoy discussing hockey on a daily basis are left with writing a number of prediction pieces. Colleague Larry Fisher recently predicted what he thinks will be the entire NHL standings at the end of the 2015-16 season. Yours truly, on the other hand, has broken up...

August 11th, 2015 In Power Rankings, Top 10 Lists 0 comments

Charlie Conway, Adam Banks, and Gordon Bombay: three men who spawned an entire hockey franchise through the Disney corporation. They were a roster of misfits that somehow found themselves in championship game after championship game. From District 5 on the mean streets of Minneapolis to the hallowed halls of Eden... Hall. The Mighty Ducks inspired...

August 7th, 2015 In Power Rankings, Previews and Predictions 0 comments

Late July and August are the dead weeks of the hockey season. Those of us who enjoy discussing hockey on a daily basis are left with writing a number of prediction pieces. Colleague Larry Fisher recently predicted what he thinks will be the entire NHL standings at the end of the 2015-16 season. In this column, I will look exclusively at the eight...

July 27th, 2015 In Editor's Choice, Power Rankings, Previews and Predictions 0 comments

NHL Standings Predictions: Off-Season Edition Everybody is entitled to their opinions and we’re all free to express them. To each their own, they say — unless you’re predicting the NHL standings for next season. When the comments reached triple-digits on my Off-Season Edition — topping 100 on the weekend — I knew I had to...

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