NHL Expansion Mock Draft Armchair Edition

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It seems like just yesterday the NHL was crowning a champion. However, now it’s all about Vegas, and for all NHL fans who are not in Pittsburgh or Nashville, this is the best NHL event happening in the month of June. Vegas is set to have an almost full roster by the end of today. While they are already...

Making Plans for the 2018 All-Star Game

The NHL all but announced they will not be participating in the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang. This news following the Board of Governors meeting conducted as part of All-Star Weekend. While hockey fans around the world widely regard this news as terrible, there is a miniscule silver lining. It is expected that the NHL will hold an All-Star...

NHL’s Contenders and Pretenders: Atlantic Division

The Atlantic division is extremely crowded.  With only 8 points separating 2nd and last, every team still has a chance to reach the playoffs.  Which teams are serious contenders and which are only hanging around for the time being? Montreal Canadiens: The Montreal Canadiens started as the hottest team in the NHL. It took 11 games for the Canadiens to suffer a defeat...

ACAA NHL Team of the Week 11/5-11/12

In this inaugural Team of the Week for the Armchair All-Americans, I will take a look at player performances in the NHL over the past seven days and pick two lines of players (i.e. six forwards and four defensemen). I will select the first line based on raw points, Corsi, and Fenwick. I will also choose the second line based...

Bill’s Canadian Roadtrip Episode II: Double Double Review

The Canucks managed (shockingly) to win another game. They beat the Sabres 2-1 in a very smartly played hockey game. The game was so well managed by the Canucks that it was largely uninteresting. The Canucks turned this game into a mayonnaise sandwich on white bread, except for one sequence. The play in question can be seen from 3:53 –...