Friday, November 22, 2019

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...

St. Louis Blues vs. Nashville Predators Series Preview

St. Louis Blues Road The Blues beat the second best in the West, the Minnesota Wild in five games. Although the Wild were not as good as many people expected, St. Louis went on the road and took care of business. After firing Ken Hitchcock, the team gained serious momentum with new Coach Mike Yeo. St. Louis has not turned...

Wild Eliminated from Playoffs in Worst Possible Fashion

The Minnesota Wild worked all season for home-ice and an opportunity to play a lower seed, only to lose in five games. This was supposed to be the deepest team yet. This was supposed to be the team to make a deep run. However in the end, it is the same old Wild. Boy, does this one hurt. Wild...

Wild Rise to the Occasion, Force a Game Five

“Duuuuuuuubs!” What a game from the Minnesota Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk. A 28 save shutout, and a complete dominate performance. Wild fans can finally exhale. They got one! The Wild survived Game Four and have avoided a sweep. Here come the clichés. The message for the Wild is; take it one shift at a time, one period at a time, and one...

A “Wild” Nightmare

St. Paul, Minnesota - Two heart breaking losses on home ice and the Minnesota Wild have found themselves in a deep 2-0 hole going back to St. Louis for Games Three and Four. Despite out-shooting, out-hitting and winning the faceoff battle against the St. Louis Blues, Minnesota has failed to come out victorious. As previously stated, this series would come down to the...

Full NHL First Round Preview

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The hardest trophy to win in sports, the Stanley Cup, is back up for grabs. 16 teams and eight intriguing first round matchups begin today with five sure-to-be exhilarating games. Let’s take a look at each of the first round matchups and predict a winner. Eastern Conference: Montreal Canadiens vs. New York Rangers: This fantastic Original Six matchup features two of...

Minnesota Wild vs St. Louis Blues

Minnesota Wild's Road The Minnesota Wild had a season to remember. They registered 49 wins, 106 regular season points, and a 12 game win streak. After a record breaking regular season, the Wild are starting to gel again. With the franchise record in wins and points, the Wild are feeling good entering the postseason. In a 3-1 victory against the Arizona...

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the Kevin Shattenkirk Deal

With the trade deadline behind us, most of the writers here declared the Washington Capitals the unequivocal winners. Thanks to the trading of Kevin Shattenkirk, the Capitals have arguably the best defensive corps in the league. Let us break down the terms of the deal as well as the good, the bad, and the ugly that comes with it. The...

NHL Contenders and Pretenders: Central Division

With Stanley Cup contenders and pretenders from the Atlantic and Metropolitan divisions analyzed, here is an in depth look at the Central division. Minnesota Wild: Yeah, I'm not too hot on Minnesota. Crazy right? One of the highest scoring teams, paired with the clear cut favorite for the Vezina Trophy. Sounds like a team to be reckoned with, right? Not so...

Who Should Have Really Paid for the Blues’ Struggles This Season?

In the five season span Hitchcock has coached the Blues, they rank third in regular season win %. During this span, St. Louis has also finished first or second in the central division. With numbers like that, it is safe to say that the Blues have been one of the league's upper-echelon clubs over the last half decade. Although...
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