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A Love Letter (Of Sorts) To The San Jose Sharks

by John Watson

Jun 15, 2016 9:34 PM

The Sharks made a sportswriter out of John Watson, albeit indirectly. Here's how and why they still matter to him no matter where he is. Read more »

Tags: San Jose Sharks

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2016 Stanley Cup Final Preview (Sharks Vs. Penguins)

by Darryl Reina

May 29, 2016 1:13 AM

It should be an entertaining and tight series but the Sharks' ability to be the better and more consistent checking team will decide the final outcome. Read more »

Tags: San Jose Sharks, St Louis Blues

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2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs (Conference Finals Predictions)

by Darryl Reina

May 13, 2016 2:50 PM

The Penguins, Lightning, Sharks and Blues are one series away from reaching the Stanley Cup Finals. Read more »

Tags: Pittsburgh Penguins, San Jose Sharks, St Louis Blues, Tampa Bay Lightning

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2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs (Second Round Predictions)

by Darryl Reina

After going just 4-4 in our first-round predictions, here are RealGMís picks for the Conference Semifinals. Read more »
2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs (First Round Predictions)

by Darryl Reina

With the Stanley Cup Playoffs beginning, here are our predictions for the first round. Read more »
What's Going On With The Rangers?

by Thomas Andreu

The problems the Rangers have are fixable but unlikely to happen with Dan Girardi most likely not being traded. The team can return to the playoffs and even make a push towards the Stanley Cup again, but it will take some big changes. Read more »
RealGM's Predictions For The 15-16 NHL Season

by Darryl Reina

The Ducks are this year's trendy pick for the Stanley Cup, but the Rangers are our selection while the Blue Jackets are a solid dark horse. Read more »
2015 NHL Offseason Power Rankings

by Darryl Reina

The NHL's more elite free agents have either moved on or re-signed with their home team, trades have been made and the draft has come and gone. Read more »
Previewing The Stanley Cup Finals

by Darryl Reina

The Stanley Cup finals will have plenty of star quality that will produce an exciting match-up between the young Lightning and the veteran Blackhawks. Read more »
NHL Conference Finals Preview

by Darryl Reina

The Ducks, Blackhawks, Rangers and Lightning comprise the NHL Conference Finals. Read more »
RealGM's Predictions For The Second Round Of The Stanley Cup Playoffs

by Darryl Reina

After going a respectable 6-2 predicting the first-round winners, RealGM takes a look at the Conference semifinals. Read more »
RealGM's Predictions For The First Round Of The Stanley Cup Playoffs

by Darryl Reina

Here are RealGM's predictions for the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Read more »
Recapping The 2015 NHL Trade Deadline

by Thomas Andreu

As the trade deadline passed, we got a sense of the teams that are trying to fill whatever depth holes that they had. There wasn't a ton of action on deadline day itself, but the weeks preceding it were filled with big trades that have major implications as we progress towards the playoffs. Read more »
Grading The Deal: Sabres Acquire Kane, Hope It Leads To McDavid

by Thomas Andreu

Buffalo is trying to be the absolute worst team in the league and is trying to solidify the best odds at Connor McDavid while also collecting great assets for the future. Winnipeg is attempting to solidify a playoff spot and add to an already stacked defensive core, while also collecting future assets. Read more »
Where The Oilers Go From Here

by Thomas Andreu

Itís been a disastrous year for the Oilers considering all the moves they made in the offseason to finally get out of the bottom half of the standings and they face a lot of questions as they approach the trade deadline. Read more »
How The Islanders Became The NHL's Most Improved Team

by Thomas Andreu

With struggles dating back to 2008, it was time for the Islanders to stop waiting and make a move to establish themselves as a legitimate contending team over the offseason and that is exactly what they did. Read more »
NHL Power Rankings, Mid-January Edition

by Darryl Reina

The Predators, Blackhawks, Ducks, Lightning, Rangers and Islanders have all been banking wins of late to reach the top-tier of our NHL Power Rankings. Read more »
NHL Power Rankings, Mid-December Edition

by Darryl Reina

There are 11 NHL teams all within five points of each other at the top of the standings, but the Blackhawks, Ducks, Red Wings, Penguins and Blues headline our rankings. Read more »
On Toronto's Five-Year Extension For Jake Gardiner

by Sam Metrick

The Leafs signed Jake Gardiner to a five-year extension worth $20.25 million, which is a fair value for a defenseman of his ability even though a two-year bridge deal would have been less risky. Read more »
Nashville's Center Problem

by Sam Metrick

With Nashville being a small market team, the franchise has financially strict parameters. David Poile has always done his best to work around that, often resorting to short-term solutions to try to keep the team in the playoff hunt. Read more »

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