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NHL Power Rankings: (November 22nd Edition)

by Adam Silliphant

Nov 22, 2016 7:30 PM

Casey Price and the Canadiens rank first ahead of Patrick Kane and the Blackhawks. Read more »

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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 »

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2015 NHL Offseason Power Rankings

by Darryl Reina

Jul 9, 2015 12:52 AM

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 »

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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 »
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 »
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 »
The Top Ten 2014 Unrestricted Free Agents

by Sam Metrick

Paul Stastny, Thomas Vanek, Marian Gaborik and Jarome Iginla are some of the biggest names in free agency. Read more »
2014 NHL Power Rankings At Start Of Playoffs

by Darryl Reina

The Bruins appear to be the consensus pick by many to win the Stanley Cup, though the Rangers may be that one dark-horse team to win it all. Read more »
2014 NHL Power Rankings At The Olympic Break

by Darryl Reina

The Ducks, Blues, Blackhawks, Penguins and Avalanche move into our Top-Five NHL Teams at the Sochi Olympics break. Read more »
2013-14 NHL Power Rankings

by Darryl Reina

The Bruins, Blackhawks, Penguins, Kings and Rangers are in the top-five of our preseason NHL Power Rankings. Read more »
Redoing The 1999 NHL Entry Draft

by Nick Obergan

The 1999 draft was the one that GM Brian Burke has built his entire career around, acquiring both of the Sedins for the Canucks. Read more »
Improving The Lightning: Goaltending

by Nick Obergan

If Tampa can get near-All-Star goaltending, they would return to being a big threat in the Eastern Conference, and even average goaltending would get them back into the playoffs. Read more »
Greatest Roster Series: Tampa Bay Lightning

by Nick Obergan

The Lightning are approaching their 20th anniversary and while they have just six playoffs appearances, they do have a Stanley Cup to their credit. Read more »
Grading The Deal: Lightning Sign Stamkos Long-Term

by Nick Obergan

There should be no doubt that Steven Stamkos is absolutely worth one of the ten highest annual average salaries in the league Read more »
Grading The Deal: Yzerman, Bolts Acquire Gagne On The Cheap

by Nick Obergan

Steve Yzerman continued his busy summer by acquiring Simon Gagne for a pittance. Read more »
Yzerman Brings Hope From Hockeytown to Tampa Bay

by Nick Obergan

Along with his tutelage in Detroit, Steve Yzerman has served three terms as GM internationally for Canada. The team he is taking over has some real nice pieces in place, but also a lot of question marks. Read more »
Auditing The Tampa Bay Lightning, 2007-2008

by Christopher Reina

The Tampa Bay Lightning finished tied with the Los Angeles Kings for a league-low 71 points, but since they had fewer wins, they won the tiebreaker and then the lottery and are the future home of Steven Stamkos. Read more »

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