NHL Season Recaps, Predictions, and Analysis
2022-23 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs First Round Preview
A first round preview to the widest open Stanley Cup Playoffs in some time.
NHL 2022-23 Recap Week 21 Trades galore, McDavid scoring at will, Lightning have a bad week and Coyotes love big contracts
Several NHL teams were busy before the trade deadline. Some are more notable than others.
NHL 2022-23 Recap Week 15 Stamkos scores 500th goal, Canucks hire Tocchet, All-Star rosters finalized and more
One of my favorite stats is plus/minus. The team with the most players in the top six almost always wins during the playoffs. In the regular season, that's not always the case.
NHL 2022-23 Recap Week 5 Scoring is up, Eichel returns to Buffalo, Kane injured, Knight makes history
Goals, goals, goals. NHL scoring was up last year, and it ticks higher this year. We're just about at the three goals against a game mark.
2021-22 NHL Season Recap - Worst of the Season
Disappointing Team - Montreal Canadiens What was that? I wasn't expecting much. I figured they'd just miss the playoffs or grab the final spot, but that was putrid.
2021-22 NHL Season Recap - Best of the Season
Best Series - Colorado Avalanche vs. Edmonton Oilers It was a sweep, but there was a back-and-forth Game 1 and an overtime Game 4. It also showed what will come when you load up teams with next-generation superstars.
2021-22 NHL Season Recap - Stanley Cup champions and NHL awards
It started with a quote from Nathan MacKinnon after they lost to the Vegas Golden Knights in the second round.
2021-22 NHL Stanley Cup Finals Preview - Avalanche vs Lightning
The Avalanche have the +/- playoff stat on their side. The Avalanche occupy the second through seventh spots and have two others in the top fifteen.
2021-22 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Second Round Preview
What a first round of the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs! After some ugly lopsided games, we got five Game 7's, and all were close. That’s a first.
2021-22 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs First Round Preview
And so, we began our first normal NHL playoffs in three years. I got all the first-round matchups I wanted even though it wasn't looking good when the Predators were up 4-0 on the Coyotes.
NHL 2021-22 Recap Week 19 Flames extinguished, Perry hits 400, Stadium Series in Nashville, Maple Leafs Red Wings go wild
The Calgary Flames were the latest hot thing in the NHL. Winners of ten in a row, tying a franchise record, the Flames went to Vancouver and were extinguished in brutal fashion.