St. Louis Blues 2016-17 season preview

     The St. Louis Blues\’ off-season was about in the middle of the pack. Their captain, David Backes left for Boston and RW Troy Brouwer went to Calgary plus C Steve Ott went to Detroit. While the loss of Backes was hard to replace, the Blues signed David Perron to replace Brouwer and Landon FerraroContinue reading “St. Louis Blues 2016-17 season preview”

San Jose Sharks 2016-17 season preview

     The reigning Western conference champions failed to beat the Pittsburgh Penguins in the Stanley Cup finals, but now they are better with the acquisitions of LW Mikkel Boedker and D David Schlemko. Boedker adds more scoring to an already filthy top 6. Schlemko adds more defensive depth after they lost Roman Polak (TOR) andContinue reading “San Jose Sharks 2016-17 season preview”

Pittsburgh Penguins 2016-17 season preview

  The reigning Stanley Cup champions didn\’t change up their team too much in the off-season. And really, if you just won the Cup, would you do anything? Their roster is amazing and they are poised for another cup run.     The face of the NHL, C Sidney Crosby is starting the year on theContinue reading “Pittsburgh Penguins 2016-17 season preview”

Philadelphia Flyers 2016-17 season preview

 The Philadelphia Flyers weren\’t a huge team this off-season but they made some moves. They lost forwards Sam Gagner (CBJ) and Ryan White (ARI) but replaced them with the signings of Dale Weise and Boyd Gordon. Both are solid penalty killers with Gordon being an amazing faceoff man and Weise can also add some scoringContinue reading “Philadelphia Flyers 2016-17 season preview”

Ottawa Senators 2016-17 season preview

 The Ottawa Senators were involved in the NHL\’s 3rd biggest trade in the off-season when they sent C Mika Zibanejad to the Rangers in exchange for C Derick Brassard. Brassard is a better player right now but Zibanejad should have a better future than Brassard being the younger player. Besides that, not much happened. TheContinue reading “Ottawa Senators 2016-17 season preview”