Winnipeg Jets 2017-18 season preview

                      Despite an impressive rookie campaign by Patrik Laine, the Winnipeg Jets missed the playoffs in 2016-17 with 87 points. They made a goalie change, bringing in Steve Mason and losing Ondrej Pavelec. Here\’s a look at their offseason.                        Notable additions: G Steve Mason, D Dmitry Kulikov, F Matt Hendricks.                        Notable subtractions: GContinue reading “Winnipeg Jets 2017-18 season preview”

Washington Captals 2017-18 season preview

                 In 2016-17, the Washington Capitals won their second consecutive President\’s trophy, finishing with 118 points. Even though they got past the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1st round, they once again fell to the Pittsburgh Penguins in round number two. That led to a bad offseason, which led to Alex Ovechkin trade rumors. Here\’sContinue reading “Washington Captals 2017-18 season preview”

Vegas Golden Knights 2017-18 season preview

                  The Vegas Golden Knights will be making history when they step on the ice for the first time this season. It will be their inaugural season, and there now will be 31 NHL teams. The Golden Knights had a very successful first offseason, signing Russian star Vadim Shipchyov, and picking stars like James NealContinue reading “Vegas Golden Knights 2017-18 season preview”

Vancouver Canucks 2017-18 season preview

                After signing F Loui Eriksson in the offseason, the Canucks season went downhill, and completely crashed. They finished 2nd last in the NHL and last in the Pacific division with 69 points, only ahead of the Colorado Avalanche, who had a historic season (a historically bad one) with 48 points. They made a coupleContinue reading “Vancouver Canucks 2017-18 season preview”

Toronto Maple Leafs 2017-18 season preview

              Led by a trio of rookies in Auston Matthews, Mitch Marner and William Nylander, the Toronto Maple Leafs made the playoffs for the first time since the lockout season with 95 points. But, they lost in the first round to the Washington Capitals. To mentor the youngsters, the Leafs brought in Patrick Marleau. Here\’sContinue reading “Toronto Maple Leafs 2017-18 season preview”