Tampa Bay Lightning 2022-23 Season Preview

It didn’t happen until the Stanley Cup Finals, but a team finally eliminated the Lightning. The Avalanche were simply the better squad, but that doesn’t close the window for Tampa Bay’s third cup in four seasons. They have quickly rebuilt their bottom-six, which supplements an outstanding top-two lines. This offseason saw them extend a tonContinue reading “Tampa Bay Lightning 2022-23 Season Preview”

St. Louis Blues 2022-23 Season Preview

They were certainly no Avalanche, but the Blues had an incredible offensive team last year, one that did not get enough credit. They were fourth in the league in goals scored and had ten players with 47 or more points. St. Louis had incredible scoring depth and will have most of their key players returnContinue reading “St. Louis Blues 2022-23 Season Preview”

Seattle Kraken 2022-23 Season Preview

The NHL gave the Kraken an outstanding opportunity to live the magic of the Golden Knights in their inaugural season. Instead, Seattle confused everybody at the expansion draft, then proceeded to act like an actual expansion team. But don’t fear, lifelong Kraken fans! Even with the fourth overall pick, Seattle managed to luck into ShaneContinue reading “Seattle Kraken 2022-23 Season Preview”

San Jose Sharks 2022-23 Season Preview

The Sharks’ descent from perennial playoff chokers into salary cap hell has been a tough one to watch. They didn’t hire a new GM until the first week of July, and chose failed Rangers bench boss David Quinn as their new head coach. The offseason was mostly unspectacular, aside from the fact that they wereContinue reading “San Jose Sharks 2022-23 Season Preview”

Pittsburgh Penguins 2022-23 Season Preview

Entering this past offseason, it appeared that the Penguins’ front office run by Ron Hextall and Brian Burke had an impossible task of keeping all of their pending free agents. While they had to let a few go, Pittsburgh was able to retain almost everybody, including franchise icons Evgeni Malkin and Kris Letang on discountedContinue reading “Pittsburgh Penguins 2022-23 Season Preview”