New Jersey Devils 2021-22 Season Preview

Last year’s East Division consisted of eight teams, but really six teams trying to beat up on the Devils and Sabres the most. The return of the Metropolitan Division will have the Blue Jackets fill Buffalo’s role, but the Devils will try to become a seventh good team. They got aggressive in the offseason, signingContinue reading “New Jersey Devils 2021-22 Season Preview”

Nashville Predators 2021-22 Season Preview

The Predators made the playoffs last season thanks to elite goaltending. But this offseason, they made their team even more dependent Juuse Saros, by getting worse. Nashville shipped out multiple veterans while watching Pekka Rinne retire, although they did not get a ton of picks and prospects back, either. The strategy by General Manager DavidContinue reading “Nashville Predators 2021-22 Season Preview”

Montreal Canadiens 2021-22 Season Preview

Has a team that made it to the Stanley Cup Finals ever had worse playoff odds coming into the next season than the Canadiens. You can argue that easy scheduling helped them go nearly all the way last year, as well as unpredictably good goaltending. Carey Price is sure to regress and captain Shea WeberContinue reading “Montreal Canadiens 2021-22 Season Preview”

Minnesota Wild 2021-22 Season Preview

The team drenched in mediocrity finally saw a way out last year… and they lost in the first round again. The Wild, perhaps by pure chance or by great roster construction, were a dominant regular season team in an admittedly weak West Division. Still, they managed to go toe-to-toe with the Golden Knights of allContinue reading “Minnesota Wild 2021-22 Season Preview”

Los Angeles Kings 2021-22 Season Preview

Of all the bad teams in the league, the Kings may have the brightest future. Picking in the top-five for multiple seasons helped that for sure. A sign of moving out of a rebuild is when a team aggressively adds in an offseason when the young talent is moving in. That is something the KingsContinue reading “Los Angeles Kings 2021-22 Season Preview”