1. 6 Reasons the Western Conference Is Better Than the East

    Here's an age old-question: Is the East or the West better? Well, as far as the National Hockey League is concerned, the West is better right now...

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  2. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and 7 Rookies Who Will Come Up Big This Season

    There are a number of rookies who are ready to make an impact on the league this year. Some are fresh out of the draft, while others were drafted some time ago and have finally cracked an NHL roster, ready to do some damage for their team...

    Jack Soule Written by Jack Soule about over 2 years ago 869 reads 11 comments

  3. Colorado Avalanche and 6 Teams That Will Fade from Fast Start

    The majority of NHL teams are playing as expected for the most part and sitting exactly where one would expect them to be in the standings. However, there are a few that have gotten out of the gates with a hot start...

    Jack Soule Written by Jack Soule about over 2 years ago 2,360 reads 50 comments

  4. Ranking All the NHL Coaches Who Used to Play

    Of the NHL's 30 current head coaches, 13 played 100 games or more at the NHL level. Let's look at how successful they were. Some struggled to really stay in the NHL full-time, while others were first-round picks who enjoyed long and successful careers...

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  5. NHL Trade Rumors: Toronto Maple Leafs and 7 Teams Looking to Shake Things Up

    After only a few weeks of playing hockey, seven teams are already looking to shake things up in some major ways. There have been a number of significant names being shopped around and there have been a number of scouts attending games in certain cities...

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  6. NHL Predictions 2012: Washington Capitals Are Primed for a Stanley Cup Run

    After postseason loss after grueling postseason loss, the Washington Capitals are finally poised to make a proper Stanley Cup run. Will they make it all the way or not? That's the tough question everyone in Washington is asking their self...

    Jack Soule Written by Jack Soule about over 2 years ago 1,448 reads 36 comments

  7. NHL Predictions 2012: Ilya Bryzgalov and 5 Toughest Goalies to Fool

    The NHL boasts a large number of quality netminders this season. A lot of these goalies are hard to get the puck by...

    Jack Soule Written by Jack Soule about over 2 years ago 1,291 reads 17 comments

  8. 15 Slickest Shootout Moves of All Time

    Since its introduction to the NHL six years ago, the shootout has been one of the greatest spectacles to watch in the sports world. It has been a medium for the NHL's best to showcase their skill and creativity...

    Jack Soule Written by Jack Soule about almost 3 years ago 633 reads 8 comments

  9. 13 Best Energy Players in the NHL

    Every team in the NHL needs energy players. Energy players are the guys who get it done when other players are struggling, guys who are willing to go the extra mile...

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  10. Washington Capitals V. Carolina Hurricanes: What to Watch for Tonight

    The puck will drop tonight at 7:00PM EST to begin the 2011-2012 regular season for Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals . The Capitals, under Bruce Boudreau as head coach for yet another season, have a promising and exciting season ahead of them...

    Jack Soule Written by Jack Soule about almost 3 years ago 167 reads 2 comments

  11. Mike Milbury Is a Loudmouth, but That May Be Good for the NHL

    The NHL 's new television contract with NBC might have many die-hard fans disappointed, as it means more years to come of Mike Milbury giving his ridiculous commentary during games and intermissions...

    Jack Soule Written by Jack Soule about almost 3 years ago 1,031 reads 11 comments

  12. The Case for Nicklas Backstrom as a Selke Trophy Candidate

    Typically when one thinks of the Selke Trophy—given to the forward judged to be the best at the defensive aspects of the game— one thinks of Pavel Datsyuk and the home ...

    Jack Soule Written by Jack Soule about almost 3 years ago 391 reads 7 comments

  13. Washington Capitals: 5 Reasons Why Alexander Semin Will Not Be Traded

    It's no secret that the Capitals have made a lot of roster moves this summer, signing forwards Troy Brouwer, Joel Ward, Jeff Halpern, Mattias Sjogren of the Swedish Elite League and an AHLer fresh off a season in the KHL Chris Bourque...

    Jack Soule Written by Jack Soule about almost 3 years ago 531 reads 4 comments

  14. Washington Capitals: 10 Bold Predictions for the 2011-2012 Season

    Now that the free agency buzz has died down a lot, a lot of hockey's faithful are now finding themselves bored in the summer heat of hockey's offseason...

    Jack Soule Written by Jack Soule about almost 3 years ago 693 reads 9 comments

  15. 8 Reasons Why Alexander Ovechkin Is the Greatest Hockey Player in the World

    There's a lot of talk among hockey fans these days about who the best player is. Who is the best player in the NHL ? Who is the best hockey player in the world? Who's better, Crosby ...

    Jack Soule Written by Jack Soule about almost 3 years ago 4,829 reads 166 comments

  16. Why Stamkos Stayed in Tampa and Why Karl Alzner Came so Cheap for Washington

    It is no longer news that George McPhee, general manager of the Washington Capitals , did incredible work this summer during the first half of the NHL 's free agency period...

    Jack Soule Written by Jack Soule about almost 3 years ago 487 reads 5 comments

  17. Washington Capitals Development Camp: Assessing Prospects and Franchise's Future

    Saturday concluded the Washington Capitals ' annual Development Camp. All of the Capitals' young prospects, along with some free agent invitees, spent the week in Arlington at the ...

    Jack Soule Written by Jack Soule about almost 3 years ago 994 reads 15 comments

  18. Bruce Boudreau: How Long is Washington Capitals Coach's Leash?

    After three seasons of more than disappointing playoff failures, many Washington Capitals fans want head coach Bruce Boudreau gone...

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  19. NHL Free Agents 2011: Washington Capitals Not Done, What Else To Expect

    The Washington Capitals are not done making significant moves during the 2011 NHL free-agency period. I guarantee it...

    Jack Soule Written by Jack Soule about 3 years ago 2,005 reads 36 comments

  20. NHL Trade News: Washington Capitals Shed Salary by Trading Eric Fehr

    This afternoon, Danick Paquette's name likely blew up in Google search topics as thousands of Washington Capitals fans probably wanted to know more about the unknown prospect they just received in a trade...

    Jack Soule Written by Jack Soule about 3 years ago 944 reads 0 comments

  21. Washington Capitals Are Heavy Stanley Cup Favorites After Day One of Free Agency

    During free agencies and trade deadlines of the past, Washington Capitals ' General Manager George McPhee has often earned himself the name, Sleepy McPhee. Not this year. McPhee just got serious...

    Jack Soule Written by Jack Soule about 3 years ago 1,345 reads 56 comments

  22. NHL Free Agency: Washington Capitals Trade Semyon Varlamov and Get a Steal

    Washing Capitals General Manager George McPhee has always shown himself to be very patient and extremely adept at planning years in advance with roster moves and non-moves...

    Jack Soule Written by Jack Soule about 3 years ago 571 reads 1 comments

  23. NHL Free Agency: Jeff Halpern Returns to Washington Capitals, Boyd Gordon Leaves

    Well, it looks like Washington Capitals ' GM George McPhee is doing some significant re-tinkering of his team's roster. Former Capital Jeff Halpern is now coming back into Washington D...

    Jack Soule Written by Jack Soule about 3 years ago 317 reads 2 comments

  24. 5 Reasons Braden Holtby Will Become Washington Capitals Starting Goalie

    George McPhee and Bruce Boudreau have a dilemma on their hands that needs to be solved immediately. They must decide who will be the No. 1 goalie for the Washington Capitals in the 2011-2012 NHL regular season...

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  25. 2011 NHL Draft: Grade for Washington Capitals GM George McPhee So Far

    For the first time since becoming the Washington Capitals General Manager in 1997, George McPhee traded away the Caps' first-round pick today on the drafting floor...

    Jack Soule Written by Jack Soule about 3 years ago 923 reads 5 comments