Penn State at Northwestern Preview

Game Information: 4 Penn State 5-0 (2-0) @ Northwestern 2-2 (0-1) Saturday 10/7 12:00 pm Ryan Field Evanston, Illinois TV Coverage: ABC Weather: 74 degrees, chance of showers Line: PSU -13.5, O/U 53 Last Meeting: 2015 – Northwestern won 23-21 in Evanston Head Coaches: James Franklin, 4th year at Penn State: 54-30 overall, 30-15 at Penn…

31 Somewhat Bold Predictions for the NHL Season

The Pittsburgh Penguins will not three-peat. Nashville will prove last season wasn’t a fluke. Vegas won’t finish last in the league. None of the New York City Metro teams (Islander, Rangers, and Devils) will be in the playoffs. John Tavares will be traded before the deadline. Jordan Eberle, Johnny Boychuk, and Nick Leddy will follow…

2017-18 NHL Preview

Division Predictions *Red = Playoff Team Atlantic Tampa Bay Lightning – President’s Trophy Winner Stamkos returning from injury, the veteran presence of Kunitz, and the potential of Sergachev making the roster, makes them the best team in the conference. Toronto Maple Leafs I don’t expect any sophomore slump from them, but think they’ll actually be…

Winnipeg Jets Season Preview

2016 Jets 2016-17 season: 40-35-7, 87 points Head Coach: Paul Maurice (2014) 5th Place in Central Division General Manager: Kevin Cheveldayoff (2011) 9th Place in Western Conference AHL Affiliate: Manitoba Moose ECHL Affiliate: Jacksonville IceMen Failed to make the playoffs Cap Space: $9,013,334 2016 Team Statistics CAT. Goals For Goals Against PP % PK %…

Washington Capitals Season Preview

2016 Capitals 2016-17 season: 55-19-8, 118 points Head Coach: Barry Trotz (2014) 1st Place Metro Division General Manager: Brian McLellan (2014) 1st Place Eastern Conference AHL Affiliate: Hershey Bears ECHL Affiliate: South Carolina Stingrays Beat Toronto in the first round 4-2 Lost to Pittsburgh in the Conference semifinals 4-3 Cap Space: $-39,273 2016 Team Statistics…

Vancouver Canucks Season Preview

2016 Canucks 2016-17 season: 30-43-9, 69 points Head Coach: Travis Green (2017) 7th Place Pacific Division General Manager: Jim Benning (2014) 13th Place Western Conference AHL Affiliate: Utica Comets ECHL Affiliate: Kalamazoo Wings Failed to make the playoffs Cap Space: $3,375,001 2016 Team Statistics CAT. Goals For Goals Against PP % PK % PDO Corsi…

Toronto Maple Leafs Season Preview

2016 Maple Leafs 2016-17 season: 40-27-15, 95 points Head Coach: Mike Babcock (2015) 4th Place Atlantic Division General Manager: Lou Lamoriello (2015) 8th Place Eastern Conference AHL Affiliate: Toronto Marlies ECHL Affiliate: Orlando Solar Bears Lost to Washington in the first round 4-2 Cap Space: $-4,579,167 2016 Team Statistics CAT. Goals For Goals Against PP…

Tampa Bay Lightning Season Preview

2016 Lightning 2016-17 season: 42-30-10, 94 points Head Coach: Jon Cooper (2013) 5th Place Atlantic Division General Manager: Steve Yzerman (2010) 10th Place Eastern Conference AHL Affiliate: Syracuse Crunch ECHL Affiliate: None Failed to qualify for the playoffs Cap Space: $2,356,667 2016 Team Statistics CAT. Goals For Goals Against PP % PK % PDO Corsi…

St. Louis Blues Season Preview

2016 Blues 2016-17 season: 46-29-7, 99 points Head Coach: Mike Yeo (2017) 3rd Place Central Division General Manager: Doug Armstrong (2008) 5th Place Western Conference AHL Affiliate: Chicago Wolves (Shared with Vegas) ECHL Affiliate: Tulsa Oilers Beat Minnesota in the first round 4-1 Lost to Nashville in the conference semifinals 4-2 Cap Space: $1,555,833 2016…

San Jose Sharks Season Preview

2016 Sharks 2016-17 season: 46-29-7, 99 points Head Coach: Pete DeBoer (2015) 3rd Place Pacific Division General Manager: Doug Wilson (2003) 6th Place Western Conference AHL Affiliate: San Jose Barracuda ECHL Affiliate: Allen Americans Lost to Edmonton in the first round 4-2 Cap Space: $8,709,500 2016 Team Statistics CAT. Goals For Goals Against PP %…

Pittsburgh Penguins Season Preview

2016 Penguins 2016-17 season: 50-21-11, 111 points Head Coach: Mike Sullivan (2015) 2nd Place Metro Division General Manager: Jim Rutherford (2014) 2nd Place Eastern Conference AHL Affiliate: Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins ECHL Affiliate: Wheeling Nailers Beat Columbus in the first round 4-1 Beat Washington in the conference semifinals 4-3 Beat Ottawa in the conference final 4-3 Beat…

Vegas Golden Knights Season Preview

Golden Knights 2016-17 season: None Head Coach: Gerard Gallant (2017) General Manager: George McPhee (2016) AHL Affiliate: Chicago Wolves ECHL Affiliate: Quad City Mallards Cap Space: $5,624,168 Expansion Draft Results Team Drafted From POS Player Anaheim Ducks D Clayton Stoner Arizona Coyotes LW Teemu Pulkkinen Boston Bruins D Colin Miller Buffalo Sabres LW William Carrier…