NHL Announces Rule Changes

The NHL announced a series of rule changes for the 2014-15 season, including making a spin-o-rama move in the shootout illegal.

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Report: No “24/7″ For 2015 Winter Classic

According to reports out of Toronto, HBO will not be producing a 24/7 series leading up to the 2015 Bridgestone Winter Classic between the Blackhawks and Capitals.

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Official: Winter Classic at Nationals Park

The NHL made official on Wednesday morning what had already been reported here and elsewhere over the weekend, naming Nationals Park in Washington DC as the home for the 2015 Bridgestone Winter Classic.

On Sept. 23, the Washington Capitals will unveil their alternate sweaters for the game. No word yet on if/when the Hawks will unveil new jerseys of their own for the game.

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Eastern Conference Preview: New York Islanders

As we look ahead to the 2014-15 NHL season, we have already discussed the Pacific Division. We’re now half-way through the Metropolitan Division, having previewed the Carolina HurricanesNew Jersey Devils and Washington Capitals.

Now, let’s take a look at a young team getting their captain back from an Olympic injury. Will John Tavares lead the Islanders back into the playoffs?

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NHL.com: Teuvo Teravainen Top-5 Prospect

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On Tuesday, NHL.com released their rankings of the top-60 prospects heading into the 2014-15 season. Chicago’s Teuvo Teravainen made the top five.

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Eastern Conference Preview: Washington Capitals

As we look ahead to the 2014-15 NHL season, we have already discussed the Pacific Division. We have now turned our attention to the Metropolitan Division, beginning with the Carolina Hurricanes and New Jersey Devils.

Washington will host the Blackhawks in this season’s Winter Classic, and they continue to be the most enigmatic team of the last decade. Let’s take a look at this year’s Capitals.

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Report: Winter Classic at Nationals Park

According to a report published Saturday by the Washington Post, an agreement has been reached for Nationals Park to host the 2015 Winter Classic on Jan. 1 between the Washington Capitals and Chicago Blackhawks. 

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Eastern Conference Preview: New Jersey Devils

As we look ahead to the 2014-15 NHL season, we have already discussed the Pacific Division. We have now turned our attention to the Metropolitan Division, beginning with the Carolina Hurricanes. Now let’s discuss a team that will be without a familiar face for the first time in a generation: the New Jersey Devils.

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Blackhawks Dominate NHL.com Position Ranks

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Over the last few days, NHL.com has ranked the top 14 players at each position in the league heading into the 2014-15 season. Predictably, the Blackhawks were very well represented.

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Eastern Conference Preview: Carolina Hurricanes

We  looked at the teams in the Pacific Division, and now we’ll turn our attention to the Eastern Conference.

In the Metropolitan Division, the Carolina Hurricanes finished only four points out of the cellar last year. But an injury-plagued team that was 10 points from a playoff spot looks to bounce back in a big way this year.

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