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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Olczyk, Grier To Coach USA Hockey’s Top Prospects

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Eddie Olczyk and Mike Grier have been named the coaches for USA Hockey’s All-American Prospects game later this month. Grier was recently added to the Blackhawks scouting staff.

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Western Conference Preview: Los Angeles Kings

When you’re defending the Cup, you’ve earned the right to be our final preview from the Pacific Division. After looking ahead at the Flames, Oilers, Coyotes, Canucks, Sharks and Ducks, let’s discuss the 2014-15 Los Angeles Kings.

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Western Conference Preview: Anaheim Ducks

As we continue our swing through the Pacific Division, we get to the two teams at the top of the heap. After discussing the good and the bad with the Flames, Oilers, Canucks, Coyotes and Sharks, it’s time to look at last year’s division champions in Anaheim.

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Western Conference Preview: San Jose Sharks

As we take a tour around the Western Conference, we’ve already discussed the Flames, Oilers, Canucks and Coyotes. Now, let’s look at the tumultuous San Jose Sharks.

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Western Conference Preview: Arizona Coyotes

The Phoenix Glendale Seattle Arizona Coyotes will begin the 2014-15 season with a fresh outlook, thanks to a relatively new name and, most importantly, new ownership. But can they get back into the playoffs? After looking at the Flames, Oilers and Canucks, let’s continue our Western Conference preview series with the Arizona Coyotes.

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