Category: NHL Realignment

5 For Thought: Rangers finally home, Leafs sell high, realignment so far, Ruff’s return, and more.

Rick Nash, New York Rangers.

1. Vanek excited to join young, fast Islanders. Thomas Vanek has spent the entire first eight seasons of his NHL career with the Buffalo Sabres. His early days were blessed with team success, including a Presidents’ trophy and some promising…

Atlantic Division Is Wide Open For The Red Wings

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One of the biggest questions going into the 2013-14 NHL season is how the Detroit Red Wings will fare in the Eastern Conference. Motown’s legendary hockey club is considered a powerhouse on the decline after a successful 19 year run…

2013-14 NHL Season Preview: The Central Division

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The reigning Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks will begin the 2013-14 season as favourites to win the newly formed Central Division. The Hawks are joined by the Colorado Avalanche, Dallas Stars, Minnesota Wild, Nashville Predators, St. Louis Blues and Winnipeg…