June 23 2016 02:00PM
The St Louis Blues had a heartbreaking end to their season falling in the Conference Finals to the San Jose Sharks, but ultimately couldn't be too upset with how things turned out. After finally knocking off the Blackhawks in an unforgettable first round series, they held off the barrage of the Stars in another seven-game nail-biter. While they ran out of steam and couldn't advance to the Stanley Cup Final, it was a pretty successful season overall.
June 20 2016 06:53PM
There's rarely a Tampa Bay Lightning story these days that doesn't somehow relate to Steven Stamkos, but it's a shame so many fail to recognize the greatness of this team besides simply #91.
Though this franchise hasn't achieved a championship on this side of two lockouts, they've been a consistent contender as just about anyone as of late, in either conference
It's easy to think their window of contention is gone if their superstar forward doesn't stick around ... but there's plenty to like about this team than simply one player.
June 16 2016 10:51AM
Florida Panthers: Fancy jerseys, fancy haircuts, fancy players, fancy cats, and perhaps most importantly, fancy stats.
If you haven't noticed yet, this is an organization that's finally figured it out, on and off the ice. Though they might not be dominating the league yet or packing the stands every night, they've set themselves up with one of the nicest futures in the NHL going forward.
June 11 2016 06:54PM
Pavel Datsyuk really messes this whole salary cap thing up, eh? It's really hard to say what the Wings future holds, especially when they might be saddled with the cap hit of Datsyuk without actually having him on their roster.
While they did extend a 25-year playoff streak this season, honestly, just making the playoffs was a near-miracle in itself. And in an improving Atlantic Division, it might be another year of just making it... or 2016-17 could be *GASP* the year the Wings finally miss the playoffs.
June 04 2016 12:00PM
Minnesota: Land of 10,000
Lakes bad contracts.
After crashing out of the playoffs in six games, what's next for the Wild? The answer may (ok it probably won't) surprise you: