nhl season preview


This Is Why We Love the NHL

No, this isn't a Gritty love letter, but he's pretty awesome and one of many reasons why you should be pumped for the NHL season.


Here's Why You Should Be Excited About Your Favorite NHL Team This Season

No matter how bad your team is, there is always something to look forward to at the start of a new season.


DGB NHL Season Preview: The Question Marks, Contenders, and Playoff Picks

In part two of our NHL season preview, Down Goes Brown analyzes the teams he can't quite figure out, the league's best, and makes his Stanley Cup pick.


DGB NHL Season Preview: Bottom Feeders and Middle of the Pack

Down Goes Brown previews the upcoming season from worst to best. First up today, the bottom feeders and the middle of the pack.


Surprise Storylines That Could Dominate the NHL

Can the Sabres, coming off a league-worst 54-point season, make a playoff push? Where will Lightning star Steven Stamkos finish the season? There's no shortage of storylines that could emerge in the NHL.


Under the Bucket: Welcome to the Start of the NHL Season

Deaner provides his thoughts on training camp, the World Cup of Hockey, and NHL expansion.


Development Trumps Results for Leafs This Season

The Leafs are building toward the future, but that doesn't mean they can't challenge for a playoff spot.


Don't Be Surprised to See a Stanley Cup Rematch​

The Blackhawks and Lightning went down different paths this offseason, but both teams are rightfully the favourites to win it all.


Ottawa Is Greater than the Sum of Its Parts

A careful look at this team's isolated parts is the best way to feel optimistic about Ottawa's chances in 2015-16.


The Calgary Flames Will Be worth Staying up Late For

The Flames are stacked on defence and could shine in a sparsely competitive Pacific Division.


There's More to the Oilers than Connor McDavid

The Edmonton Oilers' rebuild is finally at a point where you can see light at the end of the tunnel.


The Young Winnipeg Jets Are a Major Threat

Last season's playoff berth was no fluke. Bolstered by creative young playmakers, the Winnipeg Jets are trending upward and may be the most exciting Canadian team in the NHL.