Top to Bottom — Trade Deadline Edition: Pacific Division

Embed from Getty Images This is a four-part series analyzing where each NHL teams stands heading into the trade deadline based on the context of each division, and the short- and long-term implications of buying or selling with the expansion draft around the corner.  The Pacific Division is completely wide open. Though San Jose appears to…

Ondrej Pavelec to miss one week with injury

Embed from Getty Images Winnipeg Jets goaltender Ondrej Pavelec will be sidelined for the next week with a lower-body injury, sources say. Since being recalled by the Jets in mid-January, Pavelec has posted a forgettable 0.88 save percentage over the course of eight games. This will give Michael Hutchinson or Connor Hellebyuck the chance to…

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JGN 56: Wild Times At Home

Embed from Getty Images On Saturday afternoon, the Jets three-game winning streak was snapped by the historically awful Colorado Avalanche. Now, after getting an opportunity to think about how saddening that truly was, the Jets will return home tonight to play the best team in the Western Conference — The Minnesota Wild. 

Future Free Agents: Ben Bishop

Embed from Getty Images Future Free Agents is a semi-regular feature on NHLNumbers profiling players from 2017’s potential free agency class.   Ben Bishop is the biggest name set to hit this year’s free agency market. It’s obvious at this point that his time with the Tampa Bay Lightning is coming to an end, but which teams would…

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Future Free Agents: Karl Alzner

Embed from Getty Images Future Free Agents is a semi-regular feature on NHLNumbers profiling players from 2017’s potential free agency class.  With Brent Burns signed in San Jose, the 2017 unrestricted free agent defenceman market gets very thin very fast. You have Kevin Shattenkirk as your clear cut top option, especially for those teams who need…

Top to Bottom: The Overachievers and Underachievers After One Month

Embed from Getty Images It’s more of a ‘Bottom to Top’ but ‘Top to Bottom’ sounds better. This is a monthly feature where I’ll do a dive into each team’s underlying numbers to see if they match up with where they currently sit in the standings.  It’s been one month. At this point, we can, in most…

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NHLN Notebook: 10-0, Shea Weber’s luck, and Alex Burmistrov’s career

The NHLN Notebook is a semi-regular feature of interesting hockey content from the past few days that doesn’t quite deserve its own article.  The Columbus Blue Jackets beat the crap out of the Montreal Canadiens by a score of 10-0. It was probably the greatest game in franchise history, but, of course, all anybody can…

Breaking Down Summer 2016: Atlantic Division

Embed from Getty Images This article is part of a four-part series that lists all of the transactions made by each NHL team and discusses what each team’s offseason means in the context of their division. Information and data was taken from: NHL Numbers, Hockey Reference, General Fanager, Hockey Analysis, Corsica, TSN, and Rotowire. Also,…