Navigating Potholes with the Expansion Draft’s Games Played Threshold

Embed from Getty Images While the average training camp typically provides enough media fodder all on its own, there are a couple of extra wrinkles for the Canucks this season. One is that Troy Stecher, who probably should have been around ninth or tenth on the Canucks’ defensive depth, has been pretty clearly better than…

Breaking Down Summer 2016: Metropolitan 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,…

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WWYDW: Final Cuts

The pre-season is coming to an end this weekend, and the real season will be here in short order. At this moment, things are a little messy. Players like Troy Stecher, Jack Skille, Tuomo Ruutu,Brendan Gaunce, and Joe Labate have had very good showings, obviously to varying degrees, and are pushing themselves into the conversation…