The window on the Canucks’ Stanley Cup dream is quickly closing. Injuries have rendered Ryan Kesler a question mark, and without him it’s hard to see where the goals will come from beyond the Sedin line.
Author: Tom Wakefield
Another year, another season preview. As usual, we’ve ranked each team’s goaltending, defense, forwards and coaches based on expectations and past performance. However, given the shortened season, we’ve also taken a few other things into consideration.
Speculation is rampant that Leaf ownership wanted a Luongo deal, Burke did not, and that disagreement led to today’s leadership change. The thing is, from hockey perspective, NOT trading for Luongo now is the most logical thing to do.
I love the game of hockey, not economics. No matter what the cap ended up being, good general managers will still be good general managers, good coaches good coaches, etc, etc.
Tom Wakefield breaks down the Los Angeles Kings versus New Jersey Devils, predicting a Cup win for the Kings in six.
Tom Wakefield compares the 2006 and 2012 Stanley Cup Finals to explore the state of the NHL in the years since the lockout.
Tom Wakefield breaks down the Rangers-Devils NHL Eastern Conference Finals, picking New York in a grueling six games.
Tom Wakefield breaks down the NHL’s Western Conference Final, predicting a Kings victory.
Tom Wakefield takes a look at the second round match-ups in the Eastern Conference, calling for a Capitals upset.
Tom Wakefield profiles the second round in the Western Conference and laments the state of NHL playoff action.