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Sep 22, 2018

Detroit Red Wings: Mike Green injury a blessing in disguise

The injury to Mike Green is not a good one for the Detroit Red Wings. However, long-term, it could be a good thing.  One of the most puzzling moves this offseason was the Detroit Red Wings signing defenseman Mike Green. Now, he’s a perfectly fine defenseman. But not one who should be playing top pairing […] Detroit Red Wings: Mike Green injury a blessing in disguise - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Sep 22, 2018

Florida Panthers and Quebec City: Could it Happen?

Quebec City needs an NHL team. Could the Florida Panthers be a good fit? NHL expansion is all the talk these days with Las Vegas in 2017 and Seattle all but a certainty for the 2020 season. But what about relocation, especially for teams like the Arizona Coyotes and the Florida Panthers? With Quebec City […] Florida Panthers and Quebec City: Could it Happen? - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Sep 22, 2018

New York Rangers preview: Henrik Lundqvist leads rebuild

The New York Rangers are heading into a much-needed rebuild led by aging franchise goaltender Henrik Lundqvist. For the first time in goaltender Henrik Lundqvist’s career, the New York Rangers enter the season as a rebuilding team. Lundqvist had to play a completely meaningless game for the first time in his career. And for just […] New York Rangers preview: Henrik Lundqvist leads rebuild - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Sep 21, 2018

Hall of Famers to be removed from the Stanley Cup

Every 13 years, the top band of the Stanley Cup is removed to make room for the new crop of Stanley Cup champions. The Washington Capitals‘ Stanley Cup victory will mark the start of a new era on hockey’s holy grail. They are going to be the first team engraved on the newest band, with […] Hall of Famers to be removed from the Stanley Cup - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Sep 21, 2018

NHL Fails To Properly Punish Domi’s Sucker Punch

The NHL failed to give Montreal Canadiens forward Max Domi an appropriate punishment for punching Aaron Ekblad. The NHL missed the mark by failing to hand out proper punishment against Montreal Canadiens forward Max Domi for his sucker punch on Florida Panthers defenseman Aaron Ekblad. Domi was handed a slap on the wrist after being […] NHL Fails To Properly Punish Domi’s Sucker Punch - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Sep 21, 2018

New York Islanders preview: Mathew Barzal leads group of misfits

Mathew Barzal will lead the New York Islanders’ group of misfits. But will adding Barry Trotz to the coaching staff be enough to turn the tides of the franchise?  Back in the late 1970’s and early 1980’s, it was cool to be a fan of the New York Islanders. They won four straight Stanley Cups from […] New York Islanders preview: Mathew Barzal leads group of misfits - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Sep 20, 2018

Montreal Canadiens: Max Domi suspension leaves bad first impression

Even though Montreal Canadiens center Max Domi won’t lose anything tangible by being suspended for the rest of the preseason, his lack of maturity hurts both him and the Habs. For approximately 90 percent of NHL players, preseason games are irrelevant. While there could be some competitions for fourth line or third pairing spots, rosters […] Montreal Canadiens: Max Domi suspension leaves bad first impression - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Sep 20, 2018

Columbus Blue Jackets: Panarin and Bobrovsky decisions will shape future

Artemi Panarin and Sergei Bobrovsky are two very prominent potential free agents for the Columbus Blue Jackets. Do they sign long-term, or should the Jackets cut bait? The Columbus Blue Jackets are in a little bit of a tough spot right now. The team finished last season with a record of 45-30-7, good for 97 […] Columbus Blue Jackets: Panarin and Bobrovsky decisions will shape future - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Sep 20, 2018

New Jersey Devils preview: Taylor Hall must lead the way again

Due to a suspiciously quiet summer, it will be up to Taylor Hall and an improving young core to carry the New Jersey Devils back to the postseason.  The New Jersey Devils were by a wide margin the most surprising team in the Eastern Conference last season. They were projected by many to finish towards […] New Jersey Devils preview: Taylor Hall must lead the way again - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Sep 20, 2018

St. Louis Blues Busy Summer Still Leaves Questions In Net

Despite their impressive offseason, the St. Louis Blues goaltending is still questionable at best. The St. Louis Blues missed the playoffs for the first time in seven seasons a year ago and spent the summer attempting to ensure it wouldn’t become a trend. The Blues were one of the busiest teams in the offseason overhauling […] St. Louis Blues Busy Summer Still Leaves Questions In Net - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Sep 20, 2018

Montreal Canadiens: No Excuse For Max Domi’s Sucker Punch

Max Domi tried a bit too hard to make a good first impression with the Montreal Canadiens. Max Domi made quite the first impression with his new club as his debut with the Montreal Canadiens led to a match penalty and future suspension. As the Canadiens hosted the Florida Panthers, Domi attempted to get under […] Montreal Canadiens: No Excuse For Max Domi’s Sucker Punch - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Sep 19, 2018

Buffalo Sabres signing Reinhart short-term could lead to long-term regret

While signing Sam Reinhart to a two-year deal makes a lot of sense for the Buffalo Sabres right now, it could hurt them in the long run.  After another disappointing season, the Buffalo Sabres had a long offseason. It was filled with change and some solid moves by general manager Jason Botterill, which gives the […] Buffalo Sabres signing Reinhart short-term could lead to long-term regret - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Sep 19, 2018

Toronto Maple Leafs star John Tavares could accomplish rare scoring feat

In his first season with the Toronto Maple Leafs, John Tavares could do something a Leafs player hasn’t done in over 70 years – lead the NHL in goals. As one of the original six NHL teams, the Toronto Maple Leafs have a rich history. But despite their impressive lineage of great skaters, it has […] Toronto Maple Leafs star John Tavares could accomplish rare scoring feat - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Sep 19, 2018

Nashville Predators preview: P.K. Subban leads Stanley Cup caliber defense

Led by P.K. Subban, the Nashville Predators identity lies in their defense. Can the NHL’s best blueline lead the way as the Preds hope to bring the Stanley Cup to Nashville?  The 2017-18 NHL season must be seen as a success for the Nashville Predators. They had lofty expectations entering the season after making their […] Nashville Predators preview: P.K. Subban leads Stanley Cup caliber defense - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Sep 19, 2018

Detroit Red Wings: Analyzing Frans Nielsen

Since signing with the Detroit Red Wings on July 1, 2016, Frans Nielsen has gone on a downward spiral and something must be done.   When the Detroit Red Wings signed unrestricted free agent forward Frans Nielsen on July 1, 2016 from the New York Islanders, expectations were high. He signed six-year, $31.5 million deal […] Detroit Red Wings: Analyzing Frans Nielsen - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL