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NHL Eastern Conference: Odds of making the playoffs

New York Islanders' John Tavares (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

New York Islanders’ John Tavares (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

As we near the 41 game mark for some teams, it signifies the mid-way point of the NHL season. Although it is still early, many teams have gotten off to starts that have laid the foundation for clinching a playoff berth. Let’s check in on the Eastern Conference and see who the odds are in favor of. Read more

Jackets climb out of the basement: Metro Division Weekly Recap

 

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Another week has passed, and the Metropolitan Division continues to boast top, yet mediocre, talent. The Penguins have assumed full control of first place in the division, while the Blue Jackets have leapfrogged from the bottom to the middle of the pack. Read more

Pens, Isles elite in mediocre division: Metro Division Recap – Week 10

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The Metropolitan Division still continues to be one of the league’s most intriguing. The Penguins and Islanders remain top-tier, and their arms race continues, as both teams have 38 points. Pittsburgh’s lost their grip on first-place leaguewide (that now belongs to Anaheim), but the Pens and Isles sit at fourth and fifth in the league, respectively. Read more

McDavid in the Metro? Metro Division Weekly Review

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We’re a quarter of the way through the 2014-15 season, and things aren’t looking too hot for the Metropolitan Division these days, as four clubs are placed 24th or below in the NHL-wide standings. If this holds up, can a game-changer like Connor McDavid or Jack Eichel wind up in the division come June? Read more

Pens, Isles now tied for first – Metro Division Recap – Week 8

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The Islanders had something to say about the Penguins being in first place in the Metro Division, as both teams met twice in home-and-home action. Recapping the week that was: Read more

Nathan Horton considering retirement at 29

 

Of the Blue Jackets' eight current injuries, perhaps the most significant is Nathan Horton's back injury, which is believed to threaten his career. (Concord Monitor)

Of the Blue Jackets’ eight current injuries, perhaps the most significant is Nathan Horton’s back injury, which is believed to threaten his career. (Concord Monitor)

Nathan Horton hasn’t played hockey since April due to a degenerative back injury. He is in constant physical pain and agony, not to mention the fact that this injury has seriously derailed his NHL career. Read more

Flyers, Rangers trade places: Metro Division Recap – Week 7

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Several Metro Division teams switched places in the standings over the course of the week. The Flyers and Rangers are the most notable, as the Flyers sat third this time last week while the Rangers were in sixth. Read more

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