NHL Washington Capitals vs Toronto Maple Leafs Preview

February 21, 2019

Preview: Washington at Toronto The Toronto Maple Leafs have refused to let two straight setbacks extend to a three-game losing skid on eight separate occasions this season. The Maple Leafs look to nip their latest two-game streak in the bud on Thursday when they bid for a season sweep of the visiting Washington Capitals. To play this game at FanPicks…click here Although Toronto dropped the final two contests of its…


NHL Dallas Stars vs Tampa Bay Lightning Preview

February 14, 2019

Preview: Dallas vs Tampa Bay One of the major reasons the Tampa Bay Lightning have a healthy lead on everyone else in the league with 88 points is their depth and they hope to put it on display again Thursday night against the visiting Dallas Stars. The Lightning had six goal scorers, including at least one from each forward line, and 11 players posted a point in Tuesday’s 6-3 triumph…


NHL San Jose Sharks vs Calgary Flames Preview

February 7, 2019

Preview: Sharks at Flames Tensions may come to a boil when the San Jose Sharks visit the Calgary Flames on Thursday in a battle of the Pacific Division’s top two teams. While San Jose has won three in a row and 10 of 13 and Calgary is on a torrid 9-1-1 run, their physical New Year’s Eve contest was ratcheted up a notch after Flames forward Matthew Tkachuk’s hit on…


NHL Washington Capitals vs Toronto Maple Leafs Preview

January 23, 2019

Preview: Capitals at Maple Leafs The Toronto Maple Leafs have tumbled into a tailspin that has seen them drop seven of their last 10 games overall and six of seven at home. The Maple Leafs likely won’t receive much sympathy on Wednesday when they host the Washington Capitals, who have lost a season-high six in a row (0-4-2) and surrendered at least seven goals in three of their last four…


NHL Boston Bruins vs Philadelphia Flyers Preview

January 16, 2019

Preview: Bruins at Flyers The Boston Bruins have experienced a bit of turbulence after winning five straight, taking some stiff shots from upper-echelon members of the Eastern Conference en route to losing two of their last three. The Bruins will look to return to their winning ways on Wednesday when they visit the team residing one point out of the conference’s cellar: the Philadelphia Flyers. To play this game at…


NHL Philadelphia Flyers vs Washington Capitals Preview

January 8, 2019

Preview: Flyers at Capitals The Washington Capitals didn’t exactly put forth an awe-inspiring performance in their last outing, but the result proved to be just enough to prevent their first four-game skid since March 2017. The Capitals will look for a better effort on Tuesday when the Metropolitan Division leaders host the team making itself comfortable in the division’s cellar: the free-falling Philadelphia Flyers. To play this game at FanPicks…click…


NHL Detroit Red Wings vs Philadelphia Flyers Preview

December 18, 2018

Preview: Red Wings at Flyers The final shoe dropped on the Dave Hakstol era in Philadelphia as the free-falling Flyers fired their coach and named Scott Gordon as the interim bench boss ahead of Tuesday night’s game against the visiting Detroit Red Wings. Gordon, who was the coach of Lehigh Valley of the American Hockey League, takes the reins of a sputtering Flyers club that resides in the cellar of…


NHL Detroit Red Wings vs Washington Capitals Preview

December 11, 2018

Preview: Red Wings at Capitals Alex Ovechkin has won the Maurice Richard Trophy seven times during his stellar career, including five of the last six seasons, and is on a path toward another. The 33-year-old captain looks to extend a pair of streaks on Tuesday as the Washington Capitals seek a third straight victory when they host the Detroit Red Wings. To play this game at FanPicks…click here Ovechkin, who…


NHL Toronto Maple Leafs vs Buffalo Sabres Preview

December 4, 2018

Preview: Maple Leafs at Sabres Auston Matthews has returned with a vengeance, recording three goals and an assist in two contests after missing 14 with a shoulder injury. The 21-year-old star looks to help the Toronto Maple Leafs extend their winning streak to five games when they visit the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday. To play this game at FanPicks…click here Matthews began the season with a seven-game multi-point streak but…


NHL St. Louis Blues vs Detroit Red Wings Preview

November 27, 2018

Preview: Blues at Red Wings The St. Louis Blues and Detroit Red Wings were extremely generous in their last outings as the former allowed eight goals in its fourth setback in five games while the latter was gouged for seven en route to losing its third straight contest. The Blues look to tighten up defensively Wednesday when they open a three-game road trip against the Red Wings at Little Caesars…


NHL Edmonton Oilers vs San Jose Sharks Preview

November 20, 2018

Preview: Oilers at Sharks Edmonton Oilers superstar captain Connor McDavid thought his team had turned the corner following a sizzling 11-game run only to find itself on the seat of its pants with losses in six of the last seven contests. The Oilers look to pick themselves up once again on Tuesday when they visit the San Jose Sharks to begin a three-game trek through California. To play this game…


NHL St. Louis Blues vs Chicago Blackhawks Preview

November 14, 2018

Preview: Blues at Blackhawks The St. Louis Blues and Chicago Blackhawks are far removed from the days when the bitter rivals were routinely battling for supremacy in the Central Division. As the teams prepare to meet for the fourth time this season Wednesday night in Chicago, the Blues are sitting in last place in the division – one point behind the skidding Blackhawks. To play this game at FanPicks…click here…


NHL Edmonton Oilers vs Florida Panthers Preview

November 8, 2018

Preview: Oilers at Panthers The Edmonton Oilers look to finish their four-game road trip with a .500 record and extend their winning streak at the Florida Panthers to 10 when the teams meet Thursday night. The Oilers won the opener of their trek at Detroit before dropping back-to-back contests at Washington (4-2 on Monday) and Tampa Bay (5-2 on Tuesday), but have not lost against the Panthers on the road…