NHL Season Recaps

NHL Season Recaps

Florida Panthers Season Recap

The Florida Panthers have nothing to be ashamed about. They had the second-best record in the central division and the fourth-most points in the NHL. The Panthers made the playoffs for the first time in five years, but that euphoria was short-lived as they lost to the Tampa Bay Lightning in the first round.

Detroit Red Wings Season Recap

Expectations may have never been lower for the Detroit Red Wings entering this past season. Everyone knew they were not going to be good after how the previous year went. But, a great trade deadline packaged with the team not finishing in eighth place has brought some hope to the table.

Chicago Blackhawks Season Recap

After finishing sixth in the Central Division, the Chicago Blackhawks and their fans experienced a disappointing season. While in a rebuild like other teams are, they still needed to perform at their best, and this season was not their best.

Anaheim Ducks Season Recap

As they proudly proclaim in The Mighty Ducks trilogy: Quack, Quack, Quack. The Anaheim Ducks are one of a handful of National Hockey League teams currently in a rebuild. Out with the old, and in with the new seems to be the “name of the game” for Ducks general manager Bob Murray. 

Pittsburgh Penguins Season Recap

The Pittsburgh Penguins have won the Stanley Cup three times in the Sidney Crosby-Evgeni Malkin era, which is a lot. The last few years, though, are starting to make Penguins fans wonder if some of their years are being wasted.

New Jersey Devils Season Recap

The New Jersey Devils said goodbye to a disappointing season, with hope in their hearts for a better one ahead. Lindy Ruff’s first season with the Devils ended with the fourth-worst record in the league.

Ottawa Senators Season Recap

You could have stuck the Ottawa Senators in any division and they still would have been awful. But, put them in the league’s weakest, and they could have some fun with it. Attempting to play spoiler with their Canadian rivals, Ottawa had another progress year in their rebuild.

Philadelphia Flyers Season Recap

The Philadelphia Flyers looked set to roll through the 2020-21 season to the playoffs, especially after making it to Round 2 in the 2019-20 season. However, they finished with a disappointing 25-23-8 record and a sixth-place finish in the East Division.

Buffalo Sabres Season Recap

After a few of being simply a below-average team, the Buffalo Sabres returned to being the league laughingstock. With new general manager Kevyn Adams and a big new acquisition in Taylor Hall, the Sabres were absolutely terrible.

Dallas Stars Season Recap

Expectations were high for the Dallas Stars after surprising everyone last season with their run to the Stanley Cup Finals. However, the team ran into a Coivid-19 outbreak at the start of the season, and more games ended up being rescheduled due to ice storms.