Columbus Blue Jackets

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  • Goals For
    213 GF
  • Goals Against
    248 GA
  • Power Play %
    17.3 PP%
  • Penalty Kill %
    81.0 PK%
  • Penalty Mins
    995 PIM
  • Poll: What’s a realistic point total for the Sabres?
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    Poll: What’s a realistic point total for the Sabres?

    This post is part of Buffalo Sabres day at PHT… Last year, Detroit snagged the eighth and final playoff spot in the East with 93 points. Two years ago, Pittsburgh did the same with 98. In light of those totals, it’s not surprising to hear what Sabres head coach Dan Byslma pegged as the mark for the upcoming campaign. “We should expect to be 95 points or higher than that,” Bylsma told NHL.com earlier this summer. “We think we’re better on defense. We think we’re stronger. We’re deeper. If you’re looking at expectations from within, we should be above 95 points at the end of the season.” It’s a lofty goal, to say the least. Buffalo only had 81 last season. But there is something to be said for

  • Las Vegas NHL team hires former Habs scout Karpan as director of player personnel
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    Las Vegas NHL team hires former Habs scout Karpan as director of player personnel

    Another day, another hire for the Las Vegas NHL franchise. On Tuesday, the team named Vaughn Karpan as its new director of player personnel. He most recently held the title of director of professional scouting with the Montreal Canadiens. Karpan joined the Habs in 2005, after spending 13 years with the Coyotes franchise, including five years as director of amateur scouting. This latest move comes after the Vegas franchise named Murray Craven as a senior vice president. Craven had been an advisor to owner Bill Foley during the process of getting an NHL team in Las Vegas and hiring a general manager. Craven will be responsible for establishing the club’s top minor-league affiliate in the American

  • ‘Essentially a formality’ — Leafs name Hunter assistant GM
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    ‘Essentially a formality’ — Leafs name Hunter assistant GM

    The Toronto Maple Leafs have a new assistant general manager though, in reality, it’s the same assistant general manager they’ve had all along. From the club: The Toronto Maple Leafs announced today the club has named Mark Hunter as Assistant General Manager. Hunter, who first joined the Leafs as Director of Player Personnel in October 2014, will share the role along with current Assistant General Manager Kyle Dubas. “Mark’s new title is essentially a formality as these are duties he’s already been performing,” said Maple Leafs General Manager Lou Lamoriello. “Brendan and I have been discussing this change of title since last season – as it’s a more appropriate recognition of Mark’s role with