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  • • X factors, picks for Game 7 of Flyers-Islanders
    It all comes down to this. Two Metropolitan Division teams enter, one leaves (the bubble)....2020
  • • Ovechkin finds the net, but Islanders take command in Stanley Cup playoff series
    Tensions calmed between the teams after a bevy of penalties in Game 1, but there’s no love lost between the Metropolitan Division rivals....2020
  • • Hurricanes Vs. Capitals Live Stream: Watch NHL Scrimmage Online
    A couple of Metropolitan Division foes will face off in Toronto in what will be the third of six scrimmages... »...2020
  • • What to expect from Islanders mega-prospect goaltender Ilya Sorokin
    Sorokin is the latest in a group of young Russian goaltenders taking over the Metropolitan Division. Could he be the best of the bunch? He certainly has the coaching staff to help him get there. The post What to expect from Islanders mega-prospect goaltender Ilya Sorokin appeared first on TheHockeyNews....2020
  • • The rivalries across sports that stuck to me growing up
    Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images It’s SB Nation rivalry week and I look back at some of the rivalries across sports that stood out to me. As rivalry week continues on across the SB Nation network, we ponder our favorite personal rivalries. As a Cubs fan, Cubs-Cardinals is obviously on the list. The funny thing is, I remember growing up a big fan of Mark McGwire amidst the 1998 home run cha...2020
  • • Blue Jackets-Capitals checks all the boxes for modern-day rivalry
    Photo by Randy Litzinger/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images You can think of pure-rivals like Pittsburgh and Buffalo (lol) but Columbus versus Washington is right towards the top for the Jackets. When you think of the Blue Jackets’ top rivals, the Penguins and Sabres naturally come to mind. Okay, the Sabres thing is the joke that never gets old, thanks to NBC’s old Wednesday Night Rivalry. You ca...2020
  • • Go home, Yinzers: the fledgling rivalry between Columbus and Pittsburgh
    Lots of exciting moments and lots of hate, despite recent Pittsburgh dominance Over the first two decades of the franchise, the Columbus Blue Jackets have struggled to establish one clear rival. Such rivalries are built on years of back-and-forth competition, high stakes, and some bad blood. Since the Jackets have been part of the Metropolitan Division, one match-up comes closest to these factors:...2020
  • • The best Blue Jackets from Finland
    Photo by Jamie Sabau/NHLI via Getty Images The first in a series saluting the Europeans to wear the union blue Recently we’ve begun commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Columbus Blue Jackets’ debut by revisiting memorable players and moments throughout the first two decades of franchise history. This trip down memory lane continues with the debut of a new series today, looking at the best ...2020
  • • Looking Back: 2019-20 NHL season predictions revisited
    How did the predictions hold up? When heading into the start of a new season - whether it be the NHL or any other sport - it’s fun to make prediction. Whether bold or bland, people will prognosticate how they think the season will unfold. What is a lot less fun is re-visiting those predictions to see just how wrong we all were. We’re going to do just that. Back on October 1st, I posted my predict...2020
  • • Underdog Week: Once an unheralded sixth round pick, Cam Atkinson has blossomed into an All Star who is rising up the Blue Jackets record pages
    Photo by Jamie Sabau/NHLI via Getty Images Cam Atkinson joined the Blue Jackets after spending time with Boston College and the AHL’s Springfield Falcons. Once he arrived in Columbus, he has consistently provided offense for a team that has often lacked both offense and consistency - all despite his small stature and low draft stock. Fans of other teams who may not be aware of Columbus Blue Jac...2020

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  • • Go home, Yinzers: the fledgling rivalry between Columbus and Pittsburgh
    Lots of exciting moments and lots of hate, despite recent Pittsburgh dominance Over the first two decades of the franchise, the Columbus Blue Jackets have struggled to establish one clear rival. Such rivalries are built on years of back-and-forth competition, high stakes, and some bad blood. Since the Jackets have been part of the Metropolitan Division, one match-up comes closest to these factors:...2020
  • • The best Blue Jackets from Finland
    Photo by Jamie Sabau/NHLI via Getty Images The first in a series saluting the Europeans to wear the union blue Recently we’ve begun commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Columbus Blue Jackets’ debut by revisiting memorable players and moments throughout the first two decades of franchise history. This trip down memory lane continues with the debut of a new series today, looking at the best ...2020
  • • Underdog Week: Once an unheralded sixth round pick, Cam Atkinson has blossomed into an All Star who is rising up the Blue Jackets record pages
    Photo by Jamie Sabau/NHLI via Getty Images Cam Atkinson joined the Blue Jackets after spending time with Boston College and the AHL’s Springfield Falcons. Once he arrived in Columbus, he has consistently provided offense for a team that has often lacked both offense and consistency - all despite his small stature and low draft stock. Fans of other teams who may not be aware of Columbus Blue Jac...2020
  • • Joonas Korpisalo signs 2 year extension
    Photo by Jason Mowry/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images The Finnish netminder is locked up; now what happens with Elvis? Out of the blue, a major offseason domino fell for the Columbus Blue Jackets, with the signing of goaltender Joonas Korpisalo to a two year contract beginning next season (whenever that is). The Finnish netminder showed great improvement over the first three months of the seas...2020
  • • Game #70 Preview: Columbus Blue Jackets look to salvage road trip with visit to Vancouver Canucks
    Greg Bartram-USA TODAY Sports Here’s what you need to know. Columbus Blue Jackets at Vancouver CanucksSunday, March 8, 2020 - 10:00 ESTRogers Arena, Vancouver, British ColumbiaTV: Fox Sports Ohio - Radio: WBNS FMOpponent’s blog: Nucks Misconduct Columbus Blue Jackets, 32-22-15, 79 points, 5th Metro, 8th East@Vancouver Canucks, 35-26-6, 76 points, 4th Pacific, 7th West If the Columbus Blue Jacke...2020
  • • Wounded black and Blue Jackets ... still not dead
    Photo by Andy Marlin/NHLI via Getty Images Pardon the puns, but the puns are intended. The Columbus Dispatch’s Brian Hedger put it perfectly. If this were a movie, the Jackets would be a zombie that's been shot, stabbed, sliced open, shot again, stabbed again, impaled on a pitchfork and beat about the head with a garden shovel ... and, yet, somehow still gurgling and moving forward.Are they...2020
  • • A view from the parapet: Readying for the final campaigns
    Photo by Kevin Sousa/NHLI via Getty Images A bi-weekly view at the rest of the Metro division ...2020
  • • Sidney Crosby is leading the Pittsburgh Penguins to a remarkable season
    The captain and sure-fire Hall of Famer has taken a team riddled with injuries all the way to the top of the Metropolitan Division and they're not done yet. What can Crosby and his crew do in the playoffs once they get healthier? The post Sidney Crosby is leading the Pittsburgh Penguins to a remarkable season appeared first on TheHockeyNews....2020
  • • Colorado Avalanche Game Day: Semyon Varlamov returns to Pepsi Center
    Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports The Avs will welcome a couple of familiar faces to Denver — one old and one new — as Varly and Martin Kaut make their Pepsi Center debuts tonight The Colorado Avalanche will take on a familiar face in tonight’s game against the New York Islanders. It will be goaltender Semyon Varlamov’s first game back at Pepsi Center since signing with the Islanders in July of 2019...2020
  • • Game #60 Preview: Sliding Blue Jackets need two points vs last-place Devils
    Photo by Jamie Sabau/NHLI via Getty Images The Blue Jackets have lost four in a row as they head into New Jersey. Thursday, February 16, 2020 - 6:00 ESTPrudential Center - Newark, NJTV: Fox Sports Ohio; Radio: 97.1 FMOpponent’s blog: All About The Jersey Columbus Blue Jackets (30-18-11, 71 points, 4th Metro, 6th East) @ New Jersey Devils (21-26-10, 52 points, 8th Metro, 14th East) All of a sudd...2020

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  • • Blue Jackets-Capitals checks all the boxes for modern-day rivalry
    Photo by Randy Litzinger/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images You can think of pure-rivals like Pittsburgh and Buffalo (lol) but Columbus versus Washington is right towards the top for the Jackets. When you think of the Blue Jackets’ top rivals, the Penguins and Sabres naturally come to mind. Okay, the Sabres thing is the joke that never gets old, thanks to NBC’s old Wednesday Night Rivalry. You ca...2020
  • • Go home, Yinzers: the fledgling rivalry between Columbus and Pittsburgh
    Lots of exciting moments and lots of hate, despite recent Pittsburgh dominance Over the first two decades of the franchise, the Columbus Blue Jackets have struggled to establish one clear rival. Such rivalries are built on years of back-and-forth competition, high stakes, and some bad blood. Since the Jackets have been part of the Metropolitan Division, one match-up comes closest to these factors:...2020
  • • The best Blue Jackets from Finland
    Photo by Jamie Sabau/NHLI via Getty Images The first in a series saluting the Europeans to wear the union blue Recently we’ve begun commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Columbus Blue Jackets’ debut by revisiting memorable players and moments throughout the first two decades of franchise history. This trip down memory lane continues with the debut of a new series today, looking at the best ...2020
  • • Looking Back: 2019-20 NHL season predictions revisited
    How did the predictions hold up? When heading into the start of a new season - whether it be the NHL or any other sport - it’s fun to make prediction. Whether bold or bland, people will prognosticate how they think the season will unfold. What is a lot less fun is re-visiting those predictions to see just how wrong we all were. We’re going to do just that. Back on October 1st, I posted my predict...2020
  • • Underdog Week: Once an unheralded sixth round pick, Cam Atkinson has blossomed into an All Star who is rising up the Blue Jackets record pages
    Photo by Jamie Sabau/NHLI via Getty Images Cam Atkinson joined the Blue Jackets after spending time with Boston College and the AHL’s Springfield Falcons. Once he arrived in Columbus, he has consistently provided offense for a team that has often lacked both offense and consistency - all despite his small stature and low draft stock. Fans of other teams who may not be aware of Columbus Blue Jac...2020
  • • Biggest NHL draft steals: Metropolitan Division
    2020
  • • Biggest NHL draft busts: Metropolitan Division
    2020
  • • Joonas Korpisalo signs 2 year extension
    Photo by Jason Mowry/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images The Finnish netminder is locked up; now what happens with Elvis? Out of the blue, a major offseason domino fell for the Columbus Blue Jackets, with the signing of goaltender Joonas Korpisalo to a two year contract beginning next season (whenever that is). The Finnish netminder showed great improvement over the first three months of the seas...2020
  • • Wounded black and Blue Jackets ... still not dead
    Photo by Andy Marlin/NHLI via Getty Images Pardon the puns, but the puns are intended. The Columbus Dispatch’s Brian Hedger put it perfectly. If this were a movie, the Jackets would be a zombie that's been shot, stabbed, sliced open, shot again, stabbed again, impaled on a pitchfork and beat about the head with a garden shovel ... and, yet, somehow still gurgling and moving forward.Are they...2020
  • • A view from the parapet: Readying for the final campaigns
    Photo by Kevin Sousa/NHLI via Getty Images A bi-weekly view at the rest of the Metro division ...2020

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  • Nelson scores early in OT, Islanders beat Wild 3-2
    • Nelson scores early in OT, Islanders beat Wild 3-2
    Brock Nelson scored 1:04 into overtime and the New York Islanders beat Minnesota 3-2 to move into a tie atop the Metropolitan Division         ...2019
  • Nelson scores early in OT, Islanders beat Wild 3-2
    • Nelson scores early in OT, Islanders beat Wild 3-2
    Brock Nelson scored 1:04 into overtime and the New York Islanders beat Minnesota 3-2 to move into a tie atop the Metropolitan Division...2019
  • Carlson scores late as Capitals deal Stars a tough defeat
    • Carlson scores late as Capitals deal Stars a tough defeat
    John Carlson scored the go-ahead goal with five minutes remaining to help the Washington Capitals beat the Dallas Stars 4-3 and extend their lead atop the Metropolitan Division         ...2018
  • Wayne Simmonds scores two goals as Flyers top Capitals
    • Wayne Simmonds scores two goals as Flyers top Capitals
    Flyers move within four points of Metropolitan Division-leading Capitals.         ...2018
  • Ovechkin scores 35th goal in Capitals’ 3-2 win over Sabres
    • Ovechkin scores 35th goal in Capitals’ 3-2 win over Sabres
    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Alex Ovechkin scored his league-leading 35th goal, and the Washington Capitals reclaimed the top spot in the Metropolitan Division with a 3-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Monday....2018
  • Ovechkin scores 35th goal in Capitals' 3-2 win over Sabres
    • Ovechkin scores 35th goal in Capitals' 3-2 win over Sabres
    Alex Ovechkin scored his league-leading 35th goal, and the Washington Capitals reclaimed top spot in the Metropolitan Division with a 3-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres         ...2018
  • Travis Zajac powers Devils to key 3-1 win over Penguins
    • Travis Zajac powers Devils to key 3-1 win over Penguins
    Travis Zajac scores twice as Devils move back into second place in the Metropolitan Division with 3-1 win over Pens at Prudential Center on Saturday         ...2018
  • Aho scores twice, Hurricanes top Canadiens 3-1 (Dec 27, 2017)
    • Aho scores twice, Hurricanes top Canadiens 3-1 (Dec 27, 2017)
    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) The Carolina Hurricanes are threatening to move up in the Metropolitan Division, thanks in part to the play of young forward Sebastian Aho and veteran goalie Cam Ward....2017
  • • Alex Ovechkin Tops 1,000 Career Points with 2 Goals Wednesday
    2017
  • • Alex Ovechkin Tops 1,000 Career Points with 2 Goals Wednesday
    2017

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  • • Underdog Week: Once an unheralded sixth round pick, Cam Atkinson has blossomed into an All Star who is rising up the Blue Jackets record pages
    2020
  • • Looking back at the Blue Jackets’ best streaks
    Russell LaBounty-USA TODAY Sports This run the Blue Jackets are on might just be the best in the clubs’ franchise history. In my humble opinion. But there’s actually lots of other great ones, too, and we take a look back. The Blue Jackets have been on one impressive run over the last month and change, with points in 20 of their last 22 games, and it got me thinking about the other impressive st...2020
  • • Cannon Blasts: Thanksgiving Leftovers
    Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Talkin’ turkey, and more of this week’s links Hopefully everyone survived their week with family, and are fully recovered from hangovers or sore stomachs from Thanksgiving over-indulgence. I, personally, managed to refrain from seconds and didn’t take home leftovers, so my waistline should thank me. SB Nation FanPulse ran a poll across all leagues asking whic...2019
  • • Hurricanes bring moms, winning streaks to New Jersey (Feb 14, 2018)
    The Carolina Hurricanes not only bring a three-game winning streak to the Prudential Center for Thursday's Metropolitan Division clash with the New Jersey Devils, but they also have the support of their mothers, who made the trip from Raleigh as part of a team moms' trip....2018
  • • Alexander Ovechkin Scores 1,000th NHL Point: Highlights, Comments and Reaction
    2017
  • • Alexander Ovechkin Scores 1,000th NHL Point: Highlights, Comments and Reaction
    2017
  • • Beware of the Carolina Hurricanes in 2016-17 If They Can Find a Hot Goaltender
    2016
  • • Lightning vs. Rangers: Preview and Prediction for 2015 Eastern Conference Final
    2015
  • • Carolina Hurricanes Can Use Lost Season to Clean Roster, Test Prospects
    2015

Top Metropolitan Division news

  • • NHL Capsules
    PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Rookie Tom Kuhnhackl had a goal and two assists on his way to a career-best three points and the Pittsburgh Penguins denied the Washington Capitals a chance to lock up the Metropolitan Division with a dominant 6-2 win on Sunday......2016
  • • Penguins run win streak to 6, top Capitals 6-2
    PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Rookie Tom Kuhnhackl had a goal and two assists on his way to a career-best three points and the Pittsburgh Penguins denied the Washington Capitals a chance to lock up the Metropolitan Division with a dominant 6-2 win on Sunday......2016
  • • Peter DeBoer fired as Devils coach
    The New Jersey Devils have fired coach Peter DeBoer. The Devils (12-17-7) are seventh in the Metropolitan Division with 31 points. DeBoer was in his fourth season as New Jersey's coach. General manager Lou Lamoriello did not comment on the r......2014
  • • John Tortorella To Miss NHL All-Star Game To Care For Ailing Dog
    John Tortorella was supposed to coach the Metropolitan Division at Sunday’s NHL All-Star Game, but personal reasons will prohibit the... »...2017
  • • Ovechkin skipping All-Star Game again to rest
    Capitals star Alex Ovechkin, who was voted by fans as Metropolitan Division captain, said he will skip the All-Star Game in order to rest and get ready for the second half of the year....2019
  • • Rangers down Caps to move into division lead
    Goalie Cam Talbot and the New York Rangers moved atop the Metropolitan Division by beating the Washington Capitals 3-1 Wednesday night, while overcoming Alex Ovechkin's league-leading 45th goal....2015
  • • Simulating the Season: Flyers stay white hot in pursuit of top spot in Metropolitan Division
    In our continuation of the simulated season, Philadelphia picks up a big win, Winnipeg continues to chase down a divisional playoff spot and Detroit – thanks to Jimmy Howard – skates to a stunning victory. The post Simulating the Season: Flyers stay white hot in pursuit of top spot in Metropolitan Division appeared first on TheHockeyNews....2020
  • • The Philadelphia Flyers look less like a sleeper and more like a legitimate threat in the Eastern Conference
    All season long, Philadelphia has flown under the radar. But a big win Wednesday put the Flyers within a single point of top spot in the Metropolitan Division and it might be time to consider if Alain Vigneault's group will be the one to come out of the Eastern Conference. The post The Philadelphia Flyers look less like a sleeper and more like a legitimate threat in the Eastern Conference appeared...2020
  • • The Best NHL Team Not Enough People Are Talking About in 2014-15
    2014
  • • Rangers clinch Metropolitan Division, set franchise record for road wins
    2015

Metropolitan Division videos

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Metropolitan Division fantasy rankings and news

  • • Daily Fantasy Hockey 2015: NHL DFS Must-Starts for Each Position December 30
    2015
  • • Marc-Andre Fleury Injury: Updates on Penguins Star's Concussion and Return
    2015

Metropolitan Division schedule, game

  • • Ovechkin finds the net, but Islanders take command in Stanley Cup playoff series
    2020
  • • The rivalries across sports that stuck to me growing up
    2020
  • • Blue Jackets-Capitals checks all the boxes for modern-day rivalry
    2020
  • • Go home, Yinzers: the fledgling rivalry between Columbus and Pittsburgh
    2020
  • • The best Blue Jackets from Finland
    2020
  • • Looking Back: 2019-20 NHL season predictions revisited
    2020
  • • Underdog Week: Once an unheralded sixth round pick, Cam Atkinson has blossomed into an All Star who is rising up the Blue Jackets record pages
    2020
  • • Simulating the Season: Power shifts in the Metropolitan, Wild’s wild comeback puts playoffs in sight
    In the latest Simulating the Season, the Flyers remain red hot and take over top spot in the Metropolitan Division, the Penguins put pressure on the Capitals to perform and Minnesota orchestrates a third-period rally in an important game between wild-card competitors. The post Simulating the Season: Power shifts in the Metropolitan, Wild’s wild comeback puts playoffs in sight appeared first ...2020
  • • Simulating the Season: Flyers stay white hot in pursuit of top spot in Metropolitan Division
    2020
  • • A view from the parapet: Sitting and eating Piragi by the fire
    Photo by Kyle Ross/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Our bi-weekly look at the rest of the Metro division Being a blog about the Columbus Blue Jackets and being read primarily by Blue Jackets fans, it’s perfectly natural that our focus remains inside our own lines. However, this season, we’ll take a peek over the breastworks to see just what the opposition is doing. This (usually) bi-weekly seri...2020

Metropolitan Division rumors, scandals

  • • Looking back at the Blue Jackets’ best streaks
    2020
  • • Vegas Golden Knights Expansion Draft Strategy: Metropolitan Division
    Now that the trade deadline has passed, many will be turning their attention to the upcoming expansion draft. There will be various mock drafts completed and the speculation about what each of the NHL's current 30 teams will do in preparation for the expansion draft.The Vegas Golden Knights......2017
  • • Post to Post: The NHL's Balance of Power Has Shifted from West to East
    2016
  • • Post to Post: The NHL's Balance of Power Has Shifted from West to East
    2016
  • • NHL Rumors: Analyzing Buzz Surrounding Jordan Staal, Sean Bergenheim and More
    2015
  • • Carolina Hurricanes Trade Rumors: Analysis of Latest Rumors
    2015
  • • The Best NHL Team Not Enough People Are Talking About in 2014-15
    2014
  • • Jakub Voracek Finally Looks Like a Star for the Philadelphia Flyers in 2014-15
    2014
  • • What Winless October Means for the Carolina Hurricanes and the Rest of the NHL
    2014
  • • Why the NHL Made the Wrong Move by Hiring Chris Pronger
    2014

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