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  • • Devils goalie Schneider to make start vs. Detroit
    Goalie Cory Schneider has been relegated to the Devils' AHL affiliate most of the season as New Jersey has been largely planted in last place in the Metropolitan Division....2020
  • • The Cannon Cast Episode 53: NHL Trade Deadline 2020
    Goodbye Sonny, hello Devin The 2020 NHL Trade Deadline is behind us and that’s what we’re discussing on this episode of the Cannon Cast! Did the Columbus Blue Jackets do enough? Could they do enough? We talk Sonny Milano, Markus Hannikainen and Devin Shore before breaking down the rest of the Metropolitan Division on a wild deadline day. In this episode, we discuss: How do we feel about the Sonny...2020
  • • Trades juice up arms race in deep Metropolitan Division
    The Metropolitan Division was already the most competitive in the NHL...2020
  • • Kovalchuk happy to join powerful Caps, but doesn’t rule out return to Habs
    Bergevin dealt Kovalchuk to the Metropolitan Division-leading Washington Capitals for a 2020 third-round pick late Sunday night. Montreal is six points out of a playoff spot....2020
  • • Flyers drop Jets to continue streak, close in on division lead
    Philadelphia remained in third place in the Metropolitan Division but pulled within three points of first-place Washington and Pittsburgh, both of which lost on Saturday....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
  • • Arizona hosts Metropolitan Division leader Washington
    Metropolitan Division leader Washington and Arizona hit the ice...2020
  • • Metropolitan Division-leading Washington hosts New York
    Metropolitan Division-leading Washington hosts New York...2020

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  • • 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
  • • Colorado Avalanche Game Day: Bearing Down on the Blue Jackets
    Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images Colorado looks to make it three straight on the road this month The Colorado Avalanche are slowly making their way back West as they conclude their five game road trip. After commanding wins in Buffalo and Ottawa, they are in Columbus tonight to take on the Blue Jackets. The Blue Jackets are in fourth place in the Metropolitan Division and are pla...2020
  • • Colorado Avalanche Game Day: Yes, it’s actually a game day!
    Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports Nathan MacKinnon and the boys are back Finally. It’s been 11 long days since we last saw the Colorado Avalanche on the ice. After the All star break and a bye week, the Avs will be back in game action tonight as the travel to Philadelphia to take on the Flyers. Despite these two teams being separated by only one point, they come into this game in very different posi...2020
  • • 2020 NHL All Star Game: Seth Jones represents Columbus Blue Jackets as Metro Division fails to defend their crown
    Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Here’s what happened in St. Louis. The 2020 NHL All Star Game has come and gone, and Seth Jones was the sole representative for the Columbus Blue Jackets who was healthy and able to attend the festivities. Joonas Korpisalo, while named to the game, is still recovering from his knee injury and was unable to attend. Seth Jones, however, did an admirable job rep...2020
  • • A view from the parapet: A break in the winter campaign
    Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images Our bi-weekly (usually) look at the rest of the Metro division ...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
  • • All Star snub: Zach Werenski should be representing the Columbus Blue Jackets in St. Louis
    Photo by Jamie Sabau/NHLI via Getty Images Werenski leads all defensemen in the NHL in goals scored, yet will not be in St. Louis. Long story short, Werenski got snubbed. On pace for 28 goals and 58 points, both of which would shatter franchise records for a defenseman, Zach Werenski is enjoying his best professional season as a Columbus Blue Jacket. His highlights over the last two weeks inclu...2020
  • • A view from the parapet: Closing out the year
    Photo by Randy Litzinger/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 bi-weekly series w...2020

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Metropolitan Division trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • The Cannon Cast Episode 53: NHL Trade Deadline 2020
    Goodbye Sonny, hello Devin The 2020 NHL Trade Deadline is behind us and that’s what we’re discussing on this episode of the Cannon Cast! Did the Columbus Blue Jackets do enough? Could they do enough? We talk Sonny Milano, Markus Hannikainen and Devin Shore before breaking down the rest of the Metropolitan Division on a wild deadline day. In this episode, we discuss: How do we feel about the Sonny...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
  • • Colorado Avalanche Game Day: Bearing Down on the Blue Jackets
    Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images Colorado looks to make it three straight on the road this month The Colorado Avalanche are slowly making their way back West as they conclude their five game road trip. After commanding wins in Buffalo and Ottawa, they are in Columbus tonight to take on the Blue Jackets. The Blue Jackets are in fourth place in the Metropolitan Division and are pla...2020
  • • 2020 NHL All Star Game: Seth Jones represents Columbus Blue Jackets as Metro Division fails to defend their crown
    Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Here’s what happened in St. Louis. The 2020 NHL All Star Game has come and gone, and Seth Jones was the sole representative for the Columbus Blue Jackets who was healthy and able to attend the festivities. Joonas Korpisalo, while named to the game, is still recovering from his knee injury and was unable to attend. Seth Jones, however, did an admirable job rep...2020
  • • A view from the parapet: A break in the winter campaign
    Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images Our bi-weekly (usually) look at the rest of the Metro division ...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
  • • The Blue Jackets are contenders now
    Photo by Jamie Sabau/NHLI via Getty Images That and more of this week’s links Folks: the Columbus Blue Jackets are officially good again. Their recent run of success (that’s a 15-2-4 record in the last 21 games, and 11-0-3 in last 14 games against the Eastern Conference) has them in the first Wild Card spot in the East. They don’t just stack up against teams this season, they also stand out amo...2020
  • • A view from the parapet: Closing out the year
    Photo by Randy Litzinger/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 bi-weekly series w...2020
  • • Alex Ovechkin trades NHL all-star weekend for rest — and one-game suspension
    The 34-year-old Ovechkin, voted captain of the Metropolitan Division team by fans, will take a pass on the mid-season showcase for the second straight year to rest up for what he hopes is a long playoff run....2019
  • • Colorado Avalanche Game Day: Taylor Hall is in Denver
    Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images The New Jersey Devils come to town to face the Avalanche Who: New Jersey Devils (9-16-5)Where: Pepsi Center - Denver, ColoradoPuck drop: 7:00 pm MTWatch: Altitude, MSG+ Taylor Hall will be playing at the Pepsi Center tonight - but it won’t be for the Colorado Avalanche...yet. With rumors swirling around the league that Denver is the most likely landing spot w...2019

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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

Metropolitan Division kids, wife/husband, girlfriend/boyfriend, father/mother

  • • Looking back at the Blue Jackets’ best streaks
    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
  • • 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
  • • Last-place Devils fire general manager Shero
    Stuck in last place in the Metropolitan Division and looking at another offseason overhaul, the New Jersey Devils elected to fire general manager Ray Shero Sunday, hours before a home game against the Tampa Bay Lightning....2020
  • • Metropolitan Division wins NHL All-Star Game
    Coach Wayne Gretzky leads team to victory in second year of three-on-three tournament format.         ...2017

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

  • • Kovalchuk happy to join powerful Caps, but doesn’t rule out return to Habs
    2020
  • • Sidney Crosby is leading the Pittsburgh Penguins to a remarkable season
    2020
  • • Colorado Avalanche Game Day: Semyon Varlamov returns to Pepsi Center
    2020
  • • Game #60 Preview: Sliding Blue Jackets need two points vs last-place Devils
    2020
  • • Colorado Avalanche Game Day: Bearing Down on the Blue Jackets
    2020
  • • Colorado Avalanche Game Day: Yes, it’s actually a game day!
    2020
  • • A view from the parapet: A break in the winter campaign
    2020
  • • 2020 NHL All-Star Weekend Preview and Open Thread
    Photo by Jeff Vinnick/NHLI via Getty Images Seth Jones represents the CBJ Friday, January 24, 2020 at 8 p.m. EST - Skills CompetitionEnterprise Center, St. Louis, MOTV: NBCSN Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 8 p.m. EST - All Star GameEnterprise Center, St. Louis, MOTV: NBC The defending champion St. Louis Blues play host to the league’s best and brightest at the 2020 All-Star Weekend. The Columbus...2020
  • • Looking back at the Blue Jackets’ best streaks
    2020
  • • The Blue Jackets are contenders now
    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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