NHL Quick Shifts is a daily series where we gather up the latest NHL news and links from the FanSided NHL blogosphere, as well as other NHL / hockey blogs. So with that, here is today’s edition of Quick Shifts!
- 2014-15 NHL Season Previews – Over the next 30 days, we will be posting a series of previews for the upcoming 2014-15 NHL season was posted yesterday. While it may be hard to believe, hockey is right around the bend. Make sure you are informed for the upcoming season! Included is a look back at the 2013-14 season, as well as an outlook and predications for the upcoming season. [Anaheim Ducks] – [Arizona Coyotes] – [Boston Bruins] – [Buffalo Sabres] – [Calgary Flames] – [Carolina Hurricanes] – [Chicago Blackhawks] – [Colorado Avalanche]
- NHL: 5 teams that will surprise you in 2014-15 – At this time time in the NHL offseason, we often start to see predictions being made for the upcoming season. We tend to forget that the previous season taught us that hockey is an unpredictable game, and there will always be surprises along the way. With that cautionary statement about making predictions stated, over at FanSided they took a look at five teams that could surprise you during the 2014-15 NHL season. [FanSided]
- 2014-15 NHL Affiliation Infographic – IceThetics has a great info graphic detailing all 30 NHL teams and their AHL and ECHL affiliates. Things get pretty complex at the ECHL level, as some teams have multiple affiliates, or share affiliates with other teams. [IceThetics]
- Yevgeny Medvedev scores sick goal of the year candidate – We may be some time away from the NHL season, but the KHL has already started its preseason play. Yevgeny Medvedev already has provided an early candidate for the goal of the year. [Puck Daddy]