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State Your Case: Maple Leafs' No. 1 goalie

NHL.com writers debate whether Samsonov or Murray should get starting job

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The competition to become the No. 1 goalie for the Toronto Maple Leafs has begun in earnest. 

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State Your Case: Golden Knights or Kraken will win Stanley Cup first?

NHL.com writers debate which of League's two newest teams has right approach to contending

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The Vegas Golden Knights reached the Stanley Cup Final in their first NHL season in 2017-18. They lost to the Washington Capitals in five games but set the tone early that they want to win the Stanley Cup as soon as they can.

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State Your Case: Gaudreau's point total vs. Huberdeau's

NHL.com writers debate who will score more this season with new team: Blue Jackets forward or Flames left wing?

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Johnny Gaudreau and Jonathan Huberdeau ended up in a dead heat last season. Each forward had 115 points, tied for second in the NHL behind Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid (123).

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State Your Case: Can Matthews score 60 goals again?

NHL.com writers debate whether Maple Leafs forward will reach milestone for second straight season

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Last season, Auston Matthews of the Toronto Maple Leafs became the first player in the NHL to score 60 goals since Steven Stamkos of the Tampa Bay Lightning reached the mark in 2011-12.

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State Your Case: Can Campbell help Oilers make deeper run in playoffs?

NHL.com writers debate whether goalie is missing piece for Edmonton

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Jack Campbell is the new No. 1 goalie for the Edmonton Oilers after signing a five-year, $25 million contract with them July 13. The 30-year-old was 31-9-6 with a 2.64 goals-against average, .914 save percentage and five shutouts in 49 games (47 starts) for the Toronto Maple Leafs last season. He was 3-4 with a 3.15 GAA and .897 save percentage in seven Stanley Cup Playoff games.

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State Your Case: Can Golden Knights make playoffs this season?

NHL.com writers debate whether Vegas will overcome inexperienced goaltending to reach postseason

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The Vegas Golden Knights missed the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the first time in their five seasons in the NHL, finishing three points out of the second wild card into the playoffs from the Western Conference last season.

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State Your Case: Can the Avalanche repeat as Stanley Cup champions?

NHL.com writers debate whether Colorado will win second straight title

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The Colorado Avalanche won the Stanley Cup last season, defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning in six games.

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State Your Case: Can Ovechkin score 50 again?

NHL.com writers debate whether Capitals forward can reach mark this season at age 37

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Alex Ovechkin scored 50 goals last season, the ninth time the Washington Capitals forward has reached the half-century mark in 17 NHL seasons.

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