Playoff Previews

2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs – Conference Finals Preview

Wow, what a second round. I don’t recall ever having all series be 3-1 and only one team closing out in five and everyone else going to seven. It’s...
Playoff Previews

2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs – Round 2 Preview

I don’t know who does the NHL’s scheduling, but they are terrible at it. I thought since the NHL was doing the scheduling from only two rinks they had...
Playoff Previews

2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs – Round 1 Preview

I wanted to write a preview for the qualifier series and round-robin games. But it had been almost five months since the season was over and I couldn’t remember...
Weekly Recaps

NHL 2019-20 Recap Week 22 – Draisaitl and Minnesota Wild hot, standings getting tight, Kings have found their new goalie, Zibanejad nets five goals

I’m really thankful for the Philadelphia Flyers and New York Rangers. It’s always fun to see teams get red hot at the end of the season. It makes the...
Weekly Recaps

NHL 2019-20 Recap Week 21 – Golden Knights and Flyers hot, Penguins not, Oilers make good trades

One team the Western Conference doesn’t want to see get hot is. The Vegas Golden Knights have won eight in a row and they’ve been on fire at home...
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NHL 2019-20 Recap Week 20 – Rangers hot, MacKenzie Blackwood is red hot, Oilers grow without McDavid

One of the hottest teams, besides the Tampa Bay Lightning, is surprisingly the New York Rangers. The Rangers have won seven of their last eight and now find themselves...
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NHL 2019-20 Recap Week 19 – Lightning rolling, Boudreau sacked, Seguin dazzles, Maple Leafs choke, Karlsson injured

The Tampa Bay Lightning just keep right on rolling and getting better. They’ve won 10 in a row, have points in 12 in a row and are 17-3 in...
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NHL 2019-20 Recap Week 18 – Auston Matthews scores 40, Canucks, Blue Jackets and Merzlikins biggest surprises, Coyotes tumble

Auston Matthews scored his 40th goal this season. He’s been a pillar of consistency since he entered the NHL. He’s achieved 40 goals in his four year career twice...
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NHL 2019-20 Recap Week 17 – Oilers and Flames combust, bottom of Eastern Conference tightens, Golden Knights and Hurricanes have great ending

There’s no better rivalry right now in the NHL than the Battle of Alberta. The Calgary Flames and Edmonton Oilers flat out despise each other and hockey is better...
Weekly Recaps

NHL 2019-20 Recap Week 16 – All-Stars shine in St. Louis, new skills events and too many missing All-Stars

The annual NHL All-Star Game festivities emanated from St. Louis, Missouri. The NHL Skills Competition was up first. The Blues did a great job of mixing in old NHL...