Season Recaps

2019-20 NHL Season Recap – Part 3 – Worst of the Year

Jay Bouwmeester collapses on the bench from cardiac arrest in the middle of a St. Louis Blues vs Anaheim Ducks game in February. The game was canceled, and the...
Season Recaps

2019-20 NHL Season Recap – Part 2 – Best of the Year

Other series were a bit tighter and shorter, like the Chicago Blackhawks vs Vegas Golden Knights and Tampa Bay Lightning vs Columbus Blue Jackets. But nothing beat the sheer...
Season Recaps

2019-20 NHL Season Recap – Part 1 – Tampa Bay Lightning Stanley Cup Champions and Awards

It started with a hat. After suffering one of, if not the most, embarrassing playoff sweeps in NHL history, coach John Cooper bought a Virginia Cavaliers hat. The Cavaliers...
Playoff Previews

2019-20 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs – Stanley Cup Finals Preview

In my mind, there were only two possible Stanley Cup finals match-ups. The Vegas Golden Knights vs. New York Islanders or the Tampa Bay Lightning vs. the Dallas Stars....
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...
Weekly Recaps

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...