Archive for April 20th, 2012

Playoffs? PLAYOFFS? (Ed Mulholland-US PRESSWIRE)

New Jersey Devils Back In the Driver’s Seat After Game 4 Victory

What a difference a day makes. Barely 36 hours ago, the New Jersey Devils were reeling from a monumental collapse in their Game 3 matchup against the Panthers, in which […]

by · April 20, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · New Jersey Devils
Boedker’s OT Heroics Have Coyotes on Brink of Advancing

Boedker’s OT Heroics Have Coyotes on Brink of Advancing

Whats more impressive? The Blackhawks and Coyotes playing in 4 consecutive overtime games, or Mikkel Boedker scoring the game-winning goal in 2 consecutive playoff games? The Coyotes took game 4 […]

by · April 20, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Arizona Coyotes, Chicago Blackhawks
Mathew Dumba - 2012 NHL Entry Draft Dynamic Defenseman (Lisa McRitchie/Kukla's Korner)

Mathew Dumba Destined to be a Duck?

Barring any trades between now and the National Hockey League Entry Draft on June 22nd, the Anaheim Ducks brass will step up to the podium armed with the sixth overall […]

by · April 20, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Anaheim Ducks, Prospects
Win It For Nicky (RMNB)

Rallying Points: Free Nicky and the Braden Holtby Grand Prix

Almost every team in these playoffs has had a martyr. For Ottawa it was Daniel Alfredsson, who was taken out of the series by an elbow to the head. In […]

by · April 20, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary, Suspensions, Washington Capitals
Indisputable Number One: Martin Brodeur

Florida Panthers Must Solve Martin Brodeur

It was just the Florida Panthers’ luck that they would run into old foe Martin Brodeur and the New Jersey Devils in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. […]

Daniel Alfredsson (Mark Goldman/Icon SMI)

Sens Versus Rangers Mid-Series Analysis

After four games, these two teams are deadlocked at 2-2 and it is now a best of three series. What should we expect here on out? The Ottawa Senators entered […]

by · April 20, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · New York Rangers, Ottawa Senators
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Rangers Set for Series Smackdown in Game 5

The New York Rangers and the Ottawa Senators have created a smackdown of a series with taunts, brawls and misconduct that has not been so favorable. While the playoffs raise […]

by · April 20, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · New York Rangers, Suspensions
Penguins’ Only Chance to Extend Series: Force Even-Strength Play

Penguins’ Only Chance to Extend Series: Force Even-Strength Play

The playoff series featuring the most goals through four games in NHL history might also feature the most special teams goals through any four games in NHL history. The Pittsburgh […]

Martin Brodeur (Andy Martin Jr)

Is Martin Brodeur the Mariano Rivera of Hockey?

Martin Brodeur is arguably one of the greatest (if not THE greatest) goalies to ever play the game of hockey. On the other hand, Mariano Rivera has been widely considered […]

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Nugent-Hopkins nominated for the Calder Trophy

The NHL has begun to release their nominees for the annual individual awards, starting with the Calder trophy today. The award is handed out to the league’s best first year player, and […]

by · April 20, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
Gordie Howe’s goals per arena

Gordie Howe’s goals per arena

Gordie Howe, of course, needs no introduction as one of the greatest players in the history of the NHL.  Over 26 seasons, from 1946-47 to 1970-71 with the Detroit Red […]

by · April 20, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Detroit Red Wings, Hockey History
Elliott was no foolin a true fantasy savior. Who knew? (Scott Rovak-US PRESSWIRE)

Perron Assists, Elliott’s Glove Leads Blues to Game 4 Triumph, 2-1

David Perron knows all about expectations. Drafted 26th overall in an admittedly sub-par 2007 draft class, he nevertheless made the Blues straight out of the Juniors, scoring 13 goals and […]

by · April 20, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · San Jose Sharks, St Louis Blues