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April 21st, 2012 at 11:03 PM
St Louis Blues

The St. Louis Blues have eliminated the San Jose Sharks. After losing the first game of the series in overtime, the St. Louis Blues have rattled off four consecutive wins in their first round win over San Jose.  The Sharks, seeded seventh in...
April 21st, 2012 at 11:01 PM
Philadelphia Flyers

Coming into the series, the Pittsburgh Penguins were the overwhelming favorite to not only win this series but were also the popular choice to go and win the Stanley Cup. After three games, the Philadelphia Flyers had grabbed a commanding 3-0 series...
April 21st, 2012 at 7:56 PM
Hockey History

TML Captains is a series that profiles the men who 'wore the C' for one of the NHL's charter franchises. Previously featured were Bert Corbeau, Hap Day, Charlie Conacher and Red Horner. Charles Joseph Sylvanus 'Slippery Syl' Apps, CM #10, 16...
April 21st, 2012 at 6:13 PM
Chicago Blackhawks

After losing two straight in overtime at home to fall behind in their series 1-3, the Blackhawks face the chance of first-round elimination for the second straight season. With Chicago facing-off in Phoenix tonight, there is question as to who will...
April 21st, 2012 at 2:57 PM
Calgary Flames

The Essential Hockey Read & Reference: Behind The Moves: NHL General Managers Tell how Winners are Built by Jason Farris (Foreward by Brian Burke) Like a Datsyukian breakaway clinical finish, author Jason Farris scores and delivers...
April 21st, 2012 at 1:18 PM
Detroit Red Wings

For the second straight season the Nashville Predators will advance to the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.  The Preds defeated the Detroit Red Wings 2-1 in game five to take the series four games to one.  One of the main reasons the...
April 21st, 2012 at 1:06 PM
Montreal Canadiens

Carey Price makes a glove save vs. the Washington Capitals. The Montreal Canadiens’ 2011/12 season will certainly go down as one of the worst in recent memory, as the team failed to reach the 80 point plateau for the just the second time this...
April 21st, 2012 at 9:41 AM
International Hockey

4713.  The number of miles Villehart Kuusamo traveled from Ylitornio, Finland, to Salt Lake City, Utah.  As astonishing as that number is, it is even more remarkable to think that there are less people in Ylitornio than the amount of miles in...
April 21st, 2012 at 9:23 AM
Detroit Red Wings

The Detroit Red Wings knew what they had gotten themselves into going into game five against the Nashville Predators. It was the old guard facing elimination at the hands of the chic pick to come out of the west and the Wings dug themselves into a...