Valeri Nichushkin has been compared to Rangers forward Rick Nash. (Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports)

Why the NY Rangers Will Win Against the Flyers in Round 1

The New York Rangers and Philadelphia Flyers have one of hockey’s great rivalries. They’ve been bitter division rivals since the 1974-75 season, so it’s no surprise that they’re bringing their […]

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Sharks Kings Preview: How the Sharks Can Bite Themselves

This is part 2 of the Sharks Kings preview. How else can I justify doing yet another article on this rivalry that will only get better with what promises to be […]

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How the Sharks Can Bite the Kings

Another year, another postseason. Another postseason, another Sharks Kings preview. Remind me again what year it is? This is part one of a playoff preview between these two. In this […]

First Round Predictions for the Eastern Conference

First Round Predictions for the Eastern Conference

Check out my Western Conference predictions here. The Eastern Conference has been wide open this season, with as many as 11 teams in the hunt for a playoff berth up […]

by · April 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Previews and Predictions
First Round Predictions for the Western Conference

First Round Predictions for the Western Conference

Check out my Eastern Conference predictions here. The first round of the Western Conference Stanley Cup Playoffs will be nothing short of spectacular.  We’ll see matchups that, in terms of […]

by · April 16, 2014 · 1 comment · Previews and Predictions
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Rivalry in Round 1 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs: Blues vs. Blackhawks

The St. Louis Blues and Chicago Blackhawks have been bitter rivals since the Blues first broke into the NHL in 1967.  They’ve had countless battles between the regular and post […]

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Ducks vs. Stars: Playoff Preview

Welcome to the greatest part of the year in the greatest sport in the world. Two months of grueling, physical hockey featuring the most gutsy plays made by guys who […]

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Pressure Cooker: Which Player is Under the Most Pressure in the Playoffs

As we inch ever so closely to the start of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, teams are making their final tweaks to their lines and preparing for the NHL’s second season. […]

The 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Who Will be the Best in the West?

Today I’ll skip all of the pomp and circumstance of an introduction to The Stanley Cup Playoffs (but if you’d like to see it one more time, check out my […]

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Broad Street vs. Broadway: 2014 Stanley Cup Metropolitan Semi-Finals Preview

Home ice is usually important in every playoff series, but in the first-round matchup between the Philadelphia Flyers and New York Rangers, it could be the difference maker. The Importance […]

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NHL First Round Predictions: Western Conference

Yesterday, I brought you my predictions on the Eastern Conference first round. Today, I bring you the wild, wild, Western Conference. The West may indeed be the most wide open […]

The 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Who Will be Beasts of the East?

There is a certain smell in the air at this time of year. Blooming flowers. Freshly mowed lawns. Grills cooking any assortment of various BBQ-style meats. And fresh sheets of […]

by · April 15, 2014 · 1 comment · Previews and Predictions