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5 Biggest Beasts From First Round of Playoffs

Heroes, sometimes even careers, are born during the Stanley Cup playoffs. Certain players just have a penchant for stepping up when the games matter most. That ability to raise their […]

Ben Bishop was solid in his first season in a Lightning uniform and Evgeni Nabokov's veteran presence should only help Tampa Bay. (Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports)

The 6 Best Tampa Bay Lightning Stats From Round 1

The Tampa Bay Lightning helped bring the opening round of the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs to a close on Wednesday night by beating the Detroit Red Wings 2-0 in Game […]


Can the Kings’ Drew Doughty Win the Norris Trophy?

What’s the point of competing for a trophy if everyone gets a trophy? — Glenn Beck This past Monday, the NHL announced the names of the three Norris finalists for […]

It's been a frustrating season for Brian Gionta and his Sabres. (Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports)

Call For Consistency: The Department of Player Safety’s Bad Rap

As May approaches, so does the annual cry of jilted NHL fans. It seems no matter who makes the playoffs each year, one thing remains constant: The Department of Player […]

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The 7 Best Washington Capitals Stats From Round 1

The Washington Capitals have punched a ticket to a second round match against the New York Rangers. Here are the seven best stats from their first round victory over the […]

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NHL Makes the Right Call Suspending Kronwall

Let’s just lead off with the hit in question. And the NHL’s explination of the one game suspension handed down to Kronwall. They got it right, for once. There are […]

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Connor McDavid & The Revival Of The Erie Otters

What an atmosphere. From the moment that I walked into Erie Insurance Arena Sunday night for Game 3 of the OHL Western Conference Finals, I knew something was different.  The […]

A Closer Look at Kronwall’s Hit

A Closer Look at Kronwall’s Hit

The Detroit Red Wings lost to the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-2 Monday night, forcing a Game 7 in their first round playoff matchup. While that is a big enough story […]

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Minnesota Wild Regular Season Report Card

With the regular season and their miraculous run back into the postseason in the Minnesota Wild past, we can give them some grades for their season performance. It was yet […]

With mountains, lakes, forests and money, about the only thing Seattle doesn't have is the NHL - yet. Credit: Spmenic, at Wikimedia Commons.

Latest News Could Land Seattle an NHL Franchise by 2017

After nearly three years of false starts in Seattle’s attempt to lure the NHL and NBA to town, a fast track toward a new Seattle franchise appears to be underway. […]

Las Vegas Black Knights concept jerseys [photo: sparky chewbarky]

Las Vegas Black Knights Concept Jersey

A few months ago I shared some concept creations for the newly announced Las Vegas franchise from the talented sparky chewbarky from sportslogos.net. Now that there is official word of […]

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Tough Choices Ahead for Blues

It’s easy to be a pessimist, because everyone’s happy if you’re wrong — but you look prescient if you’re right. After a fourth straight premature playoff exit for the St. […]