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Joose Antonen has a skill set that could see him develop into a useful and versatile player like Zack Smith (Marc DesRosiers-US PRESSWIRE)

Fun With Numbers: 2011/2012 NHL Regular Season Edition

As another NHL regular season has passed us by, hockey stat junkies everywhere have another endless sea of numbers to sift through, everything from goals to goals against, shots on […]

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Playoff Pool Chutes And Ladders: Get The F Out Of Here!

Henrik Lundqvist said it best last night to the referee. Seriously, another week has gone by for those fantasy poolies and Round 2 will start by week’s end. As the […]

Shea Weber (Flickr/Sarah Fuqua)

Thuggish Buffoonery: AKA The NHL Playoffs

  Ah, Spring… When otherwise sportsmanlike players make decidedly unsportsmanlike plays. In game one of the Predators/Red Wings series, the man on the left gripped Henrik Zetterberg by the back of the […]

Marc-Andre Fleury makes Hockey Canada nervous, but he's an important piece on "Canada 2". (Charles LeClaire-US PRESSWIRE)

5 Reasons Why the Penguins Faltered Against the Flyers

The Pittsburgh Penguins and Philadelphia Flyers series will go down as one of the wildest series of all-time in NHL playoff hockey history. There were many incidents throughout this series […]

Claude Giroux did a fabulous job of throwing Sidney Crosby off his game when these two met in the first round of 2011-2012 playoffs. (Eric Hartline-US PRESSWIRE)

Are the Penguins Now in Control of the Series?

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. […]

by · April 21, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Philadelphia Flyers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Previews and Predictions
James van Riemsdyk should see more time on the ice while Joffrey Lupul watches from upstairs (Icon SMI)

Return of James van Riemsdyk Not Enough as Flyers Lose Game 5

James van Riemsdyk made his return to the ice Friday night for the first time since breaking his foot back on March 1st against the New York Islanders. JVR was […]

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 […]

Shea Weber (Flickr/Sarah Fuqua)

Dear Brendan Shanahan……

Dear Brendan Shanahan, You have an extremely difficult job. I would not want to be in your shoes. As head of the NHL Department of Player Safety, you have the […]

The Philadelphia Flyers are 10-2-1 since the doors opened at the Consol Energy Center.(Charles LeClaire-US PRESSWIRE)

Keys To The Flyers Completing the Sweep

After the first three games of their first-round playoff matchup with the Pittsburgh Penguins, the Philadelphia Flyers find themselves up 3-0 with a chance to complete the sweep tonight at […]

The Consequences Of Early Elimination

The Consequences Of Early Elimination

By Wayne Whittaker, Boston Bruins Correspondent All first round playoff exits are not created equal. For some teams, just making it into the tournament is enough to render a season […]

The Philadelphia Flyers are 10-2-1 since the doors opened at the Consol Energy Center.(Charles LeClaire-US PRESSWIRE)

Reports of Penguins’ Collapse are Greatly Exaggerated

With the Penguins facing elimination on Wednesday, reporters who boldly insisted the Penguins would waltz through the playoffs are now scrambling to justify how their predictions ended up so wrong.

Claude Giroux did a fabulous job of throwing Sidney Crosby off his game when these two met in the first round of 2011-2012 playoffs. (Eric Hartline-US PRESSWIRE)

Sidney Crosby showcases fighting’s place in NHL

Why is everyone upset about the surplus of fighting in this year’s NHL playoffs? Goon is a word being thrown around a lot. I guess sticking up for your teammates […]