June 12th, 2015 In Chicago Blackhawks, Tampa Bay Lightning 0 comments

Everything You Could Ask For For those of us who call ourselves die hard hockey fans, we will watch the Stanley Cup Final every year. However, some have been better than others in terms of bringing in the casual viewer. The Ducks steamrolling the Ottawa Senators in 2007 wasn't a very intriguing matchup. Neither was the Los Angeles Kings and...

June 10th, 2015 In Chicago Blackhawks, Tampa Bay Lightning 0 comments

There was great excitement in the hockey world when the Chicago Blackhawks and Tampa Bay Lightning were pitted against each other in the Stanley Cup Final. Two dynamic offenses loaded with star power would surely make for an entertaining final. Stars such as Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane, and Steven Stamkos could make this the most exciting...

June 10th, 2015 In Chicago Blackhawks, Tampa Bay Lightning 0 comments

Now that we're three games into an interesting Stanley Cup Final, it is time to reflect on what has been going on so far. The national media will keep telling you that Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews need to start scoring goals or that Corey Crawford has to be better than his opposing netminder who might be injured (in some capacity) in order...

June 10th, 2015 In Chicago Blackhawks, Tampa Bay Lightning 0 comments

Now that Game Three is in the books and the Tampa Bay Lighting have a 2-1 series lead over the Chicago Blackhawks, this is as good a time as any to review individual performances on both sides. We are a period and a half from the halfway point of the series, should it go the full seven games. If any momentum is carried into the next game,...

June 9th, 2015 In Chicago Blackhawks, Tampa Bay Lightning 0 comments

Bigger, Stronger, Faster As the Stanley Cup Final moved onto Chicago for games three and four, it should be clear to all who are witnessing this matchup between the Chicago Blackhawks and the Tampa Bay Lightning. We are watching one of the best defensemen in the game. Fans in Chicago know that Duncan Keith is a two-time Stanley Cup Champion...

June 7th, 2015 In Chicago Blackhawks, Tampa Bay Lightning 0 comments

After the Tampa Bay Lightning chose to play it safe with a lead in Game 1 and ended up getting burned in doing so, it was obvious that something would have to change in their approach for Saturday's Game 2. For the Lightning, Game 1 was a huge learning experience. A sort of cruel welcome to the big stage, if you will, from the team that is most...

June 7th, 2015 In Chicago Blackhawks, Tampa Bay Lightning 0 comments

The Tampa Bay Lightning have tied up the Stanley Cup Final at 1-1 with their win on Saturday night against the Chicago Blackhawks.  On Monday, the series will turn to Chicago.  No doubt, both teams will head back to the drawing board to make some necessary adjustments.  Here's a look at 5 of the most interesting story lines of the Stanley Cup...

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