Post Tagged with: "NHL Playoffs"

Evgeni Nabokov brings playoff experience from his days with the San Jose Sharks. (Dave Nelson/wikimedia)

Sharks Aiming for a 2004 Repeat

Learning from History The last time the San Jose Sharks missed the postseason was in 2003 when the team finished 14th in the Western Conference with 73 points. This was […]

by · June 11, 2015 · 0 comments · San Jose Sharks
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Cupless Clubs: The Next 1st Time Stanley Cup Champion

The Stanley Cup is known as the toughest trophy to win in all of professional sports. It takes years, perhaps decades, of rebuilding and preparation to create a team that […]

by · June 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Hockey History, News
It's been a frustrating season for Brian Gionta and his Sabres. (Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports)

NHL Needs to Update Video Review System

If there’s anything we can take away from the current edition of the NHL playoffs, it’s that the league is starving for goals, guarantees don’t mean a thing unless Mark […]

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Five Underwhelming Playoff Teams

With the third round of the playoffs set to begin this weekend, many fans are figuring out who they should cheer for if their team is eliminated from contention. Some never expected […]

Gary Bettman (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

The Truth About Playoff Scoring & Home Ice Advantage

They are the questions that many fans are asking. Is home ice advantage in the NHL playoffs as important as it used to be?  Is scoring down in the playoffs?  […]

by · May 11, 2015 · 0 comments · News
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Senators Still Waiting on Stars to Shine

The Senators Stay Alive The Ottawa Senators managed to stave off elimination on Wednesday with a hard-fought 1-0 victory over the Montreal Canadiens. The win kept the cinderella Senators’ remarkable run going but […]

by · April 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Ottawa Senators
Craig Anderson has been great for the Senators when healthy, and Robin Lehner compliments Anderson quite nicely. (Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Time For Craig Anderson to Shine in Ottawa

The Ottawa Senators are on the edge of elimination at the hands of the Montreal Canadiens as they square-off for game four on Wednesday night. A first round sweep is never […]

by · April 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Ottawa Senators
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Silent Senators Need To Step Up

After finishing the regular season on a 22-4-4 run, the hottest team in hockey heading into the post season finds itself in a hole. In their first round match-up with […]

by · April 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Ottawa Senators
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Three Keys for the Chicago Blackhawks in Tonight’s Game One

With the NHL playoffs action set to begin tonight, the Chicago Blackhawks are among the eight teams who will play their first game of the 2015 postseason this evening. They’ll […]

by · April 15, 2015 · 0 comments · Chicago Blackhawks
Patrick Kane scored 64 points in 61 games during the regular season (Rob Grabowski, USA TODAY Sports)

Patrick Kane’s Return Could Wreak Havoc on West

Before an unfortunate injury which resulted in a fractured clavicle, Patrick Kane was in the midst of turning in what was arguably the best year of his career to this […]

by · April 7, 2015 · 0 comments · Chicago Blackhawks