Post Tagged with: "playoffs"

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The Underestimated Prowess of Lightning’s Tyler Johnson

It is common knowledge, especially in the hockey world, that the short person gets overlooked. Both literally and figuratively. I am saying this based off of experience. A four-foot-ten girl […]

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The Minnesota Wild Have No Reason to be Disappointed

Last night, the Chicago Blackhawks eliminated the Minnesota Wild from the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. Now if you’re a Wild fan, you most likely thought this was a […]

by · May 8, 2015 · 0 comments · Minnesota Wild
Have the Minnesota Wild Lost Their Mojo?

Have the Minnesota Wild Lost Their Mojo?

A little over a week ago, the Minnesota Wild knocked the St. Louis Blues out of the playoffs. The Wild looked unstoppable at the end of Round 1; the team […]

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3 Reasons the Minnesota Wild Will Beat the Blackhawks

Back in January, the Minnesota Wild had a less than 10 percent chance of making the playoffs. Now in April, the Wild has just eliminated the top team in the […]

Ryan Miller had a big impact on the Canucks during his first season with the club. (Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports)

Three Reasons for Canucks Round One Loss

Vancouver Failed To Keep Momentum After staving off elimination in game 5 while outshooting the Flames 43-21, the Canucks momentum clearly carried over to game 6 at the Scotiabank Saddledome. Vancouver […]

by · April 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Vancouver Canucks
Mikael Granlund was certainly celebrating his fair share of points before he left to Sochi, and might be in line to celebrate many more after being Team Finland's leading offensive contributor. (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

The Greatest Playoff Goals in Minnesota Wild History

Since its inaugural season in 2000, the Minnesota Wild has made the playoffs six times, including this year. Although six might not seem like that many compared to teams like […]

by · April 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Minnesota Wild, Top 10 Lists
The Flames and Canucks have had a heated series thus far. (Sergei Belski - USA Today)

Offense Running Dry For Canucks

Canucks Offense Doused In Series Against Flames View image | The Vancouver Canucks amassed a respectable 101 points during the regular season, and their 48 wins marks the fifth most in team history, […]

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A Stanley Cup In Anaheim? The Window Is Wide Open

The Anaheim Ducks put the finishing touches on a clean sweep of the Winnipeg Jets Wednesday night, capping off an incredibly entertaining series with yet another come from behind win. […]

by · April 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Anaheim Ducks
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Can Minnesota Dominate St. Louis at Home?

The first two games are over. Minnesota won a game and St. Louis won a game, and now the tied series moves back to St. Paul, Minnesota, where the Wild […]

by · April 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Minnesota Wild
The Islanders were an undisputed dynasty team. (Mike Moore - Private Collection)

Hey 19: An NHL Record Likely To Never Be Broken

When the Los Angeles Kings failed to qualify for the NHL playoffs, it meant another season without a repeat Stanley Cup champion. The last team to win back-to-back Cups was […] / CC BY-NC 2.0

Three Keys: Washington Capitals vs New York Islanders

On paper, the series between the Washington Capitals and New York Islanders seems very even. Both teams finished with 101 points, and each won 2 games in the season series. […]

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Chicago Blackhawks vs. Nashville Predators Series Preview

It’s official. After a long, grueling 82 game regular season, the Chicago Blackhawks will take on their divisional foe from Nashville in the first round of the NHL Playoffs. I previously […]

by · April 12, 2015 · 0 comments · Chicago Blackhawks