Post Tagged with: "Stanley Cup"

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Montreal and Boston in the Playoffs: The Rite of Spring

Now is not the time for complacency for the Montreal Canadiens as they come face to face with what will be their toughest challenge yet. The Habs head to Beantown […]

by · May 1, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins, Montreal Canadiens

The Destructive Aftermath of Chris Pronger

I’ll state the obvious – the Philadelphia Flyers desperately miss Chris Pronger. Since Pronger’s concussion-induced departure, the Flyers’ blue line has been a wobbly Jenga tower. With their backs against […]

by · April 28, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Philadelphia Flyers
Referee Eric Furlatt addresses the Capitals' bench (Flickr/Clydeorama)

The Absurdity of Criticizing NHL Officials

The lack of respect for NHL officials is appalling; and with the playoffs in full swing, no other group has served as the perfect scapegoat. While nobody is perfect, including […]

by · April 25, 2014 · 24 comments · News/Commentary
Valeri Nichushkin has been compared to Rangers forward Rick Nash. (Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports)

Flyers Falling Victim to the Better Team

Despite a valiant Game Three effort, the Philadelphia Flyers again trail the New York Rangers in their quarterfinal series. But while there areas of much needed improvement from the orange […]

by · April 24, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Philadelphia Flyers
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The Tim Leiweke Effect

The only option is to win. Anything less for a Tim Leiweke team is viewed as a disappointment – a group that simply can’t get it done. To him, it’s […]

by · April 23, 2014 · 1 comment · Toronto Maple Leafs
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Stanley Cup Playoffs: Top 5 New Jersey Devils First Round Moments

The New Jersey Devils have participated in the Stanley Cup Playoffs 21 times since they began play in the Garden State.  The Devils have won the first round of the […]

Carey Price is one of the favourites for 2014(Photo: Andy Martin Jr)

The Price of a Stanley Cup

The Montreal Canadiens begin their quest for their 25th Stanley Cup tonight against the Tampa Bay Lightning. Hockey is full of those with superstitions and those who believe in omens […]

by · April 16, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Montreal Canadiens
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NHL First Round Predictions: Western Conference

Yesterday, I brought you my predictions on the Eastern Conference first round. Today, I bring you the wild, wild, Western Conference. The West may indeed be the most wide open […]

by · April 16, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Previews and Predictions
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NHL First Round Predictions: Eastern Conference

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! It’s playoff hockey time and this season looks like it will be the most entertaining playoffs we’ve had in some time. The […]

The Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto (Ian Muttoo/Flickr)

10 Places Every Hockey Fan Must See Before They Die

Spring has finally awoken and we have finally broken away from the shackles of winter, for some of us at least. Now comes the time for traveling, and if you […]

by · April 11, 2014 · 2 comments · Hockey History
Vanek and the Canadiens are still playing in the postseason (Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports )

On The Road To Stanley’s Cup?

There is a growing fervor in the city of Montreal despite winter trying its best to maintain a grip on the island, that one beautiful unifying force that transcends language, […]

by · April 9, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Montreal Canadiens
Marc-Andre Fleury makes Hockey Canada nervous, but he's an important piece on "Canada 2". (Charles LeClaire-US PRESSWIRE)

The Fury of Marc-Andre Fleury

Marc-Andre Fleury’s career in Pittsburgh has had it’s fair share of up’s and down’s. From winning the Stanley Cup in 2009 to being benched in 2013, the goaltender has been […]

by · March 29, 2014 · 1 comment · Pittsburgh Penguins