Post Tagged with: "Stanley Cup"

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A Super Bowl Stanley Cup Final?

The NHL continues to bask in the success of its Winter Classic Stadium Series.  Conversely, the NFL continues to debate the merits of an outdoor, cold weather Super Bowl.  So […]

by · January 28, 2014 · 0 comments · Winter Classic
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Will Injury Bug Bite the Blues’ Alexander Steen in the End?

The injury bug has been running through the St. Louis Blues roster quite extensively over the past couple of months, but will it ultimately cause the team to miss their […]

by · January 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Injury Report, St Louis Blues
Tarasenko Firing Under the Radar

Tarasenko Firing Under the Radar

With the St. Louis Blues nearing the halfway point in the 2013-14 season a lot has been made of the outstanding seasons being had by Alexander Steen, David Backes, and […]

by · December 23, 2013 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues
4 Contenders for the Stanley Cup

4 Contenders for the Stanley Cup

The NHL’s incredible parity has been a common talking point for years, with people celebrating the hard salary cap (although it is set to rise significantly) and a more even […]

by · December 18, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary, Previews and Predictions
Flashback Friday:  Ray Bourque

Flashback Friday: Ray Bourque

When pictures of excellence come to mind in the hockey world, one’s thoughts often turn to the likes of Mario Lemieux, Wayne Gretzky, Maurice Richard, and Bobby Orr; and rightfully […]

by · December 13, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins, Colorado Avalanche, Hockey History
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Blackhawks Look Poised to Repeat; Acquire Versteeg

The Chicago Blackhawks opened up the season as favorites to win the Stanley Cup for the second year in a row and it’s easy to see why. Jonathan Towes is […]

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Hockey Champions League Not Worthwhile for NHL

There have been renewed rumblings about a hockey Champions League tournament in the vein of UEFA’s soccer Champions League. The idea is not new, having been discussed many times in […]

by · October 26, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · KHL, News/Commentary, The Business of Hockey
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2013-14 Bruins Season Predictions Part 5: Returning to the Stanley Cup Finals

Even with the shakeups from the offseason, the Boston Bruins remain a good team. A very good team, if we’re being honest. One that has the ability to play sound defensive hockey within Claude Julien’s system, score goals, and house one of the best goaltenders in the league to anchor the team. The team’s biggest weakness last season was their rabid inconsistencies throughout the regular season. After adding Jarome Iginla and Loui Eriksson in the offseason, two players valued for their durability and steadfast game, the Bruins automatically address a flaw that hurt them so much in the regular season.

by · September 28, 2013 · 1 comment · Boston Bruins
Michael Ryder has been on a goal scoring streak as of late, and fantasy managers should take note. (Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports)

Q & A with Michael Ryder of the New Jersey Devils

Every player has a different career path and one of the newest New Jersey Devils — Michael Ryder is no different. The 33-year-old is now on his fourth NHL team, […]

by · September 25, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New Jersey Devils
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Penguins’ Flashback: “The Save”

For a club whose history doesn’t go back nearly as far as that of the members of the Original Six, the Penguins certainly have contributed their share of memorable playoff […]

by · September 24, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, Pittsburgh Penguins
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Montreal Canadiens: The Most Overrated Franchise In NHL History?

The Montreal Canadiens.  Le Habitants.  Le Bleu, Blanc, et Rouge.  Le Grand Club.  Le Saint- Flanelle. No matter the name, Montreal’s team sits atop the hockey world – and for […]

by · September 23, 2013 · 10 comments · Hockey History, Montreal Canadiens
The Blackhawks Are On The Cusp of A Dynasty

The Blackhawks Are On The Cusp of A Dynasty

The Chicago Blackhawks are on the cusp of a dynasty. Two Stanley Cup victories in four seasons, combined with key players locked up with contract extensions along with a stable […]

by · September 21, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks