Post Tagged with: "Stanley Cup"

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 […]

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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 […]

Rob Davison with the European Trophy cup (RedBull/GEPA-pictures)

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
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Boston Bruins Offseason: The Musical

The Boston Bruins have had a very eventful offseason that all started with an awful last minute of play in the Stanley Cup Finals. Now, that long offseason to stew […]

by · August 31, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins
The Chicago Blackhawks captured their second Stanley Cup in four years. (Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports)

Can The Chicago Blackhawks Repeat As Cup Champions?

It has been 14 years since an NHL team won back-to-back Stanley Cups. The reasons being, it’s very difficult to do. This season the Chicago Blackhawks will attempt to prove […]

by · August 29, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks
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Why Justin Bieber is Bad for the NHL

I don’t know know any other way to say it, but Justin Bieber is bad for hockey. Hockey is unequivocally Canada’s best export; Canada’s worst export? Justin Bieber. I’ve been […]

by · August 23, 2013 · 4 comments · Humor, News/Commentary
While talented, the Pittsburgh Penguins appear as a team prepared for the start of the Playoffs. (Kevin Hoffman-US PRESSWIRE)

A Penguin Fan’s Wish List for the 2013-’14 Season

As the excitement of the NHL Draft and buzz of the biggest free agent acquisitions disappear in the rearview mirror, the most diehard of hockey fans can only sit and wait […]

by · August 18, 2013 · 6 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins