The Top Five Preseason Vezina Trophy Candidates

When you think about it, an NHL goaltender is a lot like a Major League Baseball starting pitcher with far bigger canjones. Both are largely dependent upon their defenses, although …

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The Pittsburgh Penguins Must Buy the Chicago Blackhawks’ Blueprint

While the Chicago Blackhawks capturing the 2013 Stanley Cup, their second in four years, is no surprise to anyone, the Pittsburgh Penguins were the odds on favorite. The Pens fell …

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The Beauty of the Stanley Cup Final

It’s no surprise that this Stanley Cup Final is playing out the exact stereotype of what hockey is all about. It’s a battle; a game of chances defined by who wants it more and who is willing to sacrifice the most for a win. The 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Final has seen four games; three of which have gone to overtime, with the other game ending up a nail-biter. There have been battles resulting in wins, losses, and even some scars.

The ugliness is the sport at its finest, and after almost four months without a game of professional hockey, it’s a perfect ending to a truncated season.