Post Tagged with: "playoffs"

Backes already has 16 goals this season (Scott Rovak-US PRESSWIRE)

David Backes Finding Next Level

The Toronto Maple Leafs discovered just how colossal David Backes’ game can be. Tuesday night, the St. Louis Blues captain scorched the Leafs for three goals, including an empty netter […]

by · March 26, 2014 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues
Pittsburgh and Columbus faceoff in Game 1 on Wednesday night at the Consol Energy Center (AxsDeny / flickr)

Home Ice Disadvantage: The Pennsylvania Problem

  We oftentimes talk about home ice advantage and how much it can impact a club when coming into their rival team’s barn. Typically, we find that teams have better […]

Miller is a free-agent this summer (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

THW Live Fantasy Hockey League: Nearing Playoffs

It really is the season for fantasy hockey playoffs. Most leagues start this week with the rest taking place next week. For the next three plus weeks (or less if […]

by · March 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Fantasy
Hey, we are back for another fantasy hockey edition of He Said/She Said! This week the unthinkable happens! (File Photo)

Fantasy Hockey He Said/She Said: Meeting!

Any fantasy hockey expert will tell you that the hardest opponent to face is not the unknown but it is another expert. This week on “He Said/She Said”, the two […]

by · January 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Fantasy
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How Can the Blue Jackets Get Back in the Playoff Race?

After last night’s marquee matchup and victory by the Philadelphia Flyers over the Pittsburgh Penguins, the idle Columbus Blue Jackets officially hit the bottom of the Metropolitan Division. On first […]

by · November 14, 2013 · 0 comments · Columbus Blue Jackets
Capitals Yet to Beat Quality Opponent

Capitals Yet to Beat Quality Opponent

The Washington Capitals have yet to beat a quality team eleven games into the season. They have a chance to correct that tonight at the Vancouver Canucks, but will need […]

Jonathan Quick was the Conn Smythe winner in 2012 (Jayne Kamin-Oncea-US PRESSWIRE)

The Quick or the Dead: How Kings Can Come Back

I confess.  One of the reasons why I’m writing this article is because it may be my last chance to savor the words, “Defending champs.” But I digress.  Before we […]

by · June 8, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Los Angeles Kings, Uncategorized
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Which Wind Prevails: Category 5 Matchups to Decide Kings vs. Hawks

On the eve of the Western Conference Finals, here are five major match-ups to watch which will swing this “pick ‘em” contest between the Los Angeles Kings and Chicago Blackhawks. […]

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Facts Every Blackhawks Fan Should Know Before Game Seven

Here are a few fun facts to know before the Chicago Blackhawks take on the Detroit Red Wings in game seven of the Western Conference Semi-finals. Some include random facts, […]

by · May 29, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks
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Lots to Be Proud of for Leafs Nation

The glass is finally half full in Toronto. At least it should be. Of course, when you have a three goal lead in the third period of a game, you […]

by · May 14, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Toronto Maple Leafs
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Boston Bruins: What Just Happened? What Happens Next?

By Wayne Whittaker, Boston Bruins Correspondent I’m still not 100% certain that actually happened. There’s no way. This team? They’re the ones that blow 3-0 leads. They’re the ones that underachieve, collapse […]

by · May 14, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins
The Canucks are on the ropes again (Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports)

Sharks Must Forget Canucks Series

As the Canucks and Sharks series unfolded and devolved in front of a national audience, another series from recent memory came to mind.  Last season’s Pittsburgh/Philadelphia series seemed eerily similar […]

by · May 9, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Previews and Predictions, San Jose Sharks