Horvat OT Winner Steals the Show

The fourth day of the Stanley Cup Playoffs was a little more relaxed than the first three, but there was still plenty of excitement and upset. The Arizona Coyotes faced the Colorado Avalanche in Edmonton for the early game, before the Montreal Canadiens looked to level their series with the Philadelphia Flyers in Toronto. The... Continue Reading →

Three Time’s A Charm

Day 3 treated us to even more theatrics, and as hundreds of fans on social media put it "terrible refereeing" in the evening Eastern game. In Toronto, the Eastern Conference hub city, the Carolina Hurricanes and Boston Bruins played back-to-back, and the Columbus Blue Jackets and Tampa Bay Lightning looked well rested after their 5OT... Continue Reading →

5OT Thriller Gets Stanley Cup Underway

The Stanley Cup playoffs are officially underway!The first day saw a historic 5OT thriller between the Columbus Blue Jackets and the Tampa Bay Lightning. The dram of this game pushed the Carolina Hurricanes' Game 1 meeting with rivals, the Boston Bruins, to be rescheduled for 11am on Wednesday, August 12. Meanwhile in Edmonton the third-seeded... Continue Reading →

Final Qualifier Day

With five of the six teams facing elimination on Friday losing, Saturday saw just two hockey games - both round-robin face-offs. The Vegas Golden Knights (West) and the Philadelphia Flyers (East) were named the No.1 seed in their conferences after winning, and the Colorado Avalanche (West) and Tampa Bay Lightning (East) were crowned the No.2... Continue Reading →

Round-Robins Take Center Stage

With just one best-of-5 series heading for Game 5 (Toronto Maple Leafs v Columbus Blue Jackets), Saturday saw two round-robin showdowns. Saturday's action wasn't as exciting as Friday's but we were treated to 12 goals and an overtime. Eastern Conference Philadelphia Flyers v Tampa Bay Lightning4-1Nicolas Aube-Kubel scored twice to give the Philadelphia Flyers a... Continue Reading →

Stanley Cup Qualifiers – Day 7

We all probably thought there was no way Friday could top Thursday's events which saw 28 goals, 10 of which game in the round-robin game between the Vegas Golden Knights and the St. Louis Blues and the Columbus Blue Jackets come from 3-0 down to beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-3 in overtime, but we... Continue Reading →

Stanley Cup Qualifiers – Day 6

Heading in to Day 6 the Calgary Flames knew all they needed was a victory against the Winnipeg Jets to become the second team, and first in the West, to secure their place in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. It was an exciting day of hockey with 28 goals scored, 10 of which came in the... Continue Reading →

Stanley Cup – Day 5

Day 4 of the season's Stanley Cup saw the Carolina Hurricanes sweep the New York Rangers. The New York Islanders headed in to the day hoping to do the same against the Florida Panthers. Day 5 saw more round-robin games with the Colorado Avalanche and Dallas Stars going head to head, as well as the... Continue Reading →

Stanley Cup – Day 4

The Stanley Cup is now well under way, with Day 4 featuring only Best-of-5 series games. Heading in to the day the Carolina Hurricanes knew that victory would secure them the series and they'd be moving on to the Playoffs, after taking a 2-0 lead on Monday. The Winnipeg Jets and Calgary Flames also faced... Continue Reading →

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