2020/21 DIVSIONAL MATCHUPS

As you all know the NHL 2020/21 season is going to look vastly different to normal. There are four new divisional bubbles, a mishmash of teams, vastly differing schedules and no pre-season. The Divisions: North Calgary FlamesToronto Maple LeafsEdmonton OilersVancouver CanucksMontreal CanadiensWinnipeg JetsOttawa Senators Western Anaheim DucksMinnesota WildArizona CoyotesSan Jose SharksColorado AvalancheSt Louis BluesLA KingsVegas... Continue Reading →

Overtime Madness

Sunday gave us five games, three of which went to overtime.The New York Islanders and Washington Capitals faced off in the early game in Toronto, before the Dallas Stars and Calgary Flames battled it out in Edmonton. The Chicago Blackhawks knew they had to win their matchup against the Vegas Golden Knights or they'd be... Continue Reading →

Way to Bruin the Party

Day 5 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs started with a shock announcement, Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask opted out of the playoffs citing wanting to spend time with his family as the reason. The announcement came just a little over an hour before puck drop in their Eastern Conference First Round Game 3 matchup with... 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 →

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 – 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 Playoffs – Day 3

We're already on Day 3 of the 2019/20 Stanley Cup Playoff campaign. The first two days brought us some shocks, edge-of-your seat moments, an overtime and 48 goals. Day three treated us to four best-of-5 series games (two Eastern, two Western) and two Round-Robin games (one Eastern, one Western Conference), not one, but two hat... Continue Reading →

Stanley Cup Playoffs – Day 1

142 days after the NHL paused its season due to COVID-19, the Stanley Cup Playoffs have officially started!Each team played an exhibition game earlier this week, but it's all business from here on in. There hasn't been a best-of-5 series in the NHL since 1986. The League used them for the preliminary round of the... Continue Reading →

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