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 →

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 →

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 2

144 days on from the pause, Saturday saw the start of the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Sunday's games completed the first round of the Best-of-5 series (1 Eastern, 2 Western Conference), as well as giving us the beginning of the Round-Robin mini-series (1 Eastern, 1 Western). The total goal tally for Day 2 was 20,... Continue Reading →

Tuesday Night Hockey

Tuesday night's hockey saw the Carolina Hurricanes make history by winning their fourth game of the season, going 4-0 for the first time since becoming the Hurricanes. They've done it once before as the Hartford Whalers in 1995/96. We were also treated to a natural hat trick from James Neal in New York, Sid Crosby scored his 446th NHL... Continue Reading →

Saturday Night Hockey

Heading in to Saturday's games the L.A. Kings and Detroit Red Wings were the only teams not to have played their first game of the season. Now everyone has played at least once. The San Jose Sharks have had a busy week - after allowing nine goals in two games against Vegas, including five on... Continue Reading →

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