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 →

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 →

Pre-Cup Friendlies – Day 2

Tuesday saw the Pittsburgh Penguins, Philadelphia Flyers, Toronto Maple Leafs, Montreal Canadiens, Edmonton Oilers and Calgary Flames all took to the ice for the first time in months. Wednesday played host to the Carolina Hurricanes meeting Metro rivals, the Washington Capitals, as the New York Islanders did with the Rangers. Tampa Bay Lightning faced off... Continue Reading →

Friday Night Hockey

  New York Islanders v Carolina Hurricanes 2-5 The Carolina Hurricanes defeated the New York Islanders 5-2 at PNC Arena to improve to 5-0-0, their best start ever! The five wins are one more than the Hartford Whalers had to start the 1995/96 season, their next to last before the franchise relocated to Raleigh. Dougie... 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 →

Sunday Hockey

After a busy start to the 2019/20 season things calmed down on Sunday with just three games played.   Tampa Bay Lightning v Carolina Hurricanes 3-4 (OT) There must be something in the defensive waters at Carolina. Jaccob Slavin scored at 1:53 of overtime to boost the Carolina Hurricanes to yet another comeback victory this season. Dougie... 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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