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 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 →

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 →

Wednesday Night Hockey

After defeating Calgary in overtime on Tuesday night, the L.A. Kings were straight back on to the ice. This time to play the Canucks in Vancouver. They were joined by the Devils traveling to the Flyers and the Sabres hosting the Canadiens.   Montreal Canadiens v Buffalo Sabres 4-5 (OT) Jack Eichel had a four point... 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 →

Monday Night Hockey

Monday night saw just two NHL games played, with one going into overtime - The Toronto Maple Leafs hosted the St. Louis Blues, and the Buffalo Sabres travelled to Columbus.   St. Louis Blues v Toronto Maple Leafs 3-2 Alex Pietrangelo got his 400th NHL point as the St. Louis Blues won their seventh consecutive game... Continue Reading →

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