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 – 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 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 →

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 →

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