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 →

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 6

Heading in to Day 6 the Calgary Flames knew all they needed was a victory against the Winnipeg Jets to become the second team, and first in the West, to secure their place in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. It was an exciting day of hockey with 28 goals scored, 10 of which came in 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 →

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 →

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