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 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 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 – 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 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 →

Pre-Cup Friendlies – Day 1

With the Stanley Cup playoffs finally set to commence, each team has been given one friendly to get back in to the swing of things after a long break due to Covid-19. Tuesday's games saw the Pittsburgh Penguins take on local rivals the Philadelphia Flyers, the Toronto Maple Leafs face the Montreal Canadiens, and the... 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 →

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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