2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs – Conference Finals

We’re one step closer to the Stanley Cup Final. As much as the majority of the American public loves the NBA Playoffs, these playoffs have had more unpredictability and more exciting overtime matchups. The final four consist of the Rangers (who came back from a 3-1 deficit), the Lightning (who finally fought off those pesky Canadiens),…

2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs – Round 2

The last two weeks surely haven’t been a disappointment, have they? Pretty much all the series (except the Anaheim/Winnipeg series) was entertaining for the most part. New York Rangers predictably defeated the Penguins, and while Marc-Andre Fleury wasn’t to blame, one has to wonder what happens to the mighty Penguins offense when they hit the post-season. Same…

2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs – Round 1

For the first time in a long time, the defending Stanley Cup champions are NOT in the hunt for the Stanley Cup this year. Los Angeles had too many games that they gave away this season and it ended up costing them a chance at the playoffs. This year, we get some new faces to…

New Uniforms for Anaheim Ducks

Early on Friday morning, hours before the NHL draft, the Anaheim Ducks tweeted a photo of their new uniforms for the upcoming 2014-15 season. If you feel like you’ve seen the dark jersey before, you have; the dark jersey was introduced as an alternate jersey for the Ducks back in 2010. Anaheim used this jersey…

Patrice Bergeron wins NHL 15 cover vote; NHL Award Winners

Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron was unveiled as the cover athlete for the upcoming NHL 15.  Voted by the fans to be the next cover athlete in the long running EA Sports video game series, Bergeron beat out Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban after 10 million votes between the two rivals. At the NHL Awards ceremony in Las…

Los Angeles Kings win 2014 Stanley Cup

Congratulations to the Los Angeles Kings, winners of the 2014 Stanley Cup! The Kings went on an incredible Stanley Cup run to win their second Stanley Cup in the past 3 seasons after defeating the Rangers 4-1. The Staples Center was ready to explode for a championship celebration during Game 5 and when the game…

2014 Stanley Cup Finals

Well, this has to be a dream matchup for the NHL. Anybody want to take bets on how large the TV ratings are going to be in both the New York and Los Angeles markets? Yes, it’s a shame that Montreal didn’t get the opportunity to play for the Stanley Cup (since there hasn’t been…

2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Conference Finals

We’re one step closer to the Stanley Cup Final. Are you guys excited yet? I should think you would be after 3 of the 4 series in Round 2 went to Game 7 situations and two impressive comebacks by New York, Montreal, and Los Angeles. Who will be moving onto the Stanley Cup Final? Before…

2014 Stanley Cup Finals – Round 2

Boy, that was an entertaining first round of hockey, was it not? Three Game 7’s and 14 overtime games. Can’t start off a postseason better than that! Here’s a look back at the results of Round 1. Eastern Conference Quarterfinals: Boston Bruins vs Detroit Red Wings Game 1: Detroit 1, Boston 0 – TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts Game…

2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs – Round 1

)It’s an exciting time to be a hockey fan: the Stanley Cup Playoffs have arrived. With the NHL re-alignment this past off season, the league had to modify its playoff format. The key factor in the re-alignment of the NHL was the relocation of the Atlanta Thrashers to Winnipeg after the 2010-11 season. The Thrashers…