Day: May 1, 2023

ECHL: Another One-Goal Heartbreaker For Kansas City Mavericks Leads the Allen Americans to Advance to the Second Round

Game Six is the do-or-die game for Kansas City Mavericks as they face Allen Americans. If Kansas City wins tonight, they’ll force Game Seven Wednesday night. If they lose, the Mavericks will head home while the Allen Americans face the Idaho Steelheads or Utah Grizzlies in the next round. The first period got underway with […]

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Newest Franchise Eliminates Defending Champs in Seven Games

Defending Champs Denied: Last night, the long first round ended for many teams in the NHL. As the Florida Panthers advanced, the Boston Bruins were eliminated in a tremendous league-wide upset. In addition, the Seattle Kraken knocked out the reigning champs Colorado Avalanche in their seventh and final game of the series. Both of the […]

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Winnipeg Jets Sign Top-Prospect Nikita Chibrikov

Drafted by the Winnipeg Jets in the second round of the 2021 NHL entry draft, Nikita Chibrikov brings a well-rounded game to the Jet’s roster. Born on February 16th, 2003, in Moscow, Russia, Chibrikov has spent the previous three seasons split between the VHL, MHL, and the KHL. Chibrikov has played 51 career games over […]

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Robert Thomas with the Stanley Cup

Player Profile: Robert Thomas

St. Louis Blues center Robert Thomas is one of the team’s top four players for the captaincy. Robert was born on July 2, 1999, in Aurora, Ontario, Canada. His father, Scott, is a chef, but he trained him for the first five years of his hockey career. His grandfather, Bruce Waetcher, also played a role […]

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Toronto Marlies Round 2 Series Underway

The Toronto Marlies and Utica Comets are battling it out in round two of the AHL Calder Cup playoffs. Toronto won game one, while Utica won game two, and the series is tied heading into game three on May 3rd in Utica. Game One On Thursday, April 27th, the Marlies and Comets played in a […]

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Calgary Flames Fire Darryl Sutter

It was expected. The Calgary Flames have parted ways with Head Coach Darryl Sutter after leading the team to an underwhelming 38-27-17 record. They only missed the playoffs by three points, but that doesn’t define the mediocre season the Flames had. In three seasons as Head Coach of the Flames, Sutter finished with a record […]

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2023 Draft Prospect Profile: Will Smith

National Hockey League 2023 draft prospect Will Smith was born in Lexington, Massachusetts, on March 17, 2005. The 18-year-old center is projected to be chosen in the top ten of this year’s draft. Smith is a 6-foot, 182-pound right-shot center who brings excellent offensive skills and an improving 200-foot defensive game. Will Smith is ranked […]

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Rangers Have X-Factor in Shesterkin for Game 7 Against the Devils

Every single series in the Stanley Cup playoffs has one player that can win or change a series. In the first-round series between the New York Rangers and New Jersey Devils, Devils goaltender Akira Schmid seemed to be that guy after his performances in Games 3, 4, and 5. Schmid, 22, stopped 80 of 82 […]

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Leafs vs. Lightning (Game 6) Three Stars

It was 4-1, and they had a 3-1 series lead. They haven’t won a series since 2004. You can take all those “jokes” and bury them. Forever.  The Leafs FINALLY slayed the dragon that was winning a playoff series for the first time since 2004. In the process of doing so, they came back from […]

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