Day: May 3, 2023

Stars Get Shipwrecked by the Kraken in Game 1

Seattle’s first-ever round 2:  Last night was the beginning of yet another exciting historical franchise milestone for the Kraken as they played their first-ever round 2 game against the Dallas Stars. Like the first series, this one will be a very tough fight for each team.  Kraken lead…but not for long:  While the Stars got […]

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Kevin Cheveldayoff addresses the media after early playoff exit

Turbulence in Winnipeg & Suffering in Mediocrity

After what should’ve been an incredible season, the Winnipeg Jets showed their fans that they would rather suffer in mediocrity over competing for a Stanley Cup. The Winnipeg Jets would be eliminated from the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs in five games after Saturday’s 4-1 loss. The Las Vegas Golden Knights turned their […]

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Oilers Playoffs Preview: Round 2 – Game 1 Preview

Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl scored goals in an elimination game on Saturday night, as you expect superstars to do in big moments. And yet, it’s not even their goals that were talked about. It was evident throughout the first round that the Edmonton Oilers no longer fit the one- or two-man team narrative they’ve […]

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2023 NHL Draft Prospect Profile: Mikhail Gulyayev

The Scouting Report: Mikhail Gulyayev from Novosibirsk, Russia, born on April 26th, 2005, is one of the top defensemen of the 2023 NHL draft class. Gulyayev commands the flow of play when he’s on the ice and can anchor a spot on the rush where the puck will not pass. One of the more outstanding […]

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Leafs Forward John Tavares Directs Puck on Net Vs. Panthers

Post-Game Analysis: Panthers Defeat Leafs 4-2 in Game 1 at Scotiabank Arena

The Florida Panthers defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-2 in Game 1 of the second round. The Panthers, who came into tonight off an incredible Game 7 victory on Sunday against the Bruins, continued their impressive run stealing Game 1 on the road. The Cats were helped by a dazzling performance from their goaltender Sergei […]

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ECHL: MOVING ON!! Jacksonville Icemen Hunt Rabbits, Find Success In Round One

Game six of the first-round series between the Jacksonville Icemen and the Greenville Swamp Rabbits took place at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena on Tuesday Night. The Icemen took games two, three, and five to take a 3-2 series lead going into game six. With only games six and seven left in round one, the Icemen […]

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Photo of Matthew Tkachuk Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images

Leafs vs. Panthers (Game 1) Three Stars

For the first time in 19 years, the Toronto Maple Leafs were set to play in a second round series in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. It was a matchup that I’m confident not many people had in their playoff bracket; Leafs vs. Panthers. The Leafs defeated the powerhouse that is the Tampa Bay Lightning in […]

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What Now for the New York Rangers?

The New York Ranger’s 2022-23 season came to a disappointing end Monday night. They lost 4-0 in Game 7 to the New Jersey Devils and failed to follow up last season’s Eastern Conference Finals appearance with any similar type of playoff success. The first-round defeat stings even more, knowing that General Manager Chris Drury loaded […]

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Boston Bruins' Pavel Zacha (18) celebrates with David Pastrnak (88) and Tyler Bertuzzi (59) after making his second goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the New Jersey Devils, Saturday, April 8, 2023, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)(APMedia)

Bruins Break-Up Day Answers Some Questions

The season is over for the Boston Bruins much more abruptly than anyone thought. Record-setting wins and point totals highlighted a sensational year for a team that was primed to win their second Stanley Cup in 12 years. But a 3-1 series lead in the first round turned into a stunning four-games to-three series loss […]

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ECHL: Fort Wayne Komets Force Game 7 vs Cincinnati Cyclone

The stage was set in Cincinnati as the Cyclones and Komets dropped the puck on game Six, the Cyclones just needed to win one more game to advance, but the Komets had other plans. The Komets ran into penalty trouble early on, but that wouldn’t stop them from generating offense. Komets captain Anthony Petruzzelli got […]

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