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Jordan Martinook skating for the Hurricanes in the 2023 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Unlikely Playoff Hero Emerging for the Carolina Hurricanes

The Carolina Hurricanes are one win away from the Eastern Conference Finals. They have looked strong all playoffs long and are playing like a true Stanley Cup contender. Despite missing multiple key players due to injury, Carolina was able to handle the New York Islanders in a low-scoring, first-round series. Now their offense is exploding […]

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Islanders Shooting Themselves in The Foot in Their Series with the Hurricanes

It does not have to be this way for the New York Islanders in their first-round Stanley Cup playoff matchup with the Carolina Hurricanes. Going into this series, the Islanders had the better goaltender in Ilya Sorokin, a little bit more offensive depth than the injury-ravaged Hurricanes, and they had been playing playoff-style hockey for […]

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NHL: Stanley Cup Playoff Eastern Conference Round One Preview with our expert picks

It is that time of year again. The one all hockey fans wait for. It’s Stanley Cup playoff time! Let’s take a look at the matchups schedules and our staff picks for the first round. (1A) Boston Bruins 65-12-5, 135 points vs. (WC2) Florida Panthers 42-32-8, 92 points Here is the Schedule Mon., April 17: Panthers […]

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Sabres: Levi is up to the task

For the first time in what seems like forever, the Buffalo Sabres are playing meaningful hockey games in April. Thanks to a 3-2 shootout win over the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden on Monday Night, April 10th, the Sabres are now 40-32-7 for 87 points, which currently (Tuesday, April 11th) has them three […]

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Penguins Fans Set To Become Caps, Flyers Fans For The Day

For the first time in NHL history, all 32 teams are playing today, just a week before the regular season ends. Three games are a much watch if you’re a fan of a team in the Eastern Conference.  Those three games are the Pittsburgh Penguins versus the Detroit Red Wings (in which the Penguins are […]

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Eastern Conference Wild Card Race

A hectic last two weeks is definitely in our future for the Eastern Conference Wild Card Race. The race is down to four teams currently. Panthers(87 pts – 78GP) Islanders(87 pts – 78GP) Penguins(86 pts – 78GP) Sabres(81 pts – 76GP) Pointing out the obvious, the Islanders held the games played lead, which is foreboding […]

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Lightning’s Vasilevskiy Heating Up at the Right Time

With the Stanley Cup playoffs set to begin in just two weeks, players are starting to amp up their games to the next level. One player that has taken that to the next level is Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy. Yes, this is probably not a surprise because he has been one of the […]

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Capitals Defenseman Game Time Decision Against St. Louis

The Capitals have been dealing with injuries all season long and, for the most part, have been able to overcome the loss of several key players at times. While it hasn’t been perfect, the Capitals still find themselves fighting for a playoff spot even after trading away several key veterans earlier this month at the […]

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Wild Will Need Their Goaltending To Be Big Down the Stretch

For the last 11 games, everything went the Minnesota Wild’s way. The team gained at least a point in every game, and more importantly, they put themselves right in the thick of things in the Central Division. In fact, thanks to their recent stretch of outstanding play, as of this writing (Thursday, March 9), the […]

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Islanders Coming Back to Life At the Right Time

If you are a hockey fan who has followed the NHL closely this season, there is no doubt that you are paying close attention to the standings at this time of year. One of the great things about the NHL is that there is a lot of parity, which has certainly been the case this […]

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