Niko Mikkola

NHL Playoffs: Florida Panthers vs. Boston Bruins Game 2 Recap | 05/08/2024

A rather disastrous Game 1 left a lot to be desired from the Panthers’ playoff game and the opportunity to improve in Game 2. Well, Florida flipped the script quite literally in Game 2 on Wednesday night, with Boston scoring the opening goal in the first period and then the Cats scoring six unanswered goals […]

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NHL Playoffs: Florida Panthers vs. Tampa Bay Lightning Game 5 Recap | 04/29/2024

Back in Sunrise after splitting the games in Tampa, the Panthers looked to rebound and close out the series. Still no Bennett or Lomberg for Florida, so HC Paul Maurice rolled with the same lines as Games 3 & 4. The series win is notoriously the hardest game to win, and a reset for the […]

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Florida Panthers Deep Dive Recap: 04/09-13/2024

Florida returned home after a mixed bag of a final road trip that saw them lose three out of the four games. The last four games would get to be played at home with Ottawa, Columbus, and Buffalo this week, and the final game of the regular season against Toronto on Tuesday. While the Panthers […]

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Florida Deep Dive Recap: 04/01-04/03/2024

Florida started its final road trip this week, having clinched a playoff spot last week. Currently, the Panthers are in second place in the Atlantic Division behind the Boston Bruins. The first half of this road trip has already been disappointing for fans to watch as there’s been inconsistent play as well as the team […]

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Florida Panthers vs. Boston Bruins Recap: 03/26/2024

The Atlantic Division showdown for first place didn’t disappoint Tuesday night. Florida took on the Boston Bruins at home in what could be a preview of a Playoff Series in a month’s time. It’s no secret that there’s no love lost between these teams, especially after how the playoffs ended last season for Boston. Florida […]

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Florida Panthers Deep Dive Recap: 03/12-03/16/24

Florida had a tough three games this week against playoff-caliber teams. This week wasn’t the Panthers’ best performance as they dealt with injuries as Aaron Ekblad is still out and then the Cats were playing without both Evan Rodrigues and Sam Bennett. Missing those pieces showed in the team chemistry and how Florida spent the […]

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New York Rangers Sneakily Get Better, Are Built for Playoffs

Compared to others in the Eastern Conference, the New York Rangers had a relatively quiet 2024 trade deadline. The additions of Alex Wennberg, Jack Roslovic, and Chad Ruhwedel filled some widely publicized gaps in the lineup but did not register on the excitement meter like some of the rumored trades would have. They were rumored […]

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Stars Make Comeback, but Fall Short 5-4 to Panthers

The Dallas Stars traveled to Sunrise, Fla., for a Wednesday game against the Florida Panthers. The Stars fell short in a 5-4 loss to the Panthers at Amerant Bank Arena. Dallas fell to 14-7-3, while Florida improved to 15-8-2. Panthers goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky made 30 saves for a win. The Stars’ starting lineup featured Miro […]

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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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Six Shooters: NY Rangers Score Six Goals Again, Defeat Vancouver 6-4 For Sixth Win In A Row

This recap will be brought to you by the number six! The NY Rangers defeated the Vancouver Canucks last night 6-4 for their sixth straight win, including the team scoring six goals in three consecutive games. The Blueshirts stay hot, but it was far from perfect, so let’s break down the good, the bad, and […]

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