Category Archives: Playoffs

Lightning Win Stanley Cup After Getting Swept In First Round Of 2019 Tournament

Photo: @NHL After setting the NHL record with 62 wins during the 2018-19 regular season but getting swept by the eighth-seeded Columbus Blue Jackets in the first round of the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs, the Tampa Bay Lightning won the … Continue reading

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The Last Hurrah: Stanley Cup Contenders Who Fell From the Promised Land

Photo: Getty Images Throughout NHL history, there have been a number of teams who have made the Stanley Cup Final only to fall into mediocrity for years following their appearance in the “Big Dance”. This list includes teams at the … Continue reading

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2020 Stanley Cup Final Preview

Photo: Scott Audette/Getty Images The Tampa Bay Lightning, the second seed in the Eastern Conference, will face the Dallas Stars, the third in the Western Conference, in the 2020 Stanley Cup Final with Game 1 from Rogers Place in Edmonton … Continue reading

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Stanley Cup Playoffs Conference Finals Preview

Photo: NHL.com The NHL’s final four is set in Edmonton. The first-seeded Vegas Golden Knights and third-seeded Dallas Stars will meet in the Western Conference Final while the second-seeded Tampa Bay Lightning will square off against the sixth-seeded New York … Continue reading

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Golden Knights’ Ryan Reaves Suspended For First Game Of Western Conference Final After Head Shot On Canucks’ Tyler Motte In Game 7

Photo: LVRJ The NHL Department Of Player Safety announced on Saturday night that Vegas Golden Knights forward Ryan Reaves has been suspended for Game 1 of the Western Conference Final against the Dallas Stars for an illegal check to the … Continue reading

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Flyers’ Oskar Lindblom Joins Team For Warmups Prior to Game 4 Against Islanders

Photo: @NHLFlyers Incredible. Astounding. Emotional. Those are the words to describe the scene at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto as Philadelphia Flyers’ forward Oskar Lindblom joined the team for warmups prior to their Game 4 clash against in the New York … Continue reading

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After Puck Drop— Braden Holtby on Possibility of Having Played Final Game with the Capitals: “Certainly A Chance It Is, But Who Knows”

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals‘ elimination on Thursday night was a punch in the gut. There is no doubt fans were feeling a range of emotions— disappointment, frustration, and dejection. The 4-0 loss in Game 5 in the first round … Continue reading

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Islanders Eliminate Capitals With 4-0 Win In Game 5, Anthony Beauvillier Strikes Twice

Photo: Elsa/Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the New York Islanders by a score of 4-0 in Game 5 of the first-round Stanley Cup Playoff series on Thursday night. The Capitals are now eliminated from the tournament. Goaltender Braden … Continue reading

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Flyers’ Matt Niskanen Suspended For One Game After Hitting Canadiens’ Brendan Gallagher In Jaw During Game 5

Screencap: TSN The NHL’s Department of Player Safety announced on Thursday evening that Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Matt Niskanen has been suspended for Game 6 of the first-round Stanley Cup Playoff series after cross-checking Montreal Canadiens forward Brendan Gallagher in the … Continue reading

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Blue Jackets’ Head Coach John Tortorella Walks Away From Postgame Media Availability After Two Questions

Screencap: Sportsnet After a 5-4 overtime loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 5 and elimination from the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs, Columbus Blue Jackets’ head coach John Tortorella pulled a very Tortorella thing to do during Wednesday’s postgame … Continue reading

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