National Hockey League

Let The Head Scratching Begin

The 2015-2016 National Hockey League season appeared to be the one in which the stars would fully align for the Washington Capitals. The Capitals won a franchise best 56 games en route to securing the Presidents' Trophy as the top team in the NHL for the second time in franchise history as head coach Barry [...]

Ran Into A Buzzsaw

When the New York Rangers were eliminated from the Stanley Cup Playoffs this past Saturday at the hands of the Pittsburgh Penguins, it marked the earliest that their season has ended since 2011. The Rangers enjoyed their second consecutive 100-point season, but the action in the National Hockey League this season was tightly contested with [...]

By | 2016-04-25T22:06:30+00:00 April 25th, 2016|Categories: National Hockey League|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Peaking At The Right Time

Sidney Crosby Ever since the Pittsburgh Penguins used the first overall pick of the National Hockey League Draft in 2005 on center Sidney Crosby, the bar of expectations has changed in Western Pennsylvania. By 2008, the Pens were back in the Stanley Cup Final for the first time since 1992, and by 2009, [...]

New York’s Road Team

The first year for the New York Islanders at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York has resulted in a trip to the Stanley Cup Playoffs, but it will be unlike any other trip to the postseason for this franchise. For the Islanders first 42 years of existence, they called the Nassau Coliseum home as [...]

Laying In The Weeds

Hands down the Washington Capitals have been the best team in the National Hockey League this season. The Capitals are seeking their first Presidents' Trophy since 2010 while also attempting to win their first Stanley Cup Championship in franchise history. The Caps have one of the best goal scorers that the NHL has to offer [...]

The Bruins Are Coming

After winning the Stanley Cup Championship in 2011, the Boston Bruins have remained as a title contender in the National Hockey League. And after losing the 2013 Stanley Cup Final to the Chicago Blackhawks, the Bruins were a team on a mission as they entered the 2014 playoffs winners of the Presidents' Trophy with the [...]

By | 2016-02-29T12:33:16+00:00 February 29th, 2016|Categories: National Hockey League|Tags: , , |0 Comments

The Habs Have Become The Have Nots

After being eliminated by the eventual Eastern Conference Champion Tampa Bay Lightning in the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs last spring, it appeared that the Montreal Canadiens would be destined for bigger things in the current National Hockey League season. The Canadiens began this season by winning their first nine games, and on [...]