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The Day After: Flyers Stumble, Down 2-1 in Series

The Day After: Flyers Stumble, Down 2-1 in Series

By John Saquella (@jsaquella) The Flyers rode a wave of momentum after winning their first game at Madison Square Garden in ten tries into a brick wall in game three of their opening round series vs the Rangers. Despite the apparent availability of Steve Mason, coach Craig Berube decided to “ride the hot hand” of […]

Stanley Cup Playoffs: Granlund scores first career playoff goal, Kuemper blanks Avs

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Stanley Cup Playoffs: Granlund scores first career playoff goal, Kuemper blanks Avs

It was a night of firsts for the Minnesota Wild on Monday as they cut the series lead in half with the Colorado Avalanche with the help of a couple of first-timers. In the two prior contests between the #1 and #4 seeds out of the Central Division, it was Colorado rookie Nathan MacKinnon making […]

Mason to return to practice, may start Sunday

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Mason to return to practice, may start Sunday

By David Strehle (@DStrehleTFP) This isn’t the way that Steve Mason had imagined his first postseason with the Philadelphia Flyers. As his teammates readied themselves for Game 1 of their Metropolitan Division Semifinal against the New York Rangers, the goaltender was relegated to being an observer. “Very frustrating,” he said after skating Friday at Chelsea […]

Detroit Red Wings: Celebrating the NHL Playoffs

Detroit Red Wings: Celebrating the NHL Playoffs

By Rhys Richards (@RREsq) The NHL playoffs are perhaps the most exciting time in every year. While they may not bring with them the physical gifts that come with birthdays and other holidays, the gifts abound for any fan of sports in general.NFL football captures the attention of the largest audience whether on television or […]

Frederik Andersen the hero for Anaheim

Frederik Andersen the hero for Anaheim

Special To The Hockey Guys A scintillating first period from the Anaheim Ducks saw them open their Stanley Cup playoff series against the Dallas Stars with a 4-3 victory, but it was rookie goalie Frederik Andersen who stole the majority of the headlines after his 32 saves. After a sensational regular season, the Ducks rightly […]

Putting On The Foil with @jsaquella:  Down 1-0, Flyers Must Adjust

Putting On The Foil with @jsaquella: Down 1-0, Flyers Must Adjust

Editors’ Note: Noted Philadelphia Flyers fan John Saquella is going beyond 140 characters. The man most of you probably know from social media as @jsaquella will bring you his wide-ranging opinion and commentary on the Orange and Black in his column Putting On The Foil. By John Saquella (@jsaquella) The Flyers opened the 2014 Stanley Cup […]

Eastern Conference Quarterfinals Preview: Boston Bruins vs Detroit Red Wings

Eastern Conference Quarterfinals Preview: Boston Bruins vs Detroit Red Wings

By: Mitch Cole (@DirtyWaterBuzz) Bruins in six. Now that my prediction is out of the way, let’s take a look at why this will happen. Possession: The Bruins 5v5 corsi for percentage for the regular season was 53.8%. Detroit’s was 51.4%. This means that the Bruins had possession in five on five play 2.4% more […]

NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs: Superlatives Edition

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NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs: Superlatives Edition

You’ve probably completed your Stanley Cup brackets by now, so we wanted to do something a little different before the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs begin tonight. Here are this years Stanley Cup Playoff Superlative winners:   Most Likely to Have Other Fan Bases Behind Him: Jarome Iginla As fans, we ride and die with our […]

NHL Draft Lottery: New Jersey Devils modification explained

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NHL Draft Lottery: New Jersey Devils modification explained

The 2014 NHL Lottery Draft will take place tonight at 8:00 PM ET and will be announced live during a 30-minute program televised by TSN in Canada. U.S. viewers can watch a special presentation on NBCSN which will re-air on NHL Network (U.S.) at 8:30 PM ET. Of the 14 teams not taking part in […]

Looking back on EA Sports predictions for the 2013-2014 NHL season

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Looking back on EA Sports predictions for the 2013-2014 NHL season

Back in September, EA Sports went on the record of their 2013-2014 NHL season predictions, ranging from who they thought would be the Calder Trophy recipient to who would win it all.  Making guesses on how the season will go is not an easy task, and the predictions are hardly to be taken seriously. Still, […]

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