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Eastern Conference Semi Finals: Bruins vs Canadiens Game 1 By The Numbers

Eastern Conference Semi Finals: Bruins vs Canadiens Game 1 By The Numbers

By: Mitch Cole (@DirtyWaterBuzz) The Bruins came so close to taking Game One from the Canadiens. So close. Blame P.K. Subban and that laser of a shot he has. Possession: Outside of the first period and the second overtime, the Bruins carried play big time. The graph below shows the Bruins’ CF% period by period. […]

Flyers’ Giroux named a Hart finalist

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Flyers’ Giroux named a Hart finalist

  By David Strehle (@DStrehleTFP) A day after the Philadelphia Flyers were eliminated from the NHL’s postseason, captain Claude Giroux was named one of the three finalists for the Hart Memorial Trophy as league MVP. Voting members of the Professional Hockey Writers’ Association cast ballots at the end of the regular season, with the top […]

Putting On The Foil with @jsaquella: For All The Marbles

Putting On The Foil with @jsaquella: For All The Marbles

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 faced down the spectre of […]

ScoreBig.com: New, Better Way to Purchase Tickets

ScoreBig.com: New, Better Way to Purchase Tickets

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NHL TV Schedule for Three Game 6 Matchups Set for Monday

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NHL TV Schedule for Three Game 6 Matchups Set for Monday

Five matchups in the first round of the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs will be heading to a Game 6, three of which will take place Monday, April 28 the NHL announced earlier today. Pittsburgh Penguins and Columbus Blue Jackets: Penguins lead series 3-2 Game 6: Monday, April 28 at 7:00 p.m. ET in Columbus. TV […]

Stanley Cup Playoffs: Montreal Canadiens Quick Hits

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Stanley Cup Playoffs: Montreal Canadiens Quick Hits

Four for Four: Quick hits on the Montreal Canadiens sweep over the Tampa Bay Lightning FINAL DESTINATION: It was his first career NHL playoff goal, and it couldn’t have been planned better. Max Pacioretty scored the game-winning goal on Tuesday night to propel the Montreal Canadiens to the Eastern Conference Semifinals by eliminating the Tampa […]

Mason stones Rangers in stellar Game 4 return

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Mason stones Rangers in stellar Game 4 return

By David Strehle (@DStrehleTFP) With having played only the final seven minutes of Game 3 during the postseason due to injury, it was tough to tell if Philadelphia Flyers netminder Steve Mason would be up to the challenge in his first start of the series Friday night in Game 4. After all, this was a […]

Stanley Cup Playoffs: Boston Bruins mark ninth multi-goal comeback of NHL’s first-round

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Stanley Cup Playoffs: Boston Bruins mark ninth multi-goal comeback of NHL’s first-round

KEEP ‘EM COMING: For the ninth time during the 31 games played in the first round of the NHL Stanley Cup Finals, a team facing a multi-game deficit came out the winner when the Boston Bruins defeated the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday night. Throughout the entire 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs, only eight multi-goal comeback […]

Don’t Overreact to the Tampa Bay Lightning’s Quick Exit

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Don’t Overreact to the Tampa Bay Lightning’s Quick Exit

By: Ryan Kiray (@RyanK_THG) The Montreal Canadiens recently completed a four game drubbing of the Tampa Bay Lightning, ending their first round playoff series without a loss to show. The Canadiens’ performance thus far has been impressive, and enough to inspire confidence in the team this season and beyond. For the Lightning, on the other […]

Flyers effort must be better in must-win Game 4

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Flyers effort must be better in must-win Game 4

By David Strehle (@DStrehleTFP) The Philadelphia Flyers played dump and chase in Game 1 at Madison Square Garden, but not the way it usually operates. Unable to penetrate the New York Rangers’ defensive vale to establish any kind of forecheck and gain possession, what ended up instead happening was Flyers skaters dumped the puck into the New York zone […]