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Anaheim Ducks use last years loss as tonight’s Game 7 motivation

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Anaheim Ducks use last years loss as tonight’s Game 7 motivation

By Kristin Tullo (@K_Tullo) The Anaheim Ducks don’t have a record in their Game 7 past to give them the confidence their Los Angeles opponent is feeding off of. Instead, Bruce Boudreau and his team have a chip on their shoulders and a message they wear on their chests because of failed attempts. Something they […]

Montreal Canadiens, Boston Bruins get set for Game 7 thriller tonight

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Montreal Canadiens, Boston Bruins get set for Game 7 thriller tonight

Boston Bruins’ defenseman Zdeno Chara will be making his 11th career Game 7 appearance tonight at TD Garden as he and his teammates prepare to battle the Montreal Canadiens in what will likely be must-see-TV. The winner of tonight’s Game 7  will meet up with the New York Rangers in the Eastern Conference Finals after […]

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, […]

NHL Playoffs: The Latest Eastern Conference Swaps and Standings

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NHL Playoffs: The Latest Eastern Conference Swaps and Standings

If you’re an NHL fan in the East coast, you’re waking up this morning to some minor changes in the standings as a result of Thursday nights final scores. But don’t panic yet…actually, some of you might want to. Here’s what happened: What’s Changed: The Columbus Blue Jackets earned one point in their shootout loss […]

NHL Playoffs: Looking At the Eastern Conference Odds of Survival

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NHL Playoffs: Looking At the Eastern Conference Odds of Survival

With just 15-16 games left for most teams in the NHL, the competition  in the Eastern Conference to squeeze into the NHL Playoffs is getting heavy. Every point earned and every opponent’s missed opportunity is the difference between surviving for another day and packing it in, knowing there’s no hope. Latest Change in the Standings: […]

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Boston Bruins Sweep Pittsburgh Penguins, Advance To Stanley Cup Finals

By Mitch Cole (@DirtyWaterBuzz) The Boston Bruins have made it to the Stanley Cup Finals, something nobody imagined they would do this year. Squaring off against the Pittsburgh Penguins, a team loaded with offensive firepower that was averaging over four goal per game, many viewed the Bruins as the underdogs, overmatched by a high powered […]

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Eastern Conference Finals: Bruins Bruised, Not Battered

By Kristin Tullo (@K_Tullo) Weathered faces and post-season surgeries have become the norm for NHL hockey players. A puck to the nose here, a stick to the face there, get stitched up and back out on the ice they go. Usually it comes down to their feet; if they can still skate, they can still […]

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Eastern Conference Finals: Pittsburgh Penguins Have a Goalie Problem, Bylsma Has His Starter

By Kristin Tullo (@K_Tullo) Unable to win either of their first two home games in a series that determines who will be representing the Eastern Conference in the Stanley Cup Finals, Pittsburgh Penguins’ head coach Dan Bylsma has a tough decision to make; who will start in goal when the Penguins begin their quest for […]

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Eastern Conference Finals: Crosby, Penguins Need To Stick To Their Own Style Of Hockey in Game 2

By Kristin Tullo (@K_Tullo) “Physicality” is often a term used to describe the Boston Bruins and heading into the Eastern Conference Finals, Pittsburgh Penguins’ captain Sidney Crosby recognized that he may be one of the targets that his opponent would want to get physical with. “ I’m sure whether I broke a jaw or not, […]

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NHL Playoffs: New York Rangers Drop Game 1, Need to be Disciplined for Game 2

By Kristin Tullo (@K_Tullo) During the regular season,where the Rangers were 18-2-1 when striking first, the tally by Carl Hagelin with just over three minutes remaining in the first period would have been enough to assume a Rangers victory. However, in last night’s Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals, it was the only goal […]

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