Category Archives: NHL Playoffs

Playoff Kuch equals Klutch for Lightning, Kucherov’s brilliance sets up Colton winner to stun Panthers in Game Two

With the Rangers busier this postseason, I haven’t had as much time to devote to other series. Even though I’ve caught most games, it isn’t easy to write about them when I’m preoccupied with the Blueshirts. Tonight provided a moment … Continue reading

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Second Round: Hurricanes come back to take Game One over Rangers 2-1 in overtime, Aho ties it late, Cole wins it, Chytil gets only goal, Good effort wasted

This one was tough. In the first game of the second round series, the Rangers dropped Game One to the Hurricanes 2-1 in overtime. Ian Cole scored the winner at 3:12 to help the Canes complete the comeback. They lead … Continue reading

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Second Round Preview: New York Rangers vs Carolina Hurricanes

Two days after completing their latest come from behind win in spectacular fashion thanks to overtime hero Artemi Panarin, whose power play goal allowed the Rangers to rally from a 3-1 deficit to defeat the Penguins, they now are preparing … Continue reading

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2022 Stanley Cup Playoff Picks

I’m not real confident in some of these. That’s due to the balance that exists. There are some very evenly matched teams. Those series can go either way. Expect a lot of brackets to be busted. STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS Eastern … Continue reading

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Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Who will be left standing in a hard to predict postseason?

They say that stories write themselves. In some cases, that’s true. Take for example the Canadiens last year. They were left for dead after going down three games to one in the first round against the rival Maple Leafs. Then, … Continue reading

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Stanley Cup: Methodical Lightning Take Game One over Canadiens 5-1

We’ve finally arrived at the epic conclusion to this long, strange season. The Stanley Cup Finals began last night in Tampa. It pits the Cinderella Canadiens versus the heavyweight defending champion Lightning. If we were to base it on Game … Continue reading

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Gourde’s shorthanded goal leads Lightning over Islanders in Game Seven, Stanley Cup Final pits Canadiens against defending champs

The Lightning are going back to the Stanley Cup Final. The defending champs bested the gritty Islanders in seven hard fought games thanks to Yanni Gourde’s shorthanded goal last night at Tampa. It was his goal would the Islanders were … Continue reading

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Montreal Canadiens advance to their first Stanley Cup Final in 28 Years

The Montreal Canadiens advanced to their first Stanley Cup Final in 28 years. They did it last night in dramatic fashion by defeating the Golden Knights 3-2 in overtime of Game Six before 3,500 screaming Habs fans at Bell Centre. … Continue reading

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The Block

If you caught the dramatic conclusion of Game 4 between the Islanders and Lightning At Nassau Coliseum, then you saw one of the best defensive plays ever in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. If Marc-Andre Fleury has The Save, then Ryan … Continue reading

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Podcast: The Montreal Miracle, Canadiens two wins from reaching Stanley Cup Final

In the latest podcast on DFlex’s Pushing Buttons, I review the improbable win by the Canadiens last night over the stunned Golden Knights. The Habs came back to win Game Three 3-2 in overtime on ultimate hero Josh Anderson’s winner. … Continue reading

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