Category Archives: Stanley Cup

Tampa Bay Lightning win the Stanley Cup

Stanley Cup Champs! The victorious Tampa Bay Lightning celebrate the Stanley Cup with proud NHL commissioner Gary Bettman in a memorable ceremony. All photos copyright NBC Sports via Getty Images courtesy Associated Press It took a lot longer than expected. … Continue reading

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Shattenkirk’s overtime winner puts Lightning a game away from the Stanley Cup

All postseason, the Lightning have been on a mission. It began with a five game first round triumph over the Blue Jackets, avenging last year’s humiliation. They still had to work extra hard in Games One and Five before putting … Continue reading

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Lightning even up Stanley Cup series with Stars

Nikita Kucherov congratulates Andrei Vasilevskiy, who improved to 6-0 following playoff losses this postseason in the Lightning 3-2 win over the Stars in Game Two to level the Stanley Cup Final. AP Photo credit Tampa Bay Lightning via Getty Images … Continue reading

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Cirelli’s overtime winner sets up Stanley Cup Final between Lightning and Stars

The Lightning advanced to the Stanley Cup Final thanks to overtime hero Anthony Cirelli, who beat a brilliant Semyon Varlamov at 13:18 of sudden death to give Tampa a hard fought six game series win over the scrappy Islanders. They’ll … Continue reading

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NHL and its fans adjusting to a new normal

    Statement from the #SJSharks.https://t.co/tjUEexvhUW pic.twitter.com/WklubYLu4n — San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) March 10, 2020 I don’t really want to write this blog but feel compelled to, because let’s face it – whether you have it or not, Coronavirus is … Continue reading

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Stanley Cup playoff thoughts from the outside

By all accounts and logic, this year’s Stanley Cup playoffs was one of the most unpredictable in NHL history.  From the beginning – which saw a shocking sweep of President’s Cup winner Tampa Bay and other first-round upsets of last … Continue reading

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Binnington’s astonishing Game Seven and O’Reilly’s dominance lead Blues to first ever Stanley Cup

On Wednesday night in Boston, the St. Louis Blues made history. For the first time in their 52-year history, they won the Stanley Cup. The Blues are Stanley Cup champions thanks to the amazing play of unflappable rookie goalie Jordan … Continue reading

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It’s do or die for Blues and Bruins in Game Seven

There’s a Game Seven for the Stanley Cup tonight in Boston. It’s do or die for the Blues and Bruins at TD Garden on NBC. The fun begins at 8 PM on the network that just might have a postgame … Continue reading

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The best thing about Game Six

The Bruins took Game Six from the Blues by a count of 5-1 to force a winner take all Game Seven. That means it’ll be two teams fighting tooth and nail for the Stanley Cup in Boston on Wednesday night. … Continue reading

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Missed call tarnishes Stanley Cup

It happened again. Like a broken record, a missed call impacted another big game last night in Boston. The Blues led Game Five by a goal in the third period. Then came another officiating disgrace. With St. Louis applying forecheck … Continue reading

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