Category Archives: Stanley Cup

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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Brett Hull is the Blues version of Ric Flair

Leading up to last night’s crucial Game Four, former legendary St. Louis Blue Brett Hull had a message to the raucous environment in St. Louis. The hype level of @stlouisblues legend Brett Hull before Game 4 began was OFF THE … Continue reading

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Blues and Bruins set for Stanley Cup rematch 49 years later

In less than two hours, the puck will drop on another Stanley Cup. On Memorial Day when we honor and remember veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country, the Blues and Bruins get going tonight in Game One … Continue reading

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NHL Playoffs: First Round and Beyond

As we already know in this space, there’s no playoffs for either the Rangers or Devils for the first time ever. This is the first time since Colorado relocated to New Jersey that that’s happened. It’ll be a quiet Spring … Continue reading

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A special night that truly will last a lifetime for legendary ’93-94 Stanley Cup champion Rangers

If you were fortunate enough to be at the old building between 33rd and Seventh above Penn Station on what shall forever be a special night, then you witnessed a big part of your sports livelihood at Madison Square Garden. … Continue reading

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Ovechkin wins Conn Smythe in Capitals first ever Stanley Cup

It took only five games. But getting the fourth one against the Golden Knights proved difficult for the Capitals. Led by their captain, they fought back after falling behind a goal to stun Vegas 4-3 in Game Five to capture … Continue reading

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