Tag Archives: Maple Leafs

Deeper Metro Division will likely get screwed by current playoff format

By show of hands, how many people like the current playoff format? You won’t find me as one who agrees with it. The idea of reestablishing the old divisional playoffs for the first two rounds sounded good in theory. But … Continue reading

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UnbeLeafable: Lundqvist chased as defenseless Rangers give up eight in 8-5 loss to Maple Leafs

New Post: A forgettable night in Toronto, AV kid treatment of Chytil, defense optional #NYR Continue reading

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Why We Love The NHL Playoffs

Brian Boyle says "screw your cowbells." pic.twitter.com/UrnGoROtIn — Ryan Gilbert (@RGilbertSOP) April 16, 2017 We’re only into Day 4 of the 2017 NHL Playoffs and already we’re seeing why we love postseason hockey. What makes it great is the unpredictability. … Continue reading

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2017 NHL Playoffs First Round Picks and Beyond

The 2017 NHL Playoffs start Wednesday. Here are my first round picks and playoff predictions. Continue reading

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NHL announces first round schedule: Rangers and Canadiens start Wednesday

The NHL released its first round schedule. The 2017 NHL Playoffs get underway on Wednesday, April 12. Five of eight series will begin with three in the Eastern Conference and two in the Western Conference. That includes the Rangers and … Continue reading

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Maple Leafs clinch, eliminate Islanders on wild Saturday night

Saturday will be remembered. But not for the Islanders despite a heroic performance from Halak. Continue reading

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Lightning stay alive in wildcard

The Lightning are still in play for the final wildcard in the East. For a second straight night, they stayed alive by winning on the road against a Canadian team in the Atlantic Division. After beating the Maple Leafs 4-1 … Continue reading

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Halak keeps Islanders alive while Leafs lose

The Islanders are still alive. Barely. Behind Jaroslav Halak, they shutout the Hurricanes 3-0 in Raleigh Thursday night. The resurgent goalie who replaced Thomas Greiss by regaining his job made 29 saves. If they do somehow make the playoffs, they … Continue reading

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Islanders try to stay alive

There is still hope. Thanks to Thomas Hickey’s overtime winner at Nashville the other night, the Islanders are still alive for the playoffs. Barely. They need to win out and get lots of help. That is the situation for a … Continue reading

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Rangers make playoffs, lose 5-4 to Sharks in overtime

With one point earned in a wild and crazy 5-4 overtime loss to the Sharks, the Rangers made the playoffs for a seventh straight year. While Sam Rosen and Joe Micheletti propped that up as only they can for MSG … Continue reading

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