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Stanley Cup Wrap Up: Lightning Repeat, Kucherov trolls Canadiens’ fans, McDonagh dominant, Vasilevskiy wins Conn Smythe, Rangers sign Howden in preparation for Expansion Draft

It’s already been three days since the Stanley Cup wrapped up. Indeed, Lightning struck twice with the dominant Bolts blanking the Canadiens 1-0 in Game Five to repeat as Stanley Cup Champions at home in front of a near capacity … Continue reading

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RIP Matiss Kivlenieks (1996-2021)

Tragedy struck the hockey community on Independence Day. It was revealed yesterday that Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Matiss Kivlenieks tragically passed away late Sunday night due to a horrible accident involving fireworks in Novi, Michigan. He was only 24. According … Continue reading

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Dominant Lightning Bolts on the verge of history, why going to a Stanley Cup game is worth everything, salty NYR fans, Price vs Lundqvist, a funny Del Zotto exchange

Maybe I should’ve known better. But admittedly, I didn’t. I thought the Canadiens could give the Lightning a series. So far, the Bolts are proving why they’re defending champs. They’ve flexed their championship muscle to outscore the Habs 14-5 in … 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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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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Stanley Cup Playoffs: Game Five for Islanders/Penguins, Bruins finish off Capitals, Oilers’ meltdown in The Peg, Plus Rick Middleton ranks as worst Rangers’ trade ever

It was a week ago that there was a lot of excitement for fans of 16 NHL teams. Now, we’re down to 14 with two more teams facing elimination tonight. The Avalanche are already waiting for the Golden Knights, who … Continue reading

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Canadiens become first team to make coaching change by firing Julien

In a big shakeup, the Canadiens announced this morning that they’d relieved head coach Claude Julien and assistant Kirk Muller. The Canadiens have appointed Dominique Ducharme interim head coach and have added Alex Burrows to the coaching staff. Claude Julien … Continue reading

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NHL ’21 Division Rankings and Playoffs

These are just rankings based on what I think. In a 56-game season where there could be Covid positives, pauses and player movement at the trade deadline, a lot can change. Keep that in mind. Only four teams per division … Continue reading

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Golden Knights break the bank on Pietrangelo

Alex Pietrangelo has found a new home. The former do everything captain of the 2018-19 Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues is headed to Vegas. As had been widely reported, the right defenseman is signing with the Golden Knights. They … Continue reading

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Lundqvist moves on to division rival Capitals

π•­π–ž π•½π–”π–žπ–†π–‘ π•―π–Šπ–ˆπ–—π–Šπ–Š πŸ“œ The Washington Capitals have agreed to terms with goaltender Henrik Lundqvist on a one-year contract worth $1.5 million. Full Details: https://t.co/eAK3vBs8lq#ALLCAPS | @GEICO pic.twitter.com/OxLQD7tatw — Washington Capitals (@Capitals) October 9, 2020 When the October Madness officially … Continue reading

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