Tag Archives: Stars

Maroon’s double overtime winner against remarkable Bishop is what the NHL Playoffs are all about

There was a great Game Seven played in St. Louis last night between the Stars and Blues. The two Central Division rivals gave everything in a do or die situation that required double overtime to decide. Despite remarkable dominance and … Continue reading

Posted in NHL Playoffs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Stars, Zuccarello have one more shot

With a golden opportunity to advance to the Western Conference Final, the Stars lost at home 4-1 to the Blues in Game Six yesterday. For Mats Zuccarello and his new team, they have one more shot tomorrow night in St. … Continue reading

Posted in NHL Playoffs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

HARD HITS: A remarkable first round finishes with a stunning comeback and another shocker

So, you thought you knew it all when it came to the hockey. Not when it came to the first round of these playoffs. A remarkable round concluded late Wednesday night. There’ll be no repeat. Following the craziest third period … Continue reading

Posted in NHL Playoffs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ovechkin is my hero

This was Alexander Ovechkin near the conclusion of the Capitals losing to the Hurricanes in Game Six at Carolina. His reaction was priceless. Alex Ovechkin slashes Saku Maenalanen, applauds the penalty call and gets ejected pic.twitter.com/cnijrY8PcE — Brady Trettenero (@BradyTrett) … Continue reading

Posted in NHL Playoffs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Cheap shots, Suspensions and Overtime

Day Four of the NHL Playoffs was chaotic. You had three Game Two’s go to overtime. You also had cheap shots and suspensions. One was handed out to Nikita Kucherov for his idiocy. He will serve a one game ban … Continue reading

Posted in NHL Playoffs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Jagr’s Legend Grows and more Zucc

Somewhere in the Czech Republic, a long haired and gray bearded hockey legend continues to amaze the hockey universe who watch him. Of course, that would be the legendary Jaromir Jagr. Number 68 still plays the game he loves for … Continue reading

Posted in NHL Playoffs | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

A friendly Zucc reminder

Mats Zuccarello scored the game-winner for the Stars in their 3-2 win over the Predators in Game One tonight. I seem to remember seeing this kind of enthusiasm from Zucc following goals like this one. GET HYPE, @zuccarello36! #GoStars pic.twitter.com/QYENlNNn5P … Continue reading

Posted in NHL Playoffs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in NHL Playoffs, Stanley Cup | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Why even bother rescinding the major call on Zibanejad?

A day following the unfortunate circumstance that went against the Rangers’ leading scorer Mika Zibanejad in a 1-0 loss to the Stars on Tuesday night, the league predictably rescinded the five minute boarding major penalty and game misconduct on the … Continue reading

Posted in Column, NY Rangers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Refs ineptness doesn’t help Rangers in 1-0 shutout loss to Stars

Screw the recap. I’m just going to post this gif from The Athletic’s Shayna Goldman. Let it sink in. Watch closely. Mika Zibanejad tries to avoid hitting Radek Faksa. He sees a vulnerable Faksa in a tough spot after taking … Continue reading

Posted in NYRangers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments