Maple Leafs hire Mike Babcock as Head Coach

After spending 10 seasons behind the Detroit Red Wings bench, Mike Babcock is on the move! (more…) More »

What does Mike Babcock bring to the Toronto Maple Leafs?

After weeks of speculation, it has been revealed that free agent coach Mike Babcock will be taking his talents to the Toronto Maple Leafs after signing an eight-year, $50 million contract. But More »

5 Potential Landing Spots for Mike Babcock

Currently, Mike Babcock is a free agent and is making his rounds amongst various teams in need of a new man behind the bench for the foreseeable future. Since becoming head coach More »

From Boys to Men: The 2014-2015 Calgary Flames

Heading into the 2014-2015 NHL season, not many had the Calgary Flames in the postseason discussion, let alone being contenders in the hotly contested Pacific Division. They were a young team with More »

Changing of the Guard for the New Jersey Devils

“Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything,” – George Bernard Shaw. This past Monday, Lou Lamoriello announced that he would be stepping down as More »

Playoff Hockey is Back for 2015

The NHL playoffs are heating up again this year. While many sports claim to have the best “playoffs” in all of sports, the NHL playoffs are arguably the most exciting because anything More »

What We’ve Learned in the First Round of the Playoffs

There’s only one game left to play in the opening round (a juicy Lightning vs. Red Wings Game 7) and so now is as good a time as ever to look at More »

NHL Playoffs Preview: Flames vs Canucks

On Wednesday, April 15th, the Calgary Flames and Vancouver Canucks will square off in the first game of their Western Conference Quarterfinal matchup. In six previous playoff meetings, four of those times More »

NHL Playoffs Preview: Senators vs Canadiens

On Wednesday April 15th, 2015, the Ottawa Senators and Montreal Canadiens will square off in the first game of their Eastern Conference Quarterfinal matchup. There is not a better story in the More »

NHL Playoffs Preview: Wild vs Blues

April 16th is the date set for what is sure to be a highly contested quarterfinal series between the Minnesota Wild and the St. Louis Blues.  The Blues, champions of the competitive More »

 

NHL Playoffs Preview: Flames vs Canucks

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On Wednesday, April 15th, the Calgary Flames and Vancouver Canucks will square off in the first game of their Western Conference Quarterfinal matchup. In six previous playoff meetings, four of those times the winner has gone to the Stanley Cup Finals, including the last three series’. Will that trend continue in 2015? (more…)

NHL Playoffs Preview: Senators vs Canadiens

Carey Price trade rumors

On Wednesday April 15th, 2015, the Ottawa Senators and Montreal Canadiens will square off in the first game of their Eastern Conference Quarterfinal matchup. There is not a better story in the NHL this season than the improbable comeback of the Senators. It is not exactly a David vs. Goliath matchup, but is stands to be a real fire cracker of a series. (more…)

NHL Playoffs Preview: Wild vs Blues

TJ Oshie trade rumors

April 16th is the date set for what is sure to be a highly contested quarterfinal series between the Minnesota Wild and the St. Louis Blues.  The Blues, champions of the competitive Central division of the Western Conference will square off against budding division rivals, Minnesota, in the first round of the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs.

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NHL Playoffs Preview: Red Wings vs Lightning

steven stamkos trade rumors

On Thursday, April 16th, the Detroit Red Wings and Tampa Bay Lightning will square off in the first game of their Eastern Conference Quarterfinal matchup. Tampa is primed for a deep playoff run in the hopes of getting back to their first Stanley Cup since 2004. Standing in their way are the Red Wings, and Mike Babcock expects his squad from Hockeytown to not allow lighting to strike twice. (more…)

NHL Playoffs Preview: Islanders vs Capitals

Johnny Boychuk trade rumors

On Wednesday April 15th, 2015, the New York Islanders and Washington Capitals will square off in the first game of their Eastern Conference Quarterfinal matchup. Playoff history runs deep between these two former Patrick Division foes and this will be the first time they meet in the postseason in 22 years. (more…)

NHL Playoffs Preview: Jets vs Ducks

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On Thursday, April 16th, 2015, the Winnipeg Jets and Anaheim Ducks will square off in the first game of their Western Conference Quarterfinal matchup. This series will mark the first time playoff hockey will be back in Winnipeg since 1996. And boy are they ready for it. (more…)

NHL Playoffs Preview: Blackhawks vs Predators

Patrick Kane trade rumors

On Wednesday April 15th, 2015, the Chicago Blackhawks and Nashville Predators will square off in the first game of their Western Conference Quarterfinal matchup. The two teams meet in the postseason for the first time since their Western Conference Quarterfinal showdown back in 2010. Chicago won that series in six games and would go on to take their franchise to their first Stanley Cup Championship in over 40 years. (more…)