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Montreal Canadiens Take 2-0 Series Lead, Boston Bruins Have No Answer for Price

April 16th, 2011
Heading into Game 2 of this year's playoff series between the Montreal Canadiens and Boston Bruins, it was thought that the Bruins would have to be much better than they were in their 2-0 loss to the Canadiens in Game 1.Not only did the Canadiens beat the Bruins on the ...

Montreal Canadiens Up 3-1 over Boston Bruins after Two Periods

April 16th, 2011
Heading into Game 2 of this year's playoff series between the Montreal Canadiens and Boston Bruins, it was thought that the Bruins would have to be much better than they were in their 2-0 loss to the Canadiens in Game 1.Not only did the Canadiens beat the Bruins on the ...

2011 NHL Stanley Cup Playoff Predictions: Eastern Conference

April 11th, 2011
(1) Washington Capitals Vs. (8) New York Rangers: Despite a very successful regular season in which the New York Rangers won three of four games against the Washington Capitals, it is hard to believe that the Caps will be upset in the playoffs for the second consecutive year. The Caps are a ...

2011 NHL Playoffs: Eastern Conference Playoff Bracket Set

April 10th, 2011
All eyes on were a couple of key Eastern Conference matchups yesterday as both the New York Rangers vs. New Jersey Devils match and the Carolina Hurricanes vs. Tampa Bay Lightning match had huge playoff implications.The Rangers kicked off Saturday by defeating the Devils by a final score of 5-2, ...

2011 NHL Playoffs: Carolina Hurricanes vs. Tampa Bay Lightning

April 9th, 2011
Welcome to the live quick hits blog for the key matchup between the Carolina Hurricanes and the Tampa Bay Lightning. Heading into tonight's game, many suspected that the Lightning (who have already clinched a playoff spot) would take their foot off the pedal a bit, which, in turn, may allow ...

NHL Playoffs 2011: New York Rangers Beat New Jersey Devils, Now Wait on ‘Canes

April 9th, 2011
The New York Rangers are doing their part to keep their playoff hopes alive; they have defeated the New Jersey Devils by a score of 5-2 this afternoon.New Jersey forward Nick Palmieri opened the scoring at 2:03 of the first period, putting the Rangers playoff hopes in jeopardy, if ...

NHL Playoffs 2011: Rangers Ahead After 2 Periods, Playoff Hopes Still Alive

April 9th, 2011
The New York Rangers are doing their part to keep their playoff hopes alive, leading the New Jersey Devils after two periods this afternoon.New Jersey forward Nick Palmieri opened the scoring at 2:03 of the first period, putting the Rangers playoff hopes in jeopardy, if only briefly.Rangers forward Chris Drury ...

NHL Playoffs 2011: Final Days Will Reveal Matchups

April 9th, 2011
With the 2010-11 NHL regular season winding down, it appears as if there are still a ton of playoff matches yet to be decided.In the Eastern Conference, the top-seeded Washington Capitals are awaiting the results of the New York Rangers/New Jersey Devils and Carolina Hurricanes/Tampa Bay Lightning matchups today to ...

Toronto Maple Leafs: The Phil Kessel Deal Was Worth It…Really!

April 4th, 2011
There have been a number of controversial NHL trades over the years. The deal that sent Wayne Gretzky from the Edmonton Oilers to the Los Angeles Kings immediately comes to everyone’s mind, while others remember the Joe Thornton trade that saw Jumbo Joe traded from the Boston Bruins to the ...

NHL Playoff Preview: The Eight Most Dangerous Playoff Teams

April 4th, 2011
With only a few more games to be played before the NHL starts its playoffs, there are a few teams that are emerging as definitive favorites to win the Stanley Cup. Goaltending is often key to teams' playoffs success. That said, the Chicago Blackhawks took home Lord Stanley’s Cup last ...