NHL: Contenders and Pretenders of the Stanley Cup Playoffs

The Stanley Cup Playoffs have been underway for only a few weeks now and history has already been made. The Columbus Blue Jackets (WC2) swept the President’s Trophy Tampa Bay Lightning (1). The New York Islanders (2) established themselves as a tough team as they swept the Pittsburgh Penguins (3). There have been many surprises…

NHL: Playoff Predictions

T-minus five days until the Stanley Cup Playoffs begin! A few teams having already clinched a spot, but the wild card spots are a tight race. This season has been one of the most competitive seasons as points were close all year long. We’re going to take a look at each conference and predict who…

NHL: Top 5 Goaltenders in the League

When you think of a Stanley Cup winning team, one of the first thoughts is the goaltenders. From Patrick Roy to Martin Broduer, the defenders of the net are key to a championship squad. There are many quality starters in today’s game, but which five stand out from the rest of the pack? Honorable Mentions: Antti…

NHL: 3 Early Stanley Cup Favorites

The 2018/2019 NHL season is nearly a third of the way through, and a few teams are already separating themselves from the pack. From offensive dominance, to staggering defensive depth, these teams have jumped to the forefront as the NHL’s premier contenders.  1) Tampa Bay Lightning (22-7-1) For the past 3-4 seasons, it seems the…

Five Early Stanley Cup Favorites

The Golden Knights came just shy of winning it all a year ago. However, John Tavares joining the Maple Leafs this summer could have altered the NHL’s landscape…

NHL: Five Surprises from the Season

There are always expectations for a season in the NHL, but you can’t be prepared for everything. Here are some surprises from the 2017-18 season…