Pittsburgh Penguins vs Washington Capitals Preview
Apr28

Pittsburgh Penguins vs Washington Capitals Preview

Pittsburgh Penguins vs Washington Capitals Preview Breakdown You couldn’t find many people at the end of the regular season who would’ve predicted that the Caps would need more games to win their first round series than the Penguins would’ve–but alas, the Pens looked and played like the more dominant Metropolitan team in the first round. The Capitals went up 3-0 on Philly, but then allowed the Flyers to get back into the series....

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Lightning vs Islanders Preview
Apr27

Lightning vs Islanders Preview

New York Islanders vs Tampa Bay Lightning Preview Breakdown The Lightning are well rested, and coming off of a relatively easy time in round one against the Detroit Red Wings–dispatching them in 5 games. The Islanders, on the other hand, played a tremendously tough series against the Florida Panthers, with three of the six games needing overtime, and the last two being decided in double OT. The Islanders only had two days off,...

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Stanley Cup Playoff Previews – Part 2
Apr14

Stanley Cup Playoff Previews – Part 2

Stanley Cup Playoff Previews – Part 2 Dallas Stars vs Minnesota Wild Breakdown It seems like every season the Minnesota Wild limp their way into the postseason. This year was no exception, costing head coach Mike Yeo his job halfway through this season. On the other side, Dallas finished with 109 points and the top seed in the Western Conference. The Stars had a torrid offense and led the NHL in goals per game this year. This...

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Buffalo Sabres Season Review
Apr12

Buffalo Sabres Season Review

Buffalo Sabres Season Review A roller coaster of a season for the Buffalo Sabres has finally come to a close. The highs of the ride saw the debut of Jack Eichel, the monumental improvement of Sam Reinhart and Rasmus Ristolainen, and how well Ryan O’Reilly meshed with his new team. The lows included a brutal stretch in the winter, injuries to several key players and poor performances from high-paid veterans. The Sabres finished with 81...

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