// Archives

Archive for April, 2017

Nashville Predators Sweep Chicago Blackhawks

The Nashville Predators have swept the Chicago Blackhawks in the first round of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs. No, that’s not a misprint. The Predators took the series home with a 4-1 victory in Game Four on Thursday night, with goals from Roman Josi, Colton Sissons and Viktor Arvidsson. Chicago’s lone goal came from Jonathan […]

Pittsburgh Penguins Eliminate Columbus Blue Jackets

The Pittsburgh Penguins have eliminated the Columbus Blue Jackets with a 5-2 victory in Game Five of their first round series in the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs. For a time, it seemed as though the Blue Jackets wouldn’t be able to pull together a single win. The Penguins’ experience was proving insurmountable, with Pittsburgh outscoring […]

Buffalo Sabres Fire Bylsma, Murray

The Buffalo Sabres have fired head coach Dan Bylsma and general manager Tim Murray. The team made the announcement on Thursday. “After reviewing the past season and looking at the future of our organization, Kim and I have decided to relieve General Manager Tim Murray and Head Coach Dan Bylsma of their duties,” team owner […]

Anaheim Ducks Sweep Calgary Flames

The Anaheim Ducks have swept the Calgary Flames out of the first round of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Ducks put the Flames away with a 3-1 victory on Wednesday night. They burst out to a 2-0 lead that seemed to catch Calgary flat-footed, with goalie Brian Elliott chased from the net after the […]

Bergeron, Kesler, Koivu in Line for Selke Trophy

The NHL has announced Patrice Bergeron, Ryan Kesler and Mikko Koivu as the Selke Trophy nominees for the 2016-2017 season. The league will award the best defensive forward as part of the 2017 NHL Awards in Las Vegas on June 21. Boston Bruins forward Bergeron is a three-time Selke winner and a six-time Selke finalist. […]

Do the Blue Jackets Stand a Chance Against the Penguins?

In our look at the playoff series between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Columbus Blue Jackets, one detail emerged: experience was going to be a factor. Now that the Penguins are up two games to none on the Blue Jackets, that experience factor has been showing itself. Pittsburgh has outscored Columbus 7-2 so far across two […]

Gerard Gallant Hired as First Coach of Vegas Golden Knights

Gerard Gallant has been hired as the first head coach of the Vegas Golden Knights. The 53-year-old is 152-140-31 with four ties in six NHL seasons as coach of the Columbus Blue Jackets and Florida Panthers. He led the Panthers to the Atlantic Division title in 2015-2016 and picked up 47 wins that season, the […]

Ken Hitchcock Returns as Coach of the Dallas Stars

Ken Hitchcock is the new head coach of the Dallas Stars. Again. Hitchcock had planned on retiring after he was fired by the St. Louis Blues in February, but the 65-year-old started fielding calls for advice and opportunities and Dallas came calling. The lure was too much to resist. “I started coaching 10 or 15 […]

2017 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Anaheim Ducks vs. Calgary Flames

The Calgary Flames find themselves back in the playoffs for the second time in three seasons and the first under head coach Greg Gulutzan. They’ll meet the Anaheim Ducks, who won the Pacific Division again but will be looking to move past the conference final for the first time since winning it all in 2007. […]

2017 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Chicago Blackhawks vs. Nashville Predators

The Chicago Blackhawks polished off the 2016-2017 season with a 50-23-9 record, good for first in the Western Conference with a total of 109 points. The Nashville Predators slipped into the second wild card spot in the Western Conference, with a 41-29-12 record and a total of 94 points. The Predators overcame a run-of-the-mill season […]

News by Date

April 2017
M T W T F S S
« Mar   May »
 12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930

News Categories