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Nashville Predators Eliminate Anaheim Ducks in Western Conference Final

The Nashville Predators didn’t need a Game Seven situation to dispatch the Anaheim Ducks, as they took home the Western Conference Final victory on Monday with a 6-3 win. The game was a rollercoaster typical of the series, with leads changing heads and both teams pressing right up to the final buzzer. But in the […]

Ducks and Predators Face Adversity Ahead of Game Six

The Nashville Predators are not eager to face a Game Seven situation in their Western Conference Final series against the Anaheim Ducks. That’s a given. The Predators took home a 3-1 win in Game Five for a 3-2 series lead and will waltz into the Bridgestone Arena on Monday with hopes of making history. History […]

Penguins and Senators Making Adjustments Ahead of Game Five

To say the Eastern Conference Final has been a rollercoaster ride would be an understatement. Neither the Ottawa Senators nor Pittsburgh Penguins have been able to win consecutive games and play has been almost impossible to predict. The best of seven series is knotted at two games apiece, with Game Five set for Sunday. There […]

Predators Lose Ryan Johansen for Remainder of Playoffs

The Nashville Predators will be without centre Ryan Johansen for the rest of the playoffs. Johansen injured his left thigh and required emergency surgery, the team said. The injury occurred during Game Four of Nashville’s Western Conference Final series against the Anaheim Ducks. Johansen is expected to require two to three months of recovery time. […]

Ottawa Needs to Apply More Pressure in Game Three

The Ottawa Senators may be tied 1-1 with the Pittsburgh Penguins in the Eastern Conference Final, but the shot totals tell a different story. On one hand, things look okay for the Senators. They’ve only allowed two Pittsburgh goals in two games. On the other hand, one goal was all it took to seize the […]

2017 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Ottawa Senators vs. Pittsburgh Penguins

The Ottawa Senators will face the Pittsburgh Penguins in the Eastern Conference Final, marking the first time the two clubs have met in the post-season since 2013. On that occasion, the Penguins took the second round series 4-1. Pittsburgh is coming off yet another defeat of the Washington Capitals, but the series went the distance. […]

2017 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Nashville Predators vs. Anaheim Ducks

The Nashville Predators will face the Anaheim Ducks in the Western Conference Final and it should be a doozy. The series marks the first time the Predators have been in the Western Conference Final and the fifth time the Ducks have had the chance. The path to here has been compelling for Nashville, as they […]

Jason Botterill Hired as New Sabres GM

The Buffalo Sabres have hired Jason Botterill as their new general manager. They made the announcement on Thursday, bringing the former NHL forward into the fold. The Sabres finished the 2016-2017 regular season with a 33-37-13 record, good for 78 points. They scored 201 goals and allowed 237 goals against. “The bottom line, though, is […]

Anaheim Ducks Eliminate Edmonton Oilers

The Anaheim Ducks have eliminated the Edmonton Oilers from the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs, taking home a 2-1 Game Seven victory to close out the series. The Oilers battled hard, but Anaheim sat on strong defensive play to close out Wednesday’s game. Edmonton pressed in the final minutes and tried to push the puck past […]

Pittsburgh Penguins Eliminate Washington Capitals

The Pittsburgh Penguins have eliminated the Washington Capitals. They took the Game Seven victory on Wednesday night, dropping the Capitals in a 2-0 victory. The Penguins will face the Ottawa Senators in the Eastern Conference Final. Pittsburgh took the win on goals by Bryan Rust and Patric Hornqvist. Sidney Crosby had an assist. The Capitals […]

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