Avalanche: Acquisitions of Saad, Toews Make Team Deeper

The Colorado Avalanche had goals going into the off-season and pretty much accomplished all of them, locking up a second line forward and a top four defenceman without breaking a sweat. Brandon Saad, acquired in a trade with Chicago, and Devon Toews certainly fit the bill for Colorado and give them that little extra something.Continue reading “Avalanche: Acquisitions of Saad, Toews Make Team Deeper”

What Went Wrong: Colorado Avalanche

It’s hard to argue the Colorado Avalanche were overly formidable in the regular season, landing with a 38-30-14 record good for fifth in the Central Division and squeaking into the last playoff spot three points behind the Dallas Stars. But in the post-season, the Avalanche came alive and pulled off some surprises. First they dispatchedContinue reading “What Went Wrong: Colorado Avalanche”

Capitals: Washington Drops Tampa in Game Seven, Advances to Cup Final

The Washington Capitals have eliminated the Tampa Bay Lightning in the Eastern Conference Final and will challenge the Vegas Golden Knights for the Stanley Cup. The Capitals defeated the Lightning in decisive fashion in Game Seven, posting a 4-0 victory Wednesday night. Washington had goals from Alex Ovechkin, Andre Burakovsky and Nicklas Backstrom, while BradenContinue reading “Capitals: Washington Drops Tampa in Game Seven, Advances to Cup Final”

Capitals and Penguins Gear up for Game Seven

The Washington Capitals dominated the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game Six of their Eastern Conference playoff series, picking up a 5-2 win on Monday night that would’ve been a 5-0 win were it not for a late lapse. Despite a few twilight issues, the Capitals played their best hockey of these playoffs. They embarrassed the Penguins inContinue reading “Capitals and Penguins Gear up for Game Seven”