Lightning: Tampa Impresses on West Coast Swing

The Tampa Bay Lightning are as sure and elemental as the pre-Christmas wind storm that annihilated power for tens of thousands on the West Coast. They took to the coast with similar meticulousness, exacting three wins on a four-game swing and walking away with seven points. The road swing gave many an opportunity to takeContinue reading “Lightning: Tampa Impresses on West Coast Swing”

2017-2018 Season Preview: Tampa Bay Lightning

The Tampa Bay Lightning went 8-1-1 for their last 10 games last season, but it wasn’t enough to make the post-season. There were reasons for the shortfall, like the injury to Steven Stamkos that kept him out of action after just 17 games. Ryan Callahan was out of action as well. He was limited toContinue reading “2017-2018 Season Preview: Tampa Bay Lightning”

Bruins’ Pastrnak Suspended Two Games

Boston Bruins forward David Pastrnak has been suspended two games for his illegal check to the head of New York Rangers defenceman Dan Girardi. The hit took place on Wednesday night in the second period of Boston’s 5-2 loss to New York, with Pastrnak assessed a minor penalty on the play. Girardi was eligible toContinue reading “Bruins’ Pastrnak Suspended Two Games”

2016-2017 Season Preview: New York Rangers

The New York Rangers went 46-27-9 in the 2015-2016 regular season and entered the post-season with designs on going all the way. Unfortunately, the Blueshirts ran into the Pittsburgh Penguins and lost in a disappointing first round series. New York only won one playoff game before hope evaporated and it was back to the proverbialContinue reading “2016-2017 Season Preview: New York Rangers”