Flames: Bill Peters and the Coming, Overdue Reckoning

There’s a lot more to unpack in the saga of Calgary Flames head coach Bill Peters, accused of uttering racist remarks by former player Akim Aliu. On Wednesday night, Peters made his first public statement regarding the matter. He issued a letter to Calgary general manager Brad Treliving and sent a copy of it toContinue reading “Flames: Bill Peters and the Coming, Overdue Reckoning”

Hurricanes: Carolina Goes 5-0-0 to Start Season

After knocking off the New York Islanders on Friday night, the Carolina Hurricanes find themselves in possession of a history-making 5-0-0 start and are looking every bit like contenders. “Their speed gives everybody trouble,” Islanders coach Barry Trotz said of the opposition. “They’re all about pressure and their (defence) get up on it, and pressure,Continue reading “Hurricanes: Carolina Goes 5-0-0 to Start Season”

Bruins: Boston Sweeps Carolina, Advances to Stanley Cup Final

The Boston Bruins have swept the Carolina Hurricanes right out of the Eastern Conference Final and will await either the San Jose Sharks or St. Louis Blues for the Stanley Cup Final. The Bruins took Game Four in decisive fashion, pasting the Hurricanes to the wall thanks to an effortless goaltending performance by Tuukka RaskContinue reading “Bruins: Boston Sweeps Carolina, Advances to Stanley Cup Final”

Bruins: Boston Capitalizes, Takes 3-0 Series Lead

The Boston Bruins have the Carolina Hurricanes right where they want them thanks to a 2-1 victory in Game Three on Tuesday night. That puts Boston ahead three games to zero in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference Final and leaves the Hurricanes on the brink of elimination. Boston will have the opportunity to complete the sweepContinue reading “Bruins: Boston Capitalizes, Takes 3-0 Series Lead”

Bruins: Boston Dominates Carolina to Take Two-Game Series Lead

Thanks to Matt Grzelcyk’s first career multi-goal game and a solid performance by goalie Tuukka Rask, the Boston Bruins dropped the Carolina Hurricanes by a final score of 6-2 Sunday to take a two-game series lead in the Eastern Conference Final. The Bruins also got goals from Connor Clifton, Jake DeBrusk, David Backes, and DantonContinue reading “Bruins: Boston Dominates Carolina to Take Two-Game Series Lead”