The Boston Bruins will meet the New York Islanders in the second round of the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Leon Draisaitl is the best player in the National Hockey League. That is, at least, the opinion of the NHL Players’ Association and the Professional Hockey Writers’ Association as of Monday night, as the Edmonton Oilers forward scooped both the Ted Lindsay Award and the Hart Trophy. It’s interesting to note that the 24-year-old wonContinue reading “Oilers: Draisaitl Wins MVP Honours”
The Chicago Blackhawks have won the Stanley Cup. The game-winning goal came in overtime and wasn’t greeted by a red light or significant fanfare, but the image of Patrick Kane celebrating and tossing off his equipment was good enough for the young Blackhawks club. The goal was briefly reviewed and then it was official: theContinue reading “Chicago Blackhawks Win Stanley Cup”
The Philadelphia Flyers potted three first period goals and looked like they were going to rout the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday night, but the young Hawks mounted a bit of a comeback to pull the game close. Still, the Flyers pulled off a 5-3 victory and evened the series. Mike Richards, Matt Carle, and seriesContinue reading “Flyers Tie Series”
Saturday’s game was as fast a game as I’ve seen in these playoffs so far and it didn’t slow up until the final horn sounded. When the dust settled, the Chicago Blackhawks had edged out the Philadelphia Flyers by a final score of 6-5 and the goaltending battle that most had anticipated just wasn’t there.Continue reading “Blackhawks Take a Wide Open Game One”