Conference Quarterfinal Scores: Flyers/Penguins, Wings/Jackets, Blues/Canucks, Devils/Canes, Ducks/Sharks

 Game Notes: IC Trivia:  Which are the only two teams to come back from a 3-0 series deficit? For the 1st time in the 38 year history of the Canucks they’ve swept a 7 game series. Paul Kariya is out for tonight’s game and Mats Sundin is a game time decision. Since moving to Raleigh, the Canes have […]

Posted by David Minuk in Anaheim Ducks,Atlantic Division,Carolina Hurricanes,Central Division,Columbus Blue Jackets,Detroit Red Wings,Eastern Conference,Game Report,General NHL,New Jersey Devils,Northwest Division,Pacific Division,Philadelphia Flyers,Pittsburgh Penguins,San Jose Sharks,Southeast Division,St.Louis Blues,Teams,Vancouver Canucks,Western Conference on April 21, 2009

NHL Playoff Morning Papers (Tuesday Edition): Drury has apparent hand injury, Habs miss Markov and Shero saved Pittsburgh’s season

Eastern Conference Boston Bruins (1) versus Montreal Canadiens (8) Michael Ryder stuck it to his old team yesterday at the Bell Centre.  Boston did miss Milan Lucic, but Byron Bitz did a terrific job filling in.  For all intents and purposes, this series is now over. The Habs had their chances last night but they […]

Posted by Richard Pollock in Atlantic Division,Boston Bruins,Carolina Hurricanes,Eastern Conference,Montreal Canadiens,New Jersey Devils,New York Islanders,NHL Morning Papers,Northeast Division,Philadelphia Flyers,Pittsburgh Penguins,Southeast Division,Teams,Washington Capitals on April 21, 2009

Conference Quarterfinal Scores: Flyers/Penguins, Blues/Canucks, Devils/Canes, Ducks/Sharks

    FINAL T         FINAL T   Pittsburgh  3          Vancouver  3   Philadelphia  6          St. Louis  2 Game Preview       Game Preview Game Scoresheet       Game Scoresheet Team Game Threads:  PensBurgh Broad Street Hockey       Team Game […]

Posted by David Minuk in Anaheim Ducks,Atlantic Division,Carolina Hurricanes,Central Division,Eastern Conference,Game Report,General NHL,New Jersey Devils,Northwest Division,Pacific Division,Philadelphia Flyers,Pittsburgh Penguins,San Jose Sharks,Southeast Division,St.Louis Blues,Teams,Vancouver Canucks,Western Conference on April 19, 2009

A Night with the Devils

There are many things you don’t expect to find when you leave the friendly confines of Manhattan for a New Jersey Devils game in the city of Newark:  running water and safety immediately come to mind, but at the top of the list might be this — a  good Jewish deli.  Yet there I was, […]

Posted by curve in New Jersey Devils on April 19, 2009

NHL Playoff Morning Papers (Saturday Edition): Penalties the difference in Pittsburgh, Langenbrunner injured and Pothier in for the Caps today

Here are the morning papers for Saturday the 18th of April: Eastern Conference Boston Bruins (1) versus Montreal Canadiens (8) Matt Hunwick got quite the welcoming to the NHL playoffs on Thursday.  Milan Lucic continues to prove he is made for prime time, writes Fluto Shinzawa.  Bruins enforcer Shawn Thornton appears to have grown tired of […]

Posted by Richard Pollock in Atlantic Division,Boston Bruins,Carolina Hurricanes,Eastern Conference,Montreal Canadiens,New Jersey Devils,New York Rangers,NHL Morning Papers,Northeast Division,Philadelphia Flyers,Pittsburgh Penguins,Southeast Division,Teams,Washington Capitals on April 18, 2009

Conference Quarterfinal Scores: Flyers/Penguins, Hurricanes/Devils, Blues/Canucks

Game Notes: Don’t mess with the Devils.  Hilarious clip. Bill Guerin gets his first ever Playoff OT goal in his 17 year career. Sundin scores his first playoff goal in 5 years giving the Canucks a 1-0 lead. J.D. being interviewed as 3rd period starts.  You hear that voice and you think you’re watching a […]

Posted by David Minuk in Atlantic Division,Carolina Hurricanes,Central Division,Eastern Conference,Game Report,General NHL,New Jersey Devils,Northwest Division,Philadelphia Flyers,Pittsburgh Penguins,Southeast Division,St.Louis Blues,Teams,Vancouver Canucks,Western Conference on April 17, 2009

NHL Morning Papers (Friday Playoff Edition): Flyers need to be disciplined, the resurgence of Wade Redden and uncertainty in Capitals net

Here are the other half of the morning papers for Friday the 17th of April: Eastern Conference Boston Bruins (1) versus Montreal Canadiens (8) The Bruins blew a two-goal lead, but got a huge third period goal from Zdeno Chara and are off to a 1-0 series lead.  Now is the perfect time for the Bruins […]

Posted by Richard Pollock in Boston Bruins,Carolina Hurricanes,Montreal Canadiens,New Jersey Devils,New York Rangers,NHL Morning Papers,Philadelphia Flyers,Pittsburgh Penguins,Washington Capitals on April 17, 2009

Conference Quarterfinal Scores: Rangers/Capitals, Flyers/Penguins, Hurricanes/Devils, Blues/Canucks

 Game Notes: Drury has been scratched from the Rangers lineup for Game 1. Sidney Crosby scores the 1st goal of the 2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Alex Ovechkin with 6 shots and 6 hits in the 1st period.  Scores 1st goal of series in 2nd.     FINAL T         FINAL T   […]

Posted by David Minuk in Atlantic Division,Carolina Hurricanes,Central Division,Eastern Conference,Game Report,General NHL,New Jersey Devils,New York Rangers,Northwest Division,Philadelphia Flyers,Pittsburgh Penguins,Southeast Division,St.Louis Blues,Teams,Vancouver Canucks,Western Conference on April 15, 2009