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

NHL Playoff Morning Papers (Saturday Edition): Hitchcock claims Wings cheat on face-offs, Flames need Iginla to step it up and Andy Murray unhappy with Canucks

Here are the morning papers for Saturday the 18th of April: Western Conference San Jose Sharks (1) versus Anaheim Ducks (8) Interestingly, Joe Thornton and Ducks netminder Jonas Hiller are good friends.  The Sharks’ veterans are doing their best to keep the team’s young players from getting down on themselves.  Tim Kawakami says Joe Thornton […]

Posted by Richard Pollock in Anaheim Ducks,Calgary Flames,Central Division,Chicago Blackhawks,Columbus Blue Jackets,Detroit Red Wings,NHL Morning Papers,Northwest Division,Pacific Division,San Jose Sharks,St.Louis Blues,Teams,Vancouver Canucks,Western Conference 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): Flames angry at no-call, Osgood proves critics wrong and Sharks lose home-ice

Here are the NHL Morning Papers for Friday the 17th of April: Western Conference San Jose Sharks (1) versus Anaheim Ducks (8) The Sharks’ power play cost them on Thursday going 0-for-6.  Only nine of San Jose’s 35 shots were recorded within six feet of the crease.  The pressure is squarely on the Sharks’ shoulders […]

Posted by Richard Pollock in Anaheim Ducks,Calgary Flames,Chicago Blackhawks,Columbus Blue Jackets,Dallas Stars,Detroit Red Wings,NHL Morning Papers,St.Louis Blues,Teams,Vancouver Canucks,Western Conference 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

Illegal Curve 2009 1st Round Playoff Predictions

This handy little chart (below) , beautifully (cough cough) formatted by yours truly, lists all of the Illegal Curve contributors predictions for the upcoming playoff run. A few interesting things to note about the predictions: 1) The New York Rangers might as well not bother to show up. Eight predictors, eight Washington victories predicted. 2) […]

Posted by Drew Mindell in Anaheim Ducks,Boston Bruins,Calgary Flames,Carolina Hurricanes,Chicago Blackhawks,Columbus Blue Jackets,Detroit Red Wings,Features,Montreal Canadiens,New Jersey Devils,New York Rangers,Philadelphia Flyers,Pittsburgh Penguins,San Jose Sharks,Season Previews,St.Louis Blues,Vancouver Canucks,Washington Capitals on April 14, 2009

NHL Morning Papers (Tuesday Edition): NHL Draft Lottery tonight on TSN, EA Sports says Bruins will capture the Stanley Cup, Cam Ward has waited three years to return to this stage, The Chris Osgood factor, Rene Bourque skated with Jarome Iginla and Olli Jokinen on the top line

Here are the morning papers for Tuesday the 14th of April: Eastern Conference Boston Bruins (1) vs. Montreal Canadiens (8) According to an EA Sports simulation, the Bruins will beat Chicago in six games to capture the Stanley Cup. The Canadiens have been more than just a playoff nemesis to the Bruins, they have flat-out […]

Posted by David Minuk in Anaheim Ducks,Atlantic Division,Boston Bruins,Buffalo Sabres,Calgary Flames,Carolina Hurricanes,Central Division,Chicago Blackhawks,Columbus Blue Jackets,Dallas Stars,Detroit Red Wings,Eastern Conference,General NHL,Minnesota Wild,Montreal Canadiens,Nashville Predators,New Jersey Devils,New York Rangers,NHL Morning Papers,Northeast Division,Northwest Division,Ottawa Senators,Pacific Division,Philadelphia Flyers,Phoenix Coyotes,Pittsburgh Penguins,San Jose Sharks,Southeast Division,St.Louis Blues,Teams,Vancouver Canucks,Washington Capitals,Western Conference on April 14, 2009

Sunday Scores

    FINAL T         FINAL T   Detroit  0          St. Louis  1   Chicago  3          Colorado  0  Game Scoresheet       Game Scoresheet Game Threads:       Game Threads: Winging it in Mowtown Second City Hockey        St. Louis […]

Posted by David Minuk in Boston Bruins,Central Division,Chicago Blackhawks,Colorado Avalanche,Detroit Red Wings,Eastern Conference,Game Report,General NHL,New York Islanders,New York Rangers,Northeast Division,Northwest Division,Philadelphia Flyers,St.Louis Blues,Teams,Western Conference on April 12, 2009