Tag "Stanley Cup Playoffs"

NHL Playoff Preview: New York Islanders vs. Tampa Bay Lightning

The opening semifinal on Sunday between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the New York Islanders is a best-of-7 rematch from the 2020 Eastern Conference final. Tampa Bay won that match in six games, going on to eventually win the Stanley Cup.

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NHL Playoff Preview: Montreal Canadiens vs. Vegas Golden Knights

This year’s modified divisions made for a weird playoff format, and the third round highlights that. It’s not the Conference Finals anymore, we now call it the Stanley Cup Semifinals. It also happens that one of the matchups includes Western and Eastern Conference teams prior to the Cup Finals.

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NHL Playoff Preview: Montreal Canadiens vs. Toronto Maple Leafs

The Montreal Canadiens and Toronto Maple Leafs: A tale as old as time. After an up-and-down season in La Belle Province, the Canadiens find themselves playoff-bound for the second-consecutive year after a 24-21-11 overall record in the regular season.

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NHL Playoff Preview: Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Florida Panthers

With the return of Steven Stamkos and Nikita Kucherov to the lineup, the Tampa Bay Lightning will be more formidable than ever. They will be meeting their in-state rival Florida Panthers for the first time in the postseason.

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Rangers Week in Review: Fair-to-Middling With a 99.9% Chance of No Playoffs

The victory over the Buffalo Sabres gave the Rangers yet another three-game winning streak, keeping playoff hopes alive. However, as the week went on and they faced the New York Islanders for two games, those hopes slowly started to dwindle.

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Nathan MacKinnon in Midst of Special Playoff Run

During the Stanley Cup Playoffs, legends are born as the stakes are raised to the highest level. Coming into the postseason, Nathan MacKinnon was one of hockey’s youngest stars. During the postseason, however, he has taken his game to another level.

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David Krejci’s Playoff Excellence Continues

Between a sluggish Round Robin tournament and Tuukka Rask opting out, it seemed as if the Bruins playoff run could be short-lived. The Bruins were, however, able to overcome those challenges partly due to the play of David Krejci.

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Secondary Scoring Will Determine Bruins’ Success

With the NHL playoffs approaching, the Boston Bruins are counting on their secondary lines and younger players to be the difference-makers in the scoring column.

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Remembering the New York Rangers’ 1994 Stanley Cup Victory

The New York Rangers broke a 54-year drought on this day in 1994. Liz Pendergraft recaps the chilling victory:

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