The Irony in It All

This was it. This was the year the Carolina Hurricanes made it back into the postseason. Everything was looking up. I was absolutely sure of it.   So what happened? Scott Darling is still somewhat adjusting to being a starter. I do believe fans are jumping on him too early. He has had some really […]

This is Not How It was Supposed to Go

Before the season, everyone agreed Toronto and Edmonton were the favorites to win the Stanley Cup for Canada. Next down the list was Montreal and Ottawa, followed by Calgary, and then there was Winnipeg and Vancouver. That has not been the case, however, in the first quarter of the season. Edmonton is back to being […]

Season Prediction 2017-2018

Metro Division Pittsburgh Penguins* Columbus Blue Jackets* New York Rangers* Washington Capitals* Carolina Hurricanes* Philadelphia Flyers New York Islanders New Jersey Devils   Atlantic Division Tampa Bay Lightning* Toronto Maple Leafs* Montreal Canadiens* Ottawa Senators Boston Bruins Buffalo Sabres Florida Panthers Detroit Red Wings   Central Division Dallas Stars* Minnesota Wild* Chicago Blackhawks* Nashville Predators* […]

Anaheim Ducks Season Preview 2017-2018

The Anaheim Ducks again made it to the Conference Finals, which they should give credit to their 3 goal comeback in the final 3 minutes of play of game 5 in round 2, giving them a 3-2 series lead, but eventually fell short to Nashville. Forwards: Ritchie – Getzlaf – Perry Cogliano – Vermette – […]

Philadelphia Flyers Season Preview 2017-2018

The Philadelphia Flyers’ season took a dive midway through the season. A 10-game winning streak was followed by a losing record the rest of the way. Forwards: Konecny – Giroux – Voracek Lehtera – Couturier – Simmonds Lindbolm – Patrick – Read Weal – Filppula – Weise Laughton, Raffl Defense: Provorov – MacDonald Gostisbehere – […]

Florida Panthers Season Preview 2017-2018

I do not understand what the Panthers are doing this summer. Forwards: Huberdeau – Barkov – Dadonov McGinn – Trocheck – Vrbata McCann – Bjugstad – Hawryluk Haapala – McKenzie – Sceviour Malgin, Haley Defensemen: Yandle – Ekblad Petrovich – Matheson Pysyk – McCoshen Hultstrom Goalies: Luongo Reimer Down the middle, the Panthers are pretty […]

Montreal Canadiens Season Preview 2017-2018

The Canadiens finished the season losing to the Rangers in the first round of the playoffs. Forwards: Pacioretty – Drouin – Gallagher Galchenyuk – Plekanek – Lehkonen Danault – Shaw – Hemsky Byron – Mitchell – McCarron Carr, Martinsen Defensemen: Alzner – Weber Davidson – Petry Benn – Schlemko Streit Goalies: Price Montoya I’m not […]