Tag Archive | hockey

NHL playoff predictions (first round)

Western Conference No. 1 Vancouver vs. No. 8 Los Angeles: Vancouver wins series 4-2 No. 2 St. Louis vs. No. 7 San Jose: St. Louis wins series 4-0 No. 3 Phoenix vs. No. 6 Chicago: Phoenix wins series 4-3 No. 4 Nashville vs. No. 5 Detroit: Nashville wins series 4-2 Eastern Conference No. 1 New […]

Flyers surrender lead, fall to rival Rangers in Classic

Game recap Whenever the Philadelphia Flyers and New York Rangers face off, you know that the score will be close, words will be exchanged and the crowd will be revved up. However, what happens when these two rivals face off in front of nearly 47,000 fans at Citizens Bank Park on a cold winter day? […]

Philadelphia legends propel Flyers to 3-1 victory over Rangers in Alumni Game

Fans young and old gathered at Citizens Bank Park on Saturday, Dec. 31, to watch an outdoor hockey game between Philadelphia Flyers and New York Rangers legends. When all was said and done, the Flyers alumni came away with a 3-1 victory in front of nearly 46,000 fans. Ranging from Mark Messier and Adam Graves […]

My 2011-2012 NHL predictions

Better late than never, right? Here we go! Eastern Conference Sabres Capitals Flyers Penguins Bruins Rangers Lightning Maple Leafs Canadiens Devils Jets Hurricanes Islanders Panthers Senators Western Conference Red Wings Canucks Sharks Kings Blackhawks Ducks Predators Flames Blue Jackets Stars Blues Wild Coyotes Oilers Avalanche Stanley Cup Prediction: Los Angeles Kings over Washington Capitals

Sports photo of the week (X)

With the NFL offseason finally underway and MLB’s trade deadline fast approaching, there is a lot going on this week. I could have easily posted an NFL or MLB-related photo, but the hockey fan inside me decided against that. In the photo above, former Flyers captain Mike Richards poses with Los Angeles Kings general manager […]

My favorite NHL free agent signings this offseason

1. Brad Richards, New York Rangers – Easily the No. 1 player on the market, Brad Richards finds himself moving from Dallas to Broadway this summer. As a member of the Rangers, Richards will be reunited with head coach John Tortorella, the man who led him and the Tampa Bay Lightning to a Stanley Cup […]

My 2011 Stanley Cup winner

With the Stanley Cup finals set to begin tonight, I have had a lot of time to think about who I think will win and why. The Bruins haven’t lifted Lord Stanley’s Cup since 1972 when they defeated the New York Rangers and Vancouver has never won a title in franchise history (they entered the […]