Tag Archive | "NHL Playoffs"

NHL 20 Simulation: The Play-In Round

Friday, May 15, 2020

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With the NHL fully expecting to return and the uncertainty of what a 24-team playoff format might look like. I broke down the most logical layout yesterday and now I’m putting it through the EA Sports NHL 20 simulator. Below you’ll find the simulation results for the best-of-3 “Play-In” Round which will give us our…

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What a 24-team NHL Playoff might look like

Thursday, May 14, 2020

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It has been 64 days since the NHL season was paused and life as we knew it has been altered dramatically due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Over the last two months, fans have turned to things like video games, Twitch streams, Netflix and online poker for entertainment but we could have real sports back soon.…

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“Good chance” Perron returns for Game 4

Friday, May 18, 2018

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Vegas Golden Knights winger David Perron sat out of Games 2 and 3 because of an illness, but head coach Gerard Gallant believes he will play in Game 4.  When asked about his lineup for Game 4, Gallant said there is a “good chance” that Perron plays tonight. He also added that “it’s possible” that…

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Power Play continues to carry the Lightning in Playoffs

Friday, May 18, 2018

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On Thursday night the Tampa Bay Lightning were once again badly outshot by the Capitals but escaped Washington with a win.  Andrei Vasilevskiy was outstanding for the second straight game and has now stopped 72 of the last 76 shots (.947 SV%) that he has faced. That is a significant upgrade from the 10 goals…

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Nicklas Backstrom will be a game-time decision for Game 4

Thursday, May 17, 2018

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Backstrom has not played since Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Semi-finals, but it looks like the Swedish-born centre could be back in the Washington Capitals lineup for Game 4.  Backstrom, who is third on the Capitals in assists (10) and fourth in points (13) in the postseason, skated again this morning and left the…

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DraftKings Fantasy Hockey Cheat Sheet: May 6th

Friday, May 6, 2016

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There is only one game tonight, but three tomorrow, so the Featured DraftKings contests expand over two nights, combining all four games! PLAY DRAFTKINGS $13K FORECHECK Add even more excitement to the NHL playoffs Prove your NHL knowledge Compete with other hockey fans around the globe $13,000 prize pool First place wins $1,500 Only $4 to…

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Playoff Preview: Panthers vs. Islanders | Game 1

Thursday, April 14, 2016

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Wednesday was an exciting night of playoff hockey and it continues with four games tonight. The Lightning-Red Wings engaged in a physical affair, the Penguins-Rangers had a surprising battle of the backup goalies and the Blues-Blackhawks played in an ultra-exciting 1-0 OT game. Shortly after the Capitals and Flyers get underway, the Panthers and Islanders…

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Playoff Preview: Capitals vs. Flyers | Game 1

Thursday, April 14, 2016

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Wednesday was an exciting night of playoff hockey and it continues with four games tonight. The Lightning-Red Wings engaged in a physical affair, the Penguins-Rangers had a surprising battle of the backup goalies and the Blues-Blackhawks played in an ultra-exciting 1-0 OT game. The first game on tap tonight is the Presidents Trophy winning Washington…

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NHL Playoffs Breakdown: Western Conference

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

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The 82-game, six and a half month journey has finished, but now it is time for the gruelling stretch that is the Stanley Cup playoffs. We were here for all of your fantasy hockey needs throughout the regular season, now we are back to provide you a playoff fantasy hockey pool of our own and…

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Karma Proves a Killer for Canucks

Thursday, June 16, 2011

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If the 2011 Stanley Cup Final proved anything, it’s that karma’s a bitch. The Vancouver Canucks had this series in the bag. Two hard-fought, emotional wins at home to open the Final left them only 2 wins away from securing their franchise’s first Cup victory in 41 years. They somehow managed to escape the wrath…

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