Three Storylines for the 2017-2018 NHL Season

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After the conclusion of the NHL’s centennial season, which resulted in the Pittsburgh Penguins becoming the first repeat champions of this millennium, an fascinating off-season took place which ushered in the next hundred years in the NHL’s storied history. With notable free agents signings like Kevin Shattenkirk, Joe Thornton, Alex Radulov,

NHL Trade Deadline: Winners and Losers


The NHL Trade Deadline has come and gone, and it was a rather calm Wednesday. The trades are starting to become more spread out, instead of making all of them on the deadline day. There were a few definite winners and losers, however, and that's what I'm here to look

Red Wings Game Recap, Game 48- Pasta -BOS 4, DET 3(OT)


This team is killing me. Red Wings lose, 4-3, in overtime(again!?!?) to the Boston Bruins. Another point but the agony of losing in the extra session continues. I can't really rip on the powerplay considering that they only had one opportunity, the Bruins played a pretty clean game.(Sarcasm, I'll get to

Red Wings Game Recap, Game 46- Buffa(L)o- DET 2 BUF 3(OT)


Welp. Red Wings lose, 3-2, to the Buffalo Sabres in overtime. A poor 3rd Period performance, another exposure of the miserable powerplay, and a missed opportunity for two points against the only team in the Atlantic with less points than the Wings. The teams were evenly matched in the first period, going

Ovechkin Tallies as Capitals blank the Penguins


NHL Spotlight:  Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Washington Capitals Washington, D.C.:  It was a hockey night in the nation’s capital,  which marked the return of Pittsburgh captain Sidney Crosby from a lower body injury, the same injury that  kept him out of the line-up from the recent NHL All-Star Game in Columbus. The Wednesday

New Era for New Jersey, minus Brodeur as Penguins Thread Devils’ Defense

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Pittsburgh, PA:  It was a hockey night in Pittsburgh with a Metropolitan Division game pitting the New Jersey Devils (4-3-2) versus the Pittsburgh Penguins (5-2-1). This was the first regular season, divisional matchup between the two teams since the exit of longtime Devils’ netminder, Martin Brodeur. Brodeur had a storied career with

The Stanley Cup Returns


The Stanley Cup commenced yesterday on April 16th, the 2 month playoff battle begins in the NHL. 16 teams have their hopes set on becoming the historic next list of names inscribed on the trophy that celebrates the culmination of blood, sweat and tears that goes into an 82 game season,