Tag Archive: Stanley Cup Playoffs

Jun 11

The Sports Bank.net: Stanley Cup Eve: similarities between Boston and Chicago

It’s Stanley Cup Final Eve. The night when Lord Stanley comes to visit houses and deliver to children…okay not so much. But game one between the Boston Bruins and Chicago Blackhawks is tomorrow night and game two occurs on Father’s Day Eve; so that should be a party. I know you’ve never heard the term …

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Jun 04

Puck Daddy: NHL Three Stars: Marchand, Bruins roll in Game 2 win over Penguins

Boston Bruins v Pittsburgh Penguins - Game Two

No. 1 Star: Brad Marchand, Boston Bruins The Boston pest scored 28 seconds into Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Final, after a Sidney Crosby turnover. He closed out the scoring in a dominating first period by Boston with a perfectly placed shot that beat Marc-Andre Fleury, giving the Bruins a 4-1 lead en route …

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May 27

Sharks beat Kings 2-1 to force Game 7


SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Buoyed by a loud crowd and another early power-play goal, the San Jose Sharks matched Los Angeles’ three home wins with a third straight victory over the Kings at the Shark Tank. Now this all-California series comes down to a winner-take-all game on Los Angeles’ home ice. Joe Thornton got …

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May 24

Penguins rip Ottawa 6-2, move to conference finals


PITTSBURGH (AP) — Eight playoff wins down, eight to go for Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins. James Neal had a hat trick and the Penguins finished off the lifeless Ottawa Senators 6-2 on Friday night in Game 5 of the Eastern conference semifinals to take the best-of-seven series 4-1. http://sports.yahoo.com/news/penguins-rip-ottawa-6-2-022901999–nhl.html

Apr 30

The Program: Western Conference First Round Preview

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It is playoff time once again, something everyone in the hockey world thought was going to be missing in January of this year. Despite a shortened 48 game season, the best teams were able to get in, with the exception of the Columbus Blue Jackets falling short of 8th place in the Western Conference. The …

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Jun 12

Monday’s Three Stars: Brown, Carter power Kings to Stanley Cup


No. 1 Star: Dustin Brown, Los Angeles Kings

Brown told reporters Monday morning that “tonight is the night” and he sure backed that up. Having not scored since Game 1 against the Phoenix Coyotes, the Kings captain scored the opening goal on the power play and assisted on the second one [...]

Jun 07

Wednesday’s Three Stars: Henrique pots another game-winner, Devils force Game 5


No. 1 Star: Adam Henrique, New Jersey Devils

With the game tied 1-1 in the third period, Henrique put home yet another game-winner with 4:31 left as the Devils forced a Game 5 with a 3-1 win over the Los Angeles Kings. LA leads the series 3-1. Henrique now [...]

May 21

Sunday’s Three Stars: Coyotes survive Game 4 vs. Kings

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1 Star: Shane Doan, Phoenix Coyotes

The Coyotes captain beat Jonathan Quick twice in Game 4, leading Phoenix to a 2-0 victory to cut the Los Angeles Kings’ series lead to 3-1. Doan’s power-play goal in the first period and shot off the goal-cam in the second provided the Coyotes with all the offense [...]

Apr 21

Friday’s Three Stars: Legwand, Preds eliminate Wings; Fleury rallies Penguins


No. 1 Star: David Legwand, Nashville Predators

The 13-year veteran Predator set up Alex Radulov’s first-period goal with an aggressive forecheck and then scored the game-winner 13 seconds into the third period to lead Nashville to a 2-1 victory and a Game 5 elimination of the Detroit Red Wings. He was a plus-2 [...]

Jun 12

Hockey for all the Marbles…


Boston — When Maxime Lapierre, of the Vancouver Canucks, scored a bad angle goal, to give his team a 1-0 win in game five and a 3-2 lead in the Stanley Cup Finals,
Vancouver rejoiced, and Boston dug in! How many goals does it take to win a game? One more than the opposition! The high flying Canucks had been putting on an offensive show[...]

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