Toronto Maple Leafs Playoff Run Proved They’re Ready to Compete

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This time last year, before Auston Matthews made a name for himself in Toronto, before Mitch Marner played his first NHL game, and before the Toronto Maple Leafs even had a starting goaltender, would anyone believe in this Toronto team on making the playoffs? Once the 2016-17 season began, there was still little talk about the possibility that this team […] READ MORE


Edmonton Oilers vs San Jose Sharks: First Round Series Recap

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The kids are alright. The Edmonton Oilers vs San Jose Sharks was billed as boys up against men, but in this case it was the boys teaching the men how to play hockey. Late Thursday evening Anton Shlepyshev was the unlikely hero scoring the game-winning goal in a 3-1 Oilers victory. Shlepyshev becomes the third rookie in Edmonton’s history […] READ MORE


Nashville Predators and St. Louis Blues Playoff History

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Predators Playoff History The Nashville Predators have made it to the Conference Semifinals for the fourth time in the last five playoff appearances. This time around Nashville looks to advance past the Conference Semifinals and move on to the Conference Finals for the first time in franchise history. This time last year the Predators were […] READ MORE




Tom Wilson Showing His True Potential

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Tom Wilson is a unique specimen. For a time he seemed like an underwhelming first-round draft pick for the Washington Capitals. He’d garnered a reputation for being a chippy fourth-line player with a passion for physical play. However, Wilson has been showing signs of true hockey ability throughout the Caps’ first-round matchup versus the Leafs. Wilson has been […] READ MORE




Anaheim Ducks vs Calgary Flames First Round Series Recap

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You know the how saying goes. Third times the charm right? Well in the case of the Calgary Flames, they may want to re-evaluate that saying. On Wednesday night Calgary fell 3-1 to the Anaheim Ducks in game four of their first round series, giving the Ducks the four game sweep and series victory. It’s […] READ MORE