Former Colorado Avalanche General Manager Pierre Lacroix Deserves a Banner at Ball Arena

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With heavy hearts, the Colorado Avalanche organization announced on Sunday, December 13th that former General Manager Pierre Lacroix passed away. Lacroix, 72, died tragically due to COVID-19 complications. When fans reminisce over hockey history in Denver, they think of Joe Sakic, Peter Forsberg, Patrick Roy, Milan Hejduk and the likes. Often forgotten, unfortunately, is the […] READ MORE


Stanley Cup Favourites at Winning NHL 2020

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The NHL 2020 season finally got to its Conference Finals, on Sunday. After a thrilling and intense Second Round of the playoffs, with three out of four meetings ending in seven games, we know the final four teams competing for the Stanley Cup. The four teams who made it in the Conference Finals are the […] READ MORE




Pittsburgh Penguins win fourth Stanley Cup

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Game six’s opening face-off acted as a foreshadowing device for the rest of the contest. After the puck was dropped, Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby slashed San Jose Sharks assistant captain (and former captain) Joe Thornton in the back of the right leg. The two exchanged stick jabs for a brief moment, but kept on playing. It […] READ MORE


OTPP: Penguins Can Clinch Cup on Home Ice and More

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Last Word on Sports is proud to present their hockey podcast, On the Powerplay with Ben and Dave. Join Ben Kerr and Dave Gove each week as they take a look around the Hockey World focusing on the big issues of the NHL and elsewhere. This week Ben and Dave look at the Stanley Cup Final. […] READ MORE


Former Toronto Maple Leafs Competing for the Stanley Cup

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The intense rivalries of the NHL playoffs are soon coming to an end with the San Jose Sharks and the Pittsburgh Penguins as the last two teams fighting for the Cup. This year, four former Toronto Maple Leafs are dispersed among these two teams, meaning at least one is destined to win the cup. The […] READ MORE



How The Sharks Advanced To the Stanley Cup Final

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With the San Jose Sharks 5-2 victory in game six of the Western Conference Final against the St. Louis Blues, they’ve advanced to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in their 25 year franchise history. Waiting a quarter century for a chance to fight for hockey’s crowned jewel isn’t the most exciting situation for […] READ MORE