If you're an Edmonton Oilers, Pittsburgh Penguins or Nashville Predators fan who was watching a lot of round-robin games and wondering who your team was gonna play, then chances are you're still in shock.
Analyzing Stanley Cup Qualifier Matchups Using Online Games of NHL 20
August 1st 2020 / 9-minute read Brayden Fengler The hockey this August will be like no season before it, and hopefully, also like no season after it. There are 24 teams still in the hunt for the Stanley Cup in the middle of summer and with that comes the inability to predict and analyze these … Continue reading Analyzing Stanley Cup Qualifier Matchups Using Online Games of NHL 20
St. Louis, Do It for the Rest of Us
It's important that I preface what I'm about to say, by stating that; yes I am from Vancouver and yes I am a Vancouver Canucks fan. This I'm sure will make it very surprising that I have a desire for a non-Boston Bruins team to win the Stanley Cup. However, I had completely jumped off … Continue reading St. Louis, Do It for the Rest of Us
Will the Hurricanes Suffer the Same Fate as Others Who Swept?
Most fans who picked a bracket or joined a playoff pool this April were more than likely disappointed by the end of the first round. Over half of the first round series resulted in upsets, with of course the biggest two being the sweeps of the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Pittsburgh Penguins. Tampa Bay, who finished first in the … Continue reading Will the Hurricanes Suffer the Same Fate as Others Who Swept?
Why the Golden Knights Aren’t Leaving Playoff Contention for Years to Come
If you're a fan of an NHL team that doesn't call Nevada home, then it's easy to feel salty towards the Vegas Golden Knights. Vegas created for themselves one of the best storylines in all of sports, by becoming the first expansion team (St. Louis you don’t count and you know it) to make it … Continue reading Why the Golden Knights Aren’t Leaving Playoff Contention for Years to Come
The Golden Knights: Can They Do It?
Using the phrase "The house always wins" when referring to the Vegas Golden Knights, has become a tired expression. Gone are the days of October when the hockey world was waiting for Vegas to come back down to earth. The Vegas Golden Knights are three wins away from a Stanley Cup. Three wins away from … Continue reading The Golden Knights: Can They Do It?
Western Conference Playoff Race: Who’s Going to Make It?
The battle out west couldn't be closer as the final stretch of the regular season is upon the league. With just over 10 games give or take left in the regular season, anything can still happen. However, the eastern conference is significantly more set in stone than what the west is dealing with. Out east there's … Continue reading Western Conference Playoff Race: Who’s Going to Make It?
What’s Next for the Big Names that didn’t Move
The trade deadline has come and gone and all teams rosters are locked in for the remainder of the season. There were a number of significant and interesting moves at this years deadline: Brassard being the one that seemed kicked off the big deals, the McDonagh trade being the most intricate, and Tatar being the … Continue reading What’s Next for the Big Names that didn’t Move
How the NEW Canadian Women’s Team Still Owned the 2018 Olympics
Why do I say "NEW" in the title? It's known that Canada's Women's team remains largely intact from one Olympics to the next, based on the good old "if it ain't broke don't fix it" mentality. However, although most of the roster remained the same from 2014 to 2018, the pieces that did change were … Continue reading How the NEW Canadian Women’s Team Still Owned the 2018 Olympics
Team Canada’s Biggest Nobodies
I realize "nobodies" is a fairly negative word, it implies irrelevancy and a sense that those categorized under this word are lesser than. Objectively though, that is the case when you look at Team Canada's Olympic Men's Hockey roster compared to the talent of the current NHL superstars. However even though it's obvious that if NHL … Continue reading Team Canada’s Biggest Nobodies