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.
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
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
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?
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
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?
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?
Edit (1/19/18): The Gulutzan info-graphic previously stated that the Flames' combined goal differential, for their 5 games before the stick throw was "-7". However, it was actually "-1" and the info-graphic has been adjusted accordingly, apologies for the error. Sometimes a little motivation goes a long way, whether that's figurative, regarding the emotional impact of … Continue reading The Effectiveness of Gulutzan’s Stick Throw
Chances are if you've been a sports fan for more than 15 minutes, than this recent buzz about Seattle's NHL future may not seem like anything new. However, if you've been following the ups and downs of Seattle trying to manufacture an NHL team, then you know that this most recent news, means they're closer … Continue reading It’s Amazing Seattle Doesn’t Already Have an NHL Team
We're a little over the quarter way mark this season, and although an average of 30 games played doesn't provide a huge sample size for predictions. What can be learned from performances so far, shouldn't be overlooked. In regards to Vegas, we're no longer talking about a team having a great game, or a hot week, … Continue reading The Vegas Golden Knights Will Definitely Make the Playoffs