Vancouver Canucks Team Preview

2019-20 Regular Season: 36-27-6 (.565%, 78 pts) --  3rd in Pacific Division 2019-20 Playoffs:  7th seed in Western Conference Stanley Cup Qualifiers   The Vancouver Canucks will take on the Minnesota Wild (35-27-7, .558%, 77pts) in a best-of-five series, with the winner advancing to the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Canucks have one of the best … Continue reading Vancouver Canucks Team Preview

Minnesota Wild Team Preview

2019-20 Regular Season: 35-27-7 (.558%, 77 pts), 6th in Central Division 2019-20 Playoffs: 10th seed in Stanley Cup Qualifiers   The Minnesota Wild in their last 23 contests finished 15-7-1 before the league paused operations due to the concerns surrounding COVID-19, including a record of 8-4-0 in 12 games after Dean Evason replaced Bruce Boudreau … Continue reading Minnesota Wild Team Preview

Edmonton Oilers Team Preview

2019-20 Regular Season:  37-25-9 (83 pts, .585%)  --  2nd in Pacific Division 2019-20 Playoffs: 5th seed in Western Conference; Playing Chicago Blackhawks in Stanley Cup Qualifiers   The Edmonton Oilers are looking to qualify for the postseason for just the second time since the 2005-2006 season.  If they want that to happen, stars F Leon … Continue reading Edmonton Oilers Team Preview

Chicago Blackhawks Team Preview

2019-20 Record: 32-30-8 (.514%, 72 pts) -- 7th in Central Division Playoffs:  12th seed in Stanley Cup Qualifiers The Chicago Blackhawks enter the Qualifiers as the 12 seed in the Western Conference and will take on the Edmonton Oilers in a best-of-five series. Chicago would struggle during the season with consistency issues.  The Blackhawks would … Continue reading Chicago Blackhawks Team Preview

Bruce Boudreau fired as Head Coach by Wild

The Minnesota Wild today announced that Head Coach Bruce Boudreau has been relieved of his head coaching duties, effective immediately. https://twitter.com/mnwild/status/1228349989946056704 Boudreau, 65, had been the Head Coach of the Wild since 2016-17 season.  He compiled a record of 158-110-35 over the last three and a half seasons, and only made the playoffs twice, losing … Continue reading Bruce Boudreau fired as Head Coach by Wild

2019 IIHF World Championships: Day 4 Recap

Today was Day 4 of the 2019 IIHF World Championships from Slovakia.   In Group A action from Kosice, there were two games in action today:   United States v. Finland Slovakia v. Canada   The United States would defeat the team from Finland with a 3-2 overtime win.   https://twitter.com/IIHFHockey/status/1127981176591912960   In the second … Continue reading 2019 IIHF World Championships: Day 4 Recap

2019 IIHF World Championships: Day 3 Recap

Today in Day 3 of the IIHF World Championships, there were six contests.   There will be a quick recap of the contests that took place in Day 3 action.   In Group A action from Košice, you had the following games taking place:   United States v. France Denmark v. Germany Great Britain v. … Continue reading 2019 IIHF World Championships: Day 3 Recap

2019 IIHF World Championships: Day 2 Recap

Earlier today, in Day 2 of the IIHF World Championships, there were six games on the schedule.   Steel Arena (Košice): Denmark 5, France 4 (SO) Germany 3, Great Britain 1 Slovakia 4, Finland 2 Ondrej Nepela Arena (Bratislava): Switzerland 9, Italy 0 Latvia 5, Austria 2 Czech Republic 7, Norway 2 To start off … Continue reading 2019 IIHF World Championships: Day 2 Recap

2019 IIHF World Championships: Day 1 Recap

Yesterday the 2019 IIHF World Championships kicked off action with four games taking place.   Steel Arena (Košice): Finland 3, Canada 1 Slovakia 4, United States 1   Ondrej Nepela Arena (Bratislava): Russia 5, Norway 2 Czech Republic 5, Sweden 2   In the first contest taking place in Košice yesterday, Team Finland would knock off … Continue reading 2019 IIHF World Championships: Day 1 Recap