NHL Announces Phase 2 for Draft Lottery

Today the National Hockey League has announced that Phase 2 of the 2020 Draft Lottery will take place this upcoming Monday, August 10th at 6p ET. https://twitter.com/PR_NHL/status/1291389352862457858?s=20   Phase 2 of the Draft Lottery will feature the eight teams that were eliminated from the Qualifying Round, and each team will have a 12.5 percent chance … Continue reading NHL Announces Phase 2 for Draft Lottery

The Stanley Cup Daily – Game 4’s Around the Corner

NHL News and Notes from Wednesday, August 5th, 2020   News Per Elliotte Friedman of Hockey Night in Canada, Vancouver Canucks forward Micheal Ferland will be leaving the bubble due to injury. https://twitter.com/FriedgeHNIC/status/1291153410985787394?s=20   The Washington Capitals announced that the organization will be launching a series of of public and internal initiatives focusing on diversity … Continue reading The Stanley Cup Daily – Game 4’s Around the Corner

The Stanley Cup Daily – Hurricanes Sweep the Rangers Out of the Bubble

NHL News and Notes from Tuesday, August 4th, 2020   News The NHL Department of Player Safety has fined forward Mike Matheson of the Florida Panthers for High Sticking New York Islanders forward Brock Nelson. https://twitter.com/NHLPlayerSafety/status/1290767742161780739?s=20   The Carolina Hurricanes would record the first ever sweep in the Qualifying Round to advance to the First … Continue reading The Stanley Cup Daily – Hurricanes Sweep the Rangers Out of the Bubble

The Stanley Cup Daily – Hat Tricks to Start and End the Day

NHL News and Notes from Monday, August 3rd, 2020   News The NHL Department of Player Safety has fined Vancouver Canucks forward Micheal Ferland $5000 for Spearing Minnesota Wild forward Ryan Hartman. https://twitter.com/NHLPlayerSafety/status/1290309971813400576?s=20   DoPS also announced that they have fined Wild forward Luke Kunin $1000 for Unsportsmanlike Conduct against the Canucks in Game 1 … Continue reading The Stanley Cup Daily – Hat Tricks to Start and End the Day

The Stanley Cup Daily – Shutouts and Round Robin Play Begins

NHL News and Notes from Sunday, August 2nd, 2020   News The NHL Department of Player Safety has suspended Chicago Blackhawks forward Drake Caggiula for one Qualifying Round game for an Illegal Check to the Head of Edmonton Oilers forward Tyler Ennis. https://twitter.com/NHLPlayerSafety/status/1289996617693589504?s=20   Joonas Korpisalo would record the first Playoff shutout in Columbus franchise … Continue reading The Stanley Cup Daily – Shutouts and Round Robin Play Begins

The Stanley Cup Daily – The Games Have Begun!

NHL News and Notes from Saturday, August 1st, 2020   News With today's action we also saw a touching tribute for those on the frontlines fighting the battle against COVID-19, and also witnessed a powerful speech from Minnesota Wild defenseman Matt Dumba who spoke on systemic racism in both society, and in the game of … Continue reading The Stanley Cup Daily – The Games Have Begun!

Qualifying Round Preview – Montreal Canadiens v. Pittsburgh Penguins

With the Qualifying Round taking place to determine who will advance to the Stanley Cup Playoffs, and who gets a shot at the first overall pick in the NHL Draft, we take a look at the upcoming best of five game series between the Montreal Canadiens and the Pittsburgh Penguins. https://twitter.com/penguins/status/1283175166776926210?s=20   The Penguins The … Continue reading Qualifying Round Preview – Montreal Canadiens v. Pittsburgh Penguins

Qualifying Round Preview – Arizona Coyotes v. Nashville Predators

With the Qualifying Round taking place to determine who will advance to the Stanley Cup Playoffs, and who gets a shot at the first overall pick in the NHL Draft, we take a look at the upcoming best of five game series between the Arizona Coyotes and the Nashville Predators. https://twitter.com/ArizonaCoyotes/status/1281748417169911808?s=20   The Coyotes Leading … Continue reading Qualifying Round Preview – Arizona Coyotes v. Nashville Predators

NHL Announces Final Phase 3 Testing Results

Today the National Hockey League announced the final testing results for Phase 3 of the Return to Play plan. https://twitter.com/PR_NHL/status/1287780026281336833?s=19   The NHL announced that zero players tested positive for COVID-19 between the dates July 18th through 25th. More than 800 players were tested with 4,256 tests administered in the week. In the first week … Continue reading NHL Announces Final Phase 3 Testing Results