The Stanley Cup Daily – Inching Closer to Elimination

NHL News and Notes from Monday, August 17th, 2020   News The Pittsburgh Penguins announced that forward Evgeni Malkin underwent successful elbow surgery on his left elbow. Malkin's recovery time is an estimated 3-4 weeks. https://twitter.com/penguins/status/1295374381720403978?s=20   The NHL has announced their weekly COVID-19 update. After completing it's third consecutive week of Phase 4 of … Continue reading The Stanley Cup Daily – Inching Closer to Elimination

The Stanley Cup Daily – A Day of Game Threes

NHL News and Notes from Saturday, August 15th, 2020   News Hours before Game 3, Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask opted out of the NHL's Return to Play.   https://twitter.com/NHLBruins/status/1294640030317780992?s=20 As noted by Chris Johnston of SportsNet, Rask's decision to leave is specific to the moment, and will not affect him come next season as … Continue reading The Stanley Cup Daily – A Day of Game Threes

The Stanley Cup Daily – Game 2 Means Game 5 Guaranteed

NHL News and Notes from Thursday, August 13th, 2020   News Montreal Canadiens head coach Claude Julien has been rushed to the hospital after suffering chest pains per General Manager Marc Bergevin. Also per Bergevin, Julien's health issue is not related to COVID-19 Kirk Muller will serve as interim head coach in Julien's absence. https://twitter.com/CanadiensMTL/status/1293971275434594304?s=20Continue reading The Stanley Cup Daily – Game 2 Means Game 5 Guaranteed

Carolina Evens Up The Series

Today the Carolina Hurricanes and Boston Bruins squared off in Game 2 of their series. It actually started on time tonight, at 8p. Some news in-between games as Rod Brind'Amour made some comments against the referees and was sub-sequentially fined by the NHL. A quick recap of the first game, as the Bruins took Game … Continue reading Carolina Evens Up The Series

Bruins Take Game 1 In Double OT

The Bruins and the Hurricanes are no strangers to meeting each other in the playoffs. This year will mark the sixth time the two teams have met. Boston holds a 4-1 series edge over Carolina. Last year, when they squared off, it was in the Eastern Conference finals. Boston swept the series 4-0, en route … Continue reading Bruins Take Game 1 In Double OT

The Stanley Cup Daily – The First Round Has Begun!

NHL News and Notes from Tuesday, August 11th, 2020   News The Hockey Hall of Fame has announced that the 2020 Induction Weekend/Celebration has been postponed. The Board of Directors will address rescheduling plans on October 29th, 2020. https://twitter.com/HockeyHallFame/status/1292838125987868672?s=20 You can read about the HHOF's decision here.   The Buffalo Sabres have unveiled their new … Continue reading The Stanley Cup Daily – The First Round Has Begun!

The Stanley Cup Daily – Determining the Top Seeds

NHL News and Notes from Saturday, August 8th, 2020   News The following First Round matchups have been confirmed: Western Conference Chicago Blackhawks v. Vegas Golden Knights Arizona Coyotes v. Colorado Avalanche Eastern Conference Montreal Canadiens v. Philadelphia Flyers   Game Recaps Vegas Golden Knights v. Colorado Avalanche - 3p EST Start Time In Edmonton … Continue reading The Stanley Cup Daily – Determining the Top Seeds