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

Chicago Cuts Off the Oil(ers) to Advance

   GoaltenderGAA / SV%% Games Won of Total GPEdmonton OilersMikko Koskinen.897.585Chicago BlackhawksCorey Crawford.953.514 With Edmonton facing elimination on… wait for it… Elimination Friday… it was imperative for all cylinders to be firing in Game 4 of 5 against the Chicago Blackhawks. Unfortunately for the Oilers, their road to the playoffs ended tonight. The Oilers fell … Continue reading Chicago Cuts Off the Oil(ers) to Advance

Edmonton Oilers vs Chicago Blackhawks; Stanley Cup Qualifiers Game 4

   GoaltenderGAA / SV%% Games Won of Total GPEdmonton OilersMikko Koskinen4.07 / .840.585Chicago BlackhawksCorey Crawford3.00 / .893.514 The Chicago Blackhawks took a 2-1 series lead the other day over the Edmonton Oilers and will look to close out the series on Friday afternoon. Doing so would be their first post-season series win since the 2014-15 … Continue reading Edmonton Oilers vs Chicago Blackhawks; Stanley Cup Qualifiers Game 4

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

Edmonton Oilers vs Chicago Blackhawks; Stanley Cup Qualifiers Game 3

   GoaltenderGAA / SV%% Games Won of Total GPEdmonton OilersMikko Koskinen3.05 / .885.585Chicago BlackhawksCorey Crawford6.10 / .829.514 The Oilers and the Blackhawks will fight for a series-leading game on Wednesday night. After taking game one, the Blackhawks fell to the Oilers by a similar score, evening up the series. The Edmonton Oilers, this time, defeated … Continue reading Edmonton Oilers vs Chicago Blackhawks; Stanley Cup Qualifiers Game 3

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

Edmonton Oilers vs Chicago Blackhawks; Stanley Cup Qualifiers Game 2

   GoaltenderGAA / SV%% Games Won of Total GPEdmonton OilersTBD 6.77 / .865 (avg).585Chicago BlackhawksCorey Crawford4.00 / .862.514 With Chicago leading the best-of-5 series, one game to none, they and the Oilers will prepare to play Game 2 of their Qualifiers. It would be a massive understatement to assert that we were surprised to see the … Continue reading Edmonton Oilers vs Chicago Blackhawks; Stanley Cup Qualifiers Game 2

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!

Edmonton Oilers vs Chicago Blackhawks: Stanley Cup Qualifiers Game 1

 2019-20 Regular Season Record% Games Won of Total GPExhibition Game ResultsEdmonton Oilers37-25-9 (71 GP).5854-1 vs Flames (Win)Chicago Blackhawks32-30-8 (70 GP) .5144-0 vs Blues (Win) The Edmonton Oilers are back in the playoffs… sort of. After finishing 2nd in the Pacific division and 4th in the Western Conference, Leon Draisaitl and Connor McDavid are poised to take … Continue reading Edmonton Oilers vs Chicago Blackhawks: Stanley Cup Qualifiers Game 1