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

Jackets Tie the Series in Bounce Back Effort

Columbus Blue Jackets v. Tampa Bay Lightning Game 2 – First Round   The two teams sported the following lineups: Tampa: Lines: https://twitter.com/CBJGameBot/status/1293907034367094789?s=20 Scratches: https://twitter.com/TBLightning/status/1293986089703702528?s=20   Columbus: Lines: https://twitter.com/BlueJacketsNHL/status/1293979822532841477?s=20 Scratches: https://twitter.com/BlueJacketsNHL/status/1293982496259018753?s=20   First Period: Tampa got the scoring started with a rather slick goal from Kucherov. https://twitter.com/TBLightning/status/1293992169682984960?s=20 The lead was short lived though as Ryan … Continue reading Jackets Tie the Series in Bounce Back Effort

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!

Lightning Outlast Blue Jackets in 5 OT Thriller

To kick off the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, the Blue Jackets and Lightning would play a really tight game as they needed X overtime periods to decide the winner. In the first period both teams traded opportunities as Pierre-Luc Dubois would open the scoring while on the powerplay to give the Jackets … Continue reading Lightning Outlast Blue Jackets in 5 OT Thriller

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

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 – 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

Washington Capitals vs Tampa Bay Lightning: Round Robin Game 1

2019-20 Regular Season Record % Games Won of Total GP Exhibition Game Results Washington Capitals 41-20-8 (69 GP) .652 3-2 vs Carolina (Win) Tampa Bay Lightning 43-21-6 (70 GP) .657 5-0 vs Florida (Win) For their first Round Robin match, the Washington Capitals will take on the Tampa Bay Lightning. The last time these two … Continue reading Washington Capitals vs Tampa Bay Lightning: Round Robin Game 1

Stanley Cup Preview – Tampa Bay Lightning

With second training camp underway, the Tampa Bay Lightning look to dominate in the Eastern Conference while they look to win their second Stanley Cup in franchise history.   Record: 43-21-6 92 points 2nd in the Eastern Conference https://twitter.com/TBLightning/status/1282314102036221960?s=20   The Lightning will head to Toronto and will take on Washington, Boston, and Philadelphia for … Continue reading Stanley Cup Preview – Tampa Bay Lightning

Tampa Forced to Shut Down and Matthews Tests Positive

Today has been a very interesting day in the National Hockey League as we've learned that the Tampa Bay Lightning has shut down their training facility due to five positive tests, and All Star Auston Matthews of the Toronto Maple Leafs has been reported as testing positive per Steve Simmons of the Toronto Sun. So … Continue reading Tampa Forced to Shut Down and Matthews Tests Positive