It seems like every championship team has a player or two who had been waiting so long. Players who had enjoyed plenty of success in their distinguished careers except the greatest of them all – raising the Stanley Cup. This year, it was one of the greatest duos ever in Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom […]
Just a month after being traded and bought out by the Colorado Avalanche, Brooks Orpik returns to the Capitals on a one-year, $1 million deal. Orpik’s return ensures that Washington will return all six defensemen from last season after re-signing John Carlson and Michal Kempny earlier this summer. This time around, however, Orpik will be […]
Alex Ovechkin has logged more cup-carrying time than a Seattle barista. John Carlson earned a contract worth just about $1 million for every point he scored last season — and he led the NHL’s defensemen in scoring. Evgeny Kuznetsov played the Stanley Cup Final with a shoulder injury suffered in Game 2 and still birdmanned […]
Playoffs are when it really matters. All of the statistics and history from the regular season are disregarded and the numbers get thrown out; either you perform or you don’t. That’s what the Conn Smythe Trophy is about.
Remembering the ’80s and ’90s outstanding postseason performers that came up just short of the Stanley Cup.
With the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs having come to a close and the NHL’s best of the best having been decided, let’s take a look at the best of the worst.
Remembering outstanding postseason performers that came up just short of the Stanley Cup.
As the Nashville Predators and Pittsburgh Penguins duke it out in the Stanley Cup Finals, I think about the one player that could have changed the past, present, and future for both of these teams: Jason Spezza.
The come-from-behind win, the storied tale of every young athlete’s dreams.
It’s almost certain that the Penguins will expose Fleury in favor of Murray.