NHL Week in Review (April 8-14)

The playoffs are here and with the playoffs comes increased intensity and intense scrutiny, something that a few teams and players have figured out already.

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NHL Week in Review (February 15-21)

The ugly side of the NHL arose once again this week as another death took a former player too soon. Steve Montador is the type of player that seems to fit the bill in these cases as a player that was never exceptionally great but good enough to play in the NHL. He was not necessarily a tough guy but he was a tough defenceman that was never at the top of the scoring charts but had a great stay-at-home game that many defenceman don’t have in this age.

NHL Week in Review (May 25-31)

The New York Rangers would stamp their ticket to the biggest series of the year when they beat the Montreal Canadiens 1-0 in Game 6. That would finish off a series that, when it was made, had the Rangers losing and not by a slim margin. Most believed that the Montreal Canadiens were just a better team and a team that seemed to get past their toughest challenges on the way to the Stanley Cup Finals. Then the Rangers would win both of the first game in Montreal and the tone was set for the rest of the series. The Rangers would put the Canadiens on the defence early having them go down 2-0 before they could even get out of their own building.

2013-14 NHL Preview: Metropolitan Division (Part 2)

The Newest name division might not have a name that rolls off of the tongue but it is pretty accurate. The Metropolitan Division is just that as it features some of the biggest markets in the NHL. It may not have the Maple Leafs or the Canadiens but the size of the cities that love hockey in this division are much bigger. It will feature two states that have some of the biggest followings in the game while also including some of the largest Eastern cities.

NHL Week in Review (June 16-22)

The NHL season is a little stranger than usual with such a compressed time frame to get everything done. This is being seen this year as the Stanley Cup Finals are still going on and every other team is in offseason mode. Along with talk about a great series between Chicago and Boston the news continues to flow in from the other teams are the league.

NHL Week in Review (May 19-25)

The playoffs are beginning to enter their second half as one team has already found its way to the conference semi-finals. As the Stanley Cup approaches the end of the NHL season is coming fast and so teams begin to get themselves in order. For the 7 teams left in the playoffs the only concern is to continue winning on their way to a hopeful Stanley Cup.

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