2016 NHL Stanley Cup Playoff Preview

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Better than Opening Day and Super Bowl Sunday… combined. Okay…maybe not that drastic. Nonetheless, it’s time for 16 of the National Hockey League’s best teams to square off against one another in the battle for Lord Stanley’s Cup. For some teams, the next couple of  months are an experience with which they are

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Alexander Ovechkin: Confident or Stupid?

He has been called many things. Great. Confident. Bruising. Deadly. Even masterful. But stupid? That’s a new one. After some of his words on the series against the New York Rangers in the Eastern Conference semifinals, I wondered if this adjective is fitting. There’s a fine line between stupid and confident, and it appears as though Ovechkin and his guarantee

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NHL Eastern Conference Preview

Ah yes, playoff hockey is back. No sport can compare its playoff season to that of the NHL, so just accept it. The fight for playoff position in the Eastern Conference was intense and will be sure to carry over to the second season. #1 New York Rangers vs. #4 Pittsburgh Penguins Winner: Rangers in 4 This one is pretty

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The 10 Signs You’re a Washington Capitals Fan

by Jamey Schilling What does the Titanic have in common with the Capitals in the Playoffs? They both look good until they hit the ice! It’s true the Capitals have had a rough few years, and after missing the playoffs this past season, all Caps fans are praying for “The Great 8” to lead us back into the postseason. Despite

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Winners and Losers: How the Olympic Break Will Help or Hurt NHL Teams

By Wesley Uhler Olympic hockey is a beautiful thing. It turns teammates into rivals, average fans into diehard supporters, and increases hockey viewership and interest around the world. The past Winter Games  taught us that, when Canada beat the United States in overtime. While Olympic hockey is one of the most compelling sporting events in the world, it can unfortunately

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Breaking Down the New NHL TV Deal

By Wesley Uhler The National Hockey League has come a long way in the past two years. In 2012, a lockout threatened to cancel the season for the second time in less than a decade, which would have been catastrophic to the league’s popularity. Fortunately, the owners and players were able to salvage a 48 game season that culminated in

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