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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Pacific Division Pile-Up

By Peter Fiorentino Wow. That first half went fast. Right up there with the Atlantic Division, the Pacific Division is the most competitive in hockey. If the NHL season ended today, there are four teams in the Pacific Division who would make the playoffs. The Ducks would take on Winnipeg, the Sharks would play the Kings, and the Canucks would

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NHL Season Preview: Pacific Division

By Peter Fiorentino Hockey season is just a day away, and all I have is four words: It’s about damn time. After watching all of my favorite sports teams waiver at some point in the past year – Marquette not making the NCAA tourney, the Rams first and second string quarterbacks fall to injuries, USC lose to Boston College and

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The Will to Win: Why the Anaheim Ducks Will Take Home the Stanley Cup

By Peter Fiorentino As sports fans, the sad, yet exciting realization is that only one team will win a championship. There’s only one Super Bowl champ, one Champions League winner, and one World Series legend. Every sports season sends one team into euphoria and the other 30 home with a glorified paycheck. It was Billy Beane who said, “If we

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