Weekly Recaps

NHL 2021-22 Recap Week 1 – Barkley and the Kraken debut, Penguins roll without stars, ESPN plus blows, Kopitar and Bertuzzi shine

What an opening week for the NHL. No Auston Matthews, Nathan MacKinnon, Sidney Crosby, or Evgeni Malkin. The Seattle Kraken launched their season with jerseys everyone loves, and people...
Season Previews

2021-22 NHL Season Preview

I'm excited to get back to mostly normal after two unusual COVID seasons. Here's a peek at what to watch for in the 2021-22 NHL season. Will the Tampa Bay...
Season Recaps

2020-21 NHL Season Recap – Part 3 – Worst of the Year

Disappointing Team - Vancouver Canucks - I was looking forward to seeing the Canucks taking the next step this season. But it was cautious optimism as young Pacific Division...
Season Recaps

2020-21 NHL Season Recap – Part 2 – Best of the Year

Best Series - Colorado Avalanche vs. Vegas Golden Knights This was a highly anticipated series that everyone knew was coming. Even though it went six games and half were lopsided,...
Season Recaps

2020-21 NHL Season Recap – Part 1 – Tampa Bay Lightning Stanley Cup Champions and NHL Awards

Last season started with a hat and ended with a championship in a pandemic. This season started in a pandemic and ended with back-to-back Stanley Cups and a drunken...
Playoff Previews

2020-21 NHL Stanley Cup Finals Preview – Lightning vs Canadiens

Hats off to the Montreal Canadiens on finally beating a good team. I won't make excuses for the Vegas Golden Knights because they should have beaten them. But it's...
Playoff Previews

2020-21 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs – Semifinals Preview

I pride myself on trying to make accurate predictions. I usually succeed fairly well. But every season, there seems to be a team I miss on. The Montreal Canadiens...
Playoff Previews

2020-21 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs – Second Round Preview

What a first round that was with fifteen overtime games. Goals off face-offs are becoming a trend. The biggest surprise was the Edmonton Oilers failing to win a game....
Playoff Previews

2020-21 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs – First Round Preview

Here were go with the NHL COVID playoffs year two. While the division-only format didn't lead to a great regular season, it does lead to some highly compelling possible...
Weekly Recaps

NHL 2020-21 Recap Week 16 – Thug Tom Wilson, Connor McDavid 100 Points, Rangers firings

Tom Wilson is a thug and needs to be banned from the NHL. I said something similar the last time he was suspended. His latest incident was worse, but...