One game, one home win, one tied series. Continue reading “Puck It @ The Playoffs: Home comforts for the Rangers”
Apologies for a migraine taking me out of action yesterday, I’ll try to avoid that in the future.
Unfortunately it gives me four games to recap. But, you know, content. Continue reading “Puck It @ The Playoff: Rangers avoid sweep, Caps and Blues on the brink, Ducks come back”
Just the one game last night, with an incident we’ve talked about here and another Capitals overtime. Continue reading “Puck It @ The Playoffs: Caps avoid sweep in OT”
You will all have seen the hit from Matt Niskanen that took Sidney Crosby out of last night’s game three between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Washington Capitals.
I’ve seen arguments ranging from it was a premeditated assault to a reactionary play to an unfortunate accident to “Crosby had it coming.” Just think how ridiculous that sounds.
Anyway, the problem isn’t the play – we’re well aware it isn’t a good play – it’s the reaction that it may or may not receive from the league. Continue reading “The NHL is breeding the culture that makes head shots and slashes acceptable”
The west remains somewhat competitive, thanks to one side’s dogging persistence and another two teams’ reluctance to win at home. Continue reading “Puck It @ The Playoffs: Ducks come back while Preds edge in front”
Apparently hockey isn’t exciting enough for some folks. Not enough goals happen, so pads have been made smaller and further discussions about the size of nets and whathaveyou continue to roll on.
Well we had 19 goals in two games last night, how’s that work for you? Continue reading “Puck It @ The Playoffs: “there’s not enough goals in hockey””
The Western Conference is weird.
Outside of the Chicago Blackhawks, there didn’t look to be many real contenders. With their elimination, it suddenly looked wide open. Even more so now. Continue reading “Puck It @ The Playoffs: Advantage Edmonton as the Blues draw level”
Why does nobody want to keep hold of a lead this year? I mean, it’s making for exciting hockey but it is also causing serious heart problems to the fanbases. Continue reading “Puck It @ The Playoffs: Another night of surrendered leads”
Who gives a damn about home team advantage?