NHL Stanley Cup Round 2 Western Conference Preview: Edmonton Oilers vs Anaheim Ducks

Do I have to? Like, honestly? Do I really have to write this one? God damn it all.

Bad goal reviews and sheer stupidity from the Flames saw Anaheim sweep them in four, whereas the Oilers took six games to beat a sorely lacking Sharks outfit and setting up the Absolute Worst match-up I could ever have to write about. Continue reading “NHL Stanley Cup Round 2 Western Conference Preview: Edmonton Oilers vs Anaheim Ducks”

NHL Stanley Cup Round 2 Western Conference Preview: Nashville Predators vs St Louis Blues

Well, that didn’t exactly go to script did it?

Neither team was expected to be here. Chicago and Minnesota were supposed to ease into the second round, and the top two in the Central would do battle.

Except, nah. Nashville dominated the Blackhawks and swept them, while St Louis took five games and rode Jake Allen like a mule in beating the Wild. Continue reading “NHL Stanley Cup Round 2 Western Conference Preview: Nashville Predators vs St Louis Blues”

Puck It @ The Playoffs: Facts and figures of round one of the 2017 Stanley Cup

The first round of the 2017 Stanley Cup saw 205 goals (121 from the East, 84 from the West), 18 overtime games (five in one series), 319 penalties and, fortunately enough, eight winners. All this with no game seven.

So, who were the star performers? How did the teams perform?

Let’s take a look. Continue reading “Puck It @ The Playoffs: Facts and figures of round one of the 2017 Stanley Cup”

First UK Women’s Para Ice Hockey Training Camp Announced

Since our post about not being able to cover sledge hockey, we’ve learnt two things.

  1. Teams don’t want coverage. We see you following us, one un-named team. Get in touch.
  2. The sport isn’t even called sledge any more!

That’s right, the International Paralympic Committee has rebranded sledge hockey as para ice hockey. It makes sense, it’s ice hockey for the Paralympic movement.

And people want it to grow.

Continue reading “First UK Women’s Para Ice Hockey Training Camp Announced”

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