Frozen Four: Was it worth the wait?

ST. PAUL – It took 15 years, but my journey as a college hockey fan had finally reached its destination. I attended my first Frozen...

Previewing the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Las Vegas is Spanish for "the gardens." Its hockey team, the Golden Knights, have already planted the seeds of of a surprising season. Now...

Stanley Cup Finals preview: The matchups will be key.

PITTSBURGH vs. NASHVILLE How they got here Pittsburgh is 12-7 in the playoffs, defeating Columbus 4-1 in round one, Washington 4-3 in round two and Ottawa...

NHL Stanley Cup Playoff predictions: Conference Finals

The National Hockey League might not re-seed its teams after each playoff round, but that won't stop us here at Allpuck from re-thinking our picks. How...

NHL Stanley Cup Playoff Previews: Round 2

Hello, Nashville! Welcome, Edmonton! The first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs featured some stunning upsets. Here's a fresh look at the second-round matchups and where we...

NHL playoff predictions: How will the first round shake out?

The NHL postseason is here. How will the first round of the 2017 Stanley Cup playoffs shake out? Is this the year the Toronto Maple...

2017 Frozen Four preview: Who will be crowned champions in Chicago?

The NCAA regionals have been over for two weeks, and even though the Frozen Four begins on Thursday, I’m still thinking about the past. I...

Who will breeze into the Windy City?

The 2016-17 college hockey season has been an interesting one. Some things stayed the same. The Big Ten Tournament had atrocious attendance, again. At a Michigan...

2020 NHL Conference Quarterfinals Playoff Preview

After a frenetic week of hockey, the NHL is back. Call them postseason games or not, the qualification round saw plenty of...

2020 Stanley Cup Finals Preview

About one-and-a-half years ago, long before COVID-19 was ever a thought, the Tampa Bay Lightning were knocked out the first round...

2020 NHL Conference Finals preview

The Final Four features the two favorites on each side of the ledger, Tampa Bay and Vegas, facing off against a pair...

2020 NHL Conference Semifinal Previews

The last three weeks have truly been the National Hockey League’s version of March Madness. (August Awesomeness?) The Cinderellas, Chicago and Montreal,...