Tag: New Jersey

Kings’ rapid rise needs time to make sense.

When NHL commissioner Gary Bettman handed a heavy favorite to the heavy favorites of these playoffs — the Stanley Cup changing hands to the...

Why no one is watching the Stanley Cup final.

It pains me to admit this, but I know exactly why Stanley Cup Finals ratings are tanking this year. First, a disclaimer. It doesn’t totally pain...

Why the Kings will win in Six.

Since the NHL lockout in 2004-05, several unlikely foes have faced off in the Stanley Cup Finals. But all of those prior match-ups pale...

The Final matchup is set. Who will hoist the Cup?

The moment hockey fans have been waiting for all season has finally arrived: Two talented teams — lower seeds, at that — will face...

Recent history repeats itself in Conference Finals

Looking at the matchups in the NHL conference finals, I felt like I had traveled back to the mid-1990s. In the East, you have two...

Bruins fans get nasty, and thoughts on the second round

The "N" word is a very powerful word. It creates a lot of hurt and brings our society down as a whole every time...