Tag: playoffs

NHL conference finals offer fresh blood and the promise of a first-time champion.

Fresh blood: that’s the easiest way to describe the four teams remaining that still have Stanley Cup dreams on their mind. The San Jose...

2015 NHL playoff predictions: Round 2 and beyond.

The first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs saw my original 2015 Stanley Cup pick, St. Louis, collapse at the hands of Minnesota, while...

The NHL’s final four teams beget as many questions as answers.

The NHL is down to its final four teams, and I’m left with as many questions as answers. The first question: Will the San Jose...

Who will survive the first round?

May is my favorite time of year. College hockey wrapped up a few weeks ago, the AHL playoffs are under way and most importantly,...

AllPuck predicts the Stanley Cup playoffs.

Don't be fooled by the playoff seedings after a 48-game regular season. There are no shoo-ins here. Think the short season wasn't long enough to...

Toronto Maple Leafs fan hoping to see red atop CN Tower.

You've got to hand it to Toronto for going big. How better to respond to the Maple Leafs' first playoff appearance in nine years than...