Tag: Stanley Cup

2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs Conference Finals Preview

The 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs are setting up to have few rivals as far as unpredictability and...

2018 NHL Second Round Playoff Preview

The first round of the NHL playoffs managed to separate the contenders from the pretenders. Now all of the eight remaining teams – Nashville, Winnipeg,...

Predicting the 2016 Stanley Cup playoffs.

If the Los Angeles Kings capture the Stanley Cup, they will have won it three times in five years. The San Francisco Giants accomplished a...

Debating the meaning of ‘dynasty’ in today’s NHL: Do the Blackhawks measure up?

My inner cynic and my inner romantic were going after each other pretty good tonight after the Chicago Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup. (Congratulations, Chicago.) (Now...

The UND proposed mascot list is fascinating — and the beginning of an era.

When I was a student at the University of North Dakota, the NCAA passed its resolution banning “hostile and abusive” school nicknames. When it...

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...