Posts Tagged ‘Philadelphia Flyers’

Giant Killers: Upsets dominating Round 1?

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

By Kat

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Readers of this blog will remember my predictions for Round One of the NHL playoffs, and are probably shaking their heads as I am with how the 2012 quarterfinals have played out thus far. Over the course of last week, teams that many pundits predicted to go deep into the playoffs now find themselves packing their lockers or staring elimination in the face. (more…)

Chippiness, Stanley Cup favorites on the brink after a wild and woolly weekend

Monday, April 16th, 2012

by Kat

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It may have looked like it this opening round of the playoffs, but a sequel hasn’t been released yet.

The playoffs are ripe for upsets and unexpected turns in momentum, but few possibly could have predicted what transpired over the weekend as NHL games devolved into scenes taken straight out of Slapshot. A few weeks ago, Adrian of ShowTimeTickets.com reminisced about the bench-clearing brawls and rough stuff of the old days and lamented about a general lack of excitement in today’s NHL. What happened in the past few days was a probably – in this fan’s eyes – a statement of “be careful what you wish for”. (more…)

Trash talk, nastiness and a dramatic comeback mark Day One of 2012 NHL Playoffs

Thursday, April 12th, 2012

By Kat

 

LA Kings (4) – Vancouver Canucks (2)

There’s nothing like a little trash talk to stoke animosity and light a fire under our collective rear ends; the LA Kings’ Twitter feed just got a lot busier after they took this jab at the Canucks following the Kings’ 4-2 win in Game 1:

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