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Kings and Devils set for 2012 Stanley Cup Final

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

By Kat

It’ll mark the lowest seed to ever win the Stanley Cup, but the Los Angeles Kings (8th in the West) and the New Jersey Devils (6th in the East) are set to go at it for the greatest trophy in sport. It’s a contest between two similar teams: defensively-minded, hard on the forecheck and marquee names in goal. Both teams also win by committee, rolling and getting contributions from all four lines. Perhaps those similarities are leading many to think that this year’s Final to be a toss-up between the Kings and Devils, if this graphic from NHL.com has anything to say:

NHL.com makes their picks for the 2012 SCF

NHL.com writers make their picks; might as well flip a coin!

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Stanley Cup Final Game 1 Recap

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011

59 minutes and 41 seconds were what it took to decide the outcome of Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final between the Vancouver Canucks and the Boston Bruins at Rogers Arena.

The first two periods saw a total of 12 power plays. Both Roberto Luongo and Tim Thomas were human shields, stopping a combined total of 46 shots through the first forty minutes.

It took an empty net for someone to score, and that’s exactly what Ryan Kesler, Jannik Hansen, and Raffi Torres did with 20 seconds left in the game. Just as fans were thinking the game was going to go into overtime, Kesler managed to grab a pass from Kevin Bieksa. Getting the puck in the zone he passed to Hansen. Torres had just come on in a late line change, getting ahead of Boston’s Johnny Boychuk, accepting the pass from Hansen and sliding it in. Thomas didn’t even see Torres coming; he was on the other side of the net covering Hansen.

Next game happens Saturday, June 4th at Rogers Arena. Puck drops at 5pm PDT!

Flyers Toughen Up for Game Two

Monday, May 31st, 2010
Daniel Carcillo

Daniel Carcillo

The Stanley Cup Finals kicked off Saturday night with a disappointing outcome for the Philadelphia Flyers.

The Chicago Blackhawks, who hosted the first match of the best of seven tournament, came out on top with a score of 6-5.

Most critics are favoring the Blackhawks to win again tonight, but the Flyers won’t be giving up without a fight. They are adding some intensity to tonight’s lineup, and looking for a physical edge over the Blackhawks in game two.

Rumor has it that Philadelphia forward, Daniel Carcillo, after sitting out the past three games, will return in game two. Commenting to the press about his return, Carcillo said, “I’ve got a lot of pent-up energy you’ll probably see released tonight.” (more…)