Monthly Archives: May 2013

Penguins & Bruins: The Fragile Point

31st
May. × ’13

The Boston Bruins and Pittsburgh Penguins will square off in a best of seven series for the right to earn those final four wins against a western conference foe. For the Pittsburgh Penguins, Malkin, and Crosby will try and aid newcomer Neal, and grizzled veterans Iginla, and Morrow in earning there way into the history […]


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Duck Season! Rabbit Season! Shark Season?

29th
May. × ’13

The San Jose Sharks are once again on the outside looking in. Despite years of solid regular season performances, tons of hope, lots of trades and stars who are paid quite well, they no longer have a chance of lifting Lord Stanley’s Cup, and the finals haven’t even started. The core of this team has […]


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Penguins And Bruins: Rust and Rest

28th
May. × ’13

With the long delay between the ends of their respective second round series and when they throw down for the Eastern Conference title, the Pittsburgh Penguins and Boston Bruins have the opportunity to rest a lot, and do some other things the teams haven’t gotten to do much of. With the series likely to start […]


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Whither Tortorella?

26th
May. × ’13

The Rangers have been eliminated short of the Cup again. The time to look at why is now, and as is frequently the case in sports the first place that gets looked at, and all too often the last is the coaches office. The case against Tortorella is seemingly damning. Last year he had a […]


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Yep They Said It: Marc Savard on John Torterella

23rd
May. × ’13

Lots of people have opinions on Torts, including pretty much everyone who has ever read a quote, watched him coach, or possibly stood in line behind him at the coffee spot. Former Boston Bruin, New York Ranger, and Atalanta Thrasher Marc Savard took the opportunity to speak his mind. Tortorella should get fired right after […]


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New York Rangers Crucial Players: Step Up, Show Up, Stop Sucking

21st
May. × ’13

The New York Rangers have to get better performances out of some of their key players if they are going to even make a series of it much less win. Lots of players haven’t shown up. Lots of players have failed to execute, but there are three players who are crucial to the success of […]


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What Do We Know: Bruins and Rangers Game 1

17th
May. × ’13

The Bruins and Rangers played a game that was a study in two teams with very similar styles and a lot of respect for the other teams ability. The Rangers limped into the playoffs just ahead of The Islanders and the teams that didn’t make the cut. The Bruins coughed up a hairball and fell […]


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One And Done, and It Is Sad: 5 Guys Who Should Still Be Playing

14th
May. × ’13

The NHL playoffs always seem to feature some players who have good even great performances and still lose. This year is no different. Who the unfortunate losers are this year is a bit different. Many are either playing in the post season for the first time, or playing with a new team since the last […]


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Everybody Just Leave Kevin Bieksa Alone

7th
May. × ’13

Kevin Bieksa has been around a long time. Eight NHL seasons, a lockout year lost, and six seasons playing in the NHL playoffs. He’s earned some respect. Let’s face it, the NHL officiating being awful in about 60% of games is the one thing you can get fans from all 30 NHL franchises to agree […]


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