Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Washington takes on Tampa Bay in first Eastern Conference Finals appearance in 20 years

The experienced Tampa Bay Lightning and battle-tested Washington Capitals are set to square off with a trip to the Stanley Cup Final on the line.

2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs Preview: Tampa Bay Lightning vs. New Jersey Devils

The New Jersey Devils take playoff ice for the first time in six years against perennial contender Tampa Bay.

NHL Expansion Mock Draft Armchair Edition

NHL armchair logo, Pacific Division Race
It seems like just yesterday the NHL was crowning a champion. However, now it’s all about Vegas, and for all NHL fans who are not in Pittsburgh or Nashville, this is the best NHL event happening in the month of June. Vegas is set to have an almost full roster by the end of today. While they are already...

The Capitals Potential First Round Matchups

With almost 10 games to go in the season, the Washington Capitals (as of this post) are tied with the Pittsburgh Penguins for the Metropolitan Division crown with a league leading 95 points, even after a four game losing streak. That streak worries most Caps fans, and given the team's history, their worry is valid. Since we cannot predict...

Armchair NHL Breaks Down the 2017 Trade Deadline

As the trade deadline has now passed us, a couple Armchair NHL writers take a look at our deadline winners and losers, as well as who our Stanley Cup favorites are. The stretch run is upon us, for teams to quickly acclimate their new pieces to make a run. The trade deadline is behind us, the playoffs are fast...

New Jersey Devils 2017 Trade Deadline Preview

Well, here we are again.  The Devils are beginning to tailspin out of playoff contention. Odds are all in favor of the Devils missing the playoffs for a fifth consecutive year.  Here is a preview of what to expect at the trade deadline out of Ray Shero and company. Likeliest Trade: Kyle Quincey for a 3rd round pick Kyle Quincey has...

NHL’s Contenders and Pretenders: Atlantic Division

The Atlantic division is extremely crowded.  With only 8 points separating 2nd and last, every team still has a chance to reach the playoffs.  Which teams are serious contenders and which are only hanging around for the time being? Montreal Canadiens: The Montreal Canadiens started as the hottest team in the NHL. It took 11 games for the Canadiens to suffer a defeat...

Tavares & Hedman: Revisiting the 2009 Draft

On Monday the only NHL action on tap was, curiously, the Tampa Bay Lightning visiting the New York Islanders in Brooklyn. The game was essentially over at the end of the first, when the Lightning took a two goal lead with goals from Brown and Callahan. Yet, the game did have one unheralded matchup worth watching: the battle of the...

The Tampa Bay Lightning Season Recap

The Lightning were in a pretty familiar situation last night in Pittsburgh.  It was Game Seven, on the road in hostile territory, and it was for a chance to play for the Stanley Cup once again. Flashback to last season when Tampa Bay played two back to back seven games series.  In the Eastern Conference Finals the Lightning had a...
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