1. 2011 NHL Playoffs: Bruins/Canadiens May Be Forced to Play Back-to-Back Games

    With the 2011 Stanley Cup Playoffs in full swing there have been a number of terrific story lines that have emerged...

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  2. NHL Playoffs 2011: Overtime Excitement Proves Shootout Should Be Abolished

    If you have been following the 2011 Stanley Cup Playoffs, you have been fortunate enough to catch six exciting overtime games—many of which may prove to be the difference-maker in their respective series...

    Mark Ritter Written by Mark Ritter about 3 years ago 740 reads 33 comments

  3. 2011 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Bruins vs. Canadiens, Game 4 Live Blog

    Just moments away from Game 4 between the Montreal Canadiens and Boston Bruins , it appears as if Jeff Halpern will be in for the Habs, while Boston will make no roster changes for tonight's 2011 Stanley Cup Playoff game...

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  4. 2011 Stanley Cup Playoffs: What's Up with Pekka Rinne?

    Ahh, the Stanley Cup Playoffs. A place where some players "bring it," while others fall well short of the so-called “experts”' expectations...

    Mark Ritter Written by Mark Ritter about 3 years ago 538 reads 8 comments

  5. 2011 Stanley Cup Playoffs: 10 Most Surprising Performances Thus Far

    Heading into the 2011 Stanley Cup Playoffs , there were certain expectations that were thrust upon a number of players. Daniel Sedin was expected to be leading the playoffs in scoring—which he is, Martin St...

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  6. 2011 Stanley Cup Playoffs: 10 Players Who Need To Step Up Quickly

    With the 2011 Stanley Cup playoffs in full swing, there appears to be a number of great series starting to develop...

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  7. NHL Playoffs 2011: What's Wrong with the Boston Bruins Power Play?

    Heading into the 2010-11 Stanley Cup Playoffs many experts were on the fence as to whether or not the Boston Bruins or Montreal Canadiens would emerge victorious from their first round matchup...

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  8. Montreal Canadiens vs. Boston Bruins: Game 3 Quick Hits

    Heading into game three of the Montreal Canadiens/ Boston bruins series one thing is for sure—the Bruins need to be better, and history is not on the Bruins side...

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  9. Brian Burke Speaks To Bob McCown: Highlights And Thoughts

    Monday evening, Bob McCown, the longtime host of Sportsnet Prime Time Sports, sat down with arguably the three most important men in Toronto sports: Brian Burke, president and ...

    Mark Ritter Written by Mark Ritter about 3 years ago 2,355 reads 7 comments

  10. 2010 NHL Playoffs: Raffi Torres Will NOT Be Suspended

    TSN is reporting that Vancouver Canucks forward Raffi Torres will not be suspended for his questionable hit on Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook ...

    Mark Ritter Written by Mark Ritter about 3 years ago 368 reads 8 comments

  11. 2011 NHL Playoffs: Rookie P.K. Subban Is Leading Montreal, On and Off the Ice

    When Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban arrived on the scene in the 2010 Stanley Cup Playoffs, his presence was instantly felt. Immediately there was an aura surrounding Subban that few NHL players possess, never mind a rookie...

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  12. Montreal Canadiens Take 2-0 Series Lead, Boston Bruins Have No Answer for Price

    Heading into Game 2 of this year's playoff series between the Montreal Canadiens and Boston Bruins , it was thought that the Bruins would have to be much better than they were in their 2-0 loss to the Canadiens in Game 1...

    Mark Ritter Written by Mark Ritter about 3 years ago 638 reads 24 comments

  13. Montreal Canadiens Up 3-1 over Boston Bruins after Two Periods

    Heading into Game 2 of this year's playoff series between the Montreal Canadiens and Boston Bruins , it was thought that the Bruins would have to be much better than they were in their 2-0 loss to the Canadiens in Game 1...

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  14. 2011 NHL Playoffs: Montreal Canadiens Take Early 2-0 Lead over Boston Bruins

    Heading into Game 2 of this year's playoff series between the Montreal Canadiens and Boston Bruins, it was thought that the Bruins would have to be much better than they were in their 2-0 loss to the Canadiens in Game 1...

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  15. 2011 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs: Michal Neuvirth Early MVP for Washington Capitals

    Heading into the 2010-11 Stanley Cup Playoffs there was a lot of debate over whether or not Washington Capitals goaltender Michal Neuvirth would be able to keep pace with New York Rangers netminder Henrik Lundqvist...

    Mark Ritter Written by Mark Ritter about 3 years ago 991 reads 3 comments

  16. Will Montreal Canadiens Fans Riot If They Beat the Boston Bruins in Round 1?

    If you are an NHL fan, you’d have to have been hiding under a rock to have missed the brawl that took place between the Montreal Canadiens and Boston Bruins way back on February 9...

    Mark Ritter Written by Mark Ritter about 3 years ago 1,103 reads 28 comments

  17. 2011 NHL Playoffs Have Been A Bore Thus Far

    Heading into the 2011 version of the NHL Playoffs, a number of intriguing series revealed themselves. Of course, if your favorite team is participating in the playoffs that’s ...

    Mark Ritter Written by Mark Ritter about 3 years ago 3,141 reads 54 comments

  18. NHL Playoffs 2011: Boston Bruins vs. Montreal Canadiens' 10 Game One Observation

    Heading into tonight’s tilt between the Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens there is a sense of excitement...

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  19. 2011 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs: Bruins/Canadiens Keys to Victory

    With the first night of NHL Playoff games in the books our attention will be on a number of games tonight as the 2011 NHL Playoffs continue to evolve...

    Mark Ritter Written by Mark Ritter about 3 years ago 535 reads 1 comments

  20. 2011 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Game 1 Reviews

    For those of you that follow my work you’ll know that I picked all the high seeds in both the Western and Eastern Conferences to emerge victorious in their first round matchups in the 2011 Stanley Cup Playoffs ...

    Mark Ritter Written by Mark Ritter about 3 years ago 1,628 reads 19 comments

  21. 2011 NHL Stanley Cup Playoff Prediction: Western Conference

    With my Eastern Conference playoff predictions out of the way, it’s time to set my sights on the Western Conference...

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  22. 2011 NHL Stanley Cup Playoff Predictions: Eastern Conference

    (1) Washington Capitals Vs. (8) New York Rangers : Despite a very successful regular season in which the New York Rangers won three of four games against the Washington Capitals, ...

    Mark Ritter Written by Mark Ritter about over 3 years ago 3,984 reads 14 comments

  23. NHL Free Agency: Toronto Maple Leafs' Toughest Offseason Contract Decisions

    With another season behind them, it appears as if the Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Brian Burke has some tough decisions to make with respect to a number of restricted and unrestricted free agents this summer...

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  24. 2011 NHL Playoffs: Eastern Conference Playoff Bracket Set

    All eyes were on a couple of key Eastern Conference matchups yesterday as both the New York Rangers vs. New Jersey Devils match and the Carolina Hurricanes vs. Tampa Bay Lightning match had huge playoff implications...

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  25. 2011 NHL Playoffs: Carolina Hurricanes vs. Tampa Bay Lightning

    Welcome to the live quick hits blog for the key matchup between the Carolina Hurricanes and the Tampa Bay Lightning ...

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