1. Detroit Red Wings vs. Chicago Blackhawks: Preview and Prediction for Game 7

    After seizing a 4-3 Game 6 victory, the Chicago Blackhawks have pushed the Detroit Red Wings to a decisive Game 7...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 1 year ago 12,006 reads 30 comments

  2. Ranking the 10 Best Playoff Beards of the 2013 NHL Postseason

    There are few certainties in life, and even fewer in sports. All the Las Vegas odds in the world don't mean jack once the puck drops, the tip-off goes down or the green flag is waived...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 1 year ago 8,688 reads 21 comments

  3. NHL Mock Draft 2013: Pre-Combine Predictions for 1st Round Picks

    The 2013 NHL Draft Combine is upon us and is scheduled to take place from May 27 through June 1. The combine gives 101 of the top prospects in the world—including Seth Jones ...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 1 year ago 60,011 reads 100 comments

  4. New York Rangers vs. Boston Bruins Game 5: Live Score, Updates and Analysis

    The third period of Game 5 between the Boston Bruins and the New York Rangers is over and the B's have closed out the Blueshirts, taking this series 4-1. Boston now has a date with the Pittsburgh Penguins in the Eastern Conference Finals...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 1 year ago 1,201 reads 12 comments

  5. Stock Watch for the Top Soon-to-Be NHL Free Agents

    The second round of the 2013 NHL playoffs are nearing an end, and the conference finals could be set by the end of the weekend...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 1 year ago 3,028 reads 2 comments

  6. Predicting Winners for Saturday's 2nd-Round NHL Playoff Games

    Both 2013 NHL playoff contests on May 25 are elimination games. The Detroit Red Wings have put the Chicago Blackhawks in a corner and the Boston Bruins will take another crack at closing out the New York Rangers...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 1 year ago 4,627 reads 19 comments

  7. Boston Bruins vs. New York Rangers Game 4: Live Score, Updates and Analysis

    Overtime of Game 4 between the Boston Bruins and the New York Rangers is over and Chris Kreider is the hero for the Blueshirts. That goal gave New York their first lead of the game, and sent the teams back to Boston for a Game 5 on Saturday...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 1 year ago 14,790 reads 46 comments

  8. 5 NHL Playoff Stars Fans Love to Hate

    There are some stars playing in the 2013 NHL playoffs that are hard to hate. Who honestly wants to see either Jarome Iginla or Daniel Alfredsson eliminated from contention, denied ...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 1 year ago 250 reads 9 comments

  9. Predicting Winners for Thursday's Second-Round NHL Playoff Games

    The second round of the 2013 NHL playoffs is heating up, with the Boston Bruins having already put the New York Rangers on the brink of elimination, the Detroit Red Wings taking ...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 1 year ago 3,567 reads 11 comments

  10. Chicago Blackhawks vs. Detroit Red Wings Game 3: Live Score, Updates, Analysis

    Game 3 between the Chicago Blackhawks and the Detroit Red Wings is over, and the Wings have taken a 2-1 series lead...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 1 year ago 12,801 reads 29 comments

  11. Biggest Takeaways from the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs so Far

    The Ottawa Senators and Pittsburgh Penguins played to the first double overtime of the 2013 NHL playoffs Sunday night, removing any lingering doubts that this postseason was just ...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 1 year ago 3,447 reads 23 comments

  12. Updated Stanley Cup Playoff Power Rankings

    The second round of the 2013 NHL playoffs have been a treat so far, with several overtime games, some rough-and-tumble stuff and plenty of goal scoring to go around...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 1 year ago 10,013 reads 26 comments

  13. New York Rangers vs. Boston Bruins Game 2: Live Score, Updates and Analysis

    Game 2 between the Boston Bruins and New York Rangers is over, and goals by Brad Marchand and Milan Lucic in the third period secured the victory for the B's...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 1 year ago 450 reads 17 comments

  14. Detroit Red Wings vs Chicago Blackhawks Game 2: Live Score, Updates and Analysis

    Game 2 between the Chicago Blackhawks and Detroit Red Wings is over, and the Wings have tied the series at one game a piece on the power of four unanswered goals...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 1 year ago 346 reads 37 comments

  15. Ottawa Senators vs. Pittsburgh Penguins Game 2: Live Score, Updates and Analysis

    Game 2 between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Ottawa Senators is over, and Sidney Crosby is the clear-cut first star after scoring a hat trick. Evgeni Malkin also extended his point streak to eight games...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 1 year ago 258 reads 24 comments

  16. NHL Trade Talk: Playing Fact or Fiction with All the Latest Buzz

    The second round of the 2013 NHL playoffs is already underway, but that doesn't mean that it's too early to turn an eye towards the offseason and focus on some trade rumors and buyout possibilities...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 1 year ago 14,812 reads 11 comments

  17. The Top-10 Mama's Boys in the NHL Playoffs

    The Stanley Cup playoffs are always a catalyst for emotion—some players decide to handle their feelings in an appropriate fashion, while others decide to talk to the media and make mama's boys out of themselves...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 1 year ago 4,197 reads 16 comments

  18. Second-Round Stanley Cup Playoff Team Swag Rankings

    The 2013 NHL playoffs have moved into the second round and there are eight teams remaining. Looking at the eight squads that survived the first round, each one has a few reasons ...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 1 year ago 1,099 reads 5 comments

  19. The Worst No-Shows of the 2013 NHL Playoffs So Far

    Most teams would trade a good regular season out of their star players for outstanding work during the postseason. A good example of this would be Milan Lucic of the Boston Bruins, who has been terrific so far in the 2013 NHL playoffs...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 1 year ago 5,773 reads 18 comments

  20. Monster Stat Lines from First Round of 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs

    Much to the delight of hockey fans everywhere, there was zero downtime between Round 1 and Round 2 of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 1 year ago 145 reads 6 comments

  21. Power Ranking Every Head Coach in 2nd Round of Stanley Cup Playoffs

    It shouldn't come as a surprise that the list of coaches that delivered their respective teams to the second round of the 2013 NHL playoffs is impressive...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 1 year ago 881 reads 2 comments

  22. 10 Bold Predictions for 2nd Round of the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

    After the Boston Bruins and New York Rangers advanced to the second round with Game 7 victories, the 2013 NHL conference semifinal matchups became set...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 1 year ago 17,246 reads 52 comments

  23. New York Rangers vs. Washington Capitals Game 7: Live Score, Updates, Analysis

    Henrik Lundqvist had his second straight shutout, and the New York Rangers have defeated the Washington Capitals in Game 7. Ryan Callahan scored right as the third began, opening up a four-goal margin for the Rangers...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 1 year ago 11,523 reads 27 comments

  24. Detroit Red Wings: Justin Abdelkader Stepping Up at the Right Time

    Throughout the 2013 NHL season, Detroit Red Wings fans were filled with various emotions. Nicklas Lidstrom had just retired, Zach Parise and Ryan Suter had chosen the Minnesota ...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 1 year ago 173 reads 13 comments

  25. The 6 Most Valuable Locker-Room Leaders in 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs

    Some players in the NHL just have that special leadership trait. You'll hear scouts talk about young skaters having "intangibles" leading up to drafts. You'll hear coaches talk about the need for leaders to emerge in the locker room...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 1 year ago 966 reads 0 comments