1. 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 241 reads 9 comments

  2. 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 3,556 reads 11 comments

  3. 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 12,790 reads 29 comments

  4. 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 3,442 reads 23 comments

  5. 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 10,007 reads 26 comments

  6. 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 436 reads 17 comments

  7. 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 344 reads 37 comments

  8. 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...

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  9. 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 14,807 reads 11 comments

  10. 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...

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  11. 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 1,083 reads 5 comments

  12. 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 5,761 reads 18 comments

  13. 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 132 reads 6 comments

  14. 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...

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  15. 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 17,238 reads 52 comments

  16. 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 11,512 reads 27 comments

  17. 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 158 reads 13 comments

  18. 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...

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  19. The Biggest Improvement Each NHL Team Needs to Make This Offseason

    The first round of the 2013 NHL playoffs is starting to wrap up, but that doesn't mean it's too early to look ahead at what each and every team should concentrate on during the offseason to improve...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 1 year ago 2,334 reads 14 comments

  20. Pittsburgh Penguins vs. New York Islanders Game 6: Live Score, Updates, Analysis

    Game 6 between the New York Islanders and Pittsburgh Penguins is over, and Brooks Orpik is the hero. The Pens win this series 4-2 and are headed to a second-round date with the Ottawa Senators...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 1 year ago 296 reads 38 comments

  21. Ranking the 6 Most Dangerous Attacking Duos in 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs

    We are more than a week into the 2013 NHL playoffs, which has been more than enough time to remind onlookers of the importance of possessing a strong attacking duo in the postseason...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 1 year ago 35,727 reads 96 comments

  22. New York Islanders vs. Pittsburgh Penguins: Live Score, Updates and Analysis

    Game 5 between the Pittsburgh Penguins and New York Islanders is in the books—Tomas Vokoun pitched a shutout after starting in place of Marc-Andre Fleury, and after the Pens ...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 1 year ago 6,002 reads 33 comments

  23. Boston Bruins vs. Toronto Maple Leafs Game 4: Live Score, Updates and Analysis

    Game 4 between the Boston Bruins and the Toronto Maple Leafs came down to overtime, and who else but David Krejci would end it in extra time? He scored his third goal of the game and ...

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  24. 10 NHL Stars with the Most to Gain in 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs

    The 2013 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs are more than a week old, and just like in years gone by, there are a few players that have just a bit more at stake than others...

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  25. Breaking Down Each Finalist's Case for 2013 Vezina Award

    The NHL has announced the three finalists for the 2013 Vezina Trophy: Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers, Sergei Bobrovsky of the Columbus Blue Jackets and Antti Niemi of the San Jose Sharks...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 1 year ago 5,225 reads 49 comments