Jun 6, 2011, 12:45 PM EDT
The Bruins and Canucks made a 2,500+ mile trip from Vancouver to Boston for Game 3. Neither team seems like they’ll let jet lag be an excuse for flat play, though.
Jun 6, 2011, 12:00 PM EDT
The Bruins hope to improve their decision making and limit turnovers, especially after neutral zone and defensive zone mishaps cost them dearly in the first two games of the Stanley Cup finals.
Jun 6, 2011, 11:35 AM EDT
There are plenty of possibilities for the new Winnipeg team’s name, but True North shot down rumors that it would be the “Whiteout.” The rumors had some legs for a reason, though: they registered the trademark for special events when fans would wear all-white, instead.
Jun 6, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT
The edge has been just two goals in two games, but so far Roberto Luongo has been just a bit better than Tim Thomas in the 2011 Stanley Cup finals. This post looks at why Luongo’s on top through two.
Jun 6, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT
It might seem like the Canucks are getting all the bounces, but this post shows that they’ve gone both ways in their playoff run. That being said, they’ve received more breaks lately … so will that trend continue during Game 3 in Boston?
Jun 5, 2011, 11:00 PM EDT
With the first two games of the 2011 Stanley Cup finals in the books, which Canucks and Bruins players have the best chance to win the Conn Smythe Trophy for playoff MVP?
Jun 5, 2011, 9:30 PM EDT
Say what you will about some his antics, it’s still hard to believe that Alex Burrows went from an undrafted free agent to one of Vancouver’s most valuable forwards.
Jun 5, 2011, 7:30 PM EDT
While there were some noticeable lulls in the Vancouver crowd during Game 2’s less promising moments, the Canucks received some “loud rock concert” type roars from Rogers Arena in the best times.
Jun 5, 2011, 6:27 PM EDT
One report indicates that True North offered their newly vacated GM position to Chicago assistant GM Kevin Cheveldayoff.
Jun 5, 2011, 5:01 PM EDT
Mark Recchi’s Game 2 goal didn’t win the Bruins the game, but it did break a record. He became the oldest player to score a Stanley Cup finals goal at 43.
Jun 4, 2011, 6:00 PM EDT
Much like his inspiring teammate Manny Malhotra, Vancouver Canucks defenseman Dan Hamhuis has been listed as a game-time decision for Game 2 against the Boston Bruins. Unlike the increasingly likely (and undoubtedly inspiring) return of Malhotra, the general consensus isn’t very optimistic about the chances of Hamhuis actually playing, though. Hamhuis is a valuable defensive…
Jun 4, 2011, 3:07 PM EDT
It seems like the chances of Manny Malhotra returning for Game 2 are getting stronger. He upgraded himself from day-to-day to a game-time decision after the team’s morning skate.
Jun 4, 2011, 2:45 PM EDT
With Sidney Crosby’s status still uncertain, the Penguins must be happy to hear that Evgeni Malkin is making progress in rehabbing his injured knee.
Jun 4, 2011, 2:01 PM EDT
In just 17 minutes, Winnipeg fans gobbled up the remaining available season ticket packages, completing the “Drive to 13″ with stunning speed.
Jun 4, 2011, 12:30 PM EDT
With new owner Terry Pegula in place, the Sabres could makeover their roster this summer. Before they do that, they must decide which free agents will come and which ones will go, though.
Jun 4, 2011, 11:48 AM EDT
Leafs GM Brian Burke hopes to move up the first round ladder by packaging one of his two first rounders and his second round pick for a higher first rounder.
Jun 4, 2011, 11:13 AM EDT
Winnipeg fans are on pins and needles as the new franchise opens up the opportunity to buy the remaining season tickets this afternoon.
Jun 4, 2011, 10:12 AM EDT
Putting enormous defenseman Zdeno Chara in front of opposing goalies on the power play seems like a great idea, but it doesn’t seem to work in reality. (At least with the group of players the Bruins have available.)
Jun 4, 2011, 12:40 AM EDT
Gabriel Landeskog and Adam Larsson kept themselves in the discussion to become the top pick of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft with strong workouts during the 2011 Draft Combine. Read this post for more on them and other workout warriors.
Jun 3, 2011, 11:42 PM EDT
Labatt’s contested the NHL’s “monster deal” with Molson Coors and won in court today.
Jun 3, 2011, 11:00 PM EDT
Canucks forward Alex Burrows avoided a suspension for biting Patrice Bergeron in Game 1 and goat status because his team won, but he knows he needs to make better decisions going forward.
Jun 3, 2011, 9:53 PM EDT
The Green Men drew the attention of Bruins pest Brad Marchand in Game 1. It’s likely they’ll receive even more attention – some of it unwanted and scary – when they travel to Boston for Game 3 and 4 next week.
Jun 3, 2011, 9:03 PM EDT
The Flyers elected not to re-sign goalie prospect Joacim Eriksson today. This will be surprising news to many since he was once considered the top goalie in the team’s farm system.
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