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Date Added: 2009-04-25 08:25:22
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Kings Fall, Can’t Get Up; Sharks Take Game One
In 1989, a ridiculous series of medical alert television commercials was launched, introducing the now-infamous line “I’ve fallen and I can’t get up” as a helpless senior struggled to right […] Author information

Alex Ovechkin: The Anti-Captain
Before this season’s debacle, in which Alex Ovechkin was simultaneously the league’s best goal scorer, worst defensive forward, and above-average detractor of his own teammates; before Dale Hunter regularly benched […] Author information

Five Storylines to Follow in the Boston/Detroit Series
In the only first round matchup that features two Original Six teams, there will be plenty of storylines worth following for fans of both teams. The matchup of two of […] Author information

UND Hockey: The Future is very Bright
The University of North Dakota hockey team has completed the 2013-14 season. Going into the offseason, there’s a lot to be positive about. Even though their season ended in the […] Author information

Sharks Kings Preview: How the Sharks Can Bite Themselves
This is part 2 of the Sharks Kings preview. How else can I justify doing yet another article on this rivalry that will only get better with what promises to be […] Author information ...

St. Louis Blues Lead Playoff Teams With Secondary Market Tickets Below Face Value
    As the Stanley Cup Playoffs are underway, the price of playoff tickets in rising across the league on the secondary market. The average playoff ticket for each team […] Author information

Ducks-Stars Game One Thoughts
The Anaheim Ducks held off a pesky Dallas Stars comeback to open their Stanley Cup march with a 4-3 win. Some thoughts from last night’s game: ———- By the end […] Author information

Washington Capitals: Why George McPhee Should Stay
Washington Capitals owner Ted Leonsis has a huge offseason ahead of him. It starts with big decisions at the General Manager position and determining Washington’s 2014-15 head coach. Due to […] Author information

Minnesota Wild 2014 Stanley Cup Playoff Playbook
Minnesota Wild Begin Their First Round Thursday in Colorado The Wild finished the regular season strong with a record of 6-3-1 in their final ten games. Perhaps the only team […] Author information

Chicago Blackhawks Have A Blatant Weakness
The Chicago Blackhawks certainly are not a team lacking for star power. Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane, Marian Hossa, Patrick Sharp, Duncan Keith, and Brent Seabrook round out one of the […] Author information

It’s Do or Die for Ryan Miller in St. Louis
Let’s take a trip down memory lane, shall we? It’s March 5, 1991. Someday by Mariah Carey is ruling the airwaves while television stations across the nation are seeing the […] Author information

What Is Clutch Time? The Genesis Of The Flyers’ Run To The Playoffs
After a brief hiccup last year, the Flyers are back in the playoffs. It feels good. It feels right. But how exactly did the Flyers do it? And what is […] Author information

Metallurg Plays Lev in Gagrin Cup Finals
On the eve of the Gagarin Cup finals between Lev (Prague) and Metallurg (Magnitogorsk) Oleg Mosalev, KHL-TV commentator, shares with THW community his impressions from the semifinals and expectations for […] Author information

How the Sharks Can Bite the Kings
Another year, another postseason. Another postseason, another Sharks Kings preview. Remind me again what year it is? This is part one of a playoff preview between these two. In this […] Author information

Rangers vs. Flyers: A Matchup Made in Heaven
On April 17, the New York Rangers and Philadelphia Flyers will face off in a first round playoff matchup representing the two and three seeds from the metropolitan division as […] Author information

First Round Predictions for the Eastern Conference
Check out my Western Conference predictions here. The Eastern Conference has been wide open this season, with as many as 11 teams in the hunt for a playoff berth up […] Author information

First Round Predictions for the Western Conference
The first round of the Western Conference Stanley Cup Playoffs will be nothing short of spectacular.  We’ll see matchups that, in terms of talent, would be legitimate Conference Finals battles.  […] Author information

5 Lowlights Of The Winnipeg Jets 2013-14 Season
When a team misses the playoffs, chances are the dark moments outweigh the bright spots of the season. The Winnipeg Jets are no exception. A third consecutive season of no […] Author information

Rivalry in Round 1 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs: Blues vs. Blackhawks
The St. Louis Blues and Chicago Blackhawks have been bitter rivals since the Blues first broke into the NHL in 1967.  They’ve had countless battles between the regular and post […] Author information

5 Defining Games of the Colorado Avalanche Season
For the Colorado Avalanche it was a year that was supposed to be fraught with growing pains. The Avalanche had a promising future, but inexperience and a lackluster defense meant that […] Author information

Ducks vs. Stars: Playoff Preview
Welcome to the greatest part of the year in the greatest sport in the world. Two months of grueling, physical hockey featuring the most gutsy plays made by guys who […] Author information

Vanek Trade Leaves Islanders With Tough Decision As Draft Approaches
When the New York Islanders acquired Thomas Vanek from the Buffalo Sabres in late October, things were looking up. The Islanders were coming off of a playoff season last year. […] Author information

Maple Leafs Editorial – Draft Lottery and Shanahan Presser
By James Tanner Last night the draft lottery was held and the Florida Panthers won. This means they moved up from second to first. The Leafs will pick eighth, and […] Author information

The Price of a Stanley Cup
The Montreal Canadiens begin their quest for their 25th Stanley Cup tonight against the Tampa Bay Lightning. Hockey is full of those with superstitions and those who believe in omens […] Author information

What Makes the Dallas Stars Scary
It’s time to see what the Dallas Stars are made of. Time to see how far they can push this successful season and what damage they can do in the […] Author information

The 2013-14 Calgary Flames: A Successful Failure
As the curtain dropped on the 2013-14 Calgary Flames season, the mood of the building was conflicted. On one hand, the organization that was expected to be a league doormat […] Author information

Babcock To Jimmy Howard: Give Us Good Goaltending
Since taking over the Detroit net in 2009, Jimmy Howard and the Detroit Red Wings have been eliminated in round one three out of the last four seasons. Coincidence? Maybe […] Author information

Pressure Cooker: Which Player is Under the Most Pressure in the Playoffs
As we inch ever so closely to the start of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, teams are making their final tweaks to their lines and preparing for the NHL’s second season. […] Author information

Detroit Goaltending: Be Friends With The Monster
A “Big” Help Standing at 6′ 3” Jonas Gustavsson makes his presence felt wherever he goes. Throughout the 2013-2014 NHL season, the man known as “The Monster” in Detroit asserted […] Author information

Who Will be the Best in the West?
Today I’ll skip all of the pomp and circumstance of an introduction to The Stanley Cup Playoffs (but if you’d like to see it one more time, check out my […] Author information

5 Reasons Why the Penguins Have a Possession Problem (Part II)
The Penguins aren't deep enough this year. They'll have to rely on a top-heavy forward group and hope that a deeper team like Boston doesn't make them pay. Author information

Kings-Sharks: Exploding Myths
Who flinches first? The Los Angeles Kings and San Jose Sharks are set to collide again this Thursday, the third time in four years that the I-5 rivals will play […] Author information

Broad Street vs. Broadway: 2014 Stanley Cup Metropolitan Semi-Finals Preview
Home ice is usually important in every playoff series, but in the first-round matchup between the Philadelphia Flyers and New York Rangers, it could be the difference maker. The Importance […] Author information

Oilers Draft Report: Making the Case for Leon Draisaitl
“The Oilers are a great organization. I mean, they’ve had tons of super stars, so it would be huge for me. It would definitely be the greatest thing ever for me.” […] Author information

For The Montreal Canadiens, It Doesn’t Have To Feel Like ’93
Every playoff season Montreal Canadiens fans rally around a slogan “feels like ’93”. There is even a rap song by Annakin Slayd that pays homage to the last Habs team […] Author information

Flyers-Rangers Series Features Lightning Reunion
Nestled in the opening round playoff matchup between the Philadelphia Flyers and New York Rangers will be a refreshing, yet in some ways, sad moment for fans of the Tampa […] Author information

Blues Inner Matchup: Momentum vs Star Power
When fans pile into the Scottrade Center Thursday night for Game 1 of the St. Louis Blues and Chicago Blackhawks quarterfinal series matchup, they are likely to see a much […] Author information

NHL First Round Predictions: Western Conference
Yesterday, I brought you my predictions on the Eastern Conference first round. Today, I bring you the wild, wild, Western Conference. The West may indeed be the most wide open […] Author information

Why Philadelphia Flyers Fans Are Spoiled, Yet Loyal
For a team that marched into the 2013-14 season with the second highest winning percentage among NHL teams of all-time, Philadelphia Flyers fans are spoiled. Their passion is well documented, […] Author information

Washington Capitals 2013-2014 Season Recap: Failure
What Went Wrong With the 2013-2014 Washington Capitals? It was a turbulent season for the Washington Capitals.  The Capitals were a team that depended on the powerplay to keep their […] Author information

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