Video: Evgeni Malkin scores ridiculous no-look goal

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

The Pittsburgh Penguins took a 3-1 series lead over the New York Rangers on Wednesday night thanks to a 4-2 road win. While that's a big deal and all, the real big news was forward Evgeni Malkin's ridiculous, backhanded, no-look goal. In the opening period with the score tied 0-0, Sidney ...

So We Should Stop Doubting Montreal Now, Right?

Thursday, May 13th, 2010

By now you know the news: The Montreal Canadiens pulled off their second upset of epic proportions in the Stanley Cup playoffs Wednesday by toppling Pittsburgh, 5-2, in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. Not exactly the way Sidney Crosby and the boys wanted the franchise's last game in historic ...

Long Live the Jaroslav Halak

Thursday, May 6th, 2010

Have you learned how to pronounce Jaroslav Halak yet? If not, it's about time you add some Czech (or Slovak, depending on how you roll) to your vocabulary. The Slovakian* goaltender is crafting a special playoff performance for the Montreal Canadiens, first by willing them past top-seeded Washington in the Eastern ...

Once Again, Sidney Crosby Outdoes Ovechkin

Thursday, April 29th, 2010

First, let's start with a general premise: National Hockey League playoff series are often unpredictable and sometimes just flat out wild. That doesn't mean anybody thought the top-seeded Washington Capitals would choke away a 3-1 lead to the Montreal Canadiens in the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals, culminating in a 2-1 loss in ...

The Morning Skate: Let’s Catch Up With the Stanley Cup Playoffs

Sunday, April 19th, 2009

Well, we have three games down in some of the Stanley Cup playoff quarterfinal series after Sunday's games, so it seems like a good time to see what we missed over the weekend and to take stock of where our predictions stand. Early returns aren't nearly as embarrassing as they could ...

The Tremendous, Important, Sometimes Informative Stanley Cup Playoff Quarterfinal Preview

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009

The Stanley Cup playoffs have at long last arrived, starting with several games tonight. There are some who say these playoffs are the best in all of sport (we'll take March Madness, thanks) with its rich tradition and, of course, Lord Stanley's Cup, from which the winning team can drink whatever ...

Blackhawks Fans Must Wait to See This Pahlsson Guy

Thursday, March 5th, 2009

I will say this about the NHL trade deadline: Things always, always happen. If you're team is a buyer they'll buy and if they're sellers they'll sell, so it's at least an interesting day. Indeed, the best thing about the next few games after the trade deadline is seeing the new ...