stanley cup

May 30th, 2016
Stevie J

We’ve arrived at the final and penultimate battle for Lord Stanley’s cup — seven games (or less) to determine one NHL champion. As expected,┬áthe Pittsburgh Penguins emerged victorious in the Eastern conference, although it went down to the wire and required two goals from rookie Bryan Rust in game seven to close out the Tampa…

May 21st, 2016
Stevie J

Since we last talked about the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs the field of 16 has been whittled down to a field of four. Surprisingly the early favorites who were seeded #1 aren’t the ones leading the charge to the NHL Finals – though I don’t think you can call any of these teams a Cinderella…

April 13th, 2016
Stevie J

If you’re a hockey fan it doesn’t get better than the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Sixteen teams will enter, but only one will emerge victorious, with team captains and jubilant teammates taking a victory lap around the ice. The myths and legends surrounding the cup loom as large as the prize itself for the NHL’s top…

June 15th, 2014
Stevie J

Things are not looking for the Miami Heat. Some would even say the Heat had no fire in game four of the NBA Finals. They had plenty of advantages going in, with star forward LeBron James looking to rebound from a sub par performance in game three, and a home crowd at the American Airlines…

June 12th, 2014
Stevie J

The New York Rangers will live to fight another day. Teetering on the brink of extinction after losing three straight games in the Stanley Cup Finals, the New York Rangers rallied to a hard fought 2-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings. Henrik Lundqvist turned into one of his strongest post-season performances this year, only…

June 10th, 2014
Stevie J

The 2014 NBA and NHL Finals roll on! After our last double header preview the Miami Heat made good on my prediction to rebound (pun intended) from LeBron James cramping up in game one, picking up a close 98-96 win over the San Antonio Spurs on their home court. Meanwhile the Los Angeles Kings used…

June 7th, 2014
Stevie J

Two leagues, two sports, and four teams play their second game of a best of seven series this weekend. The National Hockey League concluded game one between the Los Angeles Kings and New York Rangers with L.A. narrowly emerging victorious on home ice in overtime. Their 3-2 win came 4:36 into extra time thanks to…