Today marks the start of the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs, and no storyline is more satisfying then the Bolts Vs the Devils. After missing the playoffs last season, the Tampa bay lightning have bounced back this year with an astounding 113 points, the best in the eastern division. Goalie Andrei Vasilevsky, is a front runner for this years veznia trophy, Forward Nikita Kucherov sits in 3rd place for total season points across the league with 100, and captain Steven stamkos will join the team after missing several games with a lower body injury.
The Nashville Predators had themselves a Thursday night. Following their controversial loss to the Panthers on Tuesday night, the Preds travelled to DC to take on the Capitals. A win for the Preds would guarantee them the franchise’s first Central Division title and Western Conference regular season title. Goals from Craig Smith (he had two on the night), Roman Josi, and Ryan Johansen would go on to lead the Preds to a 4-3 victory over the Caps.Read More
The Nashville Predators have been hot as of late. They’ve won 15 out of their previous 20 games, and have been at the top of the NHL Power Rankings for four weeks now. Yet despite their success, the biggest question about the Preds hasn’t been regarding their play. It’s been about the team’s 2017 first round draft pick Eeli Tolvanen.Read More
Seattle has positioned itself to be the likely city to get the next franchise. Just yesterday, February 13th, the NHL received the city of Seattle’s official expansion application, as well as their $10 million down payment. This move comes just two months after the city announced a $600 million plan to renovate Seattle’s KeyArena in order to house an NHL team.Read More