The Philadelphia Flyers defeated the Montreal Canadiens 2-1, in Game One of their Eastern Conference Quarterfinal Series. Here are some observations.
The goalie match-up is as advertised. Not often you watch two goaltenders but on a technical display as proficient as what Carter Hart and Carey Price displayed. If there
Hockey in August. A strange concept. But it’s been the strangest of years, so the idea that a team that wouldn’t have been close to hailing distance of a playoff spot now finds themselves in an Eastern Conference quarterfinal series isn’t that far fetched.
Nor would a team that managed to
New York Rangers general manager Jeff Gorton doesn’t have to say he’s drafting him. He’s playing it cool. He’s not going to make it known for a while. That’s fine. At the end of the day, Alexis Lafreniere is the player they’re drafting. As with most teams they did a
Quinn Hughes is in the midst of his rookie season and first NHL Playoff run. In his first three playoff games, he has a cool four assists. He had two big points in a 3-0 win in Game 4. With his team up 2-1, he’s not getting carried away.
The Carolina Hurricanes beat the New York Rangers 3-2 in Game One of their Stanley Cup Qualifier. Two young players who stood out for them were Andrei Svechnikov (2nd overall pick in the 2018 NHL Draft) and Martin Necas (12th overall in 2017). Necas was credited with the third goal
Gabe Polsky (Red Army, In Search of Greatness) has made another gem of a documentary. Red Penguin deals with the time that Howard Baldwin, then a part-owner of the Pittsburgh Penguins decided to buy a portion of CSKA, the Red Army Team when Russia was going through some massive changes
Safety is first for the league employees, various staff, and players, then the fan experience is the next big priority when the NHL starts playing the 2020 Stanley Cup Qualifiers on August 1st.
“This entire process has had us focus on and embark on most unique and challenging endeavors we’ve ever
Throughout the summer, Russia has debated the possibility of introducing new legislation designed to encourage young athletes to remain in the country and develop their skills. Among the proposals is a law that would oblige under-23s to pay compensation to the clubs that trained them if they choose to move
Bulbul Kartanbay is a hockey player who hails from Kazakhstan. Making the jump from a country that was meeting her needs as a hockey player to eventually moving to North America took guts.
“I had everything I needed but it wasn’t what I was looking for. I started to research for
Dominik Kubalik (Chicago Blackhawks), Cale Makar (Colorado Avalanche), and Quinn Hughes (Vancouver Canucks). All of these players had fantastic seasons, and all are deserving of winning the award but only one can do it.
Kubalik’s brother, Thomas, played briefly in the NHL with the Columbus Blue Jackets. He is over the