Stanley Cup Finals X-Factors

So here we are. And then there were two. The last lap of the season. It's you know, the end. Whichever you decide to choose it's the Stanley Cup Final. An all-yellow affair, if you will. This year's hopefuls...

How They Got Here: Western Conference

With the Stanley Cup Finals due to begin in roughly a week, all eyes are on the main event as one of Anaheim, Nashville, Ottawa or Pittsburgh will conclude the season with the elusive 16th win in the postseason...

Drama Is What We Do

It took almost a full period just to figure out who was playing with whom on Saturday afternoon in Anaheim. Of course the whole (hockey) world knows that the Preds were without Johansen and Fisher. But the Duck...

Will Over Skill

The following makes sense: Ducks fans don’t care how their team came back from a 2-0 deficit on Sunday night to even the series with the Predators. They only care that they did it. Nothing else about this game ...

Ducks Drop First Contest

The story was supposed to write itself: the Predators would come in rested and confident, having dispatched the number one seed as well as another favorite in some minds. They wouldn’t have played since Sunday....

Devils Win the Draft Lottery

Things didn't go the Devils way this season. That was reflected in New Jersey's last place finish in the Eastern Conference and the franchise's lowest point total over a full season in 18 years. But on Saturday...