Well, that was better. Still not great though! Very few of these series lived up to the hype, but that’s okay! Still a long way to go! Round 2 Retrospectives Western Conference Vegas Golden Knights 4-2 San Jose Sharks That’s it. I give up on understanding the Golden Knights. Marc Andre Fleury has decided that he’s good again and it’s really tweaking me off. These … Continue reading NHL Playoffs: Round 2 Retrospectives and Conference Finals Previews
The second round of the NHL is the best round of the NHL Playoffs, and maybe in all of pro sports. Continue reading The 2nd Round is the best round of the NHL Playoffs
After what could be adequately called a “disappointing” first round of the NHL playoffs, we are now careening at top speed toward the most exciting second round in recent memory. All we can do is hope it lives up to the Hype! Round 1 Retrospectives Western Conference Nashville Predators 4-2 Colorado Avalanche The Colorado Avalanche made a strong case for themselves against the NHL’s number … Continue reading NHL Playoffs: Round 1 Retrospectives and Round 2 Preview
The joke has always been that once the playoffs start, you basically need to murder someone for it to be a penalty, especially once overtime starts. So far it’s not so much the lack of calls, but just the insane inconsistency we see night-in, night-out from the stripes. Continue reading The officiating in the NHL playoffs has been horrendous so far
I said this on Twitter last night, and I’ll say it again right now, and I promise you it is not meant to take away from what Vegas has done this year: Almost every NHL GM should be embarrassed by what Vegas was able to do this season. Continue reading Most NHL GMs should be embarrassed and ashamed by the Golden Knights’ success
We did this last year, and it was a ton of fun, and the good news is we have a TON of new blood in the playoffs this year, so there are plenty of new horns and songs to listen to. Continue reading Ranking the 2018 NHL Playoff goal horns and songs
It’s finally here! After way too many games with way too few Olympic breaks, the NHL postseason is upon us! And what a post-season it’s shaping up to be. We have 15 teams all of which are hoping to at least look like they have some dignity before Nashville just trucks over them (spoiler alert). But let’s stop wasting time and get right into it! … Continue reading 2018 NHL Playoff Preview: Round One
Welcome to Cucks in Deep, a weekly right-wing (hockey term!) hockey column about all of the conspiracies and news going on in the world of hockey that the NHL and other leagues don’t want you to know about and the lamestream media are too afraid to report on. But not us. Continue reading Cucks in Deep: What are the odds that a player gets vertigo in the same division as a Hitchcock?
This week we discuss Clay Travis’ betting picks, and how he got upset that a blog with 52 Twitter followers pointed out that he was 0-2-1 since we started tracking him, what to keep an eye on in sports now that the NHL and NBA playoffs are done, and the absurdity of Lorde having a secret Instagram account that took pictures of onion rings. Continue reading HOTSPROTSTAKES Pod 15: Tracking Clay Travis’ bets, what to do now that the NBA and NHL are done, Lorde’s secret onion ring account?
So with the Penguins passing Detroit in terms of Stanley Cups starting in 1990, it begs the question, have the Penguins actually been the best NHL franchise since 1990? Let’s debate! Continue reading HOTSPROTSTAKES Debate: Better NHL franchise since 1990, Detroit or Pittsburgh?