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
He’s had solid numbers over his career, racking up a 2.58 GAA, and a .912 save %, nothing amazing, but very steady over his career and someone who can play a bunch of games for a Vegas team that needs as much help in back as possible.
And I’m here to tell you they should pass on him. Continue reading NOT SO HOT TAKE: Vegas should pass on Marc-Andre Fleury
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?
It made sense when they put this rule in place, to try to help rectify big mistakes and stop cherry-pickers from goal-hanging. Instead, roughly once a night the league turns into a game of synchronized line crossing like soccer and its off-sides. Continue reading NOT SO HOT ACTUAL SPROTS TAKE: The NHL replay reviews are horrible
I think we’re in for a classic series though, with each game being decided by one goal, and a couple of overtime games thrown in for good measure. Continue reading HOTSPROTSTAKES Staff Predictions: Stanley Cup Final
They use college football style chants to unsettle visiting goalies, they offer preference to locals in ticket purchases, and most of all, they embrace their “Nash Vegas” title. Hockey is an entertainment industry, and the Predators are more than happy to let that work, while certain, more “traditional” markets would rather the team just put their nose to the grindstone and put in a shift. Continue reading The Nashville Predators are in the Stanley Cup Final and this is gonna rule
Oh hell yeah, the second greatest two works in sports: Game Seven. (The best of course is Free Beer) Tonight in the NHL Playoffs we get not one, but two of these babies to round out the Conference Final match-ups and I cannot wait for the action to start. Continue reading HOTSPROTSTAKES Game 7 predictions
The long grind of the NHL regular season is finally over and the best playoffs in professional sports gets underway tonight.
Can the Capitals finally get the monkey off their backs and make a deep run? Will the Penguins be the first team to repeat since the late 90s? Are the Blackhawks deep enough to win their fourth Stanley Cup in eight years? Or will the youth in Edmonton and Toronto find a way to bring glory to their long-suffering franchises?
The HST crew makes its picks for all that and more!