Category: Nhl-news

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by WINNERS_ONLY Game of the Day: Cavaliers at Hawks *** Cleveland Cavaliers at Atlanta Hawks (-1, 197) Series tied 0-0 The Atlanta Hawks are participating in the conference finals for the first time since the franchise relocated from St. Louis in 1968. Top-seeded Atlanta will look to add to its achievements when it opens the […]

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NHL News for May 18, 2015

The Boston Bruins have an open General Manager position and the last interviewee was George McPhee. Likely, Don Sweeney is the frontrunner along with Rangers assistant GM Jeff Gorton. McPhee spent 16 seasons as the GM for the Washington Capitals. The St.Louis Blues are still deciding whether to bring Ken Hitchcock back as the head […]

The Name of the Game : America’s Bookie’s The Brink

From coast to coast and even abroad, certain names in the liquor trade stand out.  We stand a high risk of having our favorite cocktails dumbed down if we do not specify the quality ingredients in them.  This edition of the brink will examine where some of the more famous trade names for alcohol came […]

Flames look tie series vs. Ducks at 2

Bob Hartley’s business-like approach inspired a 20-point improvement and helped the Calgary Flames reach the second round of the playoffs for the first time since they came within a victory of winning the Stanley Cup 11 years ago. The Jack Adams Award finalist put his team right back to work after the Flames’ thrilling comeback […]

Capitals try to take 3-1 lead on Rangers

The most troubling aspect of this series for coach Barry Trotz has been the Washington Capitals’ inability to dictate play in the first 20 minutes. His club fended off the New York Rangers’ initial surge in games 1 and 3, though, and now looks to take a commanding lead in the series with help from […]

Flames back home down 2-0 to Ducks

The Calgary Flames needed the “C of Red” to help them hit their stride during a first-round series win. Facing an unbeaten opponent, it may take an even more spirited crowd to inspire the Flames against the Anaheim Ducks. Down 2-0 to the Western Conference’s top seed, the Flames return to home ice in desperate […]

Blackhawks go for 3-0 lead in Minnesota

The Minnesota Wild have faced this predicament before. Down 0-2 in the series to the Chicago Blackhawks in each of the last two postseasons, Minnesota won Game 3 at home to get back into the series. The Wild weren’t expecting that familiarity to arise again this year after a second-half push to make the playoffs […]

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NHL News for May 4, 2015

It is playoff hockey in the second round that is making headlines in the NHL. Let’s look at some of the things going on in hockey. Tampa Bay defeated the Canadiens 6-2 as they blew six goals past Carey Price even though four of them were with man advantage. Montreal needs to generate some offense […]

NHL News for April 26, 2015

The Minnesota Wild eliminated the St. Louis Blues on Sunday to advance to the second round and face the Chicago Blackhawks. Zach Parise scored two goals as one of was a shorthanded goal that got by the Blues goalie Jake Allen. The Blues have gotten past the first round for several years and now have […]

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Which Malcontent Rose to the Occasion Last Night?

     We have all worked with a person or two that goes counter to the stream.  Everyone likes quirky personalities but these individuals grate on the nerves of most around them.  When they go, most look forward to quieter days.  The companies that pick up these people have their hands full with malcontent talents. […]