Stanley Cup

Golden Knights Capitals TV, Live Stream Game 4 Stanley Cup

All of a sudden, the NHL's Cinderella Story that is the Vegas Golden Knights has its back up against the wall in the Stanley Cup Final against the Washington Capitals.  Two-straight wins from the Eastern Conference side has put Alex Ovechkin and Co. up 2-1 in the best-of-seven series for...

Monday, June 4, 2018 - 3:36pm

Golden Knights Stanley Cup run grim reminder for Islanders, more

The Cinderella story continues to roll as the NHL's newest team, the Vegas Golden Knights advanced to the Stanley Cup Final on Sunday with a 2-1 win over the Winnipeg Jets, just 226 games after playing their first-ever regular-season game.  Technically, they are the second expansion...

Monday, May 21, 2018 - 11:09am

2018 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs preview, predictions, more

The best postseason series in North American sports, the NHL's Stanley Cup Playoffs, gets underway on Wednesday night. That's right, I didn't stutter. It's far and away better than the MLB, NFL and NBA playoffs (in my opinion). More than half of the league's 31 teams, 16 in...

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 1:42pm

New York's Memorial Day weekend sports schedule

Don’t hinge your Memorial Day weekend hopes on outdoor activities too much. The weather looks rather dreadful and could force those observing into confined indoor spaces where your great aunt will start asking uncomfortable questions about why you aren’t married yet. Luckily for you,...

Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 1:19pm

When does 2016-17 NHL regular season end?

The NHL regular season is quite the grind at 82-games. After the first puck dropped in October, the action has been nearly non-stop through April. Half of the NHL's 32 teams will go home after April 9, the final day or the regular season with the other 16 regrouping ahead of another two-month...

Friday, April 7, 2017 - 2:25pm

Cops nab 2 men selling bogus Stanley Cup tickets

Pittsburgh police officers arrested two men for selling fake Stanley Cup final tickets outside the Penguins arena last week, the Associated Press reported.John Green, of Quincy, and Ronald Seeley, of Wareham, were spotted outside the Consol Energy Center, where the Penguins were hosting the San...

Sunday, June 5, 2016 - 11:11pm

Islanders eliminated after ugly Game 5 loss to Lightning

The season is over for the Islanders, whose playoff run ended in Game 5 in Tampa after an ugly 4-0 loss Sunday afternoon.The series seemed to slip away more and more as the five games progressed, winding down with a whimper and shutout loss.A late first-period snipe fromVictor Hedman,...

Monday, May 9, 2016 - 2:24am

Islanders falter in Game 2 as series heads to New York tied at 1

The Islanders were unable to seize control of their second-round Stanley Cup playoff series Saturday, as a barrage of Tampa Bay offense evened things at one game apiece in a 4-1 decision.Early goals by Tyler Johnson and Jonathan Drouinput New York in an early hole, and NikolayKuleman's first period...

Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 3:00pm

Flyers fans hurl objects on ice as team drops ugly Game 3 to Capitals

Heading into Monday's Game 3, there were all the makings for a Flyers win. The team was slated to honor their late owner Ed Snider -- and they did. Fans hoped they'd hear Kate Smith sing "God Bless America" with Lauren Hart, and they did.Flyers fans wanted a win butthey didn't get one. What they...

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 4:02am

Rangers have turned the tables as series heads to to New York

As bad as things looked for the Rangers following their Game 1 loss to the Penguins, things are sure looking up(with all things considered of course) heading into Game 3.The squad got a solid 60 minutes from Henrik Lundqvist in Saturday's 4-2 win, who days earlier was out with an eye injury. They...

Monday, April 18, 2016 - 11:34pm

Brilliant goaltending from Steve Mason not enough for Flyers in Game 1 setback

The Flyers looked out-manned and overmatched in their 2-0Game 1 loss to the Capitals Thursday night.A multitude of penalties, mistakes and missteps made an outstanding outing from Steve Mason in net irrelevant as Philly looks to regroup for the series' second game. Mason got a lot of help in the...

Friday, April 15, 2016 - 6:10am

Rangers dig early hole, drop Game 1 to Penguins

Trailing by a goal and on the power play a third of the way into the third period, the Rangers nearly found an equalizer on the attack. But theyturnedit over to to the short-handed Penguins.Tom Kuhnhackl turned the loose puck into a short-handed goal, giving Pittsburgh insurance en route to a 5-...

Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 5:53am

Stanley Cup Game 5 preview: Tampa needs goaltending, Steven Stamkos to win

If you tuned into the Eastern and Western Conference Finals, along with every thrilling NHL playoff series, it should come to no surprise that the Stanley Cup Final is tied at two games apiece.The series heads back to Florida, after Brandon Saad tied thingsback up with a late third period goal...

Friday, June 12, 2015 - 2:12am

Game 4 of Stanley Cup Finals to have a little Philly flavor

It's reasonable to argue thatFlyers fans will have a vested interest in the outcome of Wednesday night's Stanley Cup Final Game 4 between the Blackhawks and Lightning.While Chicago looks to dig out of a 2-1 hole at home, they will mix things up by replacingKyle Cumiskeywith former Flyer Kimmo...

Thursday, June 11, 2015 - 2:05am

Flyers make off like bandits in Kimmo Timonen, Braydon Coburn trades

The deal that Ron Hextall made that sent Philadelphia Flyers veteran defenseman Kimmo Timonen to the Chicago Blackhawks at the deadline in March was widely considered a good trade at the time.It looks even better today – and should be labeled as true thievery by the Flyers first-year GM.When...

Thursday, June 4, 2015 - 10:44pm

Tyler Johnson hat trick sinks Rangers, ties up series

Every hockey team makes mistakes. The key is minimizing their damage. The Rangers were unable to overcome penalties, turnovers and some bad luck as the Lightning tied the Eastern Conference Finals with a 6-2 decision in New York Monday night.Tyler Johnson struck early and often, collecting a hat...

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 8:02am

Is Mike Babcock a good fit with Flyers?

Don’t expect the Philadelphia Flyers to be in the market for a top-tier free agent this offseason. With little salary cap space available and the majority of their team already signed through next year, they will likely use free agency to plug a small hole or two.However, expect Ron Hextall to be...

Sunday, May 17, 2015 - 11:53pm

Epic Game 7 brewing between Rangers, Capitals

A singular theme emanated from the visiting dressing room Sunday night:Henrik Lundqvist dragged the New York Rangers to Game 7 of the Metropolitan Division Final."No doubt," Alain Vigneault told reporters after the Rangers' 4-3 win over the Capitals in Game 6. Lundqvist made 42 saves--25 in the...

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 5:32pm

Rangers hang on through wild finish to force Game 7 with Capitals

The Rangers have never lost a Game 7 on home ice. Madison Square Garden will host another exciting Game 7 this week after the Rangers struck early, and often enough to beat the Capitals 4-3 and even their best-of-seven series at three games apiece Sunday.A wild finish saw New York nearly squander a...

Sunday, May 10, 2015 - 8:56pm

Alex Ovechkin grabs centerstage in star-studded Rangers-Capitals series

Alex Ovechkin was streaking down the right wing into the offensive zone, the puck seemingly superglued onto his stickblade.In his way were longtime antagonists, New York Rangers defensemen Dan Girardi and Ryan McDonagh. Behind them stood Henrik Lundqvist, at the ready.The smart money seemed to...

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 5:39pm