Montreal Canadiens vs Ottawa Senators: 2015 First Round Playoff Preview

Carey Price, Montreal Canadiens.

The Montreal Canadiens and Ottawa Senators met in the first-round of the Stanley Cup playoffs in 2013. I picked the Habs to win, but the Senators surprised, winning in five. They did so by matching Montreal’s speed game, and getting…

New York Rangers vs Pittsburgh Penguins: 1st Round Playoff Preview

Rick Nash, New York Rangers.

The New York Rangers and Pittsburgh Penguins will meet in the Stanley Cup playoffs for the second straight year. The Pens blew a 3-1 lead in games to lose to the Blueshirts in the 2014 second-round. Based on recent performances,…

Chicago Blackhawks vs Los Angeles Kings: Western Conference Final Preview and Prediction

The Chicago Blackhawks and Los Angeles Kings will meet in the Western Conference Final for the second straight year. The Hawks won in five a year ago, but the Kings were without centres Mike Richards and Jarret Stoll up the…

Montreal Canadiens vs New York Rangers: Eastern Conference Final Preview and Prediction

The Montreal Canadiens and New York Rangers are living proof that competitiveness and good defensive habits usually outdo talent in the Stanley Cup playoffs. The Rangers were the league’s fourth best defensive team in the 82-game regular season, and the…

Canadiens begin Bruins summer; hope to end twenty-year Cup drought

Carey Price, Montreal Canadiens.

As is always the case with rivalries, the playing field becomes levelled and the favourite loses its powers. No one would’ve thought the Presidents Trophy winning, defending Eastern Conference champion Bruins would lose in the second-round to the fourth best…