The Hockey Daily http://thehockeydaily.com Now & Newsworthy. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 02:15:56 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.4.10 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs First Round Predictions http://thehockeydaily.com/2015-stanley-cup-playoffs-first-round-predictions/ Wed, 15 Apr 2015 01:12:21 +0000 http://thehockeydaily.com/?p=3996 Eastern Conference: New York Rangers vs Pittsburgh Penguins: Rangers in 6. I’ve watched the Rangers quite a bit this season — admittedly, more than I’ve watched the Penguins — and I’ve liked what I’ve seen. They roll four effecttive lines,…

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Montreal Canadiens vs Ottawa Senators: 2015 First Round Playoff Preview http://thehockeydaily.com/montreal-canadiens-vs-ottawa-senators-2015-first-round-playoff-preview/ Tue, 14 Apr 2015 00:45:44 +0000 http://thehockeydaily.com/?p=3990 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…

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New York Rangers vs Pittsburgh Penguins: 1st Round Playoff Preview http://thehockeydaily.com/new-york-rangers-vs-pittsburgh-penguins-1st-round-playoff-preview/ Tue, 14 Apr 2015 00:18:14 +0000 http://thehockeydaily.com/?p=3986 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,…

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Can L. A. Kings win third Stanley Cup title in four year span? http://thehockeydaily.com/can-l-kings-win-third-stanley-cup-title-four-year-span/ Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:50:26 +0000 http://thehockeydaily.com/?p=3958 Winning the Stanley Cup once is difficult business. Some NHL franchises are still without their name etched into the legendary trophy. It is even said that the Stanley Cup playoffs — the tournament that must be won in order to…

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Drew Doughty’s name belongs on the Conn Smythe http://thehockeydaily.com/drew-doughtys-name-belongs-conn-smythe/ Sat, 07 Jun 2014 15:21:30 +0000 http://thehockeydaily.com/?p=3909 Whenever a Cup champion is crowned, there is invariably more than one name worthy of the Conn Smythe. In 2012, the Los Angeles Kings won the franchise’s first ever Stanley Cup thanks largely to the elite two-way game of defenceman…

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Los Angeles Kings seek second Cup in three years http://thehockeydaily.com/los-angeles-kings-seek-second-cup-three-years/ Tue, 03 Jun 2014 15:21:15 +0000 http://thehockeydaily.com/?p=3906 One year ago, the Boston Bruins had earned themselves the opportunity to win two Stanley Cup titles within a three year window, but they failed to complete their mission in the Final against the Chicago Blackhawks. It’s the Kings’ turn…

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Rangers-Habs war of attrition continues http://thehockeydaily.com/rangers-habs-war-attrition-continues/ Fri, 23 May 2014 20:30:30 +0000 http://thehockeydaily.com/?p=3896 When the New York Rangers spanked the Montreal Canadiens 7-2 in the first game of the Eastern Conference Final, the Habs lost more than their dignity — goaltender Carey Price was run into by Rangers forward Chris Krieder, and was…

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Chicago Blackhawks vs Los Angeles Kings: Western Conference Final Preview and Prediction http://thehockeydaily.com/chicago-blackhawks-vs-los-angeles-kings-western-conference-final-preview-prediction/ Sun, 18 May 2014 18:17:08 +0000 http://thehockeydaily.com/?p=3887 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…

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Montreal Canadiens vs New York Rangers: Eastern Conference Final Preview and Prediction http://thehockeydaily.com/montreal-canadiens-vs-new-york-rangers-eastern-conference-final-preview-prediction/ Sat, 17 May 2014 16:44:15 +0000 http://thehockeydaily.com/?p=3884 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…

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Canadiens begin Bruins summer; hope to end twenty-year Cup drought http://thehockeydaily.com/canadiens-begin-bruins-summer/ Thu, 15 May 2014 06:21:58 +0000 http://thehockeydaily.com/?p=3878 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…

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