The guys are back to discuss the hiring of John Tortorella as Flyers head coach, Joel Farabee’s injury, recap the Stanley Cup Final, and more.
The Colorado Avalanche’s Stanley Cup win in 2022 is an achievement that is a long time coming, a process that played out with a franchise icon leading the way at the top and started with another behind the bench, only to be placed in the hands of a hockey journeyman who rose through the coaching ranks. It’s also an achievement for the players who were around for the entire process, which included as many low points as it did the highest moments that were reached in this championship season.
The Tampa Bay Lightning emerged victorious in Game 6, posting a 2-0 shutout win over the Dallas Stars to claim their second Stanley Cup in franchise history.
Corey Perry scored his second goal of the game on a rebound at 9:23 of the second overtime to give the Stars a 3-2 win in Game 5 and force a Game 6 on Monday night.
With goals from Nikita Kucherov, Brayden Point and Ondrej Palat, the Lightning scored two goals in the first and three in the second to cruise to a 5-2 win over the Dallas Stars in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final on Wednesday night, taking a 2-1 series lead in the process.
Three goals in the first period, including two on the power play, paced the Lightning to a 3-0 lead. The Stars again tried to find a rally, but fell just short, as the Lightning took Game 2, 3-2, to even the Stanley Cup Final at one game apiece on Monday night.
The Dallas Stars struck first, but the Tampa Bay Lightning were able to push back to tie the game after one, but a pair of goals late in the second set the tone for the Stars, as they were able to take Game 1 by a score of 4-1 thanks to some unlikely heroes and outstanding goaltending from Anton Khudobin.
A preview of the Stanley Cup Final between the Tampa Bay Lightning and Dallas Stars, including each team’s candidates for Conn Smythe, how they got to the Final and what they need to do to win the Cup.
A cancellation of the Stanley Cup Final is nothing the NHL hasn’t experienced before, and a proactive step so that history doesn’t repeat itself.
Whether you watched Jordan Binnington’s incredible story with the Blues or watched the Bruins’ Tuukka Rask continue to be a force in net in Boston, you saw two teams that didn’t have a question in net. For years, that has been the one part of the equation that has eluded the Flyers.
The St. Louis Blues used two first-period goals to get an edge on the Boston Bruins and never looked back, finishing off an incredible run to a championship with a 4-1 win over Boston in Game 7 to claim the first Stanley Cup in franchise history.
It will require seven games this year to decide a champion, the first time since 2011 that the Stanley Cup Final has gone the distance, after the Boston Bruins defeated the St. Louis Blues, 5-1, in Game 6 on Sunday night.
The Blues scored their second goal of the game seconds after a missed tripping call. It proved to be the game-winner in a 2-1 win for the St. Louis Blues over the Boston Bruins on Thursday night. The win puts the Blues one win away from their first Stanley Cup in franchise history.
Entering the third period of Game 4 in a 2-2 tie, Ryan O’Reilly’s second goal of the game proved to be the game-winner as the St. Louis Blues evened the series at two games apiece with a 4-2 win over the Boston Bruins.
Carl Gunnarsson scored on a delayed penalty call at 3:51 of overtime to give the St. Louis Blues a 3-2 win over the Boston Bruins in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final, sending the series back to St. Louis tied, 1-1.
The Boston Bruins scored four unanswered goals to erase a hot start by the St. Louis Blues in a 4-2 win in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final on Monday night.
Here is a preview of the Stanley Cup Final between the Boston Bruins and St. Louis Blues, including each team’s candidates for Conn Smythe, how they got to the Final and what they need to do to win the Cup.
The Boston Bruins swept out the Carolina Hurricanes in four games to reach their third Stanley Cup Final in the last nine seasons. The St. Louis Blues defeated the San Jose Sharks in six games, reaching the Final for the first time since 1970.
The Washington Capitals finished off a run to a Stanley Cup championship, defeating the Vegas Golden Knights, 4-3, in Game 5 to claim the series, 4-1.
The Capitals stormed out to a 3-0 lead in the first period and never looked back, taking Game 4 by a score of 6-2 to take a 3-1 series lead on the Vegas Golden Knights. The win puts Washington one win away from their first Stanley Cup championship in franchise history.
With Evgeny Kuznetsov in the lineup again and Alex Ovechkin and Braden Holtby continuing to make big contributions, the Capitals took a 2-1 series lead, defeating the Vegas Golden Knights, 3-1, in Game 3.
Braden Holtby stopped 37 shots, including making a diving stick save on Alex Tuch with two minutes remaining in the third, to help the Washington Capitals hold on for a 3-2 win over the Vegas Golden Knights in Game 2, evening the series at one.
In total, there were five lead changes and four ties throughout a wild series opener between the Vegas Golden Knights and Washington Capitals. It was the Golden Knights coming away with the victory to open the series, defeating the Capitals, 6-4, in Game 1.
Embed from Getty Images By Kevin Durso, Sports Talk Philly editor The 2018 Stanley Cup Final is set to begin…