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2021 Stanley Cup Finals: Montreal Canadiens vs. Tampa Bay Lightning

The 2021 Stanley Cup Finals start tonight in Tampa Bay as the Tampa Bay Lightning look to successfully defend their championship after winning the ‘Holy Grail’ of hockey last year, while the Montreal Canadiens make their first appearance in the … Continue reading

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2021 NHL Playoffs First Round

The first round of the 2021 National Hockey League (NHL) playoffs are now set and will begin on May 15th, 2021. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and travel restrictions between Canada and the United States, the league redeployed the teams … Continue reading

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2020 in Review: an Annus horribilis

We are now marking the end of 2020 and looking ahead towards 2021. This year has not been the greatest of years, thanks to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic that has led to many people being sick, and a large … Continue reading

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First Round of 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs

The first round of the National Hockey League (NHL) playoffs are now set with the end of the 2018-2019 regular season. The Tampa Bay Lightning are the Presidents’ Trophy winners while the Pittsburgh Penguins have made the playoffs for the … Continue reading

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NHL 2018 Playoffs First Round

The quest for the Stanley Cup officially starts tonight. The Nashville Predators enter the playoffs as the reigning Presidents’ Trophy winners after recording a record of 53 wins, 18 losses, and 11 overtime/shootout losses, good for 117 points. The Pittsburgh … Continue reading

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First Round of 2016 NHL Playoffs

The 2016 National Hockey League (NHL) postseason has begun today.  16 of the 30 teams have qualified for the postseason. This is the first year since 1970 that no Canadian based team has made the playoffs – guaranteeing that for … Continue reading

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2015: In Review

As we approach the New Year, I’d like to reflect on some of the events that have occurred over the past year. January Canada celebrated the 200th anniversary of the birth of its first Prime Minister, Sir John A. MacDonald.

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2015 Stanley Cup Finals

The Stanley Cup Final is now set.  The Clarence S. Campbell Bowl winners, the Chicago Blackhawks will face off against the Prince of Wales Trophy winners, the Tampa Bay Lightning. This is the first postseason meeting between the two teams.  … Continue reading

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2015 NHL Conference Finals

The NHL Conference Finals start May 16th, 2015 and will feature the following two series: In the Eastern Conference, the New York Rangers will face off against the Tampa Bay Lightning.  New York is the defending Presidents’ Cup winners.  Tampa … Continue reading

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2015 NHL Conference Semi-Finals

The Conference Semi-finals for the National Hockey League (NHL) is now set. After the Conference Quarterfinals, two of the five Canadian teams that made the playoffs are still playing (Calgary and Montreal.)  Three of the ‘Original Six’ teams qualified for … Continue reading

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