Two-time Stanley Cup winner with the Toronto Maple Leafs, Bob Nevin, has passed away at the age of 82. Bob was an exceptional two-way forward who also captained the New York Rangers from 1965-1971. Having played 1128 NHL games, he scored 307 goals and 419 assists (726 points). Our condolences go out to the Nevin family. Just A Small Town Boy Born in Timmins, Ontario, … [Read more...] about Leafs’ Alumni Bob Nevin Passes, 82
The Stars took Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals against the Tampa Bay Lightning; and they have one person to thanks - Anton Khudobin. The 4-1 final score would suggest the Stars dominated this game. However, Tampa Bay out-shot Dallas 36-20; including 22-2 in the 3rd period. oel Hanley, in his first every playoff game, put the Stars on the board at 5:40 of the 1st to make it … [Read more...] about Stars Win Game 1 | Pietrangelo to…
The Tampa Bay Lightning had another chance to put away the Islanders last night; after the Islanders pulled off the 2-1 double OT win in Game 5. The Islanders scored first on a goal by Devon Toews at 4:15 of the 1st period before. Viktor Hedman tied it up just over 2 minutes later. The Lightning came on strong the entire game outshooting the Islanders 42-21 after 60 minutes. … [Read more...] about Stanley Cup Finals | Lightning vs Stars
Per Sportsnet, the Toronto Maple Leafs are set to announce Manny Malhotra as an assistant coach. Malhotra has been on the Canucks' coaching staff for the past few seasons where he also played for three years. It had been rumored that the Leafs were looking to retain the service of Bruce Boudreau; however so far Malhotra is the only addition to be named. There is still a … [Read more...] about Leafs Name Assistant Coach
The IIHF has announced that the 2021 World Juniors will be played in the fan-less Edmonton bubble. In 2022, they will once again return to Alberta - being hosted by both Edmonton and Red Deer. The currently scheduled 2023 in Sweden have been bumped to 2024 with no word yet on who will host 2023. Originally, the 2021 WJHC were to be hosted in the Czech Republic (Ostrava and … [Read more...] about BREAKING: Edmonton Hosting WJHC
Many (including myself) thought the Lightning were going to close out this series last night. But the Islanders would not give up in a game that appeared to be very defensive and cautious in both end. In fact, the shot totals showed just how neutral-zoned this game was - 37-24 in favor of Tampa Bay and that included 4 and just over a half period of hockey with the over time … [Read more...] about Isles vs Bolts | Game 5 + Trade News
With the 2020 NHL Entry Draft less than a month away, all eyes are on Alexis Lafrenière of the Rimouski Océanic in the QMJHL. The New York Rangers won the draft lottery giving them first dibs at Lafrenière's services. This draft is definitely a talent-filled pool with a variety of positions. Quinton Byfield (C), Jamie Drysdale (D), Jake Sanderson (D), Cole Perfetti (C), … [Read more...] about No 1 Picks (2015-2020)
Can the New York Rangers pass up on Alexis Lafreniere? By Brian Attard It still doesn’t feel real. It really doesn’t. I know that I lost my voice for 4 days after watching it live. I know that I’ve seen the video of that ping pong ball bouncing around and finding its way up the chute at least 100 times by now. Still, the fact that the New York Rangers really do have … [Read more...] about Can the New York Rangers pass up on Alexis Lafreniere?
Tonight was a do-or-die Game 5 for the Vegas Golden Knights as they were facing elimination being down 3-1 in the series. Chandler Stephenson got the Knights on the board at 8:14 of the 1st period to give them the 1-0 lead. The two teams skated through a scoreless 2nd period, with Vegas out-shooting the Stars 25-14 after 40 minutes of play. Reilly Smith took the momentum … [Read more...] about NHL: Shooting Stars
This afternoon the Lightning and Islanders were back at it for Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals. The Lightning welcomed Alex Killorn and Brayden Point back into the lineup. However, Casey Cizikas was still out of the lineup for the Islanders. Tampa Bay dominated the 1st period, out-shooting the Islanders 11-5, but neither team could find the back of the net. In the … [Read more...] about NHL: Isles Thunderstruck
Tonight's game got off to a slow start; with the Stars being out-shot 13-5 in the 1st period. After a scoreless 1st period, Alec Martinez got the Knights up 1-0 at 7:44 on the power play. Joe Pavelski continued his hot streak and tied it up at 11:34. Jamie Benn then gave the Stars the 2-1 lead at 19:01 on the power play. The Golden Knights would continue to pressure and … [Read more...] about NHL: Stars Shine Bright + Leafs, Fleury?
Last night the Islanders prevented themselves from getting into a near-impossible situation by avoiding going down 3-0 in the series. In the 1st period, Cal Clutterbuck got the Islanders on the board at 12:58. Mikhail Sergachev, however, would erase the lead less than 4 minutes later to tie things up. In the 2nd period, the Isles battled hard and with goals from Pelech and … [Read more...] about NHL: Isles Weather Storm
Game 3 was dominated by Vegas on the shooting front, however, the final score suggested otherwise. After a scoreless 1st period that saw the Knights out-shoot the Stars 12-4, Jamie Oleksiak got the Stars on the board late in the 2nd at 19:43. In the 3rd period, the Knights came shooting again out-shooting the Stars 18-4. Shea Theodore tied things up at 3:49 on the power … [Read more...] about NHL: WCF | Knights vs Stars | BTP E7
Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals between the New York Islanders and the Tampa Bay Lightning was nothing short of dramatic! The Islanders got things started early with a 1-0 lead on a goal by Matt Martin at 1:24 of the 1st period. However, Viktor Hedman tied things up at 18:25 of the 1st. Both teams played through a scoreless 2nd period - though the Lightning lost … [Read more...] about NHL: ECF | Isles vs Bolts
Game 2 of the Western Conference Final got underway tonight between the Knights and Stars. After a scoreless 1st period, the Knights came out firing on all cylinders in the 2nd period. As a result, the scored 3 goals in less than 10 minutes via Stastny, Karlsson, and Nosek. But that could only mean one thing - taking a 3-0 lead going into the 3rd period. But in the 3rd … [Read more...] about NHL: WCF | Knights vs Stars
A night after the Stars and Knights kicked off the Western Conference Final; it was the Islanders and Lightning's turn to battle it out in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals. The Lightning wasted no time getting on the board tonight. They got the lead on a goal by Brayden Point at 1:14 to make it 1-0. Jordan Eberle tied things up at 4:33 of the 1st. However, Viktor … [Read more...] about NHL: Eastern Conference Final
The Western Conference Final got underway last night. The Dallas Stars and Vegas Golden Knights took to the ice for Game 1 of the series. John Klingberg got the opening goal at 2:36 of the 1st period and that's all the Stars would need. Khudobin was perfect setting aside 25 shots fired at him. The Stars took Game 1 by a score of 1-0. Eastern Conference Final … [Read more...] about NHL: Western Conference Final
Another Game 7 on tap for tonight to determine the last team to join Vegas, Dallas, and Tampa Bay in the final four. Islanders vs Flyers | Islanders win series 4-3 The Islanders took a 2-0 lead into the 2nd period after goals by Scott Mayfield and Andy Greene in the 1st period. Brock Nelson would add another in the 2nd period to make it 3-0. The Islanders, who held … [Read more...] about NHL: Isles Ground Flyers | Philly Flying Home
Stars vs Avalanche | Stars win series 4-3 The Stars got off to an early lead on a goal by Radulov at 2:39 of the 1st period. However, just over a minute later, Namestnikov tied it up and then Burakovsky gave the Avs a 2-1 lead at 9:43. The Stars tied it back up at 2 on a goal by Joel Kiviranta at 3:06 of the 2nd period, however, Kadri would restore the Colorado lead a … [Read more...] about NHL: Stars Shine Bright | What A Knight!
Who doesn't love a top 10 list? Especially when it comes down to the coolest, most personalized piece of equipment in hockey. Originally, I wanted to do an all-time list, but there are just too many good masks each team has had. As such, I decided to tackle every single team to narrow it down to my personal favorites when it comes to the men standing Between The Pipes (see … [Read more...] about NHL: Top 10 Leafs Goalie Masks All-Time
The Flyers and Canucks were the two teams facing elimination last night with both teams looking to force a Game 7. What a night it was with some beautiful goals! But before we get into hockey... OG ANU-FRICKEN-OBY! I have to give a shout out to the Toronto Raptors for pulling off the unbelievable buzzer beater with 0.5 left on the clock and down by 2! WOW!! Moments … [Read more...] about NHL: Seventh Heaven | Flyers, Canucks Win!
Tonight was the continuation of one of the best series in the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs so far; between the Colorado Avalanche and the Dallas Stars. With the Stars up 3-2 in the series, Colorado knows it's win or go home. After a solid effort, the Avs pulled it off and force the first Game 7 of the 2020 Playoffs - it's going to be a doozy! Avalanche vs Stars | Best-of-7 … [Read more...] about NHL: Avalanche Force Game 7
Well here is some interesting news. The Montreal Canadiens have acquired St. Louis goalie Jake Allen in exchange for their 2020 3rd and 7th round picks. Montreal will also obtain St. Louis' 7th round pick in 2022. What Does This Mean For Carey Price? I've been saying it for the last 3 years, if the Habs continue to not succeed, it's a matter of time before Carey Price … [Read more...] about NHL: Jake Allen to the Habs!
It was another night of a potential double elimination in the NHL tonight. The Islanders up 3-1 heading into Game 5 against the Flyers and the Knights up 3-1 going into Game 5 against the Canucks. Who would live to see another game? Islanders vs Flyers | Islanders lead best-of-7 series 3-2 After a scoreless 1st period, the Isles got on the board first with a goal by … [Read more...] about NHL: Flyers, Canucks Stay Alive | Can Avs ?
Welcome back to DeBord Room! Josh is joined this week by AEE's hockey guru Archie Spagnolo! They will discuss the ongoing NBA Playoff chatter and most notably Kawhi Leonard. Archie is a die-hard Toronto Raptors fan and will explain to use his feelings on Kawhi since he left Toronto and will discuss his legacy if he wins another NBA Championship. They will break down … [Read more...] about DeBord Room: NBA and NHL Playoff Chatter