New York. - Back from the brink of five elimination games, the resilient New York Rangers say they are battle-tested ahead of the Eastern Conference Final against reigning champion Tampa Bay Lightning.
New York. - The calendar is turning from May to June, which means the NBA and NHL Stanley Cup playoffs are heating up. While the NBA has the biggest stage, the Stanley Cup playoffs fly somewhat under the radar in the United States by comparison. While there might be a slight deficit in media attention, there’s plenty of fun to go around for both sports!
TORONTO. - Here it is finally... the Stanley Cup Final. It has the defending Champs up against the reigning Chumps. Relax, Hab Fans, the fact is Montréal was the lowest playoff qualifying team this year and a play on words is always a writers right. Montréal can go from worst to first, not a bad motivation, and not a rare occurrence in the NHL playoffs. When the NHL Officials tuck the whistles in their pocket the talent gap becomes more and more irrelevant.
TORONTO. - After a difficult attempt at a bubble through the month of January in Lake Placid, New York, the National Women’s Hockey League announced on Monday their return-to-play plan to complete season six.
TORONTO. - As the AHL’s Toronto Marlies gear up for their home opener on Monday night in Toronto, the Marlies hockey club announced via press release that winger Rich Clune has been named as team captain.
TORONTO. - On a night when the game’s brightest stars hit the world’s biggest stage at the Madison Square Garden, all eyes were on Team Women’s Sports Foundation and Brianna Decker in their 4-3 victory.
TORONTO. - For Abby Roque, its been a long 12 months with many unanswered questions due to COVID-19. Starting when she graduated college, the 23-year-old committed in May to the PWHPA to launch her professional hockey journey.
Doing so amid lockdowns and quarantine, the righty just continued to train, with no travelling or showcases in sight to look ahead to. Instead, the U.S. National Women’s Team Member was named to the roster for the Minnesota training hub, where she’s been working out with her teammates and coaching staff.