Pacific Division

The Kase for Backes

So let’s play the same game with the Anaheim Ducks as we did with the LA Kings last night. It’s called “who is missing?” And the answers start with Ondrej Kase. And end with Ondrej Kase. He’s a Bruin. Only t...

In with the New

Out with the old, in with the (kinda) new. That’s the phrase that’s guiding the LA Kings as this, their most disastrous season in decades, slowly sinks into the sea. They’re currently 21-34-5, and who’s gone? ...

Opportunity Knocks for Devils and Sharks

NEWARK--No, this isn't early September nor is it training camp. But for the Devils and Sharks, Thursday's contest offers opportunity--maybe even an audition. In what is a formality of the schedule, the featured...

Flames Five-Goal Third Lifts Them Past Ducks

Coming off a disappointing homecoming on Saturday night, the Calgary Flames were looking to rebound against a struggling Anaheim Ducks team. Led my third line winger Andrew Mangiapane, who recorded his first ca...

Flames Faltering at Home

The Pacific division is in complete chaos at the moment, with the top four teams in the division stumbling their respective ways through it. Amidst the confusion, enter the Calgary Flames, who returned home on Saturday night after a four-game road trip with three wins against divisional opponents, boasting a +12 goal differential over that four-game stretch.

Recounting the 2012 Final

A tale you may have forgotten from the prior decade: That time the L.A. Kings and New Jersey Devils found themselves in the Stanley Cup Final. It was the 2011-12 season. Steven Stamkos scored a league-leadin...

Rask, Bruins Blank Canucks 4-0

Boston, MA- Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask (25 saves) earned his third shutout of the season while the Bruins powered past the visiting Vancouver Canucks on the strength of a first period Charlie Coyle go...