Vegas Golden Knights
The New Core Four
You might think you know where Leafs Nation is. Perhaps in the downtown arena where the team plays. Perhaps in Maple Leaf Square outside that rink, where fans congregate to watch away games on big screens. Maybe, even, it’s in Florida, where Toronto fans figured out how to get tickets despite a scheme by the Panthers to limit Canadian buyers’ access.
Not Where We Thought We’d Be
Toronto, ON—Sometimes real life interferes with the best-laid plans. Such is the case with the Los Angeles-Edmonton NHL series being played out this week. Inside Hockey happily reported on the third and fourth games, played in LA, bringing you on-the-spot coverage of the Kings as we have done for fifteen years and two Stanley Cups. I was all primed to do game six, happening a full three days off after the prior game, played Tuesday night in Edmonton.
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Two teams enter, one team leaves with the most glorious trophy in sports. Here's who our experts have winning it all. [...]
Did you miss the opening three rounds of the Stanley Cup playoffs? No problem. Get caught up here on all things Panthers-Golden Knights. [...]
Two teams remain standing in the quest to hoist the sacred chalice. Here are key players for each team -- and those who need to step up. [...]
We polled a dozen writers, including many who will cover the championship series, to get a sense of which players are leading the way for the Panthers and Golden Knights. [...]
Greg Wyshynski is here to break down the sunny 2023 Stanley Cup Final matchup and look at which player props and series bets stand out. [...]
Panthers forward Matthew Tkachuk said taking out the Golden Knights in the Final would cap "the hardest road to the Stanley Cup in history." [...]
Montreal Canadiens forward Michael Pezzetta signed a two-year, $1.625 million contract extension on Friday that spans through the 2024-25 season. [...]