Archive for the ‘Game Thread’ Category

Edmonton Oilers v Calgary Flames

At the beginning of this shortened NHL season, if I had told you that the Montreal Canadiens and the Toronto Maple Leafs would be playing a game against each other in the middle of April with serious playoff implications, you would have called me a brain dead moron and then asked me why I was rooting around in your bushes (I was using binoculars to look away from your windows, not into them, I swear).

But here we are, two weeks left in the season and The Canadiens are in first place in the Northeast division (2nd seed in the Eastern Conference) while the Leafs find themselves sitting 5th in the East.

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HNIC Open Thread: April 6th

Dear Ron MacLean:

More Don Cherry!

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HNIC Open Thread: March 16

Drop that:

Ceremonial faceoffs are usually a thing I don’t pay a lot of attention to. This one was actually kind of cool. I don’t know if it was the jerseys or Cyclone Taylor’s grandson (best name) but I enjoyed it.


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HNIC Open Thread: March 2nd

Can’t Stop The Sedins:

Henrik Sedin’s patience on this goal is just stupid. West coast is seeing a good game.


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Good For You:

Charlie Coyle got his first NHL goal tonight which is always pretty cool as it’s something I will never do. Unless something changes drastically. I’ll get back to you. Anyway, congrats, Charlie Coyle. See? Something did happen in the Flames/Wild game.

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Well, That Was Weird:

Holy comeback, Oilers. The team I like to make fun of for no real reason came back from being down 4-1 to win 6-4 with silly face down there picking up the winner with less than 2 minutes to go. But Jordan Eberle scored the tying goal. And he’s Jordan Eberle. So he’s getting video’d. Cause he’s Eberle.

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Winnipeg Jets v Ottawa Senators

Sens coach Paul MacLean reacts to the loss:


Al Montoya earned his 3rd career shutout as the Winnipeg Jets defeated the Ottawa Senators 1-0. Read the rest of this entry »