Somehow, someway, this Washington Capitals refuses to die. It’s really why us fans find a way to feel tortured every postseason. We give up hope early on. We then notice this team find a way to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat only for defeat to be snatched from the jaws of victory. It’s […]

Just like that, we have the entire Pacific Division set for the second round of the playoffs. In some ways, San Jose’s 2-1 win over Anaheim showed that this series was much closer than the 4-0 sweep indicated. But then again, it was a sweep, so the gap had to have been that huge, right? […]

So I could have talked about my Capitals again, except after an overtime [make that, double overtime!!!] win and avoiding further embarrassment to this city’s history. But that’s a story for another time because we actually have someone pull off the sweep. And it was from the expansion team that everyone wants to talk about […]

So I ended up watching the Avalanche-Predators game last night and, man, I was not expecting this series to be as competitive as it has been! As I was stating in my power rankings, Colorado looked like a team that was about to breath its last breath coming into the their playoff clinching game against […]

So I decided to go to only my second ever Stanley Cup playoff game in my entire life last night. My first one was back in 1998. It was Game 2 of Washington’s first round series against a Boston team that was still home to Ray Bourque and some 18-year old rookie named Joe Thornton. […]

Just because you expect pain to hit you in the soul doesn’t mean it won’t hurt. That’s basically how I felt after Game 1 last night as Washington once again blew a 2-0 and 3-2 lead over a younger and fresher Columbus team with a changed head coach and different ideas. I mean, Thomas Vanek […]

And just like that, Philadelphia’s season is over. At least, that’s how the city and their fans will tell you how the series is going. Or at the VERY least, that’s how Pittsburgh and their fans will tell you how it’s going. That’s just how that state works. The collective mood swings of those two […]