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The quest for Lord Stanley’s Cup kicks off tonight

The long grind that is the 82-game regular season schedule is now finished and one of the best playoffs year after year are set to begin tonight. For the first time ever, a Canadian-based team will not be competing for Lord Stanley’s Cup. On the flipside, all three California-based teams qualified for the playoffs. Can the Capitals overcome past playoff... Read More

Capitals unable to complete comeback, fall to Blackhawks 3-2

The Washington Capitals struck first against the reigning, defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks, but were unable to build off of it, falling 3-2 in what could be a Stanley Cup preview. Washington took a 1-0 lead 6:13 into the contest on a power play goal scored by Marcus Johansson, his 15th of the season. However, Washington was only able... Read More

Best-of-Three for the Stanley Cup

What started off as a best-of-seven, then shifted to a best-of-five, is now a best-of-three to see who takes home Lord Stanley’s Cup. Each team was able to “steal” a game on the road. The pivotal Game 5 will be Saturday in Tampa Bay at 8 pm. Each game of the series has been decided by one goal, which has... Read More

Stanley Cup knotted at one heading back to Chicago

For hockey fans, the Stanley Cup couldn’t have gone better, as each team was able to get a victory. The best-of-seven series is now a best-of-five series heading back to Chicago for Games 3 and 4. Game 1 got started with a Tampa Bay goal from Alex Killorn deflection into the net, 4:31 into the contest. The 1-0 lead would... Read More

Capitals outlast Blackhawks in Winter Classic Victory

The Washington Capitals scored with 12.9 seconds left in the third period, it was fitting the goal came on a power play. Washington’s Troy Brouwer netted the game winner after Chicago’s Jonathan Toews was called for hooking. Washington came into the game ranked fifth in the league in converting power play opportunities, that unit capitalized on the late opportunity today.... Read More

2015 Winter Classic Preview

The puck drops at 1 pm eastern at  Nationals Park in Washington, D.C, the home of the 2015 Winter Classic. The Chicago Blackhawks will be taking on the Washington Capitals. Here’s a few things to focus on heading into the game. There has been some concern over the start time of the game, only because of the glare the sun... Read More

Crease to Crease: NHL Weekly Overview

Welcome to a brand new installment of content here on My Mind On Sports! In this series, Chuckie Maggio and Eddie McDonald will take a look back at the week that was in the NHL and give you some of their highlights. The duo will talk about teams, players, surprises and what to look for in the following week. Team... Read More
King's Court 

King’s Court: NHL Season Preview

Welcome to a special edition of King’s Court where I will break down what to look forward to this upcoming NHL season. Last year we saw the Chicago Blackhawks hoist Lord Stanley’s Cup in a lockout-shortened season. With a full season ahead, let’s take a look at what will happen. Court is now in session. 5 Key Questions 1. Can... Read More
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