Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. • It’s so nice of Chewbacca to take his kids to meet Brent Burns at his offseason job in Walt Disney World. • Shortly after the
With Patrick Eaves injured and Corey Perry continuing to be a shell of his former goal-scoring self, someone not named Ryan Getzlaf would have to start scoring if the Anaheim Ducks had any chance at beating the Nashville Predators. Sure veterans Sami Vatanen and Jakob Silfverberg chipped in a goal each
ANAHEIM, Calif. — They may not admit it, but the Anaheim Ducks are tired. It showed in the first period of the Western Conference Final against the Nashville Predators.
Earlier today we gave you the breakdown of the Anaheim Ducks and Nashville Predators and predicted who will win. It’s time to look at five big questions facing the two teams in the Western Conference Final. The Nashville Predators brought in Ryan Johansen for situations just like the one they’re about
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Anaheim Ducks fans have waited for this moment for over a decade. It was the return of Paul Kariya. Sixteen numbers line pillars at the top of Honda Center signifying the sixteen wins it takes to win a Stanley Cup.
After four straight years of Games 7 losses at home, the Anaheim Ducks finally won a Game 7 in front of their home crowd. The Ducks narrowly defeated the Edmonton Oilers 2-1, and now move on to the Western Conference Final to face the Nashville Predators. The victory on Wednesday night was the Ducks
The Anaheim Ducks know the history, and don’t really want to talk about it anymore. Now they face the same win-or-go golf scenario Wednesday night against the Edmonton Oilers. Only four players remain from the start of the streak in 2013: Ryan Getzlaf, Corey Perry, Cam Fowler and Andrew Cogliano.
As we all know, the greatest Russian hockey player in history is Vladimir Putin – no question. President Putin was about to jump on the ice for a game in Sochi when he was approached by CBS News correspondent Elizabeth Palmer. The reporter asked Putin if the firing of FBI Director James Comey would
Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. • For some reason, Patrick Eaves’ mother sent him a picture of Brent Burns for his birthday. • Colton Parayko is off to Paris
When Sidney Crosby did a header at full speed into the end boards, the collective hockey universe gasped as the superstar appeared slow to gather himself. Crosby went to the bench, and stayed there briefly. It was clear to anyone with functioning eyeballs that the concussion spotters did not do their
Stop us if you’ve heard this one before: the Anaheim Ducks have a chance to close out a series in six games. The miracle comeback win in Game 5 did not weigh on the Edmonton Oilers at all. Instead, the Ducks couldn’t get out of their own way to change history as they were annihilated by the Oilers,
MAY 7: Goalie Jonathan Bernier #1 of the Anaheim Ducks looks on as attendants pick up hats after Leon Draisaitl of the Edmonton Oilers (not pictured) scored a hat trick in Game Six of the Western Conference Second Round during the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Rogers Place on May 7, 2017 in Edmonton
For the first time in franchise history, the Nashville Predators are headed to the Western Conference Finals. In Game 6 of the series, the Predators defeated the Blues, 3-1. Kevin Fiala, who broke his leg in Game 1 against the St. Louis Blues, was on hand to whip the Nashville crowd into a frenzy following
MAY 05: Andrej Sekera #2 of the Edmonton Oilers is helped off the ice by Milan Lucic #27 and a trainer during the first period against the Anaheim Ducks in Game Five of the Western Conference Second Round during the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Honda Center on May 5, 2017 in Anaheim, California.
No doubt about it: Corey Perry had a horrible regular season (by Corey Perry standards) and was off to a relatively lackluster start in the playoffs. The first was scored in overtime against the Calgary Flames when the Ducks overcame a three goal deficit to win in overtime. The second came after the
In front a crowd of young hockey fans and press assembled at AMALIE Arena in Tampa, Florida, the public was introduced to the US Women’s National Team who will represent the country at the upcoming 2018 Olympic Games in South Korea. This is the first time in recent memory the women’s team announcement
Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. • Heart wrenching story about Oliver Ekman-Larsson using the Arizona Coyotes five day break to go home to Sweden to say goodbye
MAY 02: Goalie Pekka Rinne #35 of the Nashville Predators makes a save against Vladimir Tarasenko #91 of the St. Louis Blues during the second period of Game Four of the Western Conference Second Round during the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Bridgestone Arena on May 2, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee
There are three things certain in life: death, taxes, and long lines for the restroom (translated to Canadian it’s ‘washroom’) at intermission during a hockey game. In Game 3 of the Edmonton Oilers series against the Anaheim Ducks, female patrons found their wait for the restroom went from five to ten
JANUARY 28: Connor McDavid #97 of the Edmonton Oilers reacts with Joe Pavelski #8 of the San Jose Sharks and Brent Burns #88 of the San Jose Sharks in the Discover NHL Shootout during the 2017 Coors Light NHL All-Star Skills Competition as part of the 2017 NHL All-Star Weekend at STAPLES Center on January
APRIL 26: Mike Yeo of the St. Louis Blues instructs against the Nashville Predators in Game One of the Western Conference Second Round during the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scottrade Center on April 26, 2017 at Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri.