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If the Playoffs Started Today – NHL Week 8

Two months into the NHL season, several coaching changes are in order. While that’s sure to shake things up, many surprise teams are still going strong. Florida and Minnesota have healthy leads, Toronto’s still hanging in there, and the Coyotes and Stars are leading the way in the Pacific. Vancouver and Boston are both on […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NHL Week 4

We’re now a month into the hockey season, and the defending champs continue to disappoint. Toronto, Ottawa, Florida and Edmonton are all just a few examples of surprising teams early on. It’s still fairly crowded as far as playoff contenders go, though a few teams seem to be fading already. There’s still plenty of time […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NHL Week 1

The NHL season is underway. Boston has begun their title defense, and Winnipeg has ushered in their new team. And Philly and Pittsburgh have picked up where they left off last season, accumulating large amounts of points and leaving the rest of the Atlantic Division in their wake. Vancouver has been active, but doesn’t quite […]

Picking Up the Pieces: Vancouver Riots Unrelated to Sports

In the film Green Street Hooligans, protagonist Elijah Wood finds himself ensconced in the underground world of “Futbol Firms” (Read: Gangs that identify themselves with soccer teams). The movie itself is fine. It’s enjoyable, has some “roller-coaster stomach feeling” moments (always a good thing), and features Wood being a bad-ass (which in-of-itself is uproarious because, […]

Video: Vancouver Rioter Takes Tear-Gas Canister in the “Abdomen”

If you’re going to destroy cars, smash windows and set things on fire, you’re probably going to bring out the riot cops. And with riot cops usually comes tear gas, as this unfortunate rioter found out:

Pump the Tires on the Duck Boats: Bruins Top Canucks 4-0, Win 1st Stanley Cup In 39 Years

The Boston Bruins beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-0 on Wednesday night at the Rogers Arena, quieting the city while igniting their own; 2,504 miles away. Conn Smythe winner Tim Thomas achieved the first Game 7 shutout in Stanley Cup history, leading his team to their first Championship since 1972. With a 1.15 GAA in the Finals, Thomas’ […]

Bruins-Canucks Game 7: B’s Gunning For 1st Stanley Cup Since 1972

Thirty-nine years ago on the ice at Madison Square Garden, legendary Bruins Bobby Orr, Phil Esposito, and Johnny Bucyk hoisted Lord Stanley’s Cup for the fifth time and the last time in franchise history. Since that night in New York, the Bruins have only played for the cup three times, never winning more than two […]

Video: Johnny Boychuk Hits Mason Raymond in Bruins-Canucks Game 6

In an already chippy series, it only took a few moments into Game 6 to have the first serious hit. The hit, itself, didn’t look all that serious though. Canuck Mason Raymond was bent over and skated backwards, hitting the boards butt-first while his neck and shoulders had contact with Johnny Boychuk. In simpler terms, […]

Bruins Back Home for Game 6 as Canucks Look to Seal the Deal

Home ice advantage remained as potent as ever in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Finals on Friday night, as the Vancouver Canucks edged out the Boston Bruins 1-0 to reclaim the series lead at 3-2. Fortunately for the B’s, they have one more chance to tie up the series and force a Game 7 when […]

Video: Roberto Luongo Criticizes Tim Thomas on Maxim Lapierre’s Game 5 Goal

Tim Thomas has played outstanding for the entire Stanley Cup, and may be in line to win the Conn Smythe whether or not the Bruins win the Cup. He allowed just one goal in a 1-0 defeat in Game 5, but Vancouver goalie Roberto Luongo said that one goal would have been an “easy save” […]

GQ’s Jonah Keri Thinks Whole World Should Root Against Bruins

Jonah Keri says that no one outside of Boston wants the Bruins to win the Stanley Cup. His reasons include the snobbishness of Boston sports fans, regional rivalries with teams such as the Flyers and Rangers, and international solidarity between Vancouver and other Canadian cities. Keri says that essentially the entire city has long since […]

Bruins-Canucks Game 4 Rewind: Big Bad Bruins Are Back

After a 4-0 win in Game 4, the Bruins are just two wins away from their first Stanley Cup in 39 years. Here are a few more thoughts about what we saw in Game 4 and Game 3 here in Boston. Thomas’ Historic Run Continues Tim Thomas proved to the hockey world once again that […]

Bruins Rout Canucks To Tie Stanley Cup Finals Series 2-2

The Boston Bruins put together another rousing performance for the Garden faithful in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup finals, as they beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-0 to tie the series at 2 games apiece. In a game that had it all it was the man behind the mask who was the savior yet again. […]

Video: Tim Thomas Fights Alex Burrows in Bruins-Canucks Game 4

Tim Thomas isn’t afraid defend his turf. You may remember his check on Henrik Sedin in Game 3. In Game 4, he took it to a whole new level. Pest Alex Burrows, who famously bit Patrice Bergeron and was not punished for it, was in front of the net on a Canucks power play late […]

Poll of the Week: Should The Bruins Fight And/Or Bite Back?

In Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals, Alex Burrows of the Canucks was caught on video biting the finger of Boston’s Patrice Bergeron. Burrows was not suspended, and went on to post two goals and an assist in the next game, a 3-2 Vancouver overtime win. Vancouver’s Maxim Lapierre later taunted Bergeron, pretending to […]