Archive for May, 2012

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Stanley Cup Finals: Some Interesting Facts

May 24, 2012

Tweet After a couple of consecutive victories by the New Jersey Devils, it looks like we just might see the Devils and the Los Angeles Kings play for the Stanley Cup this year.  Who would have predicted that match-up at the All-Star break?  The Kings have been played an excellent team game as have the [...]

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Top NHL Goalies for 2012

May 22, 2012

Tweet The NHL awards are coming up in June and the Stanley Cup playoffs are into the final four.  You might say that the NHL is still in the “Goaltender Era” where scoring is down (or at least not where it should be) and it is not uncommon to see a 2-1 or 1-0 win.  [...]

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2012 NHL Entry Draft Predictions

May 15, 2012

Tweet The 2012 NHL Entry Draft is set to go in Pittsburgh on June 22 and June 23.  For the third straight year the Edmonton Oilers will have the top pick.  General consensus is that Sarnia Sting forward Nail Yakupov will be selected first.  The question is does a team like the Oilers need another [...]

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Why Having Phoenix & Los Angeles in the Final Four is Great for the NHL

May 10, 2012

Tweet The NHL playoffs are nearing the halfway point with three of the final four set to vie for the Stanley Cup.  It has been interesting to see how the playoffs have unfolded.  Like many, we suspect that our playoff picks were a little off as we were predicting a Boston/Vancouver rematch.  Having said that [...]

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2012 NHL Awards Finalists – Who We’d Pick

May 2, 2012

Tweet The NHL Awards will take place in Las Vegas on Wednesday, June 20th.  This year the nominees are in tough as many of the awards feature three finalists that all deserve to win the award.  If The Hockey Fanatics had a vote or were part of  the Hockey Writers’ Association here are our selections [...]

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