Archive for the ‘Sports/Hockey/NHL/Tim Wharnsby’ Category

Are you not entertained? The Sens don’t care

Thursday, May 18th, 2017
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They've been accused of playing boring hockey, but there was nothing dull about the Senators' 5-1 rout of Pittsburgh on Wednesday night, which put Ottawa within two wins of reaching its first Stanley Cup final in a decade.

Fire and ice: Kessel, Fleury pull Penguins even

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
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An emotional forward and a cool customer in net were the keys to Pittsburgh's series-squaring 1-0 win over Ottawa on Monday night, writes Tim Wharnsby.

NHL conference finals: How the final 4 stack up

Friday, May 12th, 2017
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The Stanley Cup playoffs are down to the final four teams. Tim Wharnsby breaks down the conference final matchups that pit Ottawa vs. Pittsburgh and Anaheim vs. Nashville.

There’s only one way the NHL gets back in the Olympics

Thursday, May 11th, 2017
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No, Rene Fasel isn't going to save the day. If NHL players really want to go to the 2018 Olympics, they'll have to lean on their owners, writes Tim Wharnsby.

These Oilers have the ‘belief’ they can win the Stanley Cup now

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017
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In the eyes of Hockey Night in Canada analyst Craig Simpson, there is no question that the Edmonton Oilers believe they can win the Stanley Cup this season, something the club almost did in 2006.

Crosby must resist the urge to rush back

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017
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The Pittsburgh Penguins captain is hard-wired to win championships and might it find it difficult to sit out when his team needs him most.

Jean-Gabriel Pageau’s junior coach saw this coming

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017
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OK, maybe not a four-goal playoff game capped off by a natural hat trick and a double-OT winner. But Benoit Groulx always knew his pint-sized forward had the potential to do big things.

How the Canadian teams stack up in Round 2

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
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It appears it's anyone's Stanley Cup to win after a wide-open start to the NHL playoffs. Here's how the two remaining Canadian teams, Edmonton and Ottawa, match up with their Round 2 foes.

NHL playoffs: By the numbers

Monday, April 24th, 2017
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Here's a look at a lightning-fast first round of the NHL playoffs, and a glance ahead to the second, through a few key digits.

Flames burned by goaltending, bad luck in quick playoff exit

Thursday, April 20th, 2017
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The Flames came in hot, but their playoff hopes were doused in a hurry by a hungry Anaheim team that feasted on Calgary's shaky netminding and bad bounces.