The Blues Are Now 1-13 in Stanley Cup Final Games

On Wednesday night, the St. Louis Blues, who are appearing in their fourth Stanley Cup Final, did something they’ve never done before: they won a game in the Final. When the NHL expanded from six to 12 teams in 1967, St. Louis, along with the five other new teams, played in their own division (theContinue reading “The Blues Are Now 1-13 in Stanley Cup Final Games”

Oh, Good. More Boston Teams in Championships

2018-19 continues to be the season of Boston sports teams in championship games or series. The Red Sox won the World Series this past fall, the Patriots won a boring Super Bowl in February and now the Bruins, as I said last week, were probably the best team left in the Stanley Cup playoffs, willContinue reading “Oh, Good. More Boston Teams in Championships”

Stanley Cup: Sorry, But…Anyone but Boston

The Stanley Cup Playoffs are now into the conference finals and after a first round in which all four wild cards won which means all four division champions lost, whatever final four we got was fine with me. But I do have one, tiny request: Please! No Boston! I know it’s been eight years sinceContinue reading “Stanley Cup: Sorry, But…Anyone but Boston”

Welcome to the Bizarro Cup Playoffs

Four division winners have been sent packing for the summer, all four wild card teams are moving on and all-together, five lower seeds are moving on in the Stanly Cup Playoffs. I’ll lay it out in a different way to display how odd the playoffs are now: Lightning: Best Team in Hockey: Swept Capitals: TheContinue reading “Welcome to the Bizarro Cup Playoffs”