Hockey (Last) Night In Canada: Chelsea Dagger

It was do or die for the Sharks as they were on the verge of elimination last night in the Western conference finals in the Stanley Cup playoffs. They certainly didn’t have the home advantage as they were playing the Blackhawks in Chicago. Could the regular underachieving playoff team pull off a victory to keep their Stanley Cup dreams alive? Well… I suppose it’s fair to say we all got the result that everyone expected. Continue reading

Hockey (Last) Night In Canada: Got No Bite

The top seeded Sharks are down 2-0 in the series and are looking for a win away from home to prevent digging themselves a giant hole to climb out of. On the other end, the Blackhawks would love to continue the hot streak and take the series at home. One of these teams succeeded. Find out after the jump. Continue reading

Hockey (Last) Night In Canada: Slipping Away

There was a slight technical difficulty yesterday, but now the blog is back up and running. Last night was a set of game threes in the semi-finals of the Stanley Cup playoffs. Off the brilliant victory the other night, the Canadiens were hoping to catch onto the momentum to take on the series lead against the Penguins while the Detroit Red Wings were hoping to claw back into the series after dropping the first two games to the Sharks. Continue reading

Hockey (Last) Night In Canada: Resurgence of Key Players

It’s a series of game twos in the semi-finals of the Stanley Cup playoffs. Perhaps there was some sort of wake up call last night because key players from certain teams really stepped up. After a beating from the Penguins last game, Jaroslav Halak seems to be back in top form. Meanwhile in the shark tank, the big guns from San Jose finally found their offensive touch. Continue reading

Hockey (Last) Night In Canada: No Rest for the Wicked

Two days after toppling the upstart Phoenix Coyotes, the Detroit Red Wings were back at it. With little rest, they had to take on the rested and dangerous Western Conference #1 seed San Jose Sharks. The Sharks looked in trouble early on in their series against Colorado but 3 straight wins sent them to the second round. Continue reading

Hockey (Last) Night In Canada: Seal the Deal

It was the battle of which team had the bigger guns offensively as each game had a combined goal total of 7 last night. The extra period was required for two of the games to determine the winner. Two more teams advance to the semi-finals with their victories last night. Continue reading

Hockey (Last) Night In Canada: Shutouts Galore

If you thought double the OT was double the fun, last night featured a game that went into triple overtime! Could you say ‘triple the OT, triple the fun’? Meanwhile 3 goalies went on a hot streak stopping all pucks that they encountered during the game. Another team makes an early exit from the playoffs and it might not be the one you were expecting. Continue reading

Hockey (Last) Night In Canada: Deja Vu

Another exciting night of hockey playoffs. A few teams are pulling away and are closing in on clinching the series while others are tied up once again. At the end of the night, a few things felt all too familiar. Whether it was the score of the game or the player that saved the day or a situation that resembles a matchup that took place back in 2000, it certainly brought up some good hockey memories no matter when it took place. Continue reading

Hockey (Last) Night In Canada: Revenge Is Sweet

It was a busy night of hockey in the NHL Playoffs. Continuing a theme from the first two nights, a big underdog picked up a Game One win. A few series were tied up. The empty net goal also made a few appearances. There was also a high-scoring overtime game between the Avalanche and the Sharks to cap off the third night of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Continue reading

Hockey (Last) Night In Canada: Now Quiet On The Western Front

Another day, another two teams on the verge of elimination. Calgary had the advantage of home ice to in their battle to stave off elimination while San Jose fought for their live in enemy territory. Continue reading