Tag Archives: Henrik Lundqvist

Why We Love the Stanley Cup Bakeoffs (DeadBlogging Game 5)

First off the hardwatching staff wants to nominate hockey as the real beautiful game (sorry, fútbol), especially during the Stanley Cup Finals. There’s almost never a bad finals game, and last night’s double-overtime tilt between the Los Angeles Kings and … Continue reading

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Why We Love the Stanley Cup Bakeoffs (Martin St. Louis Edition)

First, disclosure: The hardwatching staff really likes the Boston Bruins, but we’ve been a New York Rangers fan since the age of 10. In the early ’60s we’d venture weekly to the old Madison Square Garden and plunk down $2 … Continue reading

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Let Lord Stanley’s Wild Rumpus Begin! (Hot Goalie Edition)

For a Stanley Cup playoff team, there’s no greater blessing than a Hot Goalie, and the Washington Capitals have one in spades. During the Caps’ series with the Boston Bruins, Braden Holtby was compared to the 1971 Ken Dryden, which … Continue reading

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Let Lord Stanley’s Wild Rumpus Begin! (Rangers’ Lazarus Edition)

Just 6.6 seconds from going down to the Washington Capitals three games to two in their Eastern Conference semifinals series, the New York Rangers rose from the dead to force an overtime period, thanks to an ill-timed high-sticking penalty on … Continue reading

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