Saturday Seven: And Then There Were Eight

Curtis LeBlanc
April 29 2017 11:47AM

The first round of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs did not go as many had expected. From the Toronto Maple Leafs giving the league-best Washington Capitals a run for their money in six games to the Nashville Predators sweeping the perennial cup-contender Chicago Blackhawks, it was heartbreaking and exhilarating for fans of the fastest game on earth.

With only eight teams remaining and second round series under way, there's been a lot to talk about in the hockey world.

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NHL Second Round Playoff Preview: Edmonton Oilers vs. Anaheim Ducks

Curtis LeBlanc
April 25 2017 11:33AM

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The Anaheim Ducks steamrolled the Calgary Flames in Round One with a clean 4-0 sweep that included a high-flying 5-4 comeback OT win after being down 4-1 in Game 3.

The Edmonton Oilers, meanwhile, took down the San Jose Sharks, who were Stanley Cup Finalists just one year ago. They did it in slightly less spectacular fashion, taking six games to sink the Sharks, but for a team that hardly anyone had making the playoffs—never mind winning a series—the Oilers have already exceeded expectations.

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Saturday Seven: Hockey All Over the World

Curtis LeBlanc
April 08 2017 04:06PM

The next time we publish the Saturday Seven, playoff hockey will be underway. For now, we'll have settle for the slow trickle of NHL news—warm takes at best—as the regular season wraps up this weekend.

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Saturday Seven: #Clinched

Curtis LeBlanc
April 01 2017 08:00AM

It was a week full of endings, both happy and not so happy. Over the last seven days, we witnessed the Datsyuk-less Detroit Red Wings get eliminated, Connor McDavid pull the Oilers into the playoffs through the sheer force of his otherworldly will, Patrik Elias announce his retirement and USA Hockey final come to its senses after a lengthy negotiation with the USWNT. This is your Saturday Seven.

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Saturday Seven: Crosby's Cleaver

Curtis LeBlanc
March 25 2017 09:00AM

The NHL playoff race continued to be full of piping hot drama this week as players continued to put their bodies on the line to better their teams' playoff positions—none more so than Marc Methot of the Ottawa Senators.

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