Few sports offer single players a better opportunity to dominate a playoff series and dramatically change his team's odds in their favor like hockey does. One of the main reasons the Stanley Cup playoffs are so entertaining is that unlike the other professional sports, playoff seeding means very little. A No. 8 seed has taken a No.1 seed to Game 7 seven times. Home-ice advantage can be taken away very easily.
Overtime is the best part of playoff hockey. With one team already advancing to the conference finals (the Los Angeles Kings) of the 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs, extra frames have made this year wildly entertaining for hockey fans. Wi... Read Post
Several of last spring's NHL playoff teams are off to unexpected slow starts this season. Some entered 2014-15 as potential Stanley Cup contenders; others were considered postseason candidates. Injuries, coaching changes, struggling... Read Post