Wednesday, April 29, 2015

lightning clips wings

the Tampa Bay Lightning just knocked out the Detroit Red Wings in game seven with a 2-0 win and a four games to three series win. they will face the Montreal Canadiens in the atlantic division final starting friday night in Montreal. that should be a good series. the second round starts tomorrow night.

Monday, April 27, 2015

capitals sink islanders

the Washington Capitals are in the metropolitan division final after barely beating the New York Islanders 2-1 in game seven and the series four games to three. they will face the other New York team - the Rangers - in the division final. the division finals i think will start Thursday or Friday (Tampa Bay vs Detroit game 7 Wednesday) stay tuned.

Sunday, April 26, 2015

habs kick out senators

it took a couple of extra games, but the Montreal Canadiens are in the Atlantic division final with a 2-0 win in game six and a four games to two series win over the Ottawa Senators. they will await the winner of the Tampa Bay vs Detroit series. game six of that series is tomorrow.

wild makes st.louis sing the blues

the Minnesota Wild are in the central division final after beating St.Louis 4-1 in game six and the series four games to two. they will face the Chicago Black Hawks in the division final starting in Chicago. schedule to be determined later.

Saturday, April 25, 2015

flames burn canucks, face ducks next

the Cslgary Flames win game six 7-4 and have eliminated the Vancouver Canucks four games to two and will now face the Anaheim Ducks in the pacific division final. that series starts in Anaheim. schedule will be announced at a later time. the Flames trailed 3-1 and 4-3 before rallying for the win.

blackhawks eliminate predators

the Chicago Black Hawks are in the division final after eliminating the Nashville Predators in game six 4-3 and the series four games to two. that was a fun series. the Hawks will await the winner of the St.Louis vs Minnesota series.

Friday, April 24, 2015

rangers ice penguins

the New York Rangers are in the second round after beating the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 in overtime in game five and the series four games to one. all the Rangers wins were 2-1 wins. they will face either the Washington Capitals or New York Islanders in the division final.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

ducks shoot down jets

the Anaheim Ducks just knocked out the Winnipeg Jets in four straight games after a 5-2 win in game four. despite the close games it was all Anaheim. they will await the winner of the Vancouver vs Calgary series. love the Jets fans still cheering their team.

Saturday, April 11, 2015

last night of regular season means playoffs on the doorstep

it was a wild last day of the season with Ottawa and Pittsburgh taking the last two playoff spots and playoff matchups getting set up. all games are now done and the playoff match ups are: in the Metropolitan division it's the New York Rangers vs the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Washington Capitals facing the New York Islanders. the Atlantic division has the Montreal Canadiens vs the Ottawa Senators and the Tampa Bay Lightning vs the Detroit Red Wings. the Pacific division has the Anaheim Ducks facing the Winnipeg Jets and the Vancouver Canucks facing the Calgary Flames. and in the Central division it's the St. Louis Blues vs the Minnesota Wild and the Nashville Predators vs the Chicago Blackhawks. playoffs start on Wednesday night.

long night at yankee stadium

the red sox beat the yankees 6-5 in what was a lengthy game. the game went 19 innings and took 6h 49m. was the longest at the current yankees stadium history and longest in red sox history time wise. wow. long night indeed.

Thursday, April 09, 2015

defending stanley cup champs out

with a 3-1 loss in Calgary, the Los Angeles Kings have been eliminated from playoff contention. that put the Flames and Winnipeg Jets into the playoffs, joining Montreal and Vancouver as the Canadian teams in the playoffs. the Ottawa Senators can make it five if the can pick up a couple of points, or have Boston lose. with two nights left after tonight, it is possible.

Monday, April 06, 2015

duke blue devils national champions

the Duke Blue Devils are national champions after a 68-63 win over the Wisconsin Badgers. Duke pulled ahead in the final two minutes of the game and stayed there. it is Duke's 5th championship and first since 2010. congrats to Duke and congrats to Wisconsin for such a great game. next year's final four is in Houston.

Sunday, April 05, 2015

opening night

tonight is opening night in major league baseball and tonight's game features the St. Louis Cardinals in Chicago to take on the Cubs at Wrigley Field. one of the oldest rivalries in baseball begins at 6pm Edmonton time. tomorrow and Tuesday, the remainder of the teams open up. perfect way to cap the Easter weekend.

Saturday, April 04, 2015

national semi final part two

the wisconsin badgers pulled out a 71-64 win over the kentucky wildcats, thus ending kentucky's undefeated season. wisconsin will now face duke for the national championship game monday night starting at approximately 7:10pm edmonton time.

national semi final part one

the duke blue devils are in the ncaa national championship game with a convincing 81-61 win over the michigan state spartans. duke will face either wisconsin or kentucky. it will guarantee a one seed will win the tournament (duke, wisconsin and kentucky are the remaining one seeds from their regions). the title game is monday night.