Of the four major professional sports leagues in the US, the NHL gets the least amount of coverage in the media, with fans and on television. With the Eastern and Western Conference Finals both going to Game 6, now is a perfect time to start watching hockey and here are 5 reasons why.
Bruins President Cam Neely issued a statement Friday calling the tweets “racist” and “classless.”
A capsule look at the second round of the NHL playoffs.
“We’re going to be way younger than you’re used to,” Babcock said. “We’re going to end up with a lot of kids on this team.”
More worrisome to most than Howard’s absence for Game 4, however, was his overall performance in the 2013-2014 season.
“There’s a question if there’s dead tissue in there,” Holland continued.
Tuukka Rask made 31 saves to help the defending Eastern Conference champion Boston Bruins beat the Red Wings 4-2 in Game 5 of their first-round playoff series on Saturday and eliminate Detroit from the postseason.
Detroit Red Wings star Henrik Zetterberg made his return from back surgery sooner than expected.
Had what happened to the Red Wings in Game 2 of their series against Boston happened in Game 1, coach Mike Babcock would be more worried.
Boston is the NHL’s best team, albeit one Detroit has defeated in three of four meetings this season.