Looking to avenge their loss in the 2015 Stanley Cup Finals to the Chicago Blackhawks the revenge tour has brought the bolts against some familiar opponents. Remember the Lightning’s unceremonial ejection from last year’s playoffs against the Columbus Blue Jackets? Everyone remembers. Division rival and this year’s president trophy-winning Boston Bruins? Check. Now facing the New York Islanders this team will once again have to prove they have not forgotten the lessons of the past. Front Runner: Embed from Getty Images Andrei Vasilevskiy The big cat is on the prowl for some silverware. Known as one of the quietest players in the Tampa Bay LightningRead More →

Your Stanley Cup finalist Boston Bruins look to back up their finals run and potentially the final ride with their captain Zdeno Chara. While it may be the last season “Big Z” laces them up the Bruins will look to send him out a champion. Notable Players In: Par Lindholm, Brett Ritchie, Danton Heinen Notable Players Out: Marcus Johansson, Noel Acciari Embed from Getty Images First Key Game: October 17th vs. the Tampa Bay Lightning Odds to win the division 13:4 (3rd overall) (via Betway) Is this a bet worth taking? For the value? Yes, the Bruins should be fighting with the Toronto Maple LeafsRead More →

With the NHL playoffs under way Wednesday, we take a look at who’ll sink or swim in the Atlantic Division. Tampa Bay, Boston and Toronto once again locked up the top three spots, making this the poster child for changing the divisional playoff format, as we’re guaranteed to see two of the top five regular season teams in the league eliminated after just two rounds. I’m sure the NHL will respond decisively…Columbus took a huge gamble, adding in a big way at the trade deadline, while retaining pending UFA’s Sergei Bobrovsky & Artemi Panarin and the one bag they already have packed. The Blue JacketsRead More →