Cup Dumps 4/24/14

  We are reaching a point where we know who will have embarrassing playoff beard situations.  The Top Line The Blackhawks and Blues just can’t stop going to overtime.  ESPN, Fox, The Local Take #1 The Local Take #2 Meanwhile, Canada is particularly excited about the return of Henrik Zetterberg, TSN, CBC, The Local Take Scoreboard […]

Cup Dumps 4/23/14

  So long, Lightning. We hardly knew ye The Top Line Canadian teams are undefeated so far in the Cup Playoffs, Yahoo, Sporting News, TSN, CBC, The Local Take #1 The Local Take #2 Scoreboard Montreal 4, Tampa Bay 3 – And now the Canadiens advance to take on the winner of the Boston – Detroit series. […]

Cup Dumps 4/22/14

A lot of babies in the Pittsburgh area are going to be named Stempniak in 9 months. The Top Line Carl Crawford had a pretty good night last night. NBC, Sports Illustrated, Fox, The Local Take #1, The Local Take #2 Scoreboard Pittsburgh 4, Columbus 3 – The worst thing to do in this series […]

Cup Dumps 4/21/14

The Stanley Cup keeps on rolling, and there is nothing you can do to stop it. The Top Line The Sharks dumptrucked the Kings last night. The Kings will now win in 6.  ESPN, Yahoo, CBC, Fox, The Local Take #1 The Local Take #2  Scoreboard Philadelphia 4, New York Rangers 2 – Ray Emery just performs in […]

Cup Dumps 4/20/14

  Today, everyone is smoking their Easter grass.  The Top Line The Playoffs are seeing a diversity of coverage today. Most surprising is that the Chicago-St. Louis series isn’t the top headline on any site. The most pub is going to Flyers-Rangers, largely because Ray Emery is starting in net. NBC, Yahoo, TSN,, The Local Take […]

Cup Dumps 4/19/14

Every series has started now. Just a matter of time before the postseason is over. The Top Line The Blues and Blackhawks are squaring off right now. Will this game end? ESPN, NBC, Yahoo, Sports Illustrated, CBC, Fox, The Local Take #1 The Local Take #2 Scoreboard Montreal 4, Tampa Bay 1 – Uh oh, Tampa Bay. 0-2 […]

Cup Dumps 4/18/14

  Two days in, and the Cup chase is heartbreaking. The Top Line All of the previewage of the Red Wings and Bruins you can handle. ESPN, NBC, Yahoo, Sports Illustrated,, The Local Take #1 The Local Take #2 Scoreboard New York 4, Philadelphia 1 – Win or lose, I don’t think anyone expected either […]

Cup Dumps 4/17/2014

Aww yeah, it’s Stanley Cup time.  The Top Line As you can imagine, there is no shortage of cup previews. Namely, the Blues, Blackhawks: NBC, Yahoo, Sports Illustrated, The Local Take #1, The Local Take #2 As is probably somewhat less surprising, there is some attention being paid to the Rangers-Flyers series as well. TSN, Fox, […]

Puck Dumps 4/14/14

Season’s over! One last lingering Dump. The Top Line Enjoy some various Playoff related internet postings. ESPN, NBC, Sports Illustrated, Scoreboard Detroit 3, St. Louis 0 – The Blues are going into the playoffs strong, aren’t they? New Jersey 3, Boston 2 – Marty Brodeur gets the win in what may be his final […]

Puck Dumps 4/13/14

This is it, the last day of the regular season. The last time you have a chance to tell the Ottawa Senators how you REALLY feel. The Top Line The playoff matchups are set in the east, with Montreal winning as they try to get home ice against Tampa Bay. ESPN, TSN, CBC, The Local Take […]

Puck Dumps 4/12/14

412. What’s up, Pittsburgh The Top Line Dallas has indeed claimed the final spot in the post season. Our 16 teams are set. ESPN, Sports Illustrated,, The Local Take Scoreboard Washington 4, Chicago 0 – A little late, Washington. Nice try, though. Carolina 2, Detroit 1 – Same to you, Hurricanes. Tampa Bay 3, Columbus […]

Puck Dumps 4/11/14

This morning, ads are for AARP and Merrill Lynch. Do we know our readers or what? The Top Line Brendan Shanahan is leaving his job as league disciplinarian for something far more depressing. Yahoo, Sports Illustrated, TSN, CBC,, The Local Take Scoreboard New York Rangers 2, Buffalo 1 – The Rangers weren’t exactly pushing […]


Phoenix and Dallas: The Tale of the Tape

15 of the NHL’s 16 playoff positions have been determined already. There are only two teams fighting for that last spot. The Coyotes and Stars are the only teams in the NHL with anything to really play for in the waning embers of the NHL season. Who do we really want in the postseason, through? Neither […]