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Kessel’s Cup Run is Karma For Those Who Doubted Him

Photo Credit: Charles LeClarie/USA TODAY SPORTS With last night’s thrilling overtime victory over the Capitals, the Pittsburgh Penguins inched closer to hockey’s ultimate prize, while the Leafs reward for helping them get there diminished. It’s turning into a very cruel punishment for Leafs fans. The value of the first round draft pick they obtained in…

Sometimes you win, usually you lose, and there’s never much control

Embed from Getty Images We all keep telling ourselves that the year that breaks the trend is upon us, but once again, the Washington Capitals have taken an early exit from the Stanley Cup Playoffs. This means that, once again, 30-year-old Alex Ovechkin will have to wait at least another year before getting a significant…

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Marlies get revenge in the form of goals in blowout victory

There’s a difference between “setting the tone” and “crossing the line”. The Albany Devils have spent the bulk of this series riding the grey areas in this regard, escalating pushing and shoving to attempts to injure on more than a few occasions. That became most apparent in tonight’s game, but rather than losing control, the…

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Andreas Johnson victim of dangerous hit in Marlies playoff game

The Toronto Marlies have had their most impactful game of the series on the scoresheet tonight, and the Albany Devils are none to pleased. In what may have been an attempt to set the tone physically, Albany defenceman Dan Kelly crossed the line with a dangerous hit that left Leafs prospect Andreas Johnson motionless in…