NHL

  • Pens Win! Even Series With Wings

    Pens Win! Even Series With Wings

    Total Pro Sports – Just when it looked all too much like 2008, the Pittsburgh Penguins used back-to-back penalty kills to change the script and defeat the Detroit Red Wings 4-2, evening the 2009 version of the Stanley Cup Finals at 2-2. It had looked like the Wings seized control of the game early in […]

  • Thank You Pens For Giving Us A Series

    Thank You Pens For Giving Us A Series

    Total Pro Sports – It wasn’t technically an elimination game last night for the Pittsburgh Penguins, but it may as well have been.  Down 2-0 in the series to the Detroit Red Wings, the Penguins found themselves tied 2-2 after two periods last night at home, but played the do-or-die third like you’d expect a […]

  • Hedman And Hall Taken In KHL Draft, Tavares Passed On

    Hedman And Hall Taken In KHL Draft, Tavares Passed On

    Total Pro Sports – If there ever was a league that could challenge the NHL, it is the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).  Yesterday during their draft of junior players age 17 to 20, they once again showed their willingness to compete with the biggest hockey league in the world. This years top European prospect, Victor […]

  • Don Cherry Does His Best Dos Equis Impression

    Don Cherry Does His Best Dos Equis Impression

    Total Pro Sports – It all begins with the quote, “Here in Detroit, Michigan, and across the NHL, his reputation is expanding faster than the galaxy.”  Sound familiar?  It’s CBC’s knock-off version of the popular Dos Equis XX commercials.  An who is playing “the world’s most interesting man” this time?  None other than the pink-suited […]

  • Bad Breaks Have Penguins Down 2-0 To Wings

    Bad Breaks Have Penguins Down 2-0 To Wings

    Total Pro Sports – After two games, they have outshot the Detroit Red Wings, a feat that is not easily accomplished by most NHL teams, but they have still yet to beat them in this year’s edition of the NHL Stanley Cup Finals. Blame it on the schedule, the refs, or the goalies.  Whatever the […]

  • Stanley Cup Final Preview: Time For Revenge?

    Stanley Cup Final Preview: Time For Revenge?

    Total Pro Sports – It all began on Wednesday, April 15, 2009.  Now, three rounds, fourteen series, 43 days, 70 games, and a whole lot of bruises later we are left with the final two teams in the NHL playoffs, one of the most demanding post-seasons in professional sports.  In the 2009 edition of the […]

  • Not Impressed With The Stanley Cup Finals Schedule?  Blame Conan!

    Not Impressed With The Stanley Cup Finals Schedule? Blame Conan!

    Total Pro Sports – Okay.  So we don’t want to be hard on Conan O’Brien.  But we will take it out on NBC, as their fingerprints are all over the schedule for the Stanley Cup Finals between the Detroit Red Wings and the Pittsburgh Penguins.  After Darren Helm’s overtime winner clinched the Wings berth in […]

  • Fan Gives Ref The Finger As Wings Give Blackhawks The Boot

    Fan Gives Ref The Finger As Wings Give Blackhawks The Boot

    Total Pro Sports – It was a close game five, but in the end the Wings were once again too much for the younger Blackhawks to handle.  Even with the experience of Lidstrom, Datsyuk and Draper absent from the line-up (not to mention the surprising late scratch of Jonathan Ericsson), they got just enough from […]

  • Cam Ward’s Blunder Marks The End Of Hurricanes’ Playoff Run

    Cam Ward’s Blunder Marks The End Of Hurricanes’ Playoff Run

    Total Pro Sports – With 1:30 left in the first, the Canes were close to completing a strong period and going into the dressing room tied 1-1.  That was before a harmless looking Maxime Talbot wrist shot deflected off the stick of Anton Babchuk and somehow made it past Canes goalie Cam Ward at what […]

  • Yesterday’s Sad Day In Sports

    Yesterday’s Sad Day In Sports

    Total Pro Sports – Yesterday had some exciting moments and great games in both the NBA and NHL playoffs, making it a good day in sports to some.  But to many, it was also a day of mourning.  One member of the sporting world, and the daughter of another, lost their life threatening battles yesterday, […]

  • Franzen Steals Kane’s Mouthguard As Wings Rob Blackhawks Of Hope

    Franzen Steals Kane’s Mouthguard As Wings Rob Blackhawks Of Hope

    Total Pro Sports – No Lidstrom.  No Datsyuk.  No Draper.  No problem.  That was the case for the Detroit Red Wings in game number 4 as they defeated the Chicago Blackhawks easily by a score of 6-1.  With the win the Wings now hold a 3-1 series edge and have all but solidified their place […]

  • Niklas Kronwall Lays Devastating Hit on Martin Havlat In Game 3

    Niklas Kronwall Lays Devastating Hit on Martin Havlat In Game 3

    Total Pro Sports -  Last night’s game three overtime victory for the Chicago Blackhawks not only provided a thrilling finish.  It also produced what many will be calling “the hit of the year”.  At least those who thought it was a legal one will likely be doing so. With just under 7 minutes left in […]

  • Red Wings Datsyuk Likely Out For Game Three

    Red Wings Datsyuk Likely Out For Game Three

    Total Pro Sports – Up two games and looking to make it a 3-0 strangle-hold tonight in Chicago, the Detroit Red Wings will be without their top scorer from the regular season.  Pavel Datsyuk did not take part in this morning’s skate and is unlikely to play in tonight’s game 3 of the Western Conference […]

  • Roenick Says: Mike Babcock Dislikes Chris Chelios

    Roenick Says: Mike Babcock Dislikes Chris Chelios

    Total Pro Sports – Once again, Jeremy Roenick has stepped up on his soap box and tried to make his voice heard.  What was he saying this time?  That Detroit Red Wings head coach Mike Babcock is anti-American.  So what would cause JR to make such accusations.  As sad as it sounds, it may have […]

  • Malkin Scores A Beauty, Two Others, In Pens Win

    Malkin Scores A Beauty, Two Others, In Pens Win

    Total Pro Sports – What better way to cap off a great night than scoring a hat-trick goal that is also the play of the night, en route to leading your team to a 7-4 victory.  Evgeni Malkin had one of those nights yesterday, and his parents were in attendance to enjoy every minute of […]