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  • The 9 Longest Active Stanley Cup Droughts

    The 9 Longest Active Stanley Cup Droughts

    Tonight the NHL playoffs begin, and sixteen hockey teams will begin the quest for the game’s ultimate prize. Who will survive the most grueling championship tournament in profession sports and hoist the Stanley Cup two months from now? That’s hard to say. The last six teams to win hockey’s Holy Grail are all in the […]

  • 9 Worst Stanley Cup Finals Hangovers of the Last 20 Years

    9 Worst Stanley Cup Finals Hangovers of the Last 20 Years

    The 2013 NHL season was shortened because of the lockout, which was totally necessary. But the Blackhawks were dynamite right out of the gate, then they went on to beat the Boston Bruins in the Stanley Cup Finals and get their names engraved on the Holy Grail for the second time in four years. It was […]

  • Patrick Kane Wears a Unicorn Head as Blackhawks Partied With Fans Last Night (Video)

    Patrick Kane Wears a Unicorn Head as Blackhawks Partied With Fans Last Night (Video)

    After emerging victorious from the most grueling competition in professional sports—a.k.a. the Stanley Cup Playoffs—you gotta figure the champions are going to let off a little steam. Last night in Chicago, the mighty Blackhawks, 2013 Stanley Cup Champions, did exactly that. With their wives, girlfriends, and perhaps even a few casual acquaintances in tow, the […]

  • Andrew Shaw Took a Puck To The Face Before Winning the Stanley Cup (Video)

    Andrew Shaw Took a Puck To The Face Before Winning the Stanley Cup (Video)

    Last night, after the Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup thanks to a miraculous 80-second finale to Game 6, Andrew Shaw was one of the players to drop one of the now-customary victory f-bombs on national television—a profanity that the 21-year-old uttered while hoisting hockey’s Holy Grail above his head for the first time. I don’t […]

  • This Day In Sports History (June 14th) — New York Rangers

    This Day In Sports History (June 14th) — New York Rangers

    It was on this day in 1994 that the New York Rangers beat the Vancouver Canucks in game 7 to win the franchise’s fourth Stanley Cup.  This was the Rangers’ first championship since 1940, a span of 54 years. The 1993-94 season was a banner season for the New York Rangers.  In addition to winning […]

  • This Day In Sports History (May 30th) — Edmonton Oilers

    This Day In Sports History (May 30th) — Edmonton Oilers

    It was on this day in 1985 that the Edmonton Oilers won the Stanley Cup.  It was the franchise’s second Stanley Cup victory. The Oilers entered the 1985 Stanley Cup Finals as defending champions, and they finished the season with an impressive 109 points, which was the most among all Clarance Campbell Conference teams.  After […]

  • The Likelihood of Each of the 16 NHL Playoff Teams Winning the Cup

    The Likelihood of Each of the 16 NHL Playoff Teams Winning the Cup

    After a strange, lockout-shortened regular season, the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs get underway Tuesday night. So who will win the greatest championship tournament in pro sports? Well, I personally am against making straight forward predictions. One of the best things about sports and one of the reasons we get so worked up about it is […]

  • L.A. Kings Party With The Stanley Cup In Vegas (Video & Pics)

    L.A. Kings Party With The Stanley Cup In Vegas (Video & Pics)

    Any hockey team that wins the Stanley Cup is going to do their fair share of partying. But when the championship team you play for is called the Kings, well, people are going to expect you to take the celebration up to another, more regal level. Thankfully, the boys from Los Angeles are turning out […]

  • 15 Weirdest Places The Stanley Cup Has Been

    15 Weirdest Places The Stanley Cup Has Been

    Here are some things you’ll never hear or read about: each basketball player on an NBA Championship team getting a day to spend with the Larry O’Brien trophy. Or a baseball player from a World Series Championship team taking the Commissioners Trophy to a horse track and using it to feed hay to a Kentucky […]

  • Jonathan Quick Drops Three F-Bombs At Kings Stanley Cup Rally (Video)

    Jonathan Quick Drops Three F-Bombs At Kings Stanley Cup Rally (Video)

    As one would imagine, the Los Angeles Kings have had a pretty fun week, parading the Stanley Cup all around the “City of Angels” for the very first time. It’s first stop was the team’s favorite watering hole, a pub in Hermosa Beach, just a few hours after their victory Monday night. Then, on Tuesday […]