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  • 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 […]

  • Kings Captain Dustin Brown Drops F-Bomb On Live TV After Cup Win (Video)

    Kings Captain Dustin Brown Drops F-Bomb On Live TV After Cup Win (Video)

    The Stanley Cup Playoffs constitute the most intense, grueling, physically demanding, and psychologically draining competition in professional sports—at least for the two teams who make it all the way to the end. The only thing that can compare would be the Tour de France, except even there the highs aren’t quite as high and the […]

  • The 15 Worst Championship Rings Of All Time

    The 15 Worst Championship Rings Of All Time

    Over the last month or so I’ve looked at a lot of really amazing championship rings. And while it’s been fun looking at the best the NFL, NBA, NHL, and MLB have to offer, I’m ready for something different. So today I’m doing a list of the 15 worst championship rings of all time. Now, […]

  • 15 Best Stanley Cup Champion Rings

    15 Best Stanley Cup Champion Rings

    As I watched the Philadelphia Flyers finish off the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday to close out that bizarre, violent, high-scoring playoff series, one of the first thoughts to pop into my head was, “well, I guess Sid and Evgeni won’t be getting new rings this year. Normally I don’t even think of championship rings when […]

  • Building A Stanley Cup Champion In The Salary Cap Era (Infographic)

    Building A Stanley Cup Champion In The Salary Cap Era (Infographic)

    Since the NHL installed a salary cap prior to the 2005-06 season, there have been six different Stanley Cup champions (Carolina Hurricanes, Anaheim Ducks, Detroit Red Wings, Pittsburgh Penguins, Chicago Blackhawks and Boston Bruins).  And while the management for each of those teams will surely tell you that putting together a championship roster is no […]