We’re a week into the playoffs, and the dynamic hockey duo of Jay and Stephen are back for another week of breaking down the match-ups. It’s been a surprising post-season so far, especially compared to last week’s prediction. Here’s the blow by blow (pending review from Brendan Shanahan). Flyers vs. Penguins Stephen: Before the playoffs, I thought this was going to be a classic hockey match-up. Apparently it’s just a live action Slapshot. Seriously, though, tonight was the worst case [...]
Jay and Silent Steve strike back with their predictions for round one of the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs.
As a Pens fan, I occasionally like to st roke my own ego by reading about how amazingly the team is doing (admit it, we all do it with our teams of choice). But amidst the comment section for a post discussing Evgeni Malkin’s apparent birthright as league MVP this season, I read an interesting comment that got me thinking. I can’t remember the exact phrasing but the heart of it was this: Malkin’s absurdly strong team negates his personal [...]
Believe it or not, half of the NHL season is officially behind us. To commemorate the milestone, and look at both things past and to come, Cold as Ice co-editors Stephen and Jay sat down to discuss the season so far. In part two, they talk about the Winter Classic (including HBO’s series 24/7), the growing concussion problems of the NHL, and our predictions for the second half. Stephen: Speaking of hockey’s growing popularity, the Winter Classic has really been [...]