That’s a wrap, ladies and gentleman! After an exciting year of hockey and an unpredictable post-season, the Los Angeles Kings hoist the Cup over Hollywood for the first time in their franchise’s history. Jay and Stephen, the resident “hockey krishnas” (trademark, Jay), talk the final games, what lies in store for the winning and losing clubs, and what we predict will happen in the off-season (including a possible pending work stoppage). Read on! Jay: Well, the long NHL season is [...]
As the Stanley Cup Final takes a break for a few days, the Los Angeles Kings lead 3-1 over the New Jersey Devils as the series goes back to NJ. Our hockey correspondents Stephen Mapes and Jay Kumar discuss the last week of action as well as some other recent developments in the NHL. Jay: So when we left off last week, the Kings had beaten the Devils in overtime in game 1 of the Stanley Cup final. It looked [...]
It’s take us two months, but the Stanley Cup Finals are upon us. The Popblerd ice squad of Jay and Stephen have been following through it all, and now it all comes down to this. East vs. West. Quick vs. Brodeur. The Freeway vs. the Turnpike. Who will win? And how many more catchy ways can we describe this match-up! Find out, as we talk predictions, celebrities, and breakdown the Kings and Devils. Jay: So here we are, two periods [...]
Popblerd’s hockey analysts take a look at the last week of NHL playoff action, as the Los Angeles Kings await their foe in the Stanley Cup final.
It’s another week of playoff hockey, and like clockwork (well, slightly delayed clockwork this time), Jay and Stephen are back to talk shop, including the super hot Kings, who are now one win from the Stanley Cup finals, and the neck and neck battle between New Jersey and New York. Jay: Well, here we are in the third round of the playoffs. Rangers-Devils and Kings-Coyotes. Of the four teams, the only one I thought had a shot at getting [...]
Popblerd’s hockey analysts examine the past week’s action as the NHL playoffs move on toward the third round.
Jay: Well, here we are chatting again and another game is going to overtime… Rangers and Caps are tied at 1 after regulation, with the series tied at 1. When we left off last week, the Rangers had yet to play their game 7 vs. Ottawa. Obviously we know how that turned out, but what are your thoughts on this series so far? Stephen: I am still surprised as the tenacity and competence of the Caps team, who a lot [...]