It’s only fitting that one of the most unique regular seasons in MLB history would be accompanied by one of the most intriguing playoff formats in recent memory.
After months of play inside the NHL’s bubbles in Edmonton and Toronto, the Stanley Cup Final finally has its two representatives from the Eastern and Western Conferences: the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Dallas Stars.
It only took three Game 7’s to get to this point, but the NHL’s postseason has finally reached the Conference Finals, and four teams are set to vie for a spot in the Stanley Cup Final.
Back in July, 24 teams entered the NHL’s bubbles in Edmonton and Toronto. A few weeks later, 16 remained, and the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs officially began. And then, there were eight.
After Qualifying Round series and round-robin play, the first round of the 2020 NHL playoffs is finally underway.
Out of the 24 squads taking over the NHL’s bubbles in both Edmonton and Toronto, Canada has a 25-percent representation. Could one of them win it all?
In a world full of digital options for streaming sports or simulating games, there are a few different means for fans to consider to fill the void over the next few months.
Why the Bruins could be the team to break a historic trend after their Game 7 loss in the 2019 Stanley Cup Final
Boston Bruins fans experienced the ultimate hockey heartbreak in June of 2019, but if current trends continue, they could be the first team in more than 60 years to flip the script when the playoffs roll around in 2020.
While some fans are looking to find the perfect gift from Santa under their tree, NFL teams are hoping for a few non-material gifts to fall into their lap ahead of the playoffs: a playoff spot, a high draft pick, a first-round bye.
With Selection Sunday finally over and brackets officially filled, it’s time for March Madness to begin. David Austin Bumpus, Eric Coburn and Ryan Hathaway of The Swing Of Things’ staff … Continue Reading The Swing Of Things Staff’s March Madness Picks
As the smoke finally clears on this year’s regular season, the NFL Playoffs are officially underway. With all of the matchups and possibilities confirmed, some of the staff at The … Continue Reading The Swing of Things Staff’s NFL Playoffs Predictions