To memorialize 2021, it’s time to count down the six biggest sports moments of the year.
Plenty of franchises have gone through multiple decades without a championship to their name, and their fans feel they have suffered long enough.
After months of Stanley Cup Playoffs action, the field has finally been trimmed down to just two teams: the Montreal Canadiens and the reigning Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning.
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.
While the NHL’s “Day with the Cup” tradition was put on hold until the league’s bubble-based postseason is finished, sports card collectors decided to make their own fun to celebrate their love of hockey.
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.
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?
Release the Kraken!
In a historic announcement on July 23, 2020, the newest and 32nd NHL franchise finally got its new name: the Seattle Kraken.
To help celebrate the commercials reaching the quarter-century mark, it’s time to break down the top six “This is SportsCenter” ads of all time.
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.