Hockey


The NHL’s “Russian Factor”

Author: Harrison Rubin (Weinberg ’23) NHL teams select players from many different countries around the world  (USA, Canada, Sweden, Finland, etc.) and place certain weight on the competitive level of each country’s amateur leagues —…



Stanley Cup Finals Preview

Author: Joel Kirshner (McCormick ’19) These NHL playoffs have had no shortage of story lines, the most compelling of which now persist into the Stanley Cup Finals. In the Alex Ovechkin era, the Washington Capitals…



NSAG Stanley Cup Playoffs Second Round Preview

The first round of action in the NHL playoffs included all the excitement and bitterness that fans expect come April. Fans were treated to brilliant performances by goaltenders Marc-Andre Fleury, Jonathan Quick, Martin Jones and…



Penguins vs. Predators, Who’ll Come out on Top?

Author: Joel Kirshner (McCormick ’19) As the NHL playoffs wear on, only two teams remain in pursuit of the Stanley Cup. The Pittsburgh Penguins have emerged from the Eastern Conference finals after a hard fought game…