Playoff open thread

Another three series kick off tonight, as the Bruins (#4) and Maple Leafs (#5) kick things off at 7pm on CNBC. At 7:30pm, the Sidney Crosby-less Penguins (#1) and Islanders drop the puck on NBCSN/MSG+. And the Canucks (#3) take on the Sharks (#6) at 10:30pm on NBCSN. If last night was a sign of things to come, then tonight’s…

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Playoff kickoff open thread

The playoffs are here, and you have three games to choose from tonight for your enjoyment. Chicago (#1) and Minnesota (#8) drop the puck at 8pm on NBCSN, the Kings (#4) and the Blues (#5) also play at 8pm on CNBC, and the Ducks (#2) and Red Wings (#7) play at 10:30pm on NBCSN. Personally, I’ll be watching the Kings/Blues….

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Rangers pick up two big points, possible playoff scenarios

Sorry again about no goal breakdown, but the Rangers picked up two big points against the Devils today, winning by a score of 4-0. ┬áHank bagged his second shutout of the season and Rick Nash enjoyed a dominating performance with two goals. ┬áThere were contributions from all over the ice, including two point performances from Ryan Callahan, Brad Richards and…

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Trade Deadline Open Thread

The trade deadline is today at 3pm, and the Rangers have already been active. They’ve acquired Ryane Clowe for draft picks, and are rumored to be in on Ryan O’Byrne, a right handed defenseman form Colorado. Jamie McBain was a name rumored to be available, but with Joni Pitkanen getting hurt, it’s unlikely the Canes move him. Use this as…

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Super Bowl Open Thread

It’s Super Bowl Sunday, so I hope you are all stuffing your faces with every kind of food imaginable. If you aren’t watching the game, then you really aren’t watching any sporting event. All hockey games end at 6pm, just in time for kick off. Even if you don’t like football, I’d recommend watching the commercials. Discuss whatever.

Around the Farm: Whale drop second straight

Here’s the press release for last night’s Whale game, a shutout loss (1-0) to Portland. Feel free to use this as your open thread for the day. Lots of football on. Portland Pirates 1, Connecticut Whale 0 By Wil Goldsholl Hartford, CT, December 15, 2012 – The Portland Pirates shut the Connecticut Whale out, 1-0, at the XL Center on…

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SCF Game 3 Open Thread

Again sorry for the inconsistency with posting these folks. We are going to do our best to get these up for the SCF games at a minimum. The Devils have their work cut out for them, and are looking to be the first team to win the Cup after losing the first two games at home. The Kings are inserting…

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WCF Game 5 Open Thread

Tonight the Kings will make their second attempt to close out the Coyotes and earn a trip to the Stanley Cup Finals. They would be the first 8 seed to defeat the top three seeds en route to Stanley Cup Finals, and just the second 8 seed to even make it to the Finals. Use this as your open thread…

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Friday Night Open Thread

There is no hockey on tonight, which is a shame. But that doesn’t mean there isn’t some good sports action to watch today. The Yankees (vs. Cincinnati) and Mets (vs. Toronto) are the local teams in action tonight. As for the NBA, it’s Celtics/Sixers and Thunder/Lakers tonight. Use this as your open thread for tonight. Discuss anything from these sporting…

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WCF Game Three Open Thread

Here’s your open thread for the night. Yotes/Kings are on at 9pm, with the Kings leading 2-0. The Yankees (vs. Blue Jays) are the only local team in action tonight. As for basketball, you have the Pacers/Heat and Clippers/Spurs tonight. Discuss whatever your hearts desire, just keep it civil.