Speed and excitement highlight 2012 NHL Draft

During the NHL season, there is always some excitement surrounding Pittsburgh. This offseason proved to be the same as the Penguins were the host of the 2012 NHL Draft. In less than 8 total hours, the draft came and went as each team tried their best to secure their future. Despite the numerous rumors surrounding […]

Congratulations to the 2012 Stanley Cup Winner Los Angeles Kings

When the regular season starts in October, every single team in the National Hockey League has dreams of hoisting Lord Stanley’s Cup. To win the prized trophy, each team must go through 82 regular season games, qualify for the playoffs, and then win four best-of-seven series. Today, a champion was crowned. On behalf of the […]

Will the Kings success lead to Paul Holgrem’s demise?

With the Los Angeles Kings taking a commanding 3-0 series lead in the 2012 Stanley Cup Finals, many believe that it is no longer a matter of “If” but “when” the Kings will raise the cup for their first in franchise history. Whether they close their winning season in Games 4, 5, or 6, one […]

Puck Drunk Love’s Playoff Predictions – Stanley Cup Finals

(Graphic courtesy of RLD Hockey) We’ve come to the final stage of the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs. It is now a race to four wins between the Los Angeles Kings and the New Jersey Devils. After notching 12 victories each, the two teams will be leaving everything they have on the ice in hopes of […]

A Memorial Day Thank You

In the United States, Memorial Day is a day dedicated to remembering all the brave men and women who have served in the United States armed services over the years. Their strength and sacrifice has allowed many to live in freedom to pursue their own dreams. When you consider all the nonsense that many people […]

Could the Kings take the shortest route to a Stanley Cup victory?

(Photo Credit: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters) If the Los Angeles Kings were in the hit HBO television show, Game of Thrones, they would be close to controlling all of the seven kingdoms. In another impressive display of teamwork, the Kings left Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals with another tally in the win column. The victory […]

Edmonton’s future on display with new arena plans

In the past few seasons, the Edmonton Oilers have been on the road to recovery. Ever since their magical trip to the 2006 Stanley Cup Finals against the eventual champion Carolina Hurricanes, the team has been building through the draft. Their stockpile of highly offensive forwards has made the future of Oiler hockey quite bright. […]

Puck Drunk Love’s Playoff Predictions – 3rd Round

If you’ve been with us since the first round of picks, we’ll quickly acknowledge that our prediction record might not be the best but we’re going to continue with another round of selections. We’re officially at the halfway point in the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs and only four teams remain for the chance to […]

Players are mic’d up for the playoffs: 1st Round Edition

Although the first round of the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs ended almost two weeks ago, playoff hockey continues to give gifts to the fans. During the first round, the league had some of the players sew microphones into their jerseys to record some of the conversations that took place during each series. Most of […]

Brooklyn secures the Nets, could the Islanders be next?

(NY Islanders Barclays Center’s Seating Chart thanks to the blog – Islanders Point Blank) In a press conference earlier today, the relatively newly minted Brooklyn Nets revealed the new logos for the team. In the event, the franchise’s CEO Brett Yormark explained the origin of the logo and had plenty of early merchandise for sale […]

Puck Drunk Love’s Playoff Predictions – 2nd Round

After a wild first round, eight teams remain to battle for the Stanley Cup. Many of the league’s powerhouses had an abrupt end to their end, as we saw Detroit, Chicago, Pittsburgh, Boston, and Vancouver exit stage left. Will teams like Nashville and St. Louis make it to the Western Conference finals? Will the Capitals […]

Goalie performances act as unwanted anchors for Flyers, Canucks

The glamour. The stars. The noise. It seems like Los Angeles would be the perfect setting to recapture a playoff series that had escaped him. After giving up three goals in Game 1 and four goals in Game 2, the best thing Roberto Luongo could do is put those games in the past and become […]

Puck Drunk Love’s Playoff Predictions – 1st Round

Today marks the first day of each team’s journey to win 16 games. The 2012 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs will be a roller coaster ride of excitement, despair, and surprise. Who will break out as an MVP candidate? Which goaltender will steal a series for their team? How dirty will some of these rivalries get? […]

NHL releases 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs 1st round schedule

The wait is finally over! The real hockey season will begin this Wednesday as the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs kicks off. Through and the NHL Network, all the schedules for each of the first round match ups have been released: The Western Conference Vancouver Canucks (1) vs. Los Angeles Kings (8) St. Louis […]