2021 NHL Playoff Thread

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Postby Knives Out » Mon Jun 14, 2021 11:14 pm

I can think of one reason ...
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Postby Knives Out » Mon Jun 14, 2021 11:20 pm

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Postby cdanew » Tue Jun 15, 2021 8:43 am

Price was the only reason they were in that game for as long as they were.

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Postby Troy McClure » Tue Jun 15, 2021 10:13 am

I turned it on for the third period, and the Habs had nothing. They pulled Price early and still never generated much.
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Re: 2021 NHL Playoff Thread

Postby Math » Tue Jun 15, 2021 10:52 am

First 2020-2021 game against a team that's playing in an upper league, Welcome back in the NHL.

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Postby Troy McClure » Tue Jun 15, 2021 9:34 pm

This is a massive collision.

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Postby Knives Out » Wed Jun 16, 2021 12:56 pm

^TB took a goaltender interference penalty on that LOL which the Isles scored on, but it evened out because TB then scored the next one with like 7 guys on the ice LOL.
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Postby Troy McClure » Wed Jun 16, 2021 3:07 pm

Knives Out wrote:^TB took a goaltender interference penalty on that LOL which the Isles scored on, but it evened out because TB then scored the next one with like 7 guys on the ice LOL.

The Trots reaction to the too many men goal was awesome.
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Postby Knives Out » Fri Jun 18, 2021 6:33 pm

Hehehe.

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Postby Troy McClure » Fri Jun 18, 2021 7:11 pm

In addition to winning the Calder, he's going to win the off-season when he uses the KHL to drive up his contract.
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Postby Knives Out » Fri Jun 18, 2021 8:08 pm

ScubaSteve wrote:I would rather lose 2-0 than win 8-7.

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Postby B Kat » Wed Jun 23, 2021 12:56 pm

At this point, the Vegas Golden Knights are probably feeling like they are playing the pesky bubble Stars again.

Unfortunately the Isles are probably feeling like the Stars too. Am thinking it's curtains tonight after that beating.

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Re: 2021 NHL Playoff Thread

Postby ScubaSteve » Wed Jun 23, 2021 2:38 pm

https://www.tsn.ca/alleged-assaults-of- ... -1.1659115

Yeesh. A former Blackhawks video coach was very naughty during their cup years. Allegations of sexual assault from two players, along with evidence that the team covered it up. Give the article a read.
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ScubaSteve wrote:https://www.tsn.ca/alleged-assaults-of-chicago-blackhawks-players-an-open-secret-source-1.1659115

Yeesh. A former Blackhawks video coach was very naughty during their cup years. Allegations of sexual assault from two players, along with evidence that the team covered it up. Give the article a read.

I find it just as reprehensible that team "officials" knew about this and did nothing. Given the fact that this was covered up, I wonder how many other times this has occurred in the NHL.
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Postby dyhp » Wed Jun 23, 2021 9:20 pm

this 3rd period is tense

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Postby Troy McClure » Wed Jun 23, 2021 9:33 pm

dyhp wrote:this 3rd period is tense

A late PP for Tampa, too. The building is super loud.
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Troy McClure wrote:
dyhp wrote:this 3rd period is tense

A late PP for Tampa, too. The building is super loud.

Big difference when Kuch isn't out there.

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Postby dyhp » Wed Jun 23, 2021 10:21 pm

Boom. great game. *f-bomb* you Tampa

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Postby cdanew » Thu Jun 24, 2021 8:22 am

I particularly enjoyed the "F-you Stamkos" chant that was very clearly audible over the broadcast. :lol:

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Postby Knives Out » Thu Jun 24, 2021 12:01 pm

SaintAngerBH wrote:
ScubaSteve wrote:https://www.tsn.ca/alleged-assaults-of-chicago-blackhawks-players-an-open-secret-source-1.1659115

Yeesh. A former Blackhawks video coach was very naughty during their cup years. Allegations of sexual assault from two players, along with evidence that the team covered it up. Give the article a read.

I find it just as reprehensible that team "officials" knew about this and did nothing. Given the fact that this was covered up, I wonder how many other times this has occurred in the NHL.

Should we believe all men though? That would contradict believing all women.
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Postby Troy McClure » Thu Jun 24, 2021 8:37 pm

Of the stuff NHL players make look routine, the one that continually impressed me is the ability to take a pass from any angle and keep moving. It's a skill I flat out don't have and never will.

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Postby ToddM » Thu Jun 24, 2021 10:12 pm

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Re: 2021 NHL Playoff Thread

Postby Knives Out » Fri Jun 25, 2021 1:08 am

I am so unhappy.
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Re: 2021 NHL Playoff Thread

Postby ScubaSteve » Fri Jun 25, 2021 9:35 am

Knives Out wrote:I am so unhappy.

This entire season doesn't really count in my opinion. The schedule was entirely unfair the the players, to the point of being unsafe. The champion this year is not the best team, it's the team with the fewest injuries.
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Postby B Kat » Fri Jun 25, 2021 9:47 am

ScubaSteve wrote:The champion this year is not the best team, it's the team with the fewest injuries.

That's usually the case every year. And I'm hoping Mr. Cap Circumvention is out tonight. NY/Montreal will be great. 2 defensive grinders. Ha.

I didn't start out a Montreal fan, but they won me over.

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ScubaSteve wrote:This entire season doesn't really count in my opinion. The schedule was entirely unfair the the players, to the point of being unsafe. The champion this year is not the best team, it's the team with the fewest injuries.

Didn't you say the same about last year too?

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Postby ScubaSteve » Fri Jun 25, 2021 10:15 am

wonko80 wrote:
ScubaSteve wrote:This entire season doesn't really count in my opinion. The schedule was entirely unfair the the players, to the point of being unsafe. The champion this year is not the best team, it's the team with the fewest injuries.

Didn't you say the same about last year too?

Probably. The bubble was a heavily compressed schedule too, and even beyond that, those circumstances weren't exactly conducive to getting the best competition out of the teams.
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Re: 2021 NHL Playoff Thread

Postby cdanew » Fri Jun 25, 2021 11:33 am

wonko80 wrote:
ScubaSteve wrote:This entire season doesn't really count in my opinion. The schedule was entirely unfair the the players, to the point of being unsafe. The champion this year is not the best team, it's the team with the fewest injuries.

Didn't you say the same about last year too?

Well, wasn't it? Both seasons have been pretty damn weird.

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Postby slaps » Fri Jun 25, 2021 11:41 am

If Montreal wins after having beaten Toronto in the first round, it will still be fake but it will also be absolutely hilarious.
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Postby slaps » Fri Jun 25, 2021 12:35 pm

Interesting:

https://theathletic.com/2665772/2021/06 ... -playoffs/

Corey Perry had never been on waivers before. So he asked his agent Pat Morris what exactly it entailed.

Because the veteran winger started the season on the taxi squad, there were cap gymnastics and waivers and things going on this year not just for the Montreal Canadiens but for all the teams in this unique season.

Perry wasn’t the only brand name that was put on waivers. But once he understood what was going on, he made it clear to his veteran agent he didn’t want to go anywhere.

“So I did call three teams that looked like they would have the need for him, to ask them not to pick him up on waivers,” Morris told The Athletic over the weekend. “It wasn’t a threat to retire or anything, but basically ‘can you adhere to who Corey Perry is. If your thought is to pick him up on waivers, please don’t.’

“Two of the teams said, ‘We were going to put in a claim until this call. We’ll respect his career.'”
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