Nhl Playoffs

WATCH: Will Canada Bring The Stanley Cup Home?

Posted 04.16.2015 | Canada

There are more Canadian teams in the Stanley Cup playoffs than any season since 2004. Will a Canadian NHL team bring the cherished mug home? Vancou...

Bob Hartley: Master Motivator

CP | Donna Spencer, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.15.2015 | Canada Alberta

The Calgary Flames bought into what coach Bob Hartley was selling this season, no matter how much it hurt.

WATCH: 8 Things You Didn't Know About The Stanley Cup

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.10.2014 | Canada

For some, it's simply known as "The Cup". For others, it's "The Holy Grail" or "Lord Stanley's Mug". Yes, the Stanley Cup is pretty much a Canadia...


CP | Neil Davidson, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada

NEW YORK, N.Y. - It was a goal literally years in the making, thanks to a shot Martin St. Louis works on day in day out."The goal he scored tonight is...

'It's A Big Win For Him. It's A Big Win For Us'

CP | Neil Davidson, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.23.2014 | Canada

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The goals got uglier as the game wore on, fitting for a playoff contest that was no thing of beauty.But when the dust had settled, an...

LOOK: Habs Fans Reject Timmies' 'Boston Cream' Donut

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.15.2014 | Canada Business

Given how often the Bruins play a Canadian team during the NHL playoffs, Tim Hortons really may want to consider rebranding its Boston Cream donut -- ...

Coach: Subban Unaffected By Comments

CP | Neil Davidson, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.03.2014 | Canada Impact

BOSTON - P.K. Subban says his social media haters have nothing to do with the Boston Bruins or their fans.The Montreal defenceman, who is black, was t...


CP | Kelsey Patterson, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.22.2014 | Canada

MONTREAL - Lightning coach Jon Cooper wouldn't let his team go down without a fight.Trailing 3-1 after 40 minutes in Game 4 and staring elimination in...

Feel Bad For Local Bars This Spring

CBC | Posted 06.18.2014 | Canada Business

Bars and restaurants in six of seven Canadian NHL cities are bracing for another spring without a hometown run at the Stanley Cup, but despite their d...

This Stanley Cup Fan Video Is About Anything But Hockey

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.16.2014 | Canada

Note to Tampa Bay Lightning fans: hockey fan videos are NOT supposed to look like the movie "Spring Breakers." (P.S. Go Habs!) Like this article...

Who Will Face Off In The Playoffs?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.12.2014 | Canada

The NHL season ends this Sunday (April 13), putting the final touches on what has been a woeful year for most clubs from the Great White North. Onl...

Do Weird Sports Superstitions and Rituals Actually Work?

Kasia Wind | Posted 08.17.2013 | Canada Living
Kasia Wind

Lucky underwear? Lucky potato chips? The illustrious "playoff beard?" If you're gearing up for your favourite team's next NHL playoff game by taking part in a superstitious ritual, your friends might think you're nuts. But science has you covered.

NHL Playoffs 2013: Picks From Me and Strombo

Anson Carter | Posted 08.07.2013 | Canada
Anson Carter

I have to give a shout out to my man George Stroumboulopoulos. He has been working nonstop preparing to debut his new show, but he still manages to keep an eye on the Stanley Cup Playoffs. "I'm all about the Habs," he said. "When they're out of the playoffs, which is usually how it goes, I root for my favourite ex-Habs.

NHL 2013 Conference Finals Preview -- and Picks From Steven R. McQueen

Anson Carter | Posted 07.31.2013 | Canada
Anson Carter

I caught up with Steven R. McQueen, hunk and heart-throb from the CW's Vampire Diaries. For all of you hockey fans who didn't know, Steven's step-dad is Mr. Hockeywood himself, Hall of Famer Luc Robitaille. "Lucky" and "L.A. Kings" go together like Apple Pie and Vanilla Ice Cream.

It's Over

CP | Alan Robinson, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.24.2013 | Canada

PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Ottawa offered no answer for the surging Penguins. The way Pittsburgh is playing now, with offence up and down a lineup that isn't b...

NHL Playoffs 2013: Predictions From Me and Snoop Dogg

Anson Carter | Posted 07.24.2013 | Canada
Anson Carter

I had the chance to catch up with Snoop Dogg and get his thoughts on the Battle of California. Snoop's a big hockey fan and has been following this series from overseas in Africa. Snoop's pick? L.A. in seven. "Jeff carter's on a hot streak right now, and I don't think San Jose can hold him back," Snoop said.

Most Stylish NHL Players

The Huffington Post Canada | Jennifer Choy | Posted 05.16.2013 | Canada Style

The Toronto Maple Leafs may have been knocked out of the 2013 NHL playoffs but there are plenty more hockey teams to cheer for - and stare at. Sinc...

Leafs Fan's Smashed TV Ad A Fake

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.14.2013 | Canada

UPDATE: HuffPost Canada has learned that the TV in the online ad is likely a fake. FYI: The picture from the Leafs fan smashed TV ad cbc.ca/news/ca...

The Leafs Lost, But Look on the Bright Side

Andy Juniper | Posted 07.14.2013 | Canada
Andy Juniper

For the first time in eons, the city that was once the heart of hockey (with Montreal being the soul) was back in the Stanley Cup playoff picture. All told, it was good for the franchise, good for the fans, and good for the city. Hell, it was good for hockey...

Ron Nurwisah

Bruins Give These Four A Stanley Cup Playoffs Treat

HuffingtonPost.com | Ron Nurwisah | Posted 05.13.2013 | Canada

Four Torontonians are getting a playoff treat from an unlikely source, the Boston Bruins. Four restaurant employees from Mississauga will get to watch...

Sens Not Scared By Penguins Big Guns

CP | Lisa Wallace, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.13.2013 | Canada

OTTAWA - The Ottawa Senators have proven they can get results as an underdog. They have overcome long odds this season and are coming off an impressiv...

Leafs Force Game 7

CP | Neil Davidson, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.12.2013 | Canada

TORONTO - A young Toronto team whose previous exposure to the NHL playoffs was largely watching them on TV is looking to make a little post-season his...

Price Is Out

CP | Bill Beacon, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.09.2013 | Canada

BROSSARD, Que. - It has been one injury after another for the Montreal Canadiens.Goaltender Carey Price was the latest to go down as the team announce...

Chirp, Chirt, Chirp: Boston Bruins Fans Are The Worst Ever!

Grooch | Posted 07.08.2013 | Canada Alberta

As a passionate hockey fan, with numerous hockey fan friends, I have to say I`ve reached an educated opinion about who`s got the edge when it comes to smack talk, otherwise known as ``CHIRPING``. Drum roll please...

With Friends Like Gordon Wilson, Who Needs Enemies?

Shachi Kurl | Posted 07.07.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Shachi Kurl

I must confess to being entirely unsure what Gordon Wilson's endorsement of the Liberals actually does for leader Christy Clark or her party, who have been having the campaign of their dreams to this point. Seriously, with endorsements like Wilson's, who needs Dave Babych? There have been musings Wilson can help shore up centre-left votes. But that will be very hard to do while the party runs endless TV spots of Clark sounding like a fiscal hawk. Note to Clark and the BC Liberals: You don't need Gordon Wilson. You're doing just fine.