Nhl Playoffs

Social Media Can Help Rebuild the Dwindling #LeafsNation

Jeff Quipp | Posted 05.02.2015 | Canada Business
Jeff Quipp

Season after season begins with hope and promise, but ends with disappointment. The hopelessness of being a Leaf fan may continue to affect the franchise's followers, and therefore the bottom line, unless they look at alternative ways to mend that relationship. Building trust through social media is the best way to reach the most powerful fan demographic to date.

Flames Torch Canucks To Advance To 2nd Round

CP | Donna Spencer, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.25.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Calgary came from behind twice in a 7-4 win over Vancouver to eliminate the Canucks.


CP | Joshua Clipperton, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.23.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The Canucks won Game 5 against the Flames to keep their playoff hopes alive.

Harper Explains Why He Didn't Wear A Jets Jersey

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.23.2015 | Canada Politics

WINNIPEG - Prime Minister Stephen Harper has explained his Jets wardrobe malfunction.Harper's choice of jersey raised a few eyebrows when he was spott...

►Kids Tell Canucks How To Not Go Down In Flames

The Huffington Post B.C. | Ty Clark | Posted 04.23.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"I would practice more hockey to win the playoffs."

A Win Away

CP | Donna Spencer, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.21.2015 | Canada Alberta

Jiri Hudler led Calgary with a goal and an assist in a 3-1 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday.

Things Get Ugly Between Flames, Canucks Fans

CBC | Posted 06.21.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Video of several hockey fans fighting at last Friday's Vancouver Canucks vs. Calgary Flames game at Rogers Arena has emerged online.  The...

'A Year Ago I Was In Rehab'

CP | Donna Spencer, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.21.2015 | Canada Alberta

"I didn't think I'd be playing in the Stanley Cup playoffs right now that's for sure."

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 06.15.2015 | 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...