NHL News: Stanley Cup Final, Vasilevskiy, Stars, Marlies, Wideman, and Connor

Stanley Cup Final start date(s). Impressive numbers by Andrei Vasilevskiy. Kyle Connor wins the Lady Byng trophy.

Stanley Cup Final: Tampa Bay Lightning Power Play Running On All Cylinders

The Tampa Bay Lightning’s power play has rolling during the Stanley Cup Final. They’ve scored on six of 15 PP opportunities, a 40 percent rate.

Stanley Cup Final: The Dallas Stars Need to Take a More Detailed Approach after Game 2 loss

After taking Game 1 4-1, the Dallas Stars were down 3-0 quickly in Game 2. They clawed their way back, but came up short 3-2.

Stanley Cup Final: The Tampa Bay Lightning Must Regroup Following Game 1 Loss to the Dallas Stars

The Tampa Bay Lightning peppered 22 shots in the third period, but couldn’t solve Anton Khudobin. The Dallas Stars held on and took Game 1 4-1.

Stanley Cup Final: The Tampa Bay Lightning Look To Avoid Fate of Other Great Teams in History

It’s the second time the Tampa Bay Lightning have been in the Stanley Cup Final since 2015. They’ve reached the Eastern Conference Finals in four of the past six seasons.

The Tampa Bay Lightning Eliminate The New York Islanders, Advance to 2020 Stanley Cup Final

The Tampa Bay Lightning are off to the Stanley Cup Final against the Dallas Stars after knocking off the New York Islanders in six games.

NHL Return-to-Play Plan: Could Changes to This Season’s Schedule Become Permanent?

With this season potentially being pushed into October, a December, maybe January start to next season could push the 2021-22 Stanley Cup Final into July. There is some talk that a later finish could become the norm.

Looking Back at the Last Time A Pandemic Halted the NHL Season

Just over a hundred years ago, the NHL canceled the 1919 Stanley Cup Final between the Montreal Canadiens and the Seattle Metropolitans because of flu pandemic.

The St. Louis Blues And Boston Bruins Unlikely To Repeat Stanley Cup Appearance

With 31 teams now in the league, getting back to the Stanley Cup Final after being in it is not an easy feat to accomplish.

2018-19 NHL Predictions: Projecting the Stanley Cup Final and the Champion

Adam Proteau made his first round predictions here – Eastern and Western…