Tag: Stanley Cup playoffs

The birth of hockey in California is the death of ‘hockey in California’ as you know it.

By J.P. Hoornstra, AllPuck.com Greetings from Anaheim. It's a new day here. Literally, it just turned midnight. Figuratively, there was an important shift in the hockey-in-California narrative just now. For the seventh time in...

The NHL’s final four teams beget as many questions as answers.

By Ryan Stieg, AllPuck.com The NHL is down to its final four teams, and I’m left with as many questions as answers. The first question: Will the San Jose Sharks ever reach the Stanley...

Stanley Cup playoffs: Why Chicago, Los Angeles, Pittsburgh and Boston will advance.

By Jason Karnosky, AllPuck.com In the first round, we predicted six of the eight series correctly. The two we were most unsure about were the two incorrect picks – no surprise at all...

Stanley Cup playoffs: Why San Jose, Chicago, Pittsburgh and Boston will advance.

By Ryan Stieg, AllPuck.com The playoffs have been interesting so far. Some teams have surprised me. Others haven’t at all. The biggest surprise was the play of the New York Islanders. I thought Pittsburgh...

One American’s thoughts on Kevin Bieksa, embellishing, and ‘the Canadian way.’

By J.P. Hoornstra, AllPuck.com Off the cuff. Brash. Covertly racist. That's a reach … or is it? Frankly, I didn't know what to make of Vancouver Canucks defenseman Kevin Bieksa's comments criticizing San Jose Sharks forwards Joe...

AllPuck predicts the Stanley Cup playoffs.

By Jason Karnosky, AllPuck.com Don't be fooled by the playoff seedings after a 48-game regular season. There are no shoo-ins here. Think the short season wasn't long enough to shake things up? The Maple...

DVD review: “Stanley Cup Champions 2012: Los Angeles Kings”

By J.P. Hoornstra, AllPuck.com Somewhere in the Warner Home Video hard drives are unused clips from 43 seasons of NHL hockey in Los Angeles. The chosen footage comprises the first eight minutes of...

Kings’ rapid rise needs time to make sense.

By J.P. Hoornstra, AllPuck.com When NHL commissioner Gary Bettman handed a heavy favorite to the heavy favorites of these playoffs — the Stanley Cup changing hands to the Los Angeles Kings — all...

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The Emmy and Tony Award winner shares her passion for a particular New York City restaurant. "I love Café Lalo, It’s very sentimental because I...

Jennifer Lopez Getting Married?

By Pippa Rodriguez At her final off-the-charts show “All I Have” in Las Vegas, Jennifer Lopez was evasive about potential nuptials with her main squeeze,...

‘Today’ producer Vivian Solomon lives by Latino family traditions

This article originally appeared on NYDailyNews.com Tradition and character mean a lot to Vivian Solomon, producer at the "Today" show, who was born and raised...