Tom Wakefield breaks down the Los Angeles Kings versus New Jersey Devils, predicting a Cup win for the Kings in six.
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Tom Wakefield compares the 2006 and 2012 Stanley Cup Finals to explore the state of the NHL in the years since the lockout.
Tom Wakefield breaks down the Rangers-Devils NHL Eastern Conference Finals, picking New York in a grueling six games.
Tom Wakefield breaks down each of the first round series in the NHL Eastern Conference Quarterfinals.
[Every weekend, Canucks Hockey Blog goes out of town as Tom Wakefield (@tomwakefield88) posts his thoughts on what’s happening around the NHL.] If Canada was really serious about hockey – if Prime Minister Stephen Harper was the hockey fan he says he is – then NHL Trade Deadline Day would be a national holiday. Other than the opening night of the season, no other day on the hockey calendar offers hockey fans as much hope. What about July 1st, the first day of free agency? Only if your team is a buyer. Draft day? Only if your team has a...
Out of Town Notebook: Remembering Pat Burns, My Dad and Thoughts on Oilers Defense (or lack thereof)
[Every weekend, Canucks Hockey Blog goes out of town as Tom Wakefield (@tomwakefield88) posts his thoughts on what’s happening around the NHL.] Photo credit: Toronto Star My father’s only experience playing hockey was on outdoor rinks around Toronto, with Sears catalogues for shin pads. Yet, his lack of experience never stopped him from loving the game. Or specifically, the Toronto Maple Leafs. By the time I came around, it had been a long time since the Leafs had reciprocated his love. In fact, the first decade of my life (the 1980s) was spent suffering through one of the worst eras...