Jonathan Willis

Jonathan Willis has written on virtually every sport imaginable over the last decade. His specialties are college football, eSports, politics, the NFL and the NHL. He is always looking for soft markets to pounce on, and he will have you in the black by the end of the year.

The Sharks Burn the Golden Knights, Jordan Staal’s Lucky Bounce, and More

There is still hockey being played, but sometimes the most exciting action happens off the ice. We don’t typically see a lot of spiciness on NHL social media accounts, but the playoffs can bring out the fire. Let’s look at some of those posts below. What do you know, you *can* kill off four straight minutes of power play time! …

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Jordan Staal is the Hero of Game 1, Sharks Beat the Avalanche, and More

The other two conference semifinals got underway on Friday night when the Carolina Hurricanes traveled to take on the New York Islanders, and the San Jose Sharks hosted the Colorado Avalanche. Carolina was able to knock off the Islanders in overtime, while San Jose used a three-goal second period to beat Colorado 5-2. Let’s look at those games and more …

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NHL Says ‘We’re Sorry’ For Game 7 Call Against Vegas and More

File this under the header ‘Too Little, Too Late’. The NHL formally apologized to the Vegas Golden Knights for the referees ruling Cody Eakin’s cross-check on Joe Pavelski a major penalty in Game 7. San Jose slotted in four goals on the subsequent power play and turned a 3-0 deficit into a 4-3 lead after the five minutes was up. …

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All Four Division Winners are Out of the Playoffs and More

The Carolina Hurricanes bid adieu to the last division winner left in the NHL Playoffs last night by knocking out the Washington Capitals. Washington was the defending Stanley Cup champion and likely would have been the oddsmakers favorite to hoist the Cup once more if they advanced, but instead they will be joining Calgary, Nashville and Tampa Bay on the …

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The Dallas Stars Punch Their Ticket to the Conference Semifinals and More

Dallas knocked off Nashville 2-1 in overtime on Monday night to become the fifth team to advance to the conference semifinals. John Klingberg’s goal with less than three minutes left in the first overtime period sealed the victory for the Stars. As upsets continue to abound in these playoffs, Nashville is the third division winner to fall in the first …

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