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Re: 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs (Will the Canadian drought end?)
« Reply #15 on: April 21, 2019, 08:20:43 PM »
They didn't get the job done earlier today, so it's back to Boston for game 7 Tuesday. And history has shown that the Leafs have not had their game 7's go their way in 2013 and 2018 (especially the collapse in 2013). Hopefully this year will be different, otherwise the drought continues not only for them, but a Canadian team in general to hoist the cup.

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Re: 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs (Will the Canadian drought end?)
« Reply #16 on: April 21, 2019, 11:44:36 PM »
Wow, San Jose stays alive by scoring a shorthanded goal in double overtime and I think that is the first time in NHL playoff history this has happened. Game 7 also goes Tuesday.

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Re: 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs (Will the Canadian drought end?)
« Reply #17 on: April 21, 2019, 11:59:36 PM »
Also the first time in San Jose Sharks playoff history for them to tie the series at 3 after being down 3-1 in a playoff round. 

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Re: 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs (Will the Canadian drought end?)
« Reply #18 on: April 22, 2019, 09:48:38 PM »
Classless Ovechkin. Nothing would thrill me more greatly than to see the Capitals lose Game 7.

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Re: 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs (The Canadian Drought Continues)
« Reply #19 on: April 23, 2019, 09:33:10 PM »
Alas, once again we have to wait another year (26 years and counting) in the hopes to get the Stanley Cup back to Canada. I now have to wonder if Mike Babcock may lose his job for the Leafs after this Game 7 loss...

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Re: 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs (Will the Canadian drought end?)
« Reply #20 on: April 23, 2019, 09:35:05 PM »
Canada will indeed go the entire 2010s without a Stanley Cup.

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Re: 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs (Will the Canadian drought end?)
« Reply #21 on: April 23, 2019, 09:47:56 PM »
Let's face it, Bettman hates Canada.  Chara got away with murder, my mom said the fix was in from the start
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Re: 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs (Will the Canadian drought end?)
« Reply #22 on: April 23, 2019, 10:26:48 PM »
No wonder why he gets booed everywhere he goes and yet he stays on as commissioner of the NHL. At least he does one good thing by announcing the Kraft Hockeyville winners to smaller communities to host NHL pre-season games within the area (both Canada and the US) every year.

I also find a problem that the national Canadian announcers seem to be too biased this series, and they could have at least had Bob Cole on there but he said farewell earlier this month. Or even have a regional announcer like Joe Bowen who only calls radio games for the Leafs and not on TV.

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Re: 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs (Will the Canadian drought end?)
« Reply #23 on: April 23, 2019, 10:54:28 PM »
Let's face it, Bettman hates Canada.  Chara got away with murder, my mom said the fix was in from the start

This is ridiculous. I hate the Bruins as much as anybody not from Boston, but if the Leafs had played better hockey, they wouldn't have lost.

/might still be mad that we haven't made the playoffs in three years, thanks Leafs for stealing our coach... so forgive me if I don't shed a tear over the Leafs' elimination
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Re: 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs (Will the Canadian drought end?)
« Reply #24 on: April 23, 2019, 11:14:19 PM »
If there's a conspiracy against Canadian teams, why did the team that finished first overall (Tampa) get swept?

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Re: 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs (Will the Canadian drought end?)
« Reply #25 on: April 24, 2019, 12:24:53 AM »
Knights choking. Four goals on a five-minute major. If I'm that ref, I wouldn't show my face in Vegas.

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Re: 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs (Will the Canadian drought end?)
« Reply #26 on: April 24, 2019, 01:23:29 AM »
And now he shouldn't. Sharks advance in overtime.

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Re: 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs (Will the Canadian drought end?)
« Reply #27 on: April 24, 2019, 01:26:58 AM »
Vegas shouldn't have blown a 3-1.

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Re: 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs (Will the Canadian drought end?)
« Reply #28 on: April 24, 2019, 02:34:22 AM »
Every hockey expert picked Vegas to beat the Sharks.  Apparently more brackets broken in this round.  This first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs is INSANELY CRAZY!!!!

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Re: 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs (Will the Canadian drought end?)
« Reply #29 on: April 24, 2019, 09:17:27 AM »
The Leafs have been awful for decades. Why would this year be different?

If Bettman completely hated Canada, Winnipeg would not have received a team again. He would have had Atlanta move to Houston or Seattle.