Predictions for Round 2

Rose seems determined to make up for her 2-6 record of first-round predictions. She spent the day reading newspapers and rifling through her box of holiday cards. Then she pulled out a crystal ball. An actual crystal ball. Where did she come from? Northern Conference Moscow (No.1 seed, defeated Stockholm 4-0) vs. Copenhagen (No. 6…

Berlin wallops Frankfurt to end series

The Smurfs looked dominant in winning a series that looked so close before Game 7 started. On Tuesday, Berlin outshot Frankfurt 40-16 and they seemed to clamp down harder on the Inferno’s forwards as the game went on. The combination of Ryan Callahan and Loui Eriksson worked well for Berlin and each player scored and…

Injured Weiss the hero for Copenhagen

Copenhagen 4, Edinburgh 3 – Copenhagen wins series 4-3 It was a glorious upset win for Copenhagen and a brutal disappointment for Edinburgh. Thanks to injured Stephen Weiss, playing with what is believed to be strained knee tendons and/or ligaments, the Tridents are through to the second round of the EURO playoffs. The whole series…

The Draft Guide is published

UPDATE: The guide has been sent to your e-mail account. The commissioner went off the deep end long ago, and while he was down there, he produced the Season 5 EURO League Draft Guide. Now teams out of the playoffs can fantasize about draft day while the league heavyweights slug it out for the Season…

Stamkos, Frankfurt force a Game 7

Frankfurt 2, Berlin 2 – Series tied 3-3 The Berlin Smurfs might be too nervous to get angry after the Frankfurt Inferno burned them on Sunday to force a Game 7 in their series. The home team has won each game of the series so far and Berlin will have home ice advantage on Tuesday…

Jokinen leads Lions; Edinburgh forces game 7

Heading into Sunday’s Game 6 in Germany, three series are finished in each conference. Monday will feature a Game 7 in the Northern Conference when Edinburgh hosts Copenhagen. From Friday: Zurich 5, Bern 2 – Zurich wins series 4-1 Bern had a 2-0 lead, but the Lions roared back with five straight goals by five different players.…

Hussars overrun Gothenburg; Helsinki gone

Minsk 5, Gothenburg 2 – Minsk leads series 3-2 The home team has taken every game of the series and that’s good news in Minsk. The Hussars played a dominant game, outshooting the Devils 38-22 with Nicklas Backstrom and Patrik Berglund leading the charge with 14 shots between the two of them. Minsk scored first,…