The great states of N.Y. and N.J. aren’t exactly known as a breeding ground for star hockey players, though there are quite a few people who’d say differently.
With 24 American and Canadian players returning from the Vancouver Olympics’ decisive game, which famously ended with Sidney Crosby’s overtime goal, there’s no shortage of motivation.
Kevin Shattenkirk and Alexander Steen scored shootout goals to lift the St. Louis Blues to 4-3 win over the New York Islanders following a puzzling goal reversal call in overtime.
Who’s primed to lift the Stanley Cup at season’s end? Hartnett has readied his fearless NHL predictions for the 2013 season.
Sean Hartnett shares his fearless Western Conference opening round predictions and reveals his Stanley Cup favorite.