Sportswave.ca

NFL To NHL Excitement

Photo Credit https://www.espn.com

With the NFL returning to the field, we are privy to some quality NFL games for the second consecutive week that still sees some teams remaining undefeated. 

With wins on Sunday and 7 teams get their first victories of the season and 11 teams were still in the winless ranking as the weekend schedule ends on with Monday Night football.

The winners from week two were the Cleveland Browns 35-30 over Cincinnati, Pittsburgh 26-20 against Denver, Tennessee defeated Jacksonville 33-30, as well the Chicago Bears were 4-point winners over NY giants 17-13, while the defending NFC champions LA Rams doubled up on Philadelphia by a margin of 37-18.

Continuing on with the weekend games saw the Indianapolis Colts improve their record to 2-0 on the season with a 28-11 win over Minnesota, while the Pack from Green Bay doubled Detroit 42-21,  

Dallas managed to get their first win of the season with a narrow 40-39 squeaker win over Atlanta, while the Buffalo Bills also remained undefeated with a 31-28 win over Miami.

The Arizona Cardinals continued their impressive play and managed to remain at 2-0 record with a 30-15 win over the winless Washington Redskins. 

Baltimore doubled up on the Houston Texans 33-16, while the defending Super Bowl Champions edged the San Diego Chargers 23-20 in OT. 

The nightcap game Sunday evening saw the Seahawks score a 5 point win over the New England Patriots 35-30 in the Emerald city, which was more of a talent between both QB’s, mainly Russell Wilson and Cam Newton.

The Monday night game had two undefeated teams going at it as the New Orleans Saints visit Las Vegas Raiders rounding out the second week in the NFL current season. 

For a complete recap of scores and highlights go the NFL website https://www.nfl.com/schedules/2020/reg2/and a look at week three games scheduled.

Stanley Cup – COVID STYLE

The Dallas Stars and the Tampa Bay Lightning have battled through the Covid-19 Stanley Cup Playoffs in 2020 which were played under the Bubble in the cities of Edmonton and Toronto this past August and September following the Regular NHL season.

Photo Credit https://www.espn.com/nhl/story/_/id/29916887/2020-stanley-cup-final-preview-tampa-bay-lightning-vs-dallas-stars-matchup-series-pick

The Tampa Bay Lightning last won the title in 2004-05 and for them to  reach the finals they are looking at a repeat, albeit only their second Stanley Cup, with the last one 16 long years ago against the Calgary Flames.

For the Dallas Stars this is their first return to finals since 1999-2000 the controversial Brett Hull skate in the crease with no video replay as he managed to score the game winning goal against the Sabres in 6 games by a 4-2 for their only NHL Cup Championship to date.

The Fox network is planning to show replays of the Lightning’s first Stanley Cup title 16 years ago and for those interested to repay the historic first title win visit the following link on fox. https://www.foxsports.com/florida/story/fox-sports-sun-tampa-bay-lightning-2004-stanley-cup-replay-040820 to replay the memories of the teams win.

The Dallas Stars on winning the title in 1999 and the highlight captured below was one for the archives in the teams history as they go for their Stanley Cup Title below https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2VWAtMxXVCs.

As they march through to the finals, the Dallas Stars and the Tampa Bay Lightning have battled through the Covid-19 Stanley Cup Playoffs in 2020 all played under the Bubble in both Edmonton and Toronto. 

The Tampa Bay Lightning won their title in 2004-05 that has them again going for their second Stanley Cup title against the Calgary Flames winning it in a hard fought seven game series on June 2nd. 

Great exciting hockey to watch and with the series currently tied at one, any bets on how many games it’ll go???

Stay Safe and enjoy the hockey!!