NHL – ESPN 98.1 FM – 850 AM WRUF http://www.wruf.com ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF Thu, 03 Oct 2019 15:05:13 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.4 http://www.wruf.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/cropped-ESPN-LOGO-32x32.png NHL – ESPN 98.1 FM – 850 AM WRUF http://www.wruf.com 32 32 Tampa Bay Lightning Face In-State Rival Panthers in 2019-2020 Season Opener http://www.wruf.com/headlines/2019/10/03/tampa-bay-lightning-face-in-state-rival-panthers-in-2019-2020-season-opener/ Thu, 03 Oct 2019 15:05:13 +0000 http://www.wruf.com/?p=223960 The 2019-2020 NHL season is finally upon us. For the Tampa Bay Lightning it is a season of redemption after being shockingly swept by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the first round of the playoffs last season. For the Florida Panthers, it is a season of new beginnings with new faces. It all begins tonight …

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Blues claim first title in franchise history http://www.wruf.com/headlines/2019/06/13/blues-claim-first-title-in-franchise-history/ Thu, 13 Jun 2019 16:18:35 +0000 http://www.wruf.com/?p=205594 Started from the Bottom From the bottom of the league in January to now Stanley Cup Champions, the St. Louis Blues have won their first ever title in franchise history. A 4-1 victory over the Bruins in Boston last night finally ended the drought that has lasted all 52 years of the Blues’ history. Before …

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Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals Forced http://www.wruf.com/headlines/2019/06/10/game-7-of-the-stanley-cup-finals-forced/ Mon, 10 Jun 2019 16:03:56 +0000 http://www.wruf.com/?p=205182 After the Blues controversial game 5 win, the Boston Bruins were facing elimination in the Stanley Cup Finals. They weren’t giving up. They were desperate for a win that would force a game 7. Period 1 Boston has found themselves playing from behind for the majority of the past two games. According to head coach …

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NHL Stanley Cup Game 5: St Louis Takes 3-2 Series Lead Over Boston with Controversial Goal http://www.wruf.com/headlines/2019/06/07/nhl-stanley-cup-game-5-st-louis-takes-3-2-series-lead-over-boston-with-controversial-goal/ Fri, 07 Jun 2019 14:31:31 +0000 http://www.wruf.com/?p=204942 The Stanley Cup Finals are slowly coming to a close. With one, maybe two games left in the series and both St. Louis and Boston are seeking wins. After the Blues controversial win last night in Game 5 at TD Garden, they currently lead the series 3-2. Although the Bruins outshot and outhit the Blues, …

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Blues Outlast Bruins during OT in Game 2 of Stanley Cup Final http://www.wruf.com/headlines/2019/05/30/blues-outlast-bruins-during-ot-in-game-2-of-stanley-cup-final/ Thu, 30 May 2019 18:34:18 +0000 http://www.wruf.com/?p=204228 Blues Resilient Versus Bruins A Carl Gunnarsson goal in OT helped propel the Blues to a win and to a series tied at 1 apiece. The Blues were resilient in Game 2 as they trailed twice during the game and still found ways to come back. Carl Gunnarsson’s overtime goal was the first playoff goal …

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Bruins Take Aggressive Game One in Stanley Cup Final http://www.wruf.com/headlines/2019/05/28/bruins-take-aggressive-game-one-in-stanley-cup-final/ Tue, 28 May 2019 17:15:24 +0000 http://www.wruf.com/?p=203936 The Boston Bruins overcame a slow start Monday night to defeat the St. Louis Blues 4-2 in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final. A Boston Comeback St. Louis pounced early on a well-rested Boston squad by taking a two-goal lead in 22 minutes. Winger-turned-center Braden Schenn scored halfway through the first period, while Vladimir …

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Lightning Swept in First Round of Playoffs http://www.wruf.com/headlines/2019/04/17/lightning-swept-in-first-round-of-playoffs/ Wed, 17 Apr 2019 14:19:54 +0000 http://www.wruf.com/?p=200624 An incredible regular season has all gone down in flames for the Tampa Bay Lightning. After compiling the best record in the league during the regular season, Tampa Bay was quickly and rudely bounced from the Stanley Cup playoffs by the Columbus Blue Jackets.  Columbus completes the stunning sweep of the Lightning in the first …

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First Round Not Going as Planned for Bolts and Pens http://www.wruf.com/headlines/2019/04/16/first-round-not-going-as-planned-for-bolts-and-pens/ Tue, 16 Apr 2019 20:59:15 +0000 http://www.wruf.com/?p=200470 In the Western Conference, the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs has been a battle. In the East? Not so much. Every series in the West has seen every team win at least one game after three. Meanwhile, two series in the Eastern Conference could end in sweeps. Let’s take a quick look at …

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Lightning On The Brink of Elimination After Game 3 Loss http://www.wruf.com/headlines/2019/04/15/lightning-on-the-brink-of-elimination-after-game-3-loss/ Mon, 15 Apr 2019 14:35:32 +0000 http://www.wruf.com/?p=200198 After not losing three games in a row all season long, the Tampa Bay Lightning are now reeling. Tampa Bay lost 3-1 to the Columbus Blue Jackets falling down 3-0 in the first round of the NHL Playoffs. Complete Shocker After a season in which the Lightning won 62 games, Tampa Bay has been completely …

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Lightning drop opening Playoff Game http://www.wruf.com/headlines/2019/04/11/lightning-drop-opening-playoff-game/ Thu, 11 Apr 2019 15:19:50 +0000 http://www.wruf.com/?p=199654 The Tampa Bay Lightning capped off its regular season just last weekend. Tampa Bay finished their regular season as the NHL-Best with 62 wins, earning them the Presidents Trophy. The 62 win season ties the 1995-96 Detroit Red Wings for most wins in a single regular season. That didn’t matter, as the Lightning let a …

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