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Year in Review: Hockey Tumblr (march)

3.1

  • LA kings mascot invites NWHL Buffalo Beauts mascot to his birthday and she accepts.

3.2

  • World Cup of Hockey initial rosters and jerseys are released and still no one knows about Matt Murray and talks about how Team NA just lacks goaltending.

3.4

  • Isobel Cup playoffs start!!

3.5

  • WIlliam Nylander scores his first NHL goal assisted by the same man who assisted his father’s last NHL Goal (Brooks Laich)
  • New York Riveters season ends and the Boston Pride go to the Isobel Cup FInal.

3.6

  • The Buffalo Beauts go to the Isobel Cup Final! They beat the very heavily Favored Connecticut whale and get a chance to complete their underdog story.

3.7

  • All canadian teams are officially out of the playoffs. CAnadian fans strt the “well all the players are canadian. which would be great but there’s a reason all the good canadian players were in the US at that time.

3.9

  • New Jerey Devils announce they will host the NWHL finals at the practice facility at the hockey house in Newark New Jersey
  • Blackhawks are given the winter classic AGAIN and everyone on tumblr hates it. 
  • Mike Richards is honored as he plays his first game back in LA since leaving the team

3.10

  • PK Subban is awarded the Jean Beliveau trophy from Elise Beliveau

3.11

  • First day of the Isobel Cup Finals in which Hilary Knight wins for the Boston pride by scoring on a Penalty shot in Overtime against the Buffalo Beauts.

3.12

  • the NWHL season ends with the Boston Pride sweeping the Buffalo Beauts in the final and winning the Isobel cup
  • The NWHL releases this image and the whole hockey world proceeds to go wild. It is quietly never mentioned again.

3.13

  • Calgary Inferno SLAUGHTER the Les Canadiennes to win the CWHL championship 8-3

3.16

  • Calgary Inferno present the Clarkson Cup at a Calgary Flames game

3.17

  • the New Jersey Devils are the lowest scoring team in the NHL
  • Patrice Bergeron releases a video for and by the Boston Bruins expressing support from the organization to trans people. specifically in regards to a bathroom bill in Massachusetts that would ensure the rights of trans people were not infringed upon.

3.19

  • The Montreal Canadiens let in 3 short handed goals in one game for the first time in franchise history.

3.20

  • Washington Capitals and LA Kings become the first two teams to clinch a playoff spot for the 2016 NHL Playoffs

3.25

  • Dallas Stars and Anaheim Ducks both clinch the playoffs as the 3d and 4th teams to do so and 2nd and 3rd in the western conference.

3.28

  • Washington Capitals clinched the president’s trophy as the leading point getter in the NHL
  • First game of the Women’s World Championships, US ends up beating canada.
  • Patrick Maroon’ Oilers lose to the Anaheim ducks, leading him to steal the game used puck and throw it away. He did it because, after being on the Ducks, knows they collect the game winning pucks. wanted to ruin their fun.

3.29

  • Tom Wilson refers to himself as Michael Latta’s “daddy”


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