Doug Hirdle

Doug Hirdle

Doug is a passionate sports fan and has written extensively about breaking sports stories. Whether writing about hockey or American football, he will always give you the best highlights.

  • Toronto Maple Leafs Heading to Game 7 after Boston ties Series

    Toronto Maple Leafs Heading to Game 7 after Boston ties Series

    April 22, 2019
    The Maple Leafs started strong in Game 6, but somewhere towards the end, seemed to lose their way and are now heading back to Boston for a Game 7 showdown against the Bruins. Toronto had the chance to eliminate the Boston Bruins on Sunday but failed to do so and instead, gave up an early ...
  • Colorado Avalanche eliminate Calgary Flames from Playoffs

    Colorado Avalanche eliminate Calgary Flames from Playoffs

    April 21, 2019
    It is a sad day for Calgary fans after seeing the Flames defeated on Sunday by the Colorado Avalanche. The Avalanche beat the Flames 5-1 to win the first round of the playoff games and brought an end to Calgary not advancing, a first since 2008. The Calgary Flames, who were one of the leading ...
  • Jaden Schwartz Scores Late Goal to Take Series Lead over the Jets

    Jaden Schwartz Scores Late Goal to Take Series Lead over the Jets

    April 20, 2019
    The Winnipeg Jets and St. Louis Blues met for Game 5 at the Bell MTS Arena on a mission to take the lead going into Game 6, only a lucky shot by Jaden Schwartz put an end to that goal. The game tied 2-2 and with 15 seconds left on the clock, Schwartz scored to ...
  • Carolina Hurricanes Even Series against the Capitals

    Carolina Hurricanes Even Series against the Capitals

    April 19, 2019
    The Carolina Hurricanes may have lost forward Jordan Martinook, but took revenge by winning another game, and with a long list of forwards being called up due to key player injuries, the Hurricanes seem intent on not letting it impact progress. Carolina welcomed the Stanley Cup defending champions on Thursday night with the series tied ...
  • Boston Bruins Tie Series as Late Rally by Toronto Falls Short

    Boston Bruins Tie Series as Late Rally by Toronto Falls Short

    April 18, 2019
    The Boston Bruins went into Game 4 of their series against the Toronto Maple Leafs behind 2-1, and with the Maple Leafs on home ice, the opportunity to fall behind 3-1 and face elimination lurked in the rafters. Yet, as the final buzzer sounded, it was the Bruins celebrating and remaining in contention. The heavy ...
  • Toronto Takes 2-1 Series Lead over Boston

    Toronto Takes 2-1 Series Lead over Boston

    April 16, 2019
    Toronto’s Auston Matthews had reason to celebrate as Game 3 of their series against the Boston Bruins came to an end. First it was celebrating taking the lead, second, he finally earned his first goal in the series. Matthews was integral to the success of the Toronto Maple Leafs last night scoring one goal and ...
  • Winnipeg Jets Come Back to Earn Win over St. Louis Blues

    Winnipeg Jets Come Back to Earn Win over St. Louis Blues

    April 15, 2019
    The Winnipeg Jets got back on track last night doing exactly what they wanted to do along, stick to the game plan and win games. Kyle Connor scored two goals to help drive the Winnipeg Jets to their first win in the series and reduce the St. Louis Blues lead to 2-1. Also scoring was ...
  • Colorado Avalanche Tie Series after Win in Overtime

    Colorado Avalanche Tie Series after Win in Overtime

    April 14, 2019
    The Colorado Avalanche came into Game 2 on a mission, and for Nathan Mackinnon, he proved why he is considered one of the best in the NHL as he led Colorado in both attempted shots on goal, shots on goal and scored the winning goal in overtime. MacKinnon was a force to reckon with all ...
  • Calgary Flames Take Win in Game 1 against Colorado Avalanche

    Calgary Flames Take Win in Game 1 against Colorado Avalanche

    April 12, 2019
    Round one of the playoffs is in full swing and the Calgary Flames are off to a good start after the Colorado Avalanche rolled into town for game 1 and best of seven only to leave with their tails between their legs. Andrew Mangiapane scored the winning goal in what was a shutout for goalie ...
  • St Louis Blues Take Game 1 against Winnipeg Jets

    St Louis Blues Take Game 1 against Winnipeg Jets

    April 10, 2019
    The St. Louis Blues and Winnipeg Jets met for Game 1 of the Western Conference playoffs on Wednesday night, and it came down to the final minutes of the third before one came out on top. It was Tyler Bozak who scored the winning goal for the St. Louis Blues in the third period that ...