Monthly Archives: September 2020

Lightning even up Stanley Cup series with Stars

Nikita Kucherov congratulates Andrei Vasilevskiy, who improved to 6-0 following playoff losses this postseason in the Lightning 3-2 win over the Stars in Game Two to level the Stanley Cup Final. AP Photo credit Tampa Bay Lightning via Getty Images … Continue reading

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Panarin named to NHL First All-Star Team, Award Winners revealed, big off-season awaits Rangers

Artemi Panarin didn’t win the Hart Trophy, but deservedly was named to the First All-Star Team. AP Photo credit NHL.com via Getty Images Yesterday, the NHL completed revealing their Awards for this extended 2019-20 season. One that’s still going following … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: What can be learned from the Islanders’ run

It’s not too often I write about a bitter rival. However, the Islanders made it impossible not to devote a few posts to them due to their great run in these very unpredictable and strange Stanley Cup Playoffs. Give credit … Continue reading

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Cirelli’s overtime winner sets up Stanley Cup Final between Lightning and Stars

The Lightning advanced to the Stanley Cup Final thanks to overtime hero Anthony Cirelli, who beat a brilliant Semyon Varlamov at 13:18 of sudden death to give Tampa a hard fought six game series win over the scrappy Islanders. They’ll … Continue reading

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Kravtsov continues hot streak for Traktor Chelyabinsk

Vitaly Kravtsov is on fire. He continues to score goals for his KHL team Traktor Chelyabinsk. Having entered tonight’s match with three in five games, Kravtsov got two more for his Russian team. Goal ✌ of the night for Vitaly … Continue reading

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Sabres acquire Eric Staal from Wild for Marcus Johansson

The @BuffaloSabres and @mnwild have made a deal!@NHLdotcom has more: https://t.co/KleZrz8khV pic.twitter.com/w2uKK5p2W0 — NHL (@NHL) September 16, 2020 In a straight up one for one trade without any salary retained, the Sabres and Wild made a interesting deal. Buffalo acquired … Continue reading

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Eberle’s clutch goal in double overtime helps Islanders force Game Six

Semyon Varlamov gives a little assist to help Johnny Boychuk back to the bench. The Islanders are still alive after Jordan Eberle scored at 12:30 of the second overtime in a 2-1 win in Game Five last night over the … Continue reading

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Kravtsov scores third goal in win for Traktor Chelyabinsk

Гол Виталия Кравцова и 41 сэйв Ивана Федотова помогают @HCTraktor1947 одержать первую выездную победу над "Спартаком" с 2016 года. #СПРТРК pic.twitter.com/DzXhaxiXuh — КХЛ (@khl) September 15, 2020 So far, so good for Vitali Kravtsov. The 20-year old Rangers forward prospect … Continue reading

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Stars advance to Stanley Cup Final

The Stars pour off the bench to celebrate a Game Five won they won’t soon forget. They came back to defeat the Golden Knights 3-2 last night to advance to the Stanley Cup Final. AP Photo credit Dallas Stars via … Continue reading

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Lightning put Islanders on the brink

For more than half of Game Four, the Islanders were in position to even their best-of-seven series against the heavy favorite Lightning. Semyon Varlamov had made some big saves to keep a strong Bolts surge off the scoreboard. He certainly … Continue reading

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