Category Archives: NHL Playoffs

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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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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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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Lightning strikes twice for Islanders

It’s an off day for the Eastern Conference Final that’s being played in the Edmonton bubble. While the Islanders and Lightning get a break, the Western Conference Final continues tonight with Game Three between the Stars and Golden Knights. That … Continue reading

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Islanders dominate miserable Flyers to advance to Conference Finals

If last night was a Game Seven for a chance to make the Final Four of this long Stanley Cup tournament, someone forgot to tell the Flyers. Following consecutive wins in overtime including the Game Six victory in double overtime, … Continue reading

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Islanders run into Double Trouble as Flyers force Game Seven in sudden death

Fought our way back. ⭐️: Hart (49 saves) ⭐️⭐️: Provy (1g-1a)⭐️⭐️⭐️: Barzal (L) #AnytimeAnywhere | @Toyota pic.twitter.com/1HMaLgvKpQ — Philadelphia Flyers (@NHLFlyers) September 4, 2020 It isn’t easy to close out a series. The Islanders have now twice learned that lesson … Continue reading

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Flyers stay alive on Laughton overtime winner to force Game Six against Islanders

Even if they tried their best to hand back a game they played well enough in, the Flyers survived a brutal conclusion to the third period to stay alive against the Islanders. Despite allowing the Isles to score twice in … Continue reading

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An Islanders Summer?

As exciting as the Rangers winning the NHL Draft Lottery is with top rated prospect Alexis Lafreniere on tap this October 9, Blueshirt fans now have another concern. One which we don’t want to think about. Picture the bitter blood … Continue reading

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Feisty Habs not ready to bid adieu, Canucks put Blues on brink

The first round of these Stanley Cup Playoffs have been fascinating to follow. Even for heavy favorites such as the Golden Knights, Lightning ang Bruins, who all advanced in five games, they were tested. Only the high powered Avalanche weren’t … Continue reading

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