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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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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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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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Lightning overcome playoff record 85 saves from Korpisalo in five overtime epic over Blue Jackets

Sudden death hero Brayden Point is mobbed by Lightning teammates after his winner in five overtimes gave them a unreal 3-2 win over the Blue Jackets, who got a NHL record 85 saves from Joonas Korpisalo. AP Photo credit Tampa … Continue reading

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Game #17: Lightning strikes for Rangers in humiliating fashion, Chytil and Panarin bright spots along with a point on Georgiev

Ondrej Palat celebrates his goal that made it 4-0 as the Rangers were embarrassed by the Lightning 9-3. AP Photo by Chris O’Meara via Getty Images courtesy Newsday This one was ugly. If it were the old days in elementary … Continue reading

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Game #63: Grittier Blueshirts are winners even if refs handed Bolts extra point

Sometimes, this game can be very strange. Rare is the occasion where you can feel like your team won even they the end result says they lost. Such was the case during tonight’s match against the league best Lightning. Even … Continue reading

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Game #51: Strong third not enough for Rangers in tough 3-2 loss to Lightning

“It’s nice that we did keep battling and never quit.” Quinn's postgame reaction. pic.twitter.com/mqNrXQo0Oi — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) February 3, 2019 Sometimes, the effort is good enough. Unfortunately, it doesn’t always net the end result. Ask the Rangers following … Continue reading

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Buchnevich to start on second line for Blueshirts against Rangers South

With a later start than usual at the world’s most busiest arena, the Blueshirts will play host to Rangers South tonight. Game time isn’t until 8 PM. I have no idea why. It’s not like St. John’s lost badly to … Continue reading

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Bolted In

With the all too predictable March blizzard after daylight savings having started up an hour ago, I guess we really are Bolted In. Hence the appropriate title given the Rangers losing a winnable game against a shorthanded Lightning 3-2 at … Continue reading

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