Tag Archives: Game Five

Panarin’s remarkable shot that defied logic, A truthful quote on these Blueshirts, Second Round set to begin tomorrow

Artemi Panarin and the #NYR take the back page of today’s @nypost pic.twitter.com/tLxQ1bI9q4 — Mollie Walker (@MollieeWalkerr) May 16, 2022 A night later, let’s get to why I couldn’t believe the overtime winner Artemi Panarin scored to beat the Penguins … Continue reading

Posted in Column, NYRangers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Heart and Guts shown by Rangers in 5-3 comeback win over Penguins to stay alive, Lafreniere, Chytil and Lindgren shine along with Kakko, Crosby leaves game after Trouba hit, Game Six on Friday

For the longest time, it looked they were dead. When Kris Letang converted a Evgeni Malkin feed off a two-on-one almost halfway through, the Rangers really looked finished. It’s hard enough to come back from a 3-1 series deficit. Trailing … Continue reading

Posted in NYRangers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Do or Die tonight with season on the line

There’s no tomorrow. That’s a line from Rocky III. Apollo Creed’s words for Rocky as he trains for the rematch with Clubber Lang certainly apply to tonight’s game. It’s do or die. Facing playoff extinction following a nightmarish Game Four, … Continue reading

Posted in Column, NYRangers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Stanley Cup Wrap Up: Lightning Repeat, Kucherov trolls Canadiens’ fans, McDonagh dominant, Vasilevskiy wins Conn Smythe, Rangers sign Howden in preparation for Expansion Draft

It’s already been three days since the Stanley Cup wrapped up. Indeed, Lightning struck twice with the dominant Bolts blanking the Canadiens 1-0 in Game Five to repeat as Stanley Cup Champions at home in front of a near capacity … Continue reading

Posted in NYRangers, Stanley Cup | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Podcast: The Islanders Game 5 meltdown against Lightning, first thoughts on Gerard Gallant as new Rangers coach

Earlier, I put up a two part hockey podcast. In the first segment, I broke down the Islanders getting blown out of Tampa 8-0 in Game Five last night. Steven Stamkos finally broke out with two goals and Brayden Point … Continue reading

Posted in Podcast | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Podcast: On Islanders/Bruins, Trotz’ Effect, Cassidy fined, Vegas and Colorado

The second round has continued to be very good. Heading the top of the list is the Islanders and Bruins. In a wild Game Five, the Islanders held on for a 5-4 win at TD Garden to take a 3-2 … Continue reading

Posted in Podcast | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in NHL Playoffs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in NHL Playoffs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in NHL Playoffs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Missed call tarnishes Stanley Cup

It happened again. Like a broken record, a missed call impacted another big game last night in Boston. The Blues led Game Five by a goal in the third period. Then came another officiating disgrace. With St. Louis applying forecheck … Continue reading

Posted in Column, Stanley Cup | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment