Tag Archives: Phil Kessel

Islanders late comeback nets point in 4-3 overtime loss to Penguins

In a wild and crazy game between old Patrick Division rivals, the Islanders rally fell just short. However, they were able to come back and score twice in a 3:43 span late in the third period to gain a point … Continue reading

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Game #7: That losing feeling, Crosby burns Rangers, McDonagh awful in 5-4 OT loss

1 goal and 3 assists on the night. …And 11 career OT goals. The same number as Mario Lemieux. Not to shabby, @malkin71_. pic.twitter.com/6lBd3UKCcx — Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) October 18, 2017 Losing is contagious. Similar to winning, it can drive … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: Johansen gets paid, Crosby biggest bargain

The latest big contract was handed out by the Predators. They gave an eight year deal worth $64 million to restricted free agent Ryan Johansen. The top center becomes one of the highest paid players. He’ll make an average of … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: Rookies Guentzel and Murray starring in possible Pens repeat

The Stanley Cup is the hardest trophy to win in sports. It requires teams to go through four grueling rounds and win 16 games. It helps explain why no one has repeated since the Red Wings in ’97 and ’98. … Continue reading

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Stanley Cup underway: Predators vs Penguins

Stanley Cup! Some thoughts on the big series between Predators and Penguins #StanleyCupFinals Continue reading

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HARD HITS: Anderson’s performance forces Game 7

New Post: The Senators keep silencing doubters. Malkin remains overlooked. Continue reading

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HARD HITS: Battle for Stanley Cup a war of attrition

This is my latest. A hockey column on the Conference Finals. Plus some hard hits on NYR, Caps, Habs. Continue reading

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MacArthur sets up Rangers/Senators, Johansson sets up Pens/Caps

Some great 2nd round series coming in the East. Pens vs Caps. Rangers vs Sens

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Maple Leafs clinch, eliminate Islanders on wild Saturday night

Saturday will be remembered. But not for the Islanders despite a heroic performance from Halak. Continue reading

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Crosby shoots Pens past Lundqvist, Rangers who lose again at home

Some positives in the latest home loss for #NYR who showed heart coming back vs #Pens. Continue reading

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