Cassidy talks about why Bergeron deserves the Selke awardBoston Bruins captain Patrice Bergeron was nominated for his fifth Frank J. Selke Trophy for the 10th time. This led Bruce Cassidy to talk about his captain. At 35 years of age, Patrice continues to be a stalwart in the Bruins system.
Avalanche shocked in Game 3 loss to Golden KnightsThe Colorado Avalanche called it a ‘competitive’ game against the Golden Knights when they lost 3-2 in Game 3. Coach Jared Bednar already sounded off the alarm in their series after that loss, and it seems the team is eager to not let it happen again in their remaining games.
Evans out with a concussion after Scheifele hitJake Evans is set to miss the rest of the playoffs due to a concussion after hitting Mark Scheifele in their Game 1 win over the Winnipeg Jets. The Montreal Canadiens were up 1-0 in the series but they will now have a tough time without Evans to supplant the offensive line.
Rask expects to play in Game 3Tuukka Rask has recovered from his injuries and is set to return to play for the Boston Bruins in their semi-final series with the New York Islanders. Rask hopes to be the boost the team needs to take a lead in this battle against their rivals and move towards the next round.
How the Leafs blew a 3-1 leadThe Toronto Maple Leafs are so close to clinching a spot in the second round of this year’s Stanley Cup Playoffs. The team had a 3-1 lead over the Montreal Canadiens only to lose three games in a row and choke away their lead that could have sent them to the next round.
Why the Tampa Bay Lightning needs Vasilevskiy to step upThe Tampa Bay Lightning is the reigning Stanley Cup winner. They need to defend their title and goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy is the key to their success and to their victory over the Florida Panthers. He also needs to step up against the Carolina Hurricanes.
Staal, Hurricanes take 3-2 lead over PredatorsJordan Staal played hero in Game Five of the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs as the Carolina Hurricanes moved one win away from closing out their series with the Nashville Predators. Carolina is eager to finish the series at home and move to the next round.
Ovechkin is confident that he'll sign a new deal with the CapsEven if he avoided some questions about his future with the Washington Capitals at first, Alex Ovechkin is confident that he can sign a new deal with the Caps. It will be fun considering he’s a top player for his team.
Why the Oilers suffered a shock exit from the 2021 NHL PlayoffsAfter a fantastic regular season where they won 35 games, the Edmonton Oilers have suffered a sweep against the Winnipeg Jets in the first round. It was disappointing since this is the second straight year when they finished second in their division and did not win in the playoffs.