NHL News and Notes from Tuesday, May 10th, 2022
- Forward Patrick Marleau announced his retirement from the NHL.
- Marleau played in 23 NHL seasons and played in an NHL record 1,779 regular season games.
- Marleau would play for the San Jose Sharks, Toronto Maple Leafs and Pittsburgh Penguins.
- The NHL Department of Player Safety announced that they have fined Dallas Stars forward Jamie Benn.
- Benn was fined $5,000 for Tripping Calgary Flames forward Trevor Lewis in Game 4 on Monday night.
- The fine is the maximum allowed under the CBA.
- Boston Bruins v. Carolina Hurricanes – 7p ET – Game 5
- In Raleigh, the Hurricanes and Bruins each look to take the 3-2 series lead. In the first period, Carolina gets a pair of goals when Jaccob Slavin nets his second of the postseason and Tony DeAngelo scores a power play goal, his first of the postseason to give the Canes the 2-0 lead. In the second, Seth Jarvis scores his second to make it a 3-0 Carolina lead. In the third, Seth Jarvis scores his second of the night on the power play to give the Hurricanes the 4-0 lead but then New York gets on the board when Connor Clifton scores his first of the postseason. Then, Carolina shuts the door on this contest when Vincent Trocheck strikes with an empty net goal, his third goal of the playoffs, as the Hurricanes dominate the Rangers with the 5-1 win.
- Scott’s TXHT Game Recap – Canes Win, Look to Close Out Bruins
- Tampa Bay Lightning v. Toronto Maple Leafs – 730p ET – Game 5
- In Toronto, the Lightning and Maple Leafs each look to take the 3-2 series lead. In the first period, Tampa Bay takes the 2-0 lead when Steven Stamkos scores his second of the postseason and Victor Hedman also scoring his second goal of the postseason on the power play. In the second, Tampa Bay gets on the board when John Tavares nets his first goal of the postseason on the power play. In the third, Toronto ties the game when Morgan Rielly nets his second of the postseason and then the Leafs take the lead when William Nylander scores his third of the postseason. Tampa Bay ties the contest when Ryan McDonagh nets his first of the postseason but Toronto scores the game winner when Auston Matthews nets his third of the postseason to give the Maple Leafs the 4-3 win over the Lightning to take the 3-2 series lead.
- Scott’s TXHT Game Recap – Matthews Goal Gives Leafs Game 5 Win
- St. Louis Blues v. Minnesota Wild – 930p ET – Game 5
- In the State of Hockey, the Wild and Blues faceoff to see who takes the 3-2 series advantage. In the first, St. Louis takes the 1-0 lead when Ryan O’Reilly scores on the power play with his fourth of the postseason but then Kirill Kaprizov nets a pair of goals, both being power play goals, to give the Wild the 2-1 lead. In the second, Brandon Saad gets his first of the season to tie the game 2-2. In the third, Vladimir Tarasenko scores all three goals for St. Louis, completing the hat trick, and giving the Blues the 5-2 win over the Wild.
- Los Angeles Kings v. Edmonton Oilers – 10p ET – Game 5
- In Edmonton, the Kings and Oilers look to take the 3-2 series lead. In the first, Troy Stecher scores his second of the postseason to give the Kings the 1-0 lead. In the second, Zack Kassian scores his first of the postseason to tie the game 1-1 but then the Kings get a pair of goals when Adrian Kempe and Andreas Athanasiou each score their first goals of the postseason, giving the Kings the 3-1 lead. In the third, Connor McDavid nets a power play goal, his second goal of the playoffs, to bring the Oilers within a goal but the Kings re-take the two goal lead when Phillip Danault nets a power play goal, his third of the postseason. Leon Draisaitl then nets a pair of goals, a shorthanded goal and a power play goal, to tie the game 4-4. In overtime, Adrian Kempe scores the game winner, his second of the night, as the Kings down the Oilers 5-4.
- Dickson’s TXHT Game Recap – Kings Win in OT Despite Oilers Comeback
- PIT v. NYR – 7p ET – Game 5
- WAS v. FLA – 730p ET – Game 5
- DAL v. CAL – 930p ET – Game 5
Noteworthy in Hockey
- The Capitals need every body against Florida, and a huge one is absent (Washington Post via MSN.com)
- Thank You, Hockey by Patrick Marleau (Player’s Tribune)
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