NHL News and Notes from Friday, May 13th, 2022
- The Vancouver Canucks announced that Bruce Boudreau will be back for the 2022-23 season as Head Coach.
- The Canucks and Boudreau agreed to pick up the one year option to bring him back for next season after coming in this past season to replace Travis Green behind the bench.
- New York Rangers v. Pittsburgh Penguins – 7p ET – Game 6
- In Pittsburgh the Penguins look to close out their series against the New York Rangers, and in the first period Jeff Carter and Bryan Rust would score to give the Pens the 2-0 lead. In the second period Mika Zibanejad would net a pair of goals to tie the game at two for the Rangers, and then Chris Kreider would strike to give the Rangers the 3-2 lead. However, Evgeni Malkin would strike to get the Pens tied back up at three. Then in the third period Zibanejad would complete the hat trick, and then Andrew Copp would score to give the Rangers the 5-3 victory over the Penguins to force a Game 7 on Sunday.
- Shaggy’s TXHT Recap – Rangers Force Game 7
- Florida Panthers v. Washington Capitals – 730p ET – Game 6
- In Washington the Capitals look to stay alive as they host the Florida Panthers, and after a scoreless first period Nic Dowd would open the scoring for the Capitals, but Ryan Lomberg would score to tie the game at one for the Panthers. Then in the second period Claude Giroux and Aleksander Barkov would score for the Panthers, but goals by Nicklas Backstrom and TJ Oshie would tie the game at three to force overtime for the Caps. However, in the extra frame Carter Verhaeghe would score early into overtime to give the Panthers the 4-3 victory and the 4-2 series victory over the Capitals.
- Michael’s TXHT Recap – Panthers Finally Move On
- Calgary Flames v. Dallas Stars – 930p ET – Game 6
- In Dallas the Stars would hos the Calgary Flames in an important Game 6, and in the first period Roope Hintz would score to give the Stars the 1-0 lead. In the second period Michael Stone and Mikael Backlund would score for the Flames, but Michael Raffl and Miro Heiskanen would score to keep the Stars in the lead by one. Then in the third period Tyler Seguin would score to give the Stars the 4-2 victory over the Flames to even the series at three and force a Game 7 on Sunday.
- BOS v. CAR – 430p ET – Game 7
- TB v. TOR – 7p ET – Game 7
- LA v. EDM – 10p ET – Game 7
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