NHL News and Notes from Wednesday, June 1st, 2022
- The Montreal Canadiens announced that they have hired Martin St. Louis to become their next official head coach.
- St. Louis was the interim head coach for the Habs during the 2021-22 season.
- St. Louis was signed to a three year deal to coach the Habs.
- Tampa Bay Lightning v. New York Rangers – 8p ET – Game 1
- At Madison Square Garden the New York Rangers would play host to the Tampa Bay Lightning for Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Final, and in the first period Chris Kreider would open the scoring for the Rangers, but a tally from Steven Stamkos would tie the game at one for the Bolts. In the second period Ondrej Palat would score for the Bolts, but a pair of goals from Filip Chytil and a tally from Frank Vatrano would give the Rangers the 4-2 lead. Then in the third period Artemi Panarin and Mika Zibanejad would score to give the Rangers the 6-2 victory over the Lightning to take Game 1.
- EDM v. COL – 8p ET – Game 2
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- 32 Thoughts Podcast: Good Call, Right? (SportsNet)
- 32 Thoughts Mini-Blog: Offside or not offside? Explaining why Cale Makar’s goal counted (SportsNet)
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