St. Louis Blues Summary, Week of 2/14/2021

The Blues played three games this week, going 1-2. This was not a great week, but they Blues didn't play absolutely terribly. The first game was Monday, 2/15 which was a fairly good, competitive game against the Arizona Coyotes, but ultimately the Blues could not muster any offense and fell 1-0. After a few days off, they … Continue reading St. Louis Blues Summary, Week of 2/14/2021

St. Louis Blues Summary, Week of 1/31/2021

The Blues had a full week playing four games and going 2-2. They played one against the Ducks and 3 against the Coyotes. Their Saturday February 6 game was originally planned against the Avalanche, but was canceled due to COVID issues, so the league decided to substitute that game with another one against the Coyotes because … Continue reading St. Louis Blues Summary, Week of 1/31/2021

Blues Aim For Second Cup in Three Seasons

2020-21 St. Louis Blues Preview Last Season: 42-19-10 94 pts (1st NHL Central Division) Key Additions: Torey Krug, Kyle Clifford, Mike Hoffman Key Departures: Alex Pietrangelo  Top Questions Facing the Blues:  Can the Blues continue to play solid defense without Alex Pietrangelo?  It’s no secret that Alex Pietrangelo is one of the game’s top defenders. He led … Continue reading Blues Aim For Second Cup in Three Seasons

Islanders Advance to Conference Finals for First Time Since 1993

Islanders vs. Flyers - Game 7 Series tied 3-3 Lines: Islanders: https://twitter.com/CcCMiddleton/status/1302387202563817472?s=20 Flyers: https://twitter.com/CcCMiddleton/status/1302383505221902336?s=20 First Period: The first period was all about the Islanders. Scott Mayfield got the scoring started, putting the Islanders up 1-0. https://twitter.com/NYIslanders/status/1302395356228001792?s=20 Andy Greene put the Islanders up two later in the period. https://twitter.com/NYIslanders/status/1302398226696462337?s=20 The period ended without any more scoring, … Continue reading Islanders Advance to Conference Finals for First Time Since 1993

Flyers Force Game 7 with Double OT Thriller

Flyers vs. Islanders, Game 6 Islanders lead 3-2 Lines: Islanders: https://twitter.com/CcCMiddleton/status/1301651801301635072?s=20 Flyers: https://twitter.com/CcCMiddleton/status/1301652410918555649?s=20 First Period: The Flyers opened up the game hot - scoring the first two goals of the game. The first by Kevin Hayes on a nifty play: https://twitter.com/NHLFlyers/status/1301664111999229952?s=20 And the second by James van Riemsdyk: https://twitter.com/NHLFlyers/status/1301664950419697671?s=20 The Islanders got one back before … Continue reading Flyers Force Game 7 with Double OT Thriller

Flyers Win it in OT to See Another Day

Islanders - Flyers Game 5 Islanders lead 3-1 Lines: Islanders: https://twitter.com/CcCMiddleton/status/1300928191423340544?s=20 Flyers: https://twitter.com/CcCMiddleton/status/1300930693434806273?s=20 First Period: Though there was no scoring in the first, the Flyers came out like a team needing a win to stay alive. They outshot the Islanders 11-4, despite being shorthanded twice, compared to the Islanders once. They weren't able to get … Continue reading Flyers Win it in OT to See Another Day

Flyers Survive OT to Tie Series

Islanders - Flyers Game 2 Islanders lead 1-0 Lines: Flyers: https://twitter.com/JameyBaskow/status/1298696031056658432?s=20 Islanders: https://twitter.com/CcCMiddleton/status/1298693158834851840?s=20 First Period: The Flyers, seemingly eager to prove that game 1 was a fluke, opened the scoring less than two minutes in to the game with Kevin Hayes notching his second of the playoffs. https://twitter.com/NHLFlyers/status/1298700762197835776?s=20 Hayes extended the lead with another goal … Continue reading Flyers Survive OT to Tie Series

Flyers Punch Ticket to the Second Round

Canadiens vs. Flyers Game 6 – Flyers Lead 3-2 Lines: Flyers: https://twitter.com/CcCMiddleton/status/1296941515676123136?s=20 Habs: https://twitter.com/ChrisHabs360/status/1296940846336614408?s=20 First Period: Facing elimination, this game did not start well for Montreal with Ivan Provorov scoring just 28 seconds in to the game. https://twitter.com/NHLFlyers/status/1296951777842077696?s=20   Things didn't get much better when just a few minutes later Kevin Hayes made it 2-0 … Continue reading Flyers Punch Ticket to the Second Round