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

Point’s OT Winner Sends Jackets Packing

Tampa Bay Lightning v. Columbus Blue Jackets Game 5 – Tampa leads 3-1 Lines: Tampa: https://twitter.com/CcCMiddleton/status/1296110906611392513?s=20 Columbus: https://twitter.com/BlueJacketsNHL/status/1296097769128632328?s=20 First Period: Game 5 was all Tampa Bay at the beginning of the first with Tyler Johnson putting in his third of the playoffs to give the Lightning a 1-0 lead. https://twitter.com/TBLightning/status/1296122103981314051?s=20 Blake Coleman added to the … Continue reading Point’s OT Winner Sends Jackets Packing

Lightning Holds Off Jackets for 3-1 Lead

Tampa Bay Lightening v. Columbus Blue Jackets Game 4 – First Round   The two teams sported the following lineups: Tampa Bay: https://twitter.com/CcCMiddleton/status/1295430656340549632?s=20 Columbus: https://twitter.com/BlueJacketsNHL/status/1295428411326963718?s=20 First Period: Not much action in the first period with no team scoring. Columbus thought they had a goal after Oliver Bjorkstrand put one past Vasilevskiy, but Tampa successfully challenged. … Continue reading Lightning Holds Off Jackets for 3-1 Lead

Pavelski’s Hat Trick Helps Propel Stars

Dallas Stars v. Calgary Flames Game 3 – First Round   The two teams sported the following lineups: Calgary: https://twitter.com/Fan960Wills/status/1295053708317753349?s=20 Dallas: https://twitter.com/OwenNewkirk/status/1295052922712137729?s=20   First Period: The only scoring of the first period was from Dallas, when Joe Pavelski put one past Cam Talbot on the power play late in the first. https://twitter.com/DallasStars/status/1295070388834185216?s=20 Both teams took … Continue reading Pavelski’s Hat Trick Helps Propel Stars

Canucks Hold Off Blues Comeback for 2 Game Lead

Vancouver Canucks v. St. Louis Blues Game 2 – First Round The two teams sported the following lineups: St. Louis: Lines: https://twitter.com/jprutherford/status/1294399651500752896?s=20 https://twitter.com/jprutherford/status/1294400088861741061?s=20   Vancouver: Lines: https://twitter.com/ThomasDrance/status/1294395569599725568?s=20   First Period: The Blues came out playing a bit better than in Game 1, but it was Vancouver who opened the scoring with a nifty short handed … Continue reading Canucks Hold Off Blues Comeback for 2 Game Lead

Jackets Tie the Series in Bounce Back Effort

Columbus Blue Jackets v. Tampa Bay Lightning Game 2 – First Round   The two teams sported the following lineups: Tampa: Lines: https://twitter.com/CBJGameBot/status/1293907034367094789?s=20 Scratches: https://twitter.com/TBLightning/status/1293986089703702528?s=20   Columbus: Lines: https://twitter.com/BlueJacketsNHL/status/1293979822532841477?s=20 Scratches: https://twitter.com/BlueJacketsNHL/status/1293982496259018753?s=20   First Period: Tampa got the scoring started with a rather slick goal from Kucherov. https://twitter.com/TBLightning/status/1293992169682984960?s=20 The lead was short lived though as Ryan … Continue reading Jackets Tie the Series in Bounce Back Effort