Day 2 of the 2020 NHL Entry Draft featured picks 32 through 217. As expected, Alexis Lafreniere was drafted first overall by the New York Rangers last night, and Quinton Byfield went 2nd, making history as the highest drafted African American prospect in NHL history. The Washington Capitals drafted four additional players in addition to … Continue reading Capitals Select Trineyev, Hughes, Bjorklund, and Magnusson on Day 2 of 2020 Draft
Night 1 of the 2020 Entry Draft took place on October 6th, and as expected Alexis Lafreniere was drafted first overall by the New York Rangers (who had been chosen to draft first overall during the Return to Play phase). The Capitals were initially slated to draft 24th overall, but the Calgary Flames who had … Continue reading Washington Capitals select Hendrix Lapierre 22nd Overall in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft
RecordGoaltenderGAA / SV%Dallas Stars14-10-0Anton Khudobin2.07 / .931Tampa Bay Lightning16-5-1Andrei Vasilevskiy0.00 / 1.00 TLDR: More than six months after the pause of the 2019-20 NHL Season, the Tampa Bay Lightning are the Stanley Cup Champions. Winning the Cup was the final hurdle the Bolts had to overcome to complete their redemption run after being swept by … Continue reading Tampa Bay Lightning Shutout Stars 2-0 to Win 2nd Stanley Cup in Franchise History
RecordGoaltenderGAA / SV%Dallas Stars14-9-0Anton Khudobin1.35 / .951Tampa Bay Lightning15-5-1Andrei Vasilevskiy2.02 / .909 TDLR: IT’S NOT OVER YET! The Dallas Stars hold on thanks to one goal from Pavelski, and two goals from Perry, including the double-overtime game winner. In Game 5, the Tampa Bay Lighting had the chance to Finish the Fight win their second … Continue reading Dallas Stars Win Game 5 in 2OT, 3-2 to Stave off Elimination
TLDR: In a game of trading chances, it was a botched penalty call against Jamie Benn of the Stars that led to the game-winning goal from Kevin Shattenkirk of the Bolts. The Stars now face elimination in the back-half of this back-to-back.
RecordGoaltenderGAA / SV%Dallas Stars13-8-0Jake Oettinger0.00 / 1.00Tampa Bay Lightning14-4-1Andrei Vasilevskiy2.07 / .913 TLDR: Tampa captain Steven Stamkos makes a short-lived return to play, and Stars’ backup goaltender Jake Oettinger came in as relief for Khudobin. Despite shifts in momentum, it was the Lightning that would win a 2nd straight game to take Game 3 by … Continue reading Lightning win Game 3 by a Score of 5-2, Take a 2-1 Series lead
TLDR: Three goals from Tampa in the First Period, including two PPG’s and four killed penalties, give the Bolts the momentum they needed to take down the Stars in a 3-2 series-tying defeat.
Despite Tampa’s dominant 3rd period, goals from Hanley, Oleksiak, Kiviranta, and Dickinson lift the Stars to a 4-1 win in Game 1. Khudobin makes 35 stops on 36 shots, and tally four on 20 shots. #GoStars #GoBolts #StanleyCup
Dallas Stars vs Tampa Bay Lightning: Stanley Cup Final Preview The time has come, and the match-up is set. As both teams are vying for their 2nd Cup, get ready for Game 1 between the Dallas Stars and the Tampa Bay Lightning! #GoBolts #GoStars #StanleyCup
RecordGoaltenderGAA / SV%Tampa Bay Lightning10-3-0Andrei Vasilevskiy4.14 / .886New York Islanders12-4-3Semyon Varlamov3.05 / .919 TLDR: Despite a third-period push from Tampa, early goals from New York sets the stage for the Islanders to win their first game of the series, and snap the Bolts six-game win streak. In a potentially tide-changing Game 3, the New York … Continue reading Islanders win 5-3, snap Bolts’ six-game win streak