Reverse Retro: Metropolitan Division

Continuing with the NHL's Reverse Retro jersey reveals, today we are going to take a look at the Metropolitan DivisionCarolina Hurricanes: The Carolina Hurricanes are going back to the Hartford Whalers days with this 1979 look. The jersey mirrors what was worn during the 1979-1980 season, however the base colour of this jersey is gray … Continue reading Reverse Retro: Metropolitan Division

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

The Stanley Cup Daily – Inching Closer to Elimination

NHL News and Notes from Monday, August 17th, 2020   News The Pittsburgh Penguins announced that forward Evgeni Malkin underwent successful elbow surgery on his left elbow. Malkin's recovery time is an estimated 3-4 weeks. https://twitter.com/penguins/status/1295374381720403978?s=20   The NHL has announced their weekly COVID-19 update. After completing it's third consecutive week of Phase 4 of … Continue reading The Stanley Cup Daily – Inching Closer to Elimination

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

The Stanley Cup Daily – A Day of Game Threes

NHL News and Notes from Saturday, August 15th, 2020   News Hours before Game 3, Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask opted out of the NHL's Return to Play.   https://twitter.com/NHLBruins/status/1294640030317780992?s=20 As noted by Chris Johnston of SportsNet, Rask's decision to leave is specific to the moment, and will not affect him come next season as … Continue reading The Stanley Cup Daily – A Day of Game Threes

Tampa Holds Off Columbus for Game 3 Win

Tampa Bay Lightning v. Columbus Blue Jackets Game 3 - Series Tied 1-1   Game Recap: Coming into Game 3 both the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Columbus Blue Jackets look to take the 2-1 series lead, and in the first period the Lightning would give the Blue Jackets several opportunities to take the lead … Continue reading Tampa Holds Off Columbus for Game 3 Win

The Stanley Cup Daily – Game 2 Means Game 5 Guaranteed

NHL News and Notes from Thursday, August 13th, 2020   News Montreal Canadiens head coach Claude Julien has been rushed to the hospital after suffering chest pains per General Manager Marc Bergevin. Also per Bergevin, Julien's health issue is not related to COVID-19 Kirk Muller will serve as interim head coach in Julien's absence. https://twitter.com/CanadiensMTL/status/1293971275434594304?s=20Continue reading The Stanley Cup Daily – Game 2 Means Game 5 Guaranteed

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

The Stanley Cup Daily – The First Round Has Begun!

NHL News and Notes from Tuesday, August 11th, 2020   News The Hockey Hall of Fame has announced that the 2020 Induction Weekend/Celebration has been postponed. The Board of Directors will address rescheduling plans on October 29th, 2020. https://twitter.com/HockeyHallFame/status/1292838125987868672?s=20 You can read about the HHOF's decision here.   The Buffalo Sabres have unveiled their new … Continue reading The Stanley Cup Daily – The First Round Has Begun!

Lightning Outlast Blue Jackets in 5 OT Thriller

To kick off the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, the Blue Jackets and Lightning would play a really tight game as they needed X overtime periods to decide the winner. In the first period both teams traded opportunities as Pierre-Luc Dubois would open the scoring while on the powerplay to give the Jackets … Continue reading Lightning Outlast Blue Jackets in 5 OT Thriller