About midway though the second period of the Edmonton Oilers game against the San Jose Sharks, Oilers forward Leon Draisaitl was ejected for spearing the Sharks’ Chris Tierney right in the dick and balls. Edmonton was down 5-0 when Draisaitl lashed out.
Zach Werenski sacrificed his face to stop a Phil Kessel shot, only to see the Penguins score anyway moments later as Bryan Rust got the puck past Sergei Bobrovsky while blood poured from the Blue Jackets defenseman’s visage. It’s bad times in Columbus, as Pittsburgh has tied it up 3-3.
A back-handed pass from Brian Boyle to Kasperi Kapanen set up the game-winning goal 11:53 into the second overtime period, evening the Toronto-Washington series at a game apiece.
Blue Jackets winger Matt Calvert will miss the next game of Columbus’s inevitable sweep at the hands of Pittsburgh after levying a stick-breaking cross-check on the Penguins’ Tom Kuhnhackl as last night’s 4-1 bruising came to a merciful end.
The much-anticipated Toronto-Washington first round matchup is meeting expectations, as tonight’s Game 1 went to overtime after the Capitals erased a 2-0 first period deficit and eventually prevailed after Tom Wilson knocked down a clearance attempt and fired it past Frederik Andersen 5:15 into OT.
Five years ago, the Vancouver Canucks boned up a Game 7 at home and the city of Vancouver responded with a massive riot. The riot resulted in five million Canadian dollars of property damage and also a fantastic photo of a couple taking a break from burning stuff to make out in the street. The City of Pittsburgh is…
The Penguins took a 2-1 overtime win tonight over the San Jose Sharks to hold serve at home and win both games in Pittsburgh. The first half of the game was a scoreless, tense affair that featured a photographer dropping their lens onto the ice and having it batted around like the puck for a second.
The Tampa Bay Lighting hosted a very well-attended viewing party on Sunday for Game 5 of their Eastern Conference Finals series with Pittsburgh. Thousands went to the public showing (around 8,000 attended an analogous event last year), and the team had planned another official party for tonight’s Game 7, only to…
The Lightning took Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals on Friday, but Tampa Bay-area fans aren’t happy after a local visitors bureau issued rally towels to the Pittsburgh Penguins before the game.
The Lightning will be without Ben Bishop after the superstar goalie was stretchered off the ice following a severe injury sustained in the first period of Tampa Bay’s Eastern Conference Final Game 1 matchup against the Penguins.
The Eastern Conference Finals start tonight, and we’re simulating the Lightning-Penguins matchup in NHL ‘94 on Genesis. Watch the game over on Facebook Live.
The Pittsburgh Penguins dispatched the Washington Capitals 4-3 in overtime tonight in Pittsburgh, weathering a furious third-period comeback and eventually winning on a Nick Bonino tap-in. However, it could have ended earlier in overtime, had Jay Beagle not morphed into Superman and dove across the mouth of goal just…
Nashville’s Mike Fisher scored off the rebound at 11:12 of the third overtime period to give the Predators a 4-3 win and even the series against San Jose at two games apiece. It was Fisher’s second goal of the game—though it came more than 100 minutes after his first.
The Pittsburgh Penguins are on the verge of the Conference Finals after a thrilling 3-2 OT win over the Washington Capitals. The two rivals have been punching each other all series long, and tonight was no exception, with Alexander Ovechkin slashing Sidney Crosby and Carl Hagelin going all upside-down style in the…
Jonathan Drouin left tonight’s high-scoring Lightning-Islanders game after taking this monstrous wallop in the second period. There was no penalty on the play.
The calls for suspension rang out during the first intermission of tonight’s Capitals-Penguins Game 3 as Kris Letang knocked Marcus Johansson out of the game with a brutal hit.
Washington took the first game of its series against Pittsburgh tonight on an overtime wrap-around goal by T.J. Oshie that capped a hat trick but needed video review in order to be verified.