Despite one truly beautiful goal from Toronto’s Zach Hyman, the Bruins easily dispatched the Maple Leafs at home in the first game of their opening-round series tonight, winning 5-1. Boston looked good doing it, too—they closed the night with four straight goals, including this third-period highlight tap-in from Sean…
Getting Sharks wingers Tomas Hertl and Tommy Wingels to throw on noise-blocking headphones and try to read each other’s lips is a good bit to begin with, but the real star here is Hertl’s giggle.
Hockey is finally back, and the most enticing match-up on the opening night of the season was San Jose at Los Angeles. But instead of letting the Kings celebrate on the night of their Stanley Cup banner ceremony, Sharks forward Tommy Wingels is out here making them look like fools.
The Sabres are very, very bad. The Sharks are very, very good. So for Buffalo to even take San Jose to overtime and gain a point was a moral victory. The Sabres got a real victory too, but only because everyone in the arena somehow missed the Sharks pretty clearly putting the puck over the line in overtime.