As shocking as it is to believe, the Tampa Bay Lightning didn’t make the playoffs. They had the Art Ross Trophy winner in Martin St. Louis and one of the league’s most potent goal scorers in Steven Stamkos and they still were sitting on the sidelines. Please, blog, may I have some more?
The Detroit Red Wings got 22 saves from Jimmy Howard as he blanked the Nashville Predators 3-0. Justin Abdelkader, Henrik Zetterberg and Johan Franzen each scored their ninth goal of the season in the win. Please, blog, may I have some more?
Sergei Bobrovsky’s hot streak hit a mustard-colored wall in Nashville as the Predators pounded Columbus 5-1 and sent the Jackets to their first regulation loss in 13 games. Nashville scored four in the first period and chased Bobrovsky from the net by the middle of the period as they scored four goals in three minutes. Please, blog, may I have some more?
Johnathan Toews and Marian Hossa each scored twice as the Chicago Blackhawks nuked the Dallas Stars 8-1. Nuked is an understatement. Chicago led 3-0 after the first and 6-0 after the second. Please, blog, may I have some more?
Alex Ovechkin’s first hat trick in two years fueled the Washington Capitals to a 5-1 win over the New Jersey Devils as part of a 12-game Saturday in the NHL. Ovechkin scored twice in the third period when the Capitals scored four times to break open a 1-1 game. Please, blog, may I have some more?
Nashville goaltender Pekka Rinne stopped all 19 Phoenix shots to pick up his second straight shutout as the Predators knocked off the Coyotes 3-0 Thursday night. Rinne had to be at his best as the game was scoreless heading into the the third period. Please, blog, may I have some more?
Well that’s what I assume happened after the Lightning gave up 7 Goals to the Leafs. It really amazes me that a team that went to the Conference Finals just last year would be so slow to address such a glaring weakness. Please, blog, may I have some more?
Kari Lehtonen did just that yesterday in his first game in over a month. I’ll give him credit though, 3 Goals won’t hurt your team too bad and like I just said, it was his first game in a month. Please, blog, may I have some more?
After the Ducks lost their 15th of 17 games Hiller lost his shizz.. Here was the exact quote after yet another loss to Minnesota on Sunday: “It looks like we’re there but we’re not really there,” he said after the game. Please, blog, may I have some more?
Let’s make this short. Get on Twitter and follow me: @Razzballhockey. Have other people do it too. I promise nothing less than my worst effort.
Not alot of anything goin down last night other than Montreal losing to the juggernaut Florida Panthers at home to improve to 1-5-2 on the season. Please, blog, may I have some more?